Wheatland, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Wheatland, California - Basic Facts

The City of Wheatland had a population of 3,587 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Wheatland is located at latitude 39.0076 and longitude -121.4289 in Yuba County. The formal boundaries for the City of Wheatland (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Yuba County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 92 feet.

The City of Wheatland (GNIS ID: 2412249) 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 Wheatland is located within Wheatland CCD of Yuba County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wheatland 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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Wheatland, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,587
Population in Households 3,584
Population in Familes 3,128
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 2,201
Diversity Index3 61


Median Household Income $62,958
Average Household Income $79,374
Per Capita Income $28,202


Total Housing Units 1,372 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 762 (55.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 514 (37.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 96 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $236,294
Average Home Value $351,938


Total Households 1,276
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 962
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 0.33% 0.71%
Households 0.42% 0.73%
Families 0.48% 0.7%
Median Household Income   4.16%
Per Capita Income   4.15%

Wheatland, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wheatland 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 # 727 52nd
Population Density # 579 62nd
Diversity Index # 808 47th
Median Household Income # 648 57th
Per Capita Income # 863 43rd

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