Sutter County, CA

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2022 Population
99,101
0.0212% 1-year growth
US Senator
Alex Padilla
Democratic Party
US Senator
Laphonza Butler
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
36
0.559% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
13.3%
5.4% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$72,654
8.43% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$375,400
15% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Sutter County, CA had a population of 99.1k people with a median age of 36 and a median household income of $72,654. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Sutter County, CA grew from 99,080 to 99,101, a 0.0212% increase and its median household income grew from $67,003 to $72,654, a 8.43% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Sutter County, CA are White (Non-Hispanic) (43.1%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (16.4%), White (Hispanic) (11.2%), Other (Hispanic) (10%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (9.73%).

None of the households in Sutter County, CA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

89.6% of the residents in Sutter County, CA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Sutter County, CA are Sutter County Career Training Center (446093) (65 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Sutter County, CA was $375,400, and the homeownership rate was 59.6%.

Most people in Sutter County, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Sutter County, CA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Sutter County, CA is home to a population of 99.1k people, from which 89.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 21.7% of Sutter County, CA residents were born outside of the country (21.5k people).

In 2022, there were 2.63 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (42.7k people) in Sutter County, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 16.3k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 11.1k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

89.6%
2022 Citizenship
89.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 89.6% of Sutter County, CA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Sutter County, CA was 89.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Sutter County, CA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    42.7k ± 345
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    16.3k ± 492
  3. White (Hispanic)
    11.1k ± 1.37k
32.3%
Hispanic Population
32k people

In 2022, there were 2.63 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (42.7k people) in Sutter County, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 16.3k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 11.1k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

32.3% of the people in Sutter County, CA are hispanic (32k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Sutter County, CA as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

21.7%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
21.5k people
21.8%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
21.6k people

As of 2022, 21.7% of Sutter County, CA residents (21.5k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Sutter County, CA was 21.8%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,645 ± 222
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,506 ± 292
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    554 ± 154

Sutter County, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.09 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Sutter County, CA employs 42.3k people. The largest industries in Sutter County, CA are Health Care & Social Assistance (5,529 people), Retail Trade (5,459 people), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (3,856 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($119,196), Information ($103,750), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($87,083).

Occupations

42.3k
2022 Value
± 1,651
1.4%
1 Year growth
± 5.35%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Sutter County, CA grew at a rate of 1.4%, from 41.7k employees to 42.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Sutter County, CA, are Sales & Related Occupations (4,259 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,205 people), and Management Occupations (3,857 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Sutter County, CA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

42.3k
2022 Value
± 1,651
1.4%
1 Year growth
± 5.35%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Sutter County, CA grew at a rate of 1.4%, from 41.7k employees to 42.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Sutter County, CA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (5,529 people), Retail Trade (5,459 people), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (3,856 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Sutter County, CA, though some of these residents may live in Sutter County, CA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$46,258
Median earning men ± $2,331
$33,714
Median earning women ± $2,559

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($79,093), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($70,753), and Information ($66,401).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($130,421), Public Administration ($59,537), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($58,899).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.57%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 17.9M people employed in California. This represents a 2.57% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 14%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in California.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 811
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 415
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 340
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Sutter County, CA went to Donald J. Trump with 57.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (40.7%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.22%).

Alex Padilla and Laphonza Butler are the senators currently representing the state of California. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

California is currently represented by 52 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from California

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Alex Padilla
Senator from California3
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Kamala Harris, who had become Vice President of the United States.
Laphonza Butler
Senator from California1
Assumed office on October 3, 2023
Appointed to the seat following the death of Dianne Feinstein.

Alex Padilla and Laphonza Butler are the senators currently representing California.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from California

California is currently represented by 52 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for California have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Sutter County, CA awarded 65 degrees. The student population of Sutter County, CA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 4 male students and 52 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Sutter County, CA are Hispanic or Latino (31 and 47.7%), followed by White (21 and 32.3%), Asian (7 and 10.8%), and American Indian or Alaska Native (3 and 4.62%).

The largest universities in Sutter County, CA by number of degrees awarded are Sutter County Career Training Center (446093) (65 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Sutter County, CA are Medical Assistant (65 and 100%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 2.08% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 2.26% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were Some college (6.9M), High School or Equivalent (6.8M), and Bachelors Degree (6.36M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Sutter County, CA was $375,400 in 2022, which is 1.33 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $326,300 to $375,400, a 15% increase. The homeownership rate in Sutter County, CA is 59.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Sutter County, CA have an average commute time of 28.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Sutter County, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Sutter County, CA is $72,654. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Sutter County, CA was Census Tract 504.03 with a value of $129,821, followed by Census Tract 504.02 and Census Tract 508, with respective values of $106,014 and $95,132.

Property

$375,400
Median Property Value 2022
±$7,950
$19,680
Median Property Taxes
±$979

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Sutter County, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Sutter County, CA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

59.6%
Homeownership
2022
68.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 59.6% of the housing units in Sutter County, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 59.9%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 504.03
  2. Census Tract 504.02
  3. Census Tract 508

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Sutter County, CA was Census Tract 504.03 with a value of $129,821, followed by Census Tract 504.02 and Census Tract 508, with respective values of $106,014 and $95,132.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Sutter County, CA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$72,654
Median Household Income
± $3,425
33k
Number of Households
± 1,330

In 2022, the median household income of the 33k households in Sutter County, CA grew to $72,654 from the previous year's value of $67,003.

The following chart displays the households in Sutter County, CA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Sutter County, CA is from California.
0.498
2022 Wage GINI in California
0.497
2021 Wage GINI in California

In 2022, the income inequality in California was 0.498 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.107% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for California was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in California in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (76.5%)
  2. Carpooled (12.9%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.91%)

In 2022, 76.5% of workers in Sutter County, CA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (12.9%) and those who worked at home (6.91%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

28.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Sutter County, CA have a longer commute time (28.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.79% of the workforce in Sutter County, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Sutter County, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Sutter County, CA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

13.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Sutter County, CA (13.1k out of 98.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Sutter County, CA is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

93.8% of the population of Sutter County, CA has health coverage, with 40.6% on employee plans, 28.3% on Medicaid, 10.4% on Medicare, 12.8% on non-group plans, and 1.71% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Sutter County, CA see 1259 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.18% decrease from the previous year (1274 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1220 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 268 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.9% were men and 50.1% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,259 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Sutter County, CA

Primary care physicians in Sutter County, CA see an average of 1,259 patients per year. This represents a 1.18% decrease from the previous year (1,274 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Sutter County, CA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 27.5% under 18 years, 20.8% between 18 and 34 years, 36.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.9% were men and 50.1% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

6.17%
Uninsured
40.6%
Employer Coverage
28.3%
Medicaid
10.4%
Medicare
12.8%
Non-Group
1.71%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Sutter County, CA declined by 6.47% from 6.6% to 6.17%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Sutter County, CA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Outcomes

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In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 49.1 in Sutter County, CA.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 29.1% in Sutter County, CA.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 8.92% in Sutter County, CA.

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