Wheatland, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Wheatland, California - Basic Facts

The City of Wheatland had a population of 3,573 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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


Total Population 3,573
Daytime Population: Workers 1,236
Daytime Population: Residents 2,044
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,280
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 3,570
Population in Familes 3,098
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 2,192
Diversity Index3 62


Median Household Income $60,329
Average Household Income $71,446
Per Capita Income $25,208


Total Housing Units 1,385 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 789 (57.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 474 (34.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 122 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $228,107
Average Home Value $303,173


Total Households 1,263
Average Household Size 2.83
Family Households 953
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 0.32% 0.49%
Households 0.33% 0.49%
Families 0.41% 0.46%
Median Household Income   1.25%
Per Capita Income   2.43%

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, 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 # 724 52nd
Population Density # 579 62nd
Diversity Index # 800 47th
Median Household Income # 656 57th
Per Capita Income # 946 38th

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