Happy Camp, CA Profile: Facts & Data


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Happy Camp, California - Basic Facts

The Happy Camp Census Designated Place had a population of 1,169 as of July 1, 2018. Happy Camp ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Happy Camp is located at latitude 41.8159 and longitude -123.3928 in Siskiyou County. The formal boundaries for the Happy Camp Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0.24 sq. miles. Siskiyou County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,070 feet.

The Happy Camp Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2611423) 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 Happy Camp Census Designated Place is located within Happy Camp CCD of Siskiyou County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Happy Camp: Murderer's Bar.

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


Total Population 1,169
Population in Households 1,168
Population in Familes 825
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 97
Diversity Index3 58


Median Household Income $26,240
Average Household Income $40,208
Per Capita Income $18,422


Total Housing Units 646 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 306 (47.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 210 (32.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 131 (20.3%)
Median Home Value $157,377
Average Home Value $178,207


Total Households 515
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 285
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 -0.22% -0.07%
Households -0.23% -0.04%
Families -0.5% -0.14%
Median Household Income   1.87%
Per Capita Income   2.62%

Happy Camp, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Happy Camp 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 # 1015 33rd
Population Density # 1284 15th
Diversity Index # 881 42nd
Median Household Income # 1491 2nd
Per Capita Income # 1277 16th

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