Sutter Creek

Sutter Creek

Welcome to Sutter Creek

The subtle elegance of mountain living
Sutter Creek, with its ritzy charm, offers an ambiance that's bustling and comfortably walkable. The allure of the area is unmistakable, combining the sophistication of urban life with the tranquility of mountain living. This town is renowned for its chic streets lined with exquisite architecture, which lends an air of elegance to every stroll. From luxurious shops to vibrant community events, there's no denying the unique appeal of Sutter Creek. You're invited to explore and fall in love with this remarkable haven where history meets luxury.

What to Love

  • A hotspot for the county's luxury market
  • Noted for excellent educational institutions
  • Vibrant town life, always buzzing with events
  • Most coveted area in the county, upscale living
  • A mix of urban elegance and rural serenity

Local Lifestyle

Sutter Creek offers a lifestyle that's nothing short of extraordinary. With an enchanting historic downtown, the community here exudes an "end feel" of warmth and camaraderie. Residents enjoy the options of living in stylish in-town homes or embracing the tranquility of rural life on the ridge or riverbanks. All the while, they bask in the delightful climate, mostly free from winter's snow. Here, tradition blends seamlessly with modernity to create a way of life that's uniquely Sutter Creek.

Dining and Entertainment

The dining and entertainment scene in Sutter Creek is nothing short of spectacular. For those seeking a lively atmosphere with delightful dishes, Buffalo Chips stands out as an irresistible option. If a cozy pub environment is what you crave, Cavana's Pub offers great food, crafted cocktails, and engaging entertainment.
Wine enthusiasts will find a haven in numerous tasting rooms, where the extensive selections meet knowledgeable service. For coffee lovers, Choc-O-Latte presents an array of innovative lattes and mouth-watering pastries. And for pizza aficionados, Gold Dust Pizza delivers an unrivaled taste sensation, promising satisfaction in every bite.

Things to Do

Sutter Creek's events calendar is as vibrant as its community. The Italian Picnic & Parade is a feast for the senses, celebrating heritage and culture with a distinct flair. It's a tradition that embodies the community spirit and showcases the town's love for food, music, and festivities.
Another highlight is the Classic Car Show, a must-visit for automobile enthusiasts, offering a trip down memory lane with vintage beauties. For those who love the magic of Christmas, the Parade of Lights brings joy and illumination to the holiday season. Nature lovers can find solace in the lush Minnie Provis Park, while history buffs can explore the grandeur of Hotel Sutter.


  • Amador High School
  • Sutter Creek Elementary
  • Independence High School
  • Sutter Creek Primary
Sutter Creek seamlessly blends the refinement of modern living with the charm of its historical roots. It's more than just a place to live; it's a community where you can thrive, enjoying the best of what mountain luxury has to offer.

Overview for Sutter Creek, CA

6,887 people live in Sutter Creek, where the median age is 56.4 and the average individual income is $36,890.34. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

56.4 years

Median Age


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Around Sutter Creek, CA

There's plenty to do around Sutter Creek, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

Walking Score
Somewhat Bikeable
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Ingrid Fraser - Cakes, Binz Wines, and The End of Nowhere.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $$ 0.84 miles 38 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.6 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.63 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.64 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.61 miles 54 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.91 miles 17 reviews 4.9/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Sutter Creek, CA

Sutter Creek has 3,250 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Sutter Creek do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 6,887 people call Sutter Creek home. The population density is 119.3 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Median Age

43.3 / 56.7%

Men vs Women

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Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
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30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Sutter Creek, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Sutter Creek. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
School rating
North Star Independent Study
K - 12th
1st - 12th
No rating available
9th - 12th
Independence High (Continuation)
9th - 12th
Sutter Creek Elementary
K - 6th

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