Sierra County CA Information


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  1. Sierra County 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forSierra County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Sierra County CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 3,214
Population in Households 3,181
Population in Familes 2,452
Population in Group Qrtrs 33
Population Density2 3
Diversity Index3 35


Median Household Income $53,341
Average Household Income $66,287
Per Capita Income $30,394


Total Housing Units 2,346 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,049 (44.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 424 (18.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 873 (37.2%)
Median Home Value $223,413
Average Home Value $319,328


Total Households 1,473
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 921
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.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.09% -0.41%
Households -0.07% -0.4%
Families -0.06% -0.39%
Median Household Income   1.47%
Per Capita Income   2.29%


Sierra County CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sierra County to the other 58 counties and county equivalents in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 57 3rd
Population Density # 55 7th
Diversity Index # 57 3rd
Median Household Income # 42 29th
Per Capita Income # 30 50th

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