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Live Oak, California - Basic Facts

The City of Live Oak had a population of 8,702 as of July 1, 2016. Live Oak ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Live Oak is located at latitude 39.2788 and longitude -121.6624 in Sutter County. The formal boundaries for the City of Live Oak (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sutter County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 79 feet.

The City of Live Oak (GNIS ID: 2410846) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Live Oak is located within Live Oak CCD of Sutter County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Live Oak population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Live Oak: Liveoak.

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Live Oak, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 8,702
Population in Households 8,379
Population in Familes 7,479
Population in Group Qrtrs 323
Population Density1 2,788
Diversity Index2 85


Total Households 2,452
Average Household Size 3.42
Family Households 1,920
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 2,573 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,547 (60.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 905 (35.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 121 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $164,566
Average Home Value $245,126


Median Household Income $41,498
Average Household Income $57,762
Per Capita Income $18,162
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.38% 0.46%
Households 0.54% 0.42%
Families 0.41% 0.44%
Median Household Income   -0.25%
Per Capita Income   1.39%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Live Oak, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Live Oak to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 518 66th
Population Density1 # 490 68th
Diversity Index2 # 161 89th
Median Household Income # 1152 24th
Per Capita Income # 1227 19th

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