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Live Oak, California - Basic Facts

The City of Live Oak had a population of 8,870 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Live Oak: Liveoak.

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Live Oak, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 8,870
Daytime Population: Workers 755
Daytime Population: Residents 5,284
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,039
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.68
Population in Households 8,529
Population in Familes 7,610
Population in Group Qrtrs 341
Population Density2 2,842
Diversity Index3 86


Median Household Income $42,476
Average Household Income $60,372
Per Capita Income $18,971


Total Housing Units 2,596 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,580 (60.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 917 (35.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 99 ( 3.8%)
Median Home Value $169,003
Average Home Value $254,243


Total Households 2,497
Average Household Size 3.42
Family Households 1,956
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.59% 0.65%
Households 0.72% 0.62%
Families 0.61% 0.62%
Median Household Income   0.96%
Per Capita Income   2.65%

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, 2017 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 # 517 66th
Population Density # 491 68th
Diversity Index # 159 90th
Median Household Income # 1143 25th
Per Capita Income # 1231 19th

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