Sutter Creek, CA Profile: Facts & Data


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Sutter Creek, California - Basic Facts

The City of Sutter Creek had a population of 2,741 as of July 1, 2018. 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 38.393 and longitude -120.8024 in Amador County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sutter Creek 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.

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, 2018)


Total Population 2,741
Population in Households 2,734
Population in Familes 2,049
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density2 1,045
Diversity Index3 40


Median Household Income $52,106
Average Household Income $65,832
Per Capita Income $29,875


Total Housing Units 1,506 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 716 (47.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 564 (37.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 226 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $343,966
Average Home Value $360,804


Total Households 1,280
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 749
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.05% 1.25%
Households 1.01% 1.2%
Families 1.47% 1.17%
Median Household Income   2.11%
Per Capita Income   2.33%

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, 2018 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 # 807 47th
Population Density # 767 49th
Diversity Index # 1188 22nd
Median Household Income # 945 38th
Per Capita Income # 788 48th

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