Shasta County CA Information


Shasta County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 181,656
Daytime Population: Workers 72,602
Daytime Population: Residents 110,198
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 182,800
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.01
Population in Households 178,892
Population in Familes 141,315
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,764
Population Density2 48
Diversity Index3 41


Median Household Income $47,986
Average Household Income $67,566
Per Capita Income $27,324


Total Housing Units 79,499 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 45,007 (56.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 26,768 (33.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,724 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $289,169
Average Home Value $352,069


Total Households 71,775
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 47,916
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 0.34% 0.43%
Households 0.28% 0.4%
Families 0.27% 0.39%
Median Household Income   1.03%
Per Capita Income   2.35%


Shasta County CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Shasta 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 # 31 48th
Population Density # 38 36th
Diversity Index # 53 10th
Median Household Income # 42 29th
Per Capita Income # 34 43rd

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