Shasta County, California Population 2018

Shasta County, California's estimated population is 179,921 with a growth rate of 0.64% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Shasta County, California is the 31st largest county in California.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017178,919-1,002-0.56%
2017179,9211,1470.64%
2016178,7743020.17%
2015178,472-511-0.29%
2014178,9835380.30%
2013178,4455280.30%
2012177,9173220.18%
2011177,5953110.18%
2010177,28430,24820.57%
1990147,03631,32127.07%
1980115,71538,07549.04%
197077,64018,17230.56%
196059,46823,05563.32%
195036,4137,61326.43%
194028,80014,873106.79%
193013,9275664.24%
192013,361-5,559-29.38%
191018,9201,6029.25%
190017,3185,18542.73%
189012,1332,64127.82%
18809,4925,319127.46%
18704,173-187-4.29%
18604,3603,9821053.44%
18503780.00%

Shasta County, California Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White155,538
Two or More Races7,796
Asian5,310
American Indian and Alaska Native4,404
Some Other Race3,711
Black or African American2,007
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander153

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Shasta County, California Population Pyramid 2018

1,0002,0003,0004,0005,0006,0007,000 Male Population1,0002,0003,0004,0005,0006,0007,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Shasta County, California Median Age

41.8


Total

39.8


Male

43.8


Female

Shasta County, California Adults

There are 140,152 adults, (34,728 of whom are seniors) in Shasta County, California.

Shasta County, California Age Dependency

69.7

Age Dependency Ratio

32.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Shasta County, California Sex Ratio

Female

91,166

50.95%

Male

87,753

49.05%

Shasta County, California Households and Families

Shasta County, California Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Shasta County, California Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.5%22.5%
All62.6%37.4%
Non Family52.6%47.4%
Male46.8%53.2%
Female37.4%62.6%

62.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Shasta County, California Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All70,4862.4962.6
Married33,9983.0977.5
Non Family25,1941.3452.6
Female8,1893.337.4
Male3,1053.2246.8

3.02

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

6.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Shasta County, California Households

Shasta County, California Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,2942.63%
9th to 12th Grade8,3626.68%
High School Graduate32,18525.73%
Some College40,20732.14%
Associates Degree14,33011.46%
Bachelors Degree17,49513.99%
Graduate Degree9,2207.37%

Shasta County, California Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White106,02397,50823,221
Hispanic9,2507,5071,260
Multiple Races3,5663,182630
Asian3,0132,5371,114
Native American2,7122,290295
Other Race1,9401,523189
Black1,170928288
Islander114107

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 93.86%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 36.97%.

Shasta County, California Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,314$40,247$28,584
Less Than High School$18,426$25,510$11,682
High School Grad$30,208$33,658$25,227
Some College$30,845$37,161$25,969
Bachelors Degree$45,237$52,924$37,977
Graduate Degree$61,516$72,317$52,079

$32,314

Average Earnings

$40,247

Average Male

$28,584

Average Female

Shasta County, California Language

Shasta County, California Language by Age

Shasta County, California Language

91.36% of Shasta County, California residents speak only English, while 8.64% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.73% of the population.

Shasta County, California Poverty

Shasta County, California Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White142,03122,78416.04%
Hispanic16,8745,04129.87%
Multiple7,5851,77723.43%
Other3,6601,45939.86%
Asian5,1641,30625.29%
Native4,32690120.83%
Black1,89555929.50%
Islander1435236.36%

18.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.37%

Male Poverty Rate

18.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shasta County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in Shasta County, California is Other, with 39.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Shasta County, California is White, with 16.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.25%.

Shasta County, California Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.33%
High School16.50%
Some College13.24%
Bachelors or Greater6.97%

Shasta County, California Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed35.20%
Male Unemployed33.38%
Female Employed10.90%
Male Employed7.77%

Shasta County, California Income

Shasta County, California Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,258$65,004
Families$59,787$76,810
Married Families$69,819$88,016
Non Families$26,895$40,442

Shasta County, California Marital Status

Shasta County, California Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.5%

Male Marriage Rate

48.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Shasta County, California Married by Age and Sex

Shasta County, California Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Shasta County, California Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Shasta County, California Veterans

Shasta County, California Veterans by War

14,757

Number of Veterans

13,889

Male Veterans

868

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam6,086
Second Gulf War1,873
Korea1,760
First Gulf War1,674
World War II564

Shasta County, California Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 744,447
75+3,759
55 to 642,863
35 to 542,332
18 to 341,356

Shasta County, California Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White13,82011.11%
Hispanic6115.37%
2 or More3698.18%
Indian3019.60%
Black1228.43%
Other732.99%
Asian651.60%
Hawaiian74.58%

Shasta County, California Veterans by Education

8.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shasta County, California Employment Status

Shasta County, California Employment by Age

53.5%

Labor Force Participation

49.9%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Shasta County, California Employment by Race

Shasta County, California Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Shasta County, California

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Redding898619180819472.17%
Anderson9932102323003.02%
Shasta Lake1016410162-2-0.02%
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