Hat Creek, CA Profile: Facts & Data


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Hat Creek, California - Basic Facts

The Hat Creek Census Designated Place had a population of 342 as of July 1, 2018. Hat Creek ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Hat Creek is located at latitude 40.7898 and longitude -121.4745 in Shasta County. The formal boundaries for the Hat Creek Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 50.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0.17 sq. miles. Shasta County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 3,314 feet.

The Hat Creek Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583033) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Hat Creek Census Designated Place is located within East Shasta CCD of Shasta County.

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Hat Creek, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 342
Population in Households 340
Population in Familes 284
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 7
Diversity Index3 37


Median Household Income $53,946
Average Household Income $61,052
Per Capita Income $27,096


Total Housing Units 213 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 112 (52.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 35 (16.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 66 (31.0%)
Median Home Value $291,000
Average Home Value $452,477


Total Households 147
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 102
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 1.24% 0.97%
Households 1.22% 0.93%
Families 1.67% 0.96%
Median Household Income   3.25%
Per Capita Income   3.56%

Hat Creek, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hat Creek to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 1250 18th
Population Density # 1495 1st
Diversity Index # 1266 16th
Median Household Income # 901 41st
Per Capita Income # 919 39th

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