Shasta County, California Population 2018

Shasta County, California's estimated population is 179,921 with a growth rate of 0.39% 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
2017179,9216930.39%
2016179,2284540.25%
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
White155,944
Two or More Races8,154
Asian5,273
American Indian and Alaska Native4,329
Some Other Race3,698
Black or African American1,759
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander71

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

Shasta County, California Population Pyramid 2018

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

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

Shasta County, California Median Age

42.3


Total

40.3


Male

44.2


Female

Shasta County, California Adults

There are 140,336 adults, (34,591 of which are seniors) in Shasta County, California.

Shasta County, California Age Dependency

69.3

Age Dependency Ratio

32.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Shasta County, California Sex Ratio

Female

91,325

50.95%

Male

87,903

49.05%

Shasta County, California Households and Families

Shasta County, California Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Shasta County, California Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.5%23.5%
All62.1%37.9%
Non Family51.5%48.5%
Male48.4%51.6%
Female39.4%60.6%

62.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Shasta County, California Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All69,7132.5362.1
Married33,8063.1176.5
Non Family24,9791.3451.5
Female7,7763.4439.4
Male3,1523.3548.4

3.08

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

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 Grade3,2692.61%
9th to 12th Grade9,2707.40%
High School Graduate31,88025.46%
Some College41,19732.90%
Associates Degree14,45811.54%
Bachelors Degree16,53913.21%
Graduate Degree8,6226.88%

Shasta County, California Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White106,54397,17822,042
Hispanic8,8327,0941,185
Multiple Races3,7073,290606
Asian3,1752,6801,010
Native American2,6692,265270
Other Race1,8661,424181
Black1,110925177
Islander3131

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 31.81%.

Shasta County, California Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,718$39,285$26,942
Less Than High School$19,619$25,268$11,980
High School Grad$28,969$33,326$23,153
Some College$30,428$36,474$25,153
Bachelors Degree$44,070$53,460$36,295
Graduate Degree$61,656$75,135$51,215

$31,718

Average Earnings

$39,285

Average Male

$26,942

Average Female

Shasta County, California Language

Shasta County, California Language by Age

Shasta County, California Language

91.39% of Shasta County, California residents speak only English, while 8.61% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.64% of the population.

Shasta County, California Poverty

Shasta County, California Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White143,24122,07615.41%
Hispanic16,3104,92730.21%
Multiple7,9652,19127.51%
Other3,6511,36337.33%
Asian5,14196518.77%
Native4,18686620.69%
Black1,65351531.16%
Islander663756.06%

17.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.23%

Male Poverty Rate

18.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shasta County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in Shasta County, California is Islander, with 56.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Shasta County, California is White, with 15.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.54%.

Shasta County, California Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.02%
High School16.32%
Some College12.78%
Bachelors or Greater6.80%

Shasta County, California Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed30.26%
Female Unemployed28.16%
Female Employed11.04%
Male Employed6.49%

Shasta County, California Income

Shasta County, California Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,582$61,707
Families$56,876$73,016
Married Families$66,406$83,224
Non Families$26,659$38,927

Shasta County, California Marital Status

Shasta County, California Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.7%

Male Marriage Rate

48.7%

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

Shasta County, California Veterans

Shasta County, California Veterans by War

16,147

Number of Veterans

15,121

Male Veterans

1,026

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam6,555
Korea1,895
First Gulf War1,801
Second Gulf War1,769
World War II782

Shasta County, California Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 744,590
75+4,099
55 to 643,288
35 to 542,752
18 to 341,418

Shasta County, California Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White15,16312.15%
Hispanic6095.59%
Indian35111.65%
2 or More3447.28%
Black1158.46%
Asian1062.72%
Other632.56%
Hawaiian57.04%

Shasta County, California Veterans by Education

9.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.60%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shasta County, California Employment Status

Shasta County, California Employment by Age

53.5%

Labor Force Participation

48.9%

Employment Rate

8.7%

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