Lassen County CA Information


Lassen County Subdivisions

Lassen County CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 32,275
Daytime Population: Workers 10,977
Daytime Population: Residents 14,362
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 25,339
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.79
Population in Households 23,857
Population in Familes 19,206
Population in Group Qrtrs 8,418
Population Density2 7
Diversity Index3 64


Median Household Income $50,642
Average Household Income $65,171
Per Capita Income $20,315


Total Housing Units 12,710 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,141 (48.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,432 (27.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,137 (24.7%)
Median Home Value $212,903
Average Home Value $249,617


Total Households 9,573
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 6,469
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 -1.07% -0.77%
Households -0.68% -1.02%
Families -0.69% -1.03%
Median Household Income   0.39%
Per Capita Income   1.71%


Lassen County CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lassen County to the other 58 counties and county equivalents 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 # 47 21st
Population Density # 52 12th
Diversity Index # 37 38th
Median Household Income # 35 41st
Per Capita Income # 53 10th

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