Palo Cedro, CA Profile: Facts & Data


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Palo Cedro, California - Basic Facts

The Palo Cedro Census Designated Place had a population of 1,304 as of July 1, 2018. Palo Cedro ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Palo Cedro is located at latitude 40.5638 and longitude -122.2389 in Shasta County. The formal boundaries for the Palo Cedro Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 3.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Shasta County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 469 feet.

The Palo Cedro Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409021) 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 Palo Cedro Census Designated Place is located within Redding CCD of Shasta County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Palo Cedro: Palocedro.

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Palo Cedro, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,304
Population in Households 1,295
Population in Familes 1,145
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density2 355
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $67,022
Average Household Income $91,197
Per Capita Income $33,830


Total Housing Units 517 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 421 (81.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 66 (12.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 ( 5.8%)
Median Home Value $386,905
Average Home Value $525,238


Total Households 487
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 390
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 0.33% 0.41%
Households 0.33% 0.37%
Families 0.22% 0.41%
Median Household Income   2.03%
Per Capita Income   3.22%

Palo Cedro, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Palo Cedro 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 # 982 35th
Population Density # 1023 33rd
Diversity Index # 1401 8th
Median Household Income # 571 62nd
Per Capita Income # 624 59th

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