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Sutter County, California

433 2nd St
Yuba City, CA 95991
Phone: (530) 822-7120
Fax: (530) 822-7214

In N central CA, NW of Sacramento; original county; organized Feb 18, 1850 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For Sutter's Creek, named for John Augustus Sutter (Johann August Suter 1803-80), on whose property gold was discovered in 1848, the beginning of the California Gold Rush

Area (sq mi):: 608.58 (land 602.54; water 6.04) Population per square mile: 147.50
Population 2005: 88,876 State rank: 37 Population change: 2000-20005 12.60%; 1990-2000 22.50% Population 2000: 78,930 (White 60.20%; Black or African American 1.90%; Hispanic or Latino 22.20%; Asian 11.30%; Other 19.40%). Foreign born: 19.30%. Median age: 34.10
Income 2000: per capita $17,428; median household $38,375; Population below poverty level: 15.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,487-$25,606
Unemployment (2004): 10.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.80% Median travel time to work: 25.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 43.90%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Yuba City County seat (52,124)

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    In Guru Nanak, the Ninth Circuit found that Sutter County, California, imposed a substantial burden on a religious organization when the country denied two successive use-permit applications, on two separate parcels, made by the Guru Nanak Sikh Society of Yuba City (Guru Nanak) to build a temple.
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