Sutter County, CA

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Population

95,583

0.186% growth

Median Age

35.7


Median Household Income

$54,347

2.65% growth

Poverty Rate

16.7%


Number of Employees

38,207

0.526% decline

Median Property Value

$234,500

10% growth

About

In 2017, Sutter County, CA had a population of 95.6k people with a median age of 35.7 and a median household income of $54,347. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Sutter County, CA grew from 95,406 to 95,583, a 0.186% increase and its median household income grew from $52,943 to $54,347, a 2.65% increase.

The population of Sutter County, CA is 47.3% White Alone, 30.2% Hispanic or Latino, and 15.1% Asian Alone. N/A% of the people in Sutter County, CA speak a non-English language, and 88.4% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Sutter County, CA are Cambridge Junior College-Yuba City (141 degrees awarded in 2016) and Sutter Beauty College (56 degrees).

The median property value in Sutter County, CA is $234,500, and the homeownership rate is 57%. Most people in Sutter County, CA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 25.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Sutter County, CA is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Sutter County, CA employs 38.2k people. The largest industries in Sutter County, CA are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,864 people), Retail Trade (4,559 people), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (3,800 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($78,548), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($62,721), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($62,167).

Median household income in Sutter County, CA is $54,347. Males in Sutter County, CA have an average income that is 1.26 times higher than the average income of females, which is $57,252. The income inequality in Sutter County, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.5, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$54,347

2017 value

± $2,000

2.65%

1 Year Growth

± 4.69%

Households in Sutter County, CA have a median annual income of $54,347, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $52,943 in 2016, which represents a 2.65% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$72,235

Average Male Salary

± $699

$57,252

Average Female Salary

± $582

In 2017, full-time male employees in California made 1.26 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $65,946 ± $1,081

  2. White

    $59,925 ± $556

  3. Two or More Races

    $49,289 ± $1,826

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of California workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.1 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Sutter County, CA is from California.

0.5

2017 Wage GINI

0.5

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in California was 0.5 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.16% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for California was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in California in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in California across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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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 505.04

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Sutter County, CA was Census Tract 504.03 with a value of $81,136, followed by Census Tract 504.02 and Census Tract 505.04, with respective values of $75,000 and $73,841.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

16.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Sutter County, CA (15.8k out of 94.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Females 25 - 34.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    10,386 ± 710

  2. Hispanic

    7,276 ± 606

  3. Asian

    2,237 ± 362

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

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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

38.2k

2017 Value

± 1,317

-0.526%

1 Year decline

± 4.83%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Sutter County, CA declined at a rate of -0.526%, from 38.4k employees to 38.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Sutter County, CA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,588 people), Sales & Related Occupations (3,923 people), and Management Occupations (3,394 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Sutter County, CA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Sutter County, CA, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,588 people), Sales & Related Occupations (3,923 people), and Management Occupations (3,394 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Sutter County, CA has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (11 times higher than expected), Healthcare Support Occupations (1.4 times), and Material Moving Occupations (1.29 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Sutter County, CA, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($83,259), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($79,821), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($69,734).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

38.2k

2017 Value

± 1,317

-0.526%

1 Year decline

± 4.83%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Sutter County, CA declined at a rate of -0.526%, from 38.4k employees to 38.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Sutter County, CA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,864 people), Retail Trade (4,559 people), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (3,800 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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Most Common

The most common industries in Sutter County, CA, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,864 people), Retail Trade (4,559 people), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (3,800 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Sutter County, CA has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (8.41 times higher than expected), Utilities (1.3 times), and Construction (1.25 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Sutter County, CA, by median earnings, are Utilities ($78,548), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($62,721), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($62,167).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from California to other states, or from other states to California.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $196B

  2. $157B

  3. $127B

In 2015, the top outbound California product (by dollars) was Electronics with $196B, followed by Mixed freight ($157B) and Gasoline ($127B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound California products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$1.54T

2015 Value

$2.48T

Projected 2045 Value

61.2% growth

In 2015, total outbound California trade was $1.54T. This is expected to increase 61.2% to $2.48T by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound California trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from California to other states, or from other states to California.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $63.1B

  2. $42.2B

  3. $31.2B

In 2015, the top outbound California domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $63.1B, followed by Arizona with $42.2B and Washington and $31.2B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that California shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

88.2% of the population of Sutter County, CA has health coverage, with 35.4% on employee plans, 29.2% on Medicaid, 9.03% on Medicare, 12.6% on non-group plans, and 1.88% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Sutter County, CA was $7,549 in 2014. This is a 4.04% increase from the previous year ($7,256).

Primary care physicians in Sutter County, CA see 1221 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.92% increase from the previous year (1198 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1342 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 376 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Tehama County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (10.6%). Additionally, Tulare County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (33.4%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,221 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Sutter County, CA see an average of 1,221 patients per year. This represents a 1.92% increase from the previous year (1,198 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 neighboring states.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$7,549

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,735

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,368

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,833

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in California (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.04%, from $7,256 to $7,549.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

11.8%

Uninsured

35.4%

Employer Coverage

29.2%

Medicaid

9.03%

Medicare

12.6%

Non-Group

1.88%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Sutter County, CA declined by 10.2% from 13.2% to 11.8%.

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 Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 10.6% prevalence

  2. 10.5% prevalence

  3. 10.3% prevalence

Tehama County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in California, at 10.6%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in California by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Sutter County, CA is home to a population of 95.6k people, from which 88.4% are citizens. As of 2017, 22.7% of Sutter County, CA residents were born outside of the country (21.7k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Sutter County, CA is composed of 45.2k White Alone residents (47.3%), 28.9k Hispanic or Latino residents (30.2%), 14.5k Asian Alone residents (15.1%), 4.04k Two or More Races residents (4.23%), 1.77k Black or African American Alone residents (1.85%), 644 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.674%), 351 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.367%), and 163 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.171%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Sutter County, CA are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

31

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.5

45

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Sutter County, CA was 35.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 31, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 45. But people in Sutter County, CA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Sutter County, CA residents was 36.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

22.7%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

21.7k people

22.6%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

21.6k people

As of 2017, 22.7% of Sutter County, CA residents (21.7k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Sutter County, CA was 22.6%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    4,212,695 ± 47,591 people

  2. Philippines

    836,199 ± 22,209 people

  3. China

    612,429 ± 19,062 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of California was Mexico, the natal country of 4,212,695 California residents, followed by Philippines with 836,199 and China with 612,429.

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Citizenship

88.4%

2017 Citizenship

88.2%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 88.4% of Sutter County, CA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Sutter County, CA was 88.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    45.2k ± 81

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    28.9k ± 1.35k

  3. Asian Alone

    14.5k ± 527

In 2017, there were 1.56 times more White Alone residents (45.2k people) in Sutter County, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 28.9k Hispanic or Latino and 14.5k Asian Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Sutter County, CA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Sutter County, CA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Sutter County, CA was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Sutter County, CA are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    2,051 ± 234

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    1,148 ± 244

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    950 ± 201

Sutter County, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.79 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Sutter County, CA awarded 197 degrees. The student population of Sutter County, CA is skewed towards women, with 11 male students and 183 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Sutter County, CA are White (94 and 47.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (76 and 38.6%), Asian (9 and 4.57%), and American Indian or Alaska Native (7 and 3.55%).

The largest universities in Sutter County, CA by number of degrees awarded are Cambridge Junior College-Yuba City (141 and 71.6%) and Sutter Beauty College (56 and 28.4%).

The most popular majors in Sutter County, CA are Medical Assistant (93 and 47.2%), General Cosmetology (56 and 28.4%), and Emergency Medical Technician (EMT Paramedic) (25 and 12.7%).

The median tuition costs in Sutter County, CA are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 17 degrees awarded

  2. 93 degrees awarded

  3. 56 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Sutter County, CA was Medical Receptionist with 17 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Sutter County, CA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 141 degrees awarded

  2. 56 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Sutter County, CA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Cambridge Junior College-Yuba City with 141 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

12

Degrees Awarded to Men

185

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 12 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Sutter County, CA, which is 0.0649 times less than the 185 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    94 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    76 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    9 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Sutter County, CA were to White students. These 94 degrees mean that there were 1.24 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 76 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Sutter County, CA was $234,500 in 2017, which is 1.08 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $213,100 to $234,500, a 10% increase. The homeownership rate in Sutter County, CA is 57%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Sutter County, CA have an average commute time of 25.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Sutter County, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$54,347

Median Household Income

± $2,000

32.2k

Number of Households

± 1,104

In 2017, the median household income of the 32.2k households in Sutter County, CA grew to $54,347 from the previous year's value of $52,943.

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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Housing

Property Value

$234,500

2017 Median

± $5,855

$213,100

2016 Median

± $5,416

In 2017, the median property value in Sutter County, CA grew to to $234,500 from the previous year's value of $213,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Sutter County, CA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Sutter County, CA the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Sutter County, CA 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.

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Rent vs Own

57%

2017 Homeownership

57.1%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 57% of the housing units in Sutter County, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 57.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Sutter County, CA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

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, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

25.2 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Sutter County, CA have a longer commute time (25.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 3.19% of the workforce in Sutter County, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    78.4%

  2. Carpooled

    13%

  3. Worked At Home

    4.61%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Sutter County, CA was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Worked At Home.

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