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Etna, California - Basic Facts

The City of Etna is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Siskiyou County at latitude 41.4582 and longitude -122.8958. Siskiyou County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,936 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Etna, but most people and references simply refer to it as Etna, California.

The P1 Census Class Code for Etna indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Etna (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Etna: Etna Mills, Rough and Ready.

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


Total Population 741
Population in Households 733
Population in Familes 582
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density1 978
Diversity Index2 33


Total Households 328
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 211
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 368 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 212 (57.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 116 (31.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 40 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $220,536
Average Home Value $281,690


Median Household Income $35,903
Average Household Income $49,143
Per Capita Income $22,117
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.13% -0.19%
Households 0.36% 0.0%
Families 1.15% -0.09%
Median Household Income   1.81%
Per Capita Income   2.5%
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.


Etna, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Etna to the other 1,523 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 1115 27th
Population Density1 # 779 49th
Diversity Index2 # 1319 13th
Median Household Income # 1275 16th
Per Capita Income # 937 39th

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