Modoc County CA Information


Modoc County Subdivisions

Modoc County CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 9,570
Population in Households 9,203
Population in Familes 7,219
Population in Group Qrtrs 367
Population Density1 2
Diversity Index2 51


Total Households 4,050
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 2,599
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,312 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,713 (51.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,337 (25.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,262 (23.8%)
Median Home Value $146,508
Average Home Value $210,800


Median Household Income $35,928
Average Household Income $48,254
Per Capita Income $20,807
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.28% -0.73%
Households -0.08% -0.66%
Families -0.11% -0.66%
Median Household Income   1.68%
Per Capita Income   2.38%
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.


Modoc County CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Modoc County to the other 58 counties and county equivalents in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 56 5th
Population Density1 # 56 5th
Diversity Index2 # 44 26th
Median Household Income # 54 9th
Per Capita Income # 43 28th

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