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Encyclopedia > Suisun City, California

Suisun City (pronounced "suh SOON") is a city located in Solano County, California. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 26,118. The city takes its name from the adjacent Suisun Bay, which in turn is named for the Suisunes, a Native American tribe of the area. Solano County is a county located in central California, about halfway between San Francisco and Sacramento. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... San Pablo bay with Suisun Bay at upper right Suisun Bay (pronounced sue-soon) is a shallow tidal estuary located in central California of The United States of America. ... Native Americans (also Indians, Aboriginal Peoples, American Indians, First Nations, Alaskan Natives, Amerindians, or Indigenous Peoples of America) are the indigenous inhabitants of The Americas prior to the European colonization, and their modern descendants. ...


Geography

Location of Suisun City, California

Suisun City is located at 38°14'42" North, 122°1'1" West (38.244863, -122.017048)1. Image File history File links CAMap-doton-Suisun_City. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 10.5 km² (4.1 mi²). 10.4 km² (4.0 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.04 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.99% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile (symbol sq. ...


The city is adjacent to Suisun Marsh, at 84,000 acres (400 km²) the largest contiguous brackish water marsh remaining on the west coast of North America.


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 26,118 people, 7,987 households, and 6,445 families residing in the city. The population density is 2,514.8/km² (6,510.9/mi²). There are 8,146 housing units at an average density of 784.3/km² (2,030.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 44.44% White, 19.31% African American, 0.72% Native American, 17.69% Asian, 1.03% Pacific Islander, 8.52% from other races, and 8.29% from two or more races. 17.81% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 7,987 households out of which 47.8% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.4% are married couples living together, 13.1% have a female householder with no husband present, and 19.3% are non-families. 14.3% of all households are made up of individuals and 3.0% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 3.26 and the average family size is 3.59. Marriage is a legal, social, and religious relationship between individuals which has formed the foundation of the family for most societies. ...


In the city the population is spread out with 32.5% under the age of 18, 8.9% from 18 to 24, 32.5% from 25 to 44, 20.3% from 45 to 64, and 5.7% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 32 years. For every 100 females there are 98.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 95.1 males.


The median income for a household in the city is $60,848, and the median income for a family is $63,616. Males have a median income of $41,253 versus $31,301 for females. The per capita income for the city is $20,386. 6.5% of the population and 4.6% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 8.1% of those under the age of 18 and 6.1% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the number of people. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


External links

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Incorporated cities of Solano County, California
County seat Fairfield
Population over 100,000 Fairfield | Vallejo
Population less than 100,000 Benicia | Dixon | Rio Vista | Suisun City | Vacaville

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Downtown Suisun City, California : UnSprawl Case Study : Terrain.org (3793 words)
Suisun City's Amended Downtown Specific Plan of 1995, which amends the 1989 version, provides an introduction and redevelopment concept; discusses existing uses and policies; details goals and objectives; sets forth land use regulations including traffic and circulation, open space, and public facilities; reviews design standards and guidelines; and discusses Specific Plan.
That Downtown Suisun City has the opportunity to become a unique waterfront town that is pleasant to live in and at the same time serves as a regional destination.
Suisun City has succeeded in using public policy to preserve its cultural and historical heritage while enhancing its proximity to the water.
Suisun City, California - definition of Suisun City, California in Encyclopedia (415 words)
Suisun City is a city located in Solano County, California.
The city is adjacent to Suisun Marsh, at 84,000 acres (34,000 hectares) the largest contiguous brackish water marsh remaining on the west coast of North America.
In the city the population is spread out with 32.5% under the age of 18, 8.9% from 18 to 24, 32.5% from 25 to 44, 20.3% from 45 to 64, and 5.7% who are 65 years of age or older.
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