Plumas County, California Population 2018

Plumas County, California's estimated population is 18,742 with a growth rate of -0.06% 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
201718,742-12-0.06%
201618,754-33-0.18%
201618,7872621.41%
201518,525-142-0.76%
201418,667-232-1.23%
201318,899-478-2.47%
201219,377-339-1.72%
201119,716-198-0.99%
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%

Plumas County, California Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White16,800
Two or More Races809
American Indian and Alaska Native417
Some Other Race341
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander190
Asian171
Black or African American26

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Plumas County, California Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Plumas County, California Median Age

51.7


Total

50.5


Male

52.9


Female

Plumas County, California Adults

There are 15,641 adults, (4,670 of which are seniors) in Plumas County, California.

Plumas County, California Age Dependency

70.9

Age Dependency Ratio

42.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Plumas County, California Sex Ratio

Female

9,270

49.43%

Male

9,484

50.57%

Plumas County, California Households and Families

Plumas County, California Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Plumas County, California Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.5%19.5%
All71.2%28.8%
Non Family66.6%33.4%
Male54.5%45.5%
Female43.2%56.8%

71.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Plumas County, California Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,3762.1971.2
Married4,0302.7680.5
Non Family3,4771.2766.6
Female5813.0943.2
Male2883.5654.5

2.8

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

4.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Plumas County, California Households

Plumas County, California Education

Plumas County, California Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3222.22%
9th to 12th Grade8515.87%
High School Graduate3,45923.86%
Some College4,96334.23%
Associates Degree1,72311.88%
Bachelors Degree1,82812.61%
Graduate Degree1,3539.33%

Plumas County, California Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,42511,6892,810
Hispanic1,047750174
Multiple Races553487132
Native American32724721
Other Race2061175
Asian12312164
Islander11211225
Black1414

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 black people with a rate of 52.03%.

Plumas County, California Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,441$41,745$23,858
Less Than High School$18,646$$11,346
High School Grad$31,556$45,630$19,659
Some College$28,699$40,313$21,604
Bachelors Degree$41,065$48,750$24,342
Graduate Degree$55,049$46,588$56,446

$32,441

Average Earnings

$41,745

Average Male

$23,858

Average Female

Plumas County, California Language

Plumas County, California Language by Age

Plumas County, California Language

90.80% of Plumas County, California residents speak only English, while 9.20% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.44% of the population.

Plumas County, California Poverty

Plumas County, California Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White15,4921,92412.42%
Hispanic1,50919813.12%
Native41716038.37%
Multiple7439512.79%
Other3176219.56%
Asian12154.13%
Black33100.00%

12.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.87%

Male Poverty Rate

14.70%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Plumas County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in Plumas County, California is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Plumas County, California is Asian, with 4.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.22%.

Plumas County, California Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.02%
High School11.10%
Some College10.98%
Bachelors or Greater7.63%

Plumas County, California Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed44.38%
Male Unemployed18.25%
Female Employed8.08%
Male Employed4.82%

Plumas County, California Income

Plumas County, California Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,125$66,323
Families$66,496$78,622
Married Families$73,989$
Non Families$30,539$47,461

Plumas County, California Marital Status

Plumas County, California Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.4%

Male Marriage Rate

50.7%

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 35To44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Plumas County, California Marital Status by Race

Plumas County, California Veterans

Plumas County, California Veterans by War

2,003

Number of Veterans

1,934

Male Veterans

69

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,036
Korea228
First Gulf War144
World War II139
Second Gulf War66

Plumas County, California Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74804
75+500
55 to 64365
35 to 54268
18 to 3466

Plumas County, California Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,93113.66%
Hispanic534.77%
Indian5115.60%
2 or More132.15%
Asian84.68%

Plumas County, California Veterans by Education

8.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Plumas County, California Employment Status

Plumas County, California Employment by Age

51.7%

Labor Force Participation

45.7%

Employment Rate

11.8%

Unemployment Rate

Plumas County, California Employment by Race

Plumas County, California Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Plumas County, California

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Portola21041920-184-8.75%
Data Sources
  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