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Fort Jones, California - Basic Facts

The City of Fort Jones had a population of 853 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Fort Jones is located at latitude 41.6076 and longitude -122.8403 in Siskiyou County. The formal boundaries for the City of Fort Jones (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Siskiyou County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,759 feet.

The City of Fort Jones (GNIS ID: 2410527) 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 Fort Jones is located within Fort Jones CCD of Siskiyou County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Fort Jones: Ottitiewa, Scottsburg, Wheelock.

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


Total Population 853
Population in Households 780
Population in Familes 615
Population in Group Qrtrs 73
Population Density2 1,416
Diversity Index3 47


Median Household Income $38,636
Average Household Income $55,649
Per Capita Income $23,363


Total Housing Units 345 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 204 (59.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 95 (27.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 46 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $229,839
Average Home Value $277,195


Total Households 299
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 193
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 0.2% -0.09%
Households -0.2% -0.13%
Families 0.65% -0.1%
Median Household Income   2.92%
Per Capita Income   2.53%

Fort Jones, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fort Jones 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 # 1087 28th
Population Density # 694 54th
Diversity Index # 1063 30th
Median Household Income # 1285 15th
Per Capita Income # 1065 30th

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