Sutter Creek, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Sutter Creek, California - Basic Facts

The City of Sutter Creek had a population of 2,660 as of July 1, 2017. Sutter Creek ranks in the lower 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 Sutter Creek is located at latitude 38.3929 and longitude -120.7981 in Amador County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sutter Creek (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Amador County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,188 feet.

The City of Sutter Creek (GNIS ID: 2412019) 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 Sutter Creek is located within Sutter Creek-Plymouth CCD of Amador County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sutter Creek 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 Sutter Creek: Sutter, Suttercreek, Sutter's Creek, Suttersville.

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Sutter Creek, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,660
Daytime Population: Workers 1,090
Daytime Population: Residents 1,587
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,677
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.01
Population in Households 2,653
Population in Familes 1,968
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density2 1,014
Diversity Index3 39


Median Household Income $49,765
Average Household Income $64,888
Per Capita Income $29,368


Total Housing Units 1,477 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 700 (47.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 538 (36.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 240 (16.2%)
Median Home Value $342,308
Average Home Value $365,558


Total Households 1,237
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 724
Average Family Size 3
  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 0.78% 0.94%
Households 0.68% 0.92%
Families 1.2% 0.87%
Median Household Income   0.64%
Per Capita Income   1.98%

Sutter Creek, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sutter Creek 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 # 814 46th
Population Density # 768 49th
Diversity Index # 1206 20th
Median Household Income # 958 37th
Per Capita Income # 745 51st

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