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City of Live Oak
City
Live Oak, California. On Live Oak blvd and Pennington Road access to Leo Cheney Correctional Center.
Live Oak, California. On Live Oak blvd and Pennington Road access to Leo Cheney Correctional Center.
Location in Sutter County and the state of California
Location in Sutter County and the state of California
Country  United States
State  California
County Sutter
Incorporated January 22, 1947
Area
 • Total 1.869 sq mi (4.839 km2)
 • Land 1.869 sq mi (4.839 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 79 ft (24 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 8,392
 • Density 4,490.1/sq mi (1,734.24/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP codes 95953
Area code(s) 530
FIPS code 06-41936
GNIS feature IDs 277541, 2410846
Website www.liveoakcity.org
U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Live Oak, Sutter County, California

Live Oak is an incorporated city in Sutter County, California, United States. It is part of the Yuba City Metropolitan Statistical Area within the Greater Sacramento CSA, and includes a hamlet historically named Stafford. The population was 8,392 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Sutter Buttes
The Sutter Buttes in Northern California

Live Oak is located at 39°16′28″N 121°39′43″W / 39.27444°N 121.66194°W / 39.27444; -121.66194 (39.274518, -121.662003).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.9 square miles (4.8 km²), all of it land. Live Oak is an agricultural community located in the fertile Sacramento Valley. Rich farmlands, orchards, the Feather River, and the Sutter Buttes surround Live Oak.

Climate

Live Oak's climate usually consists of hot, dry summers and prolonging wet, cool winters, a Mediterranean climate. Summers are hot, sunny and dry but a delta breeze occurs at times. This cools the temperature but doesn't last long. Heat waves occur during the summer months, lasting for 3–5 days on average. Temperatures range from 105 to 110 degrees.

Monthly climate averages (1973–2006)
Month High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches)
January 54 35 4.97
February 59 39 4.34
March 65 41 3.78
April 74 45 1.78
May 85 50 0.89
June 94 56 0.21
July 95 61 0.08
August 94 61 0.09
September 87 56 0.51
October 76 47 1.56
November 60 41 3.67
December 55 38 3.89

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1950 1,770
1960 2,276 28.6%
1970 2,645 16.2%
1980 3,103 17.3%
1990 4,320 39.2%
2000 6,229 44.2%
2010 8,392 34.7%
Est. 2015 8,531 1.7%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010

The 2010 United States Census reported that Live Oak had a population of 8,392. The population density was 4,491.3 people per square mile (1,734.1/km²). The racial makeup of Live Oak was 4,491 (53.5%) White, 138 (1.6%) African American, 130 (1.5%) Native American, 978 (11.7%) Asian, 17 (0.2%) Pacific Islander, 2,173 (25.9%) from other races, and 465 (5.5%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4,093 persons (48.8%).

The Census reported that 7,972 people (95.0% of the population) lived in households, 22 (0.3%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 398 (4.7%) were institutionalized.

There were 2,331 households, out of which 1,161 (49.8%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 1,402 (60.1%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 296 (12.7%) had a female householder with no husband present, 147 (6.3%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 121 (5.2%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 13 (0.6%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 400 households (17.2%) were made up of individuals and 186 (8.0%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.42. There were 1,845 families (79.2% of all households); the average family size was 3.88.

The population was spread out with 2,571 people (30.6%) under the age of 18, 816 people (9.7%) aged 18 to 24, 2,356 people (28.1%) aged 25 to 44, 1,753 people (20.9%) aged 45 to 64, and 896 people (10.7%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31.7 years. For every 100 females there were 89.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.1 males.

There were 2,498 housing units at an average density of 1,336.9 per square mile (516.2/km²), of which 1,535 (65.9%) were owner-occupied, and 796 (34.1%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 2.6%; the rental vacancy rate was 8.2%. 5,306 people (63.2% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 2,666 people (31.8%) lived in rental housing units.

2000

As of the census of 2000, there were 6,229 people, 1,729 households, and 1,393 families residing in the city. The population density was 3,277.8 people per square mile (1,265.8/km²). There were 1,818 housing units at an average density of 956.7 per square mile (369.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 49.67% White, 1.57% African American, 1.89% Native American, 9.63% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 32.62% from other races, and 4.54% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 48.61% of the population.

There were 1,729 households out of which 48.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.7% were married couples living together, 14.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.4% were non-families. 17.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.43 and the average family size was 3.85.

In the city, the population was spread out with 33.0% under the age of 18, 9.6% from 18 to 24, 29.5% from 25 to 44, 17.2% from 45 to 64, and 10.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females there were 91.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $25,754, and the median income for a family was $31,075. Males had a median income of $22,901 versus $20,852 for females. The per capita income for the city was $9,571. About 26.0% of families and 30.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 40.4% of those under age 18 and 7.9% of those age 65 or over.

Business

The City's economy relies mainly on agricultural production.


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