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Cutten, California - Basic Facts

The Cutten Census Designated Place had a population of 3,165 as of July 1, 2020.

The primary coordinate point for Cutten is located at latitude 40.7699 and longitude -124.1428 in Humboldt County. The formal boundaries for the Cutten Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 1.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Humboldt County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 200 feet.

The Cutten Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408637) 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 Cutten Census Designated Place is located within Eureka CCD of Humboldt County.


Cutten, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 3,165 (100%)
Population in Households 3,148 (99.5%)
Population in Families 2,403 (75.9%)
Population in Group Quarters1 17 ( 0.5%)
Population Density 2,446
Diversity Index2 45


Median Household Income $67,083
Average Household Income $92,962
% of Income for Mortgage4 21%
Per Capita Income $38,788
Wealth Index5 95


Total HU (Housing Units) 1,397 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 717 (51.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 605 (43.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 74 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $343,478
Average Home Value $350,908
Housing Affordability Index3 120


Total Households 1,323
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 814
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.18% 0.15%
Households 0.14% 0.12%
Families 0.23% 0.12%
Median Household Income   1.51%
Per Capita Income   1.97%
Owner Occupied HU   0.39%


Cutten, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cutten to the other 1,521 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 771 49th
Population Density # 537 65th
Median Household Income # 699 54th
Housing Affordability Index # 1131 74th
Per Capita Income # 534 65th
Diversity Index # 1103 28th

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