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Shasta Lake, California - Basic Facts

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The City of Shasta Lake had a population of 10,177 as of July 1, 2017. Shasta Lake ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Shasta Lake is located at latitude 40.6766 and longitude -122.3809 in Shasta County. The formal boundaries for the City of Shasta Lake (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.92 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Shasta County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 807 feet.

The City of Shasta Lake (GNIS ID: 2411877) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Shasta Lake is located within Redding CCD of Shasta County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Shasta Lake population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Shasta Lake: Central Valley, City of Shasta Lake, Project City, Shasta Lake City, Summit City.

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Shasta Lake, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 10,177
Daytime Population: Workers 1,786
Daytime Population: Residents 6,148
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,934
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.78
Population in Households 10,158
Population in Familes 8,035
Population in Group Qrtrs 19
Population Density2 932
Diversity Index3 42


Median Household Income $42,248
Average Household Income $54,043
Per Capita Income $20,918


Total Housing Units 4,264 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,535 (59.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,395 (32.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 334 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $185,529
Average Home Value $236,278


Total Households 3,930
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 2,670
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.02% 0.22%
Households -0.05% 0.17%
Families -0.03% 0.17%
Median Household Income   0.27%
Per Capita Income   2.08%

Shasta Lake, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Shasta Lake to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 489 68th
Population Density # 794 48th
Diversity Index # 1145 25th
Median Household Income # 1149 24th
Per Capita Income # 1129 26th

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