Cutten is a census-designated place (CDP) in Humboldt County, California, United States. Cutten is located 2.5 miles (4 km) south-southeast of downtown Eureka, at an elevation of 200 feet (61 m). The population was 2,933 at the 2000 census.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.3 square miles (3.4 km²), all of it land.
The first post office at Cutten opened in 1929. The ZIP Code is 95534.
As of the census of 2000, there were 2,933 people, 1,197 households, and 799 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 2,248.8 people per square mile (871.1/km²). There were 1,249 housing units at an average density of 957.6/sq mi (371.0/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 87.93% White, 0.75% Black or African American, 3.07% Native American, 1.50% Asian, 0.38% Pacific Islander, 2.11% from other races, and 4.26% from two or more races. 6.00% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 1,197 households out of which 30.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.0% were married couples living together, 12.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.2% were non-families. 24.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 2.85.
In the CDP the population was spread out with 23.4% under the age of 18, 10.0% from 18 to 24, 25.8% from 25 to 44, 27.4% from 45 to 64, and 13.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 89.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.4 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $35,786, and the median income for a family was $42,283. Males had a median income of $39,545 versus $21,574 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $19,317. About 8.3% of families and 13.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.7% of those under age 18 and 10.0% of those age 65 or over.
In the state legislature Cutten is located in the 2nd Senate District, represented by Democrat Pat Wiggins, and in the 1st Assembly District, represented by Democrat Patty Berg. Federally, Cutten is located in California's 1st congressional district.