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Yreka, California - Basic Facts

The City of Yreka had a population of 7,781 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Yreka is located at latitude 41.7354 and longitude -122.6345 in Siskiyou County. The formal boundaries for the City of Yreka encompass a land area of 9.98 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Siskiyou County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,589 feet.

The City of Yreka (GNIS ID: 2412324) 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 Yreka is located within Yreka CCD of Siskiyou County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Yreka: Shasta Butte City, Thompson Dry Diggings, Thompson's Dry Diggings, Wyreka, Yreka City.

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Yreka, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Yreka, CA Housing Affordability Index is 110
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

Yreka, CA Wealth Index is 50
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 7,781 (100%)
Population in Households 7,741 (99.5%)
Population in Families 5,808 (74.6%)
Population in Group Quarters1 40 ( 0.5%)
Population Density 779
Diversity Index2 48
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $36,077
Average Household Income $52,462
Per Capita Income $22,988
Wealth Index4 50

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,701 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,833 (49.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,548 (41.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 320 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $168,993
Housing Affordability Index3 110
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,381
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 1,978
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 0.02% -0.34%
Households -0.04% -0.38%
Families 0.05% -0.37%
Median Household Income   2.35%
Per Capita Income   2.84%

Yreka, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Yreka 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 # 540 65th
Population Density # 828 46th
Diversity Index # 1054 31st
Median Household Income # 1389 9th
Per Capita Income # 1108 27th

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