Yuba City, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Yuba City, California - Basic Facts

The City of Yuba City had a population of 66,983 as of July 1, 2018. Yuba City ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Yuba City is located at latitude 39.1362 and longitude -121.6365 in Sutter County. The formal boundaries for the City of Yuba City (see map below) encompass a land area of 14.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Sutter County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 59 feet.

The City of Yuba City (GNIS ID: 2412325) 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 Yuba City is located within Yuba City CCD of Sutter County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Yuba City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

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Yuba City, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 66,983
Population in Households 66,576
Population in Familes 56,812
Population in Group Qrtrs 407
Population Density2 4,573
Diversity Index3 81


Median Household Income $53,873
Average Household Income $72,798
Per Capita Income $24,393


Total Housing Units 23,643 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,976 (50.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,121 (42.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,546 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $277,308
Average Home Value $344,098


Total Households 22,097
Average Household Size 3.01
Family Households 16,041
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.38% 0.53%
Households 0.3% 0.47%
Families 0.29% 0.47%
Median Household Income   2.76%
Per Capita Income   3.32%

Yuba City, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Yuba City 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 # 133 91st
Population Density # 275 82nd
Diversity Index # 327 78th
Median Household Income # 902 41st
Per Capita Income # 1015 33rd

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