Colusa County CA Information


Colusa County Subdivisions

Colusa County CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 22,505
Population in Households 22,245
Population in Familes 19,397
Population in Group Qrtrs 260
Population Density1 20
Diversity Index2 80


Total Households 7,392
Average Household Size 3.01
Family Households 5,539
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 8,368 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,422 (52.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,970 (35.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 976 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $214,455
Average Home Value $259,956


Median Household Income $50,601
Average Household Income $64,756
Per Capita Income $21,471
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.79% 0.62%
Households 0.75% 0.6%
Families 0.75% 0.62%
Median Household Income   1.88%
Per Capita Income   2.01%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Colusa County CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Colusa County to the other 58 counties and county equivalents in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 50 16th
Population Density1 # 48 19th
Diversity Index2 # 16 74th
Median Household Income # 35 41st
Per Capita Income # 46 22nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.