Tehama County CA Information


Tehama County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 64,995
Population in Households 64,153
Population in Familes 52,728
Population in Group Qrtrs 842
Population Density1 22
Diversity Index2 61


Total Households 24,021
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 16,824
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 27,622 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 15,132 (54.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,889 (32.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,601 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $194,755
Average Home Value $221,659


Median Household Income $40,209
Average Household Income $55,435
Per Capita Income $20,673
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.38% 0.34%
Households 0.17% 0.27%
Families 0.17% 0.27%
Median Household Income   2.18%
Per Capita Income   1.72%
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.


Tehama County CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tehama County to the other 58 counties and county equivalents 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 # 41 31st
Population Density1 # 47 22nd
Diversity Index2 # 39 34th
Median Household Income # 53 10th
Per Capita Income # 51 14th

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