Lassen County CA Information


Lassen County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 33,906
Population in Households 24,818
Population in Familes 19,987
Population in Group Qrtrs 9,088
Population Density1 8
Diversity Index2 64


Total Households 10,028
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 6,781
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 13,080 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,421 (49.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,607 (27.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,052 (23.3%)
Median Home Value $196,201
Average Home Value $236,719


Median Household Income $52,286
Average Household Income $64,905
Per Capita Income $20,244
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.46% -0.13%
Households -0.05% -0.08%
Families -0.04% -0.07%
Median Household Income   1.86%
Per Capita Income   1.76%
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.


Lassen County CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lassen 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 # 47 21st
Population Density1 # 51 14th
Diversity Index2 # 37 38th
Median Household Income # 32 47th
Per Capita Income # 52 12th

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