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Overview

Introduction to Suisun City, California

Suisun City, California, in Solano county, is less than a mile S of Fairfield, California and 32 miles NE of Oakland, California. The city is part of the Vallejo - Fairfield - Napa metropolitan statistical area (MSA). 

Suisun City History

Suisun City was founded in the 1850s. The location of Suisun City made it the center for commerce and transportation during the Gold Rush. The Transcontinental Railroad connected to Suisun City, and thus the expanding regions reached across the nation in 1869. The city experienced rapid growth in the 1960s and 1970s.

Suisun City and Nearby Attractions

  • Mankas Corner.
  • Travis Air Museum.
  • Harbor Conservatory Theater.
  • Solano College Theatre.
  • Dorothy Herger Gallery.
  • Glashoff Gallery.

Things To Do In Suisun City

Suisun City is full of recreation options for the residents and those coming to the city. Grizzly Island Wildlife Area is a great place for activities like hiking, hunting, fishing and wildlife viewing. Places like Lake Solano Park and Rockville Hills Park are great for camping, swimming, fishing, boat rentals, picnicking and much more.

Suisun City Transportation

Oakland International airport is the nearest airport to Suisun City.

Suisun City Higher Education

The city is served by Solano County Community College District.

Demographics

People

Total Population29,045
Male Share of the Population48.8%
Female Share of the Population51.2%
Senior Citizens9.2%
Employed Population 16+13,610
Age of the Population33

Families

% of people married45.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher19%
Median Earnings25+$39,076
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$31,479
Median Earnings With High School Degree$29,250

Wealth

Median Family Income$75,631
% Above Poverty Level85.2%
% Below Poverty Level14.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time33 minutes
% Working from Home2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work3%
% Using Public Transportation3.9%

Housing

People Living Alone15.9%
Median Gross Rent$1,580
Median House Value$255,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)58.4%
African11.4%
German4.8%
Irish4.7%
English3.2%
Italian2.4%
Arab1.5%
Scottish1.3%
French Except Basque1.1%
Polish1.1%
Palestinian1%
Kenyan0.9%
Swedish0.9%
Portuguese0.7%
Norwegian0.7%
Welsh0.6%
Dutch0.5%
Danishn0.4%
Ethiopian0.3%
Canadian0.2%
Russian0.2%
West Indian0.2%
Barbadian0.1%
Jamaican0.1%
Haitian0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
Czech0.1%
Greek0.1%
Swiss0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
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Suisun City Almanac

CategoryValue
County Solano County
Standard Zip Codes94585, 94534
Phone Area Codes707
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude38.19
Approximate Longitude-121.93

Suisun City Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationFAIRFIELD
Distance2.5 miles
Jan Temp38 to 55 F
Apr Temp46 to 71 F
Jul Temp56 to 89 F
Oct Temp50 to 78 F
Annual Precip23.4 inches
StationVACAVILLE
Distance11.9 miles
Jan Temp39 to 56 F
Apr Temp47 to 74 F
Jul Temp59 to 96 F
Oct Temp50 to 81 F
Annual Precip24.5 inches
StationNAPA STATE HOSPITAL
Distance12.7 miles
Jan Temp39 to 57 F
Apr Temp45 to 71 F
Jul Temp55 to 83 F
Oct Temp49 to 76 F
Annual Precip26.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
American Canyon20,334$92,833
Benicia27,780$113,218
Fairfield110,953$78,247
Napa79,567$80,276
Vacaville95,607$87,755
Vallejo119,644$65,494

Suisun City Public Schools

Crystal Middle
400 Whispering Bay Ln.
ZIP: 94585
Middle
Total Enrollment 912
Dan O. Root Elementary
820 Harrier Dr.
ZIP: 94585
Primary
Total Enrollment 653
Suisun Elementary
725 Golden Eye Way
ZIP: 94585
Primary
Total Enrollment 597
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