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The McArthur Census Designated Place had a population of 359 as of July 1, 2016.

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, 2016.

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


Total Population 359
Population in Households 350
Population in Familes 287
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density1 359
Diversity Index2 61


Total Households 135
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 92
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 153 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 93 (60.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 42 (27.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $220,000
Average Home Value $278,804


Median Household Income $36,087
Average Household Income $56,635
Per Capita Income $23,636
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.97% 0.93%
Households 0.98% 0.87%
Families -0.17% 0.85%
Median Household Income   -0.81%
Per Capita Income   1.56%
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 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 1239 18th
Population Density1 # 1020 33rd
Diversity Index2 # 791 48th
Median Household Income # 1307 14th
Per Capita Income # 968 36th

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