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Sutter, California - Basic Facts

The Sutter Census Designated Place had a population of 2,861 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Sutter is located at latitude 39.1557 and longitude -121.7492 in Sutter County. 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. Sutter County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 75 feet.

The Sutter Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2410039) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sutter 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 Sutter: South Butte, Sutter City.

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


Total Population 2,861
Population in Households 2,856
Population in Familes 2,491
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density1 943
Diversity Index2 48


Total Households 1,003
Average Household Size 2.85
Family Households 782
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,082 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 747 (69.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 256 (23.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 79 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $230,469
Average Home Value $274,632


Median Household Income $63,871
Average Household Income $80,997
Per Capita Income $29,045
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.24% -0.06%
Households -0.28% -0.12%
Families -0.36% -0.1%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   1.81%
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 1,516 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 # 798 47th
Population Density1 # 786 48th
Diversity Index2 # 1016 33rd
Median Household Income # 536 65th
Per Capita Income # 694 54th

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