Etna, CA Profile: Facts & Data


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Etna, California - Basic Facts

The City of Etna had a population of 749 as of July 1, 2018. Etna 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 Etna is located at latitude 41.4582 and longitude -122.8958 in Siskiyou County. The formal boundaries for the City of Etna (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Siskiyou County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,936 feet.

The City of Etna (GNIS ID: 2410458) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Etna is located within Etna CCD of Siskiyou County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Etna population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Etna: Etna Mills, Rough and Ready.

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


Total Population 749
Population in Households 741
Population in Familes 592
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density1 986
Diversity Index2 37


Median Household Income $29,185
Average Household Income $48,029
Per Capita Income $21,371


Total Housing Units 370 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 214 (57.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 115 (31.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 41 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $206,818
Average Home Value $242,874


Total Households 329
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 211
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.2% 0.21%
Households 0.22% 0.24%
Families 0.59% 0.19%
Median Household Income   4.07%
Per Capita Income   3.29%

Etna, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Etna 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 # 1111 27th
Population Density # 783 48th
Diversity Index # 1268 16th
Median Household Income # 1466 3rd
Per Capita Income # 1154 24th

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