Plumas County CA Information


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  1. Plumas County 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forPlumas County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Plumas County CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 20,799
Population in Households 20,522
Population in Familes 15,900
Population in Group Qrtrs 277
Population Density2 8
Diversity Index3 37


Median Household Income $48,879
Average Household Income $67,372
Per Capita Income $30,557


Total Housing Units 16,028 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,914 (43.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,448 (15.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,666 (41.6%)
Median Home Value $248,325
Average Home Value $307,893


Total Households 9,362
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 5,905
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.47% 0.44%
Households 0.51% 0.47%
Families 0.51% 0.46%
Median Household Income   2.65%
Per Capita Income   2.4%


Plumas County CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Plumas County to the other 58 counties and county equivalents in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 51 14th
Population Density # 50 16th
Diversity Index # 55 7th
Median Household Income # 46 22nd
Per Capita Income # 27 55th

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