Plumas County, California Population 2019

Plumas County, California's estimated population is 18,740 with a growth rate of -0.17% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Plumas County, California is the 51st largest county in California.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201818,804640.34%
201718,740-32-0.17%
201618,7722561.38%
201518,516-146-0.78%
201418,662-233-1.23%
201318,895-479-2.47%
201219,374-341-1.73%
201119,715-199-1.00%
201019,9141750.89%
199019,7392,39913.84%
198017,3405,63348.12%
197011,707870.75%
196011,620-1,899-14.05%
195013,5191,97117.07%
194011,5483,63545.94%
19307,9132,23239.29%
19205,6814228.02%
19105,25960212.93%
19004,657-276-5.59%
18904,933-1,247-20.18%
18806,1801,69137.67%
18704,4891262.89%
18604,3630.00%

How Many People Live in Plumas County, California?

18,740

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,78189.62%
Two or More Races8144.35%
American Indian and Alaska Native3982.13%
Some Other Race3681.97%
Black or African American1600.85%
Asian1480.79%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander550.29%

Plumas County, California Population Pyramid 2019

Plumas County, California Median Age

52.1


Total

51.4


Male

52.8


Female

Plumas County, California Adults

There are 15,658 adults, (4,824 of whom are seniors) in Plumas County, California.

Plumas County, California Age Dependency

72.8

Age Dependency Ratio

44.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Plumas County, California Sex Ratio

Female

9,292

49.63%

Male

9,432

50.37%

Plumas County, California Households and Families

Plumas County, California Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Plumas County, California Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.9%17.1%
All72.6%27.4%
Non Family67.5%32.5%
Male55.9%44.1%
Female42.5%57.5%

72.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,2872.2172.6
Married3,9452.882.9
Non Family3,4181.2467.5
Female6023.0742.5
Male3223.855.9

2.82

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Plumas County, California Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2221.53%
9th to 12th Grade7094.90%
High School Graduate3,68625.46%
Some College4,84133.43%
Associates Degree1,75112.09%
Bachelors Degree1,80612.47%
Graduate Degree1,46510.12%

Plumas County, California Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,48111,7832,866
Hispanic1,065953233
Multiple Races542464163
Native American32226826
Other Race22317439
Asian1009951
Black6363
Islander99

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 51.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,352$41,299$25,374
Less Than High School$16,491$16,420$17,760
High School Grad$31,529$40,965$20,391
Some College$29,063$41,960$21,440
Bachelors Degree$41,144$48,480$25,303
Graduate Degree$55,234$42,348$56,453

$32,352

Average Earnings

$41,299

Average Male

$25,374

Average Female

Plumas County, California Language

Plumas County, California Language by Age

Plumas County, California Language

91.64% of Plumas County, California residents speak only English, while 8.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.75% of the population.

Plumas County, California Poverty

Plumas County, California Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White15,4601,97812.79%
Hispanic1,56424215.47%
Native39815538.94%
Other35510730.14%
Multiple76010213.42%
Asian9955.05%
Black12410.81%

13.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.71%

Male Poverty Rate

14.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Plumas County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in Plumas County, California is Native, with 38.94% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Plumas County, California is Black, with 0.81% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.14%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.74%
High School12.96%
Some College11.09%
Bachelors or Greater8.64%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed46.69%
Male Unemployed19.17%
Female Employed8.42%
Male Employed7.81%

Plumas County, California Income

Plumas County, California Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,266$68,728
Families$67,950$81,552
Married Families$77,662-
Non Families$31,259$48,984

Plumas County, California Marital Status

Plumas County, California Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.8%

Male Marriage Rate

49.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Plumas County, California Married by Age and Sex

Plumas County, California Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Plumas County, California Marital Status by Race

Plumas County, California Veterans

1,981

Number of Veterans

1,901

Male Veterans

80

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,072
Korea240
First Gulf War177
World War II161
Second Gulf War143

Plumas County, California Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,89013.39%
Hispanic1018.91%
Indian5617.07%
2 or More294.72%
Asian64.05%

Plumas County, California Veterans by Education

7.58%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Plumas County, California Employment Status

49.9%

Labor Force Participation

45.3%

Employment Rate

9.4%

Unemployment Rate

Plumas County, California Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

69.05%

Born in California

96.57%

Native Born

3.43%

Foreign Born

1.78%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.57% of Plumas County, California residents were born in the United States, with 69.05% having been born in California. 1.78% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Population of Cities in Plumas County, California

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990