Comstock's magazine 1218 - December 2018 - Page 110

GREATER SACRAMENTO SUTTER COUNTY OVERVIEW Sutter County has a rich history of agriculture. In the 2012 Census of Agriculture by the USDA, the county ranked No. 1 in the U.S. for plum and prune acreage and No. 2 for rice and English walnut acreage. The Punjabi population has carved out a prominent role in the economy, culture and identity of Yuba City. Most Punjabis here practice Sikhism and the Yuba- Sutter area boasts one of the largest Sikh populations in the U.S., estimated to be over 15,000. POPULATION 96,648 KEY COMMUNITIES Yuba City • Live Oak KEY ASSETS • Sikh community » One of the largest Sikh populations in the U.S. • Agricultural economy YUBA COUNTY OVERVIEW Scenic beauty, lakes, wilderness, and rugged terrain in the Sierra Nevada foothills meet abundant farmland, wine country, and strong “small town” communities in Yuba County. The border is a 30-minute drive to the State Capitol. POPULATION 77,031 KEY COMMUNITIES Marysville • Wheatland KEY ASSETS Bullard's Bar Dam & Reservoir • Collins Lake • Lake Francis • Plumas Lake • Toyota Amphitheatre 110 | December 2018