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Nicolaus, California - Basic Facts

The Nicolaus Census Designated Place had a population of 217 as of July 1, 2017. Nicolaus ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Nicolaus is located at latitude 38.8981 and longitude -121.5729 in Sutter County. The formal boundaries for the Nicolaus Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sutter County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 36 feet.

The Nicolaus Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583093) 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 Nicolaus Census Designated Place is located within South Sutter CCD of Sutter County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Nicolaus 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 Nicolaus: Nicholaus, Nichols.

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


Total Population 217
Daytime Population: Workers 26
Daytime Population: Residents 118
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 144
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.66
Population in Households 216
Population in Familes 180
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 69
Diversity Index3 58


Median Household Income $61,214
Average Household Income $106,108
Per Capita Income $41,847


Total Housing Units 101 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 68 (67.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 27 (26.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 ( 5.9%)
Median Home Value $408,333
Average Home Value $448,188


Total Households 95
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 67
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 0.39% 0.46%
Households 0.44% 0.42%
Families 0.0% 0.3%
Median Household Income   4.36%
Per Capita Income   3.18%

Nicolaus, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Nicolaus 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 # 1319 13th
Population Density # 1337 12th
Diversity Index # 872 43rd
Median Household Income # 632 58th
Per Capita Income # 335 78th

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