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Fort Jones, California - Basic Facts

The City of Fort Jones had a population of 857 as of July 1, 2019.

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 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, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Fort Jones, CA Housing Affordability Index is 91
State of California Housing Affordability Index is 67
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Fort Jones, CA Wealth Index is 61
State of California Wealth Index is 123
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 857 (100%)
Population in Households 785 (91.6%)
Population in Families 616 (71.9%)
Population in Group Quarters1 72 ( 8.4%)
Population Density 1,423
Diversity Index2 47
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $49,622
Average Household Income $60,649
Per Capita Income $23,967
Wealth Index4 61

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 344 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 210 (61.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 91 (26.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 42 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $295,192
Housing Affordability Index3 91
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 302
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 195
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.23% -0.33%
Households -0.07% -0.4%
Families 0.69% -0.41%
Median Household Income   1.54%
Per Capita Income   2.34%

Fort Jones, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fort Jones to the other 1,521 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 1085 29th
Population Density # 691 55th
Diversity Index # 1061 30th
Median Household Income # 1110 27th
Per Capita Income # 1083 29th

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