Shasta County CA Information


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


Total Population 182,301
Population in Households 179,473
Population in Familes 142,943
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,828
Population Density2 48
Diversity Index3 41


Median Household Income $50,629
Average Household Income $71,418
Per Capita Income $28,893


Total Housing Units 79,556 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 46,403 (58.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 25,716 (32.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,437 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $298,981
Average Home Value $396,200


Total Households 72,119
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 48,172
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 0.34% 0.41%
Households 0.3% 0.4%
Families 0.3% 0.4%
Median Household Income   2.62%
Per Capita Income   3.6%


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, 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 # 31 48th
Population Density # 38 36th
Diversity Index # 53 10th
Median Household Income # 41 31st
Per Capita Income # 32 47th

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