Modoc County CA Information


Modoc County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 9,489
Daytime Population: Workers 3,460
Daytime Population: Residents 5,689
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 9,149
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.96
Population in Households 9,132
Population in Familes 7,156
Population in Group Qrtrs 357
Population Density2 2
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $36,783
Average Household Income $51,338
Per Capita Income $22,230


Total Housing Units 5,252 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,678 (51.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,310 (24.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,264 (24.1%)
Median Home Value $177,371
Average Home Value $209,289


Total Households 3,988
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 2,560
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 -0.28% -0.6%
Households -0.26% -0.6%
Families -0.27% -0.59%
Median Household Income   1.04%
Per Capita Income   1.99%


Modoc County CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Modoc 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 # 56 5th
Population Density # 56 5th
Diversity Index # 45 24th
Median Household Income # 57 3rd
Per Capita Income # 48 19th

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