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McArthur, California - Basic Facts

The McArthur Census Designated Place had a population of 376 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for McArthur is located at latitude 41.042 and longitude -121.4052 in Shasta County. The formal boundaries for the McArthur Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Shasta County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 3,310 feet.

The McArthur Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408194) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The McArthur Census Designated Place is located within East Shasta CCD of Shasta County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with McArthur population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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McArthur, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 376
Population in Households 367
Population in Familes 301
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density1 376
Diversity Index2 60


Total Households 143
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 97
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 161 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 97 (60.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 45 (28.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $208,333
Average Home Value $263,144


Median Household Income $54,841
Average Household Income $71,365
Per Capita Income $29,470
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.05% 1.4%
Households 2.29% 1.49%
Families 0.81% 1.6%
Median Household Income   3.48%
Per Capita Income   2.9%
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.


McArthur, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares McArthur to the other 1,523 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 1236 19th
Population Density1 # 1013 34th
Diversity Index2 # 808 47th
Median Household Income # 732 52nd
Per Capita Income # 617 60th

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