Nicolaus is a city located in Sutter County California. With a 2020 population of 168, it is the 1343rd largest city in California and the 24859th largest city in the United States. Nicolaus is currently declining at a rate of -2.33% annually and its population has decreased by -4.55% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 176 in 2020. Spanning over 3 miles, Nicolaus has a population density of 54 people per square mile.
The average household income in Nicolaus is $84,599 with a poverty rate of 12.10%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $850 per month, and the median house value is $536,800. The median age in Nicolaus is 46.8 years, 50.5 years for males, and 46.6 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Nicolauswas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.10%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 32.47%.
86.44% of Nicolaus residents speak only English, while 13.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.86% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Nicolaus is White, with 5.62% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Nicolaus is Hispanic, with 28.57% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 50.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.11%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Nicolaus
86.29% of Nicolaus residents were born in the United States, with 76.61% having been born in California. 5.65% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.