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Sutter, California - Basic Facts

The Sutter Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Sutter County at latitude 39.1557 and longitude -121.7492. Sutter County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 75 feet.

The formal official name is the Sutter Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Sutter, California.

The U5 Census Class Code for Sutter indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Sutter Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.04 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Sutter: South Butte, Sutter City.

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Sutter, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 2,819
Population in Households 2,814
Population in Familes 2,454
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density1 929
Diversity Index2 47


Total Households 992
Average Household Size 2.84
Family Households 773
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,082 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 741 (68.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 251 (23.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 90 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $138,318
Average Home Value $180,391


Median Household Income $59,663
Average Household Income $72,707
Per Capita Income $26,081
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.7% -0.24%
Households -0.68% -0.32%
Families -0.8% -0.34%
Median Household Income   1.88%
Per Capita Income   1.97%
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.


Sutter, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sutter to the other 1,523 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 800 48th
Population Density1 # 794 48th
Diversity Index2 # 1011 34th
Median Household Income # 541 65th
Per Capita Income # 733 52nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.