Etna, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Etna, California - Basic Facts

The City of Etna had a population of 743 as of July 1, 2015. Etna 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 Etna is located at latitude 41.4582 and longitude -122.8958 in Siskiyou County. 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. Siskiyou County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,936 feet.

The City of Etna (GNIS ID: 2410458) 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 Etna is located within Etna CCD of Siskiyou County.

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

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

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


Total Population 743
Population in Households 735
Population in Familes 583
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density1 981
Diversity Index2 35


Total Households 330
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 212
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 369 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 212 (57.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 118 (32.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $244,000
Average Home Value $290,212


Median Household Income $35,138
Average Household Income $46,630
Per Capita Income $20,959
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.15% 0.16%
Households 0.41% 0.3%
Families 1.02% 0.37%
Median Household Income   1.85%
Per Capita Income   2.57%
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, 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 # 1114 27th
Population Density1 # 780 49th
Diversity Index2 # 1284 16th
Median Household Income # 1317 14th
Per Capita Income # 1015 33rd

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