Shasta County, California Population 2019

Shasta County, California's estimated population is 179,539 with a growth rate of 0.54% 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
2018180,0405010.28%
2017179,5399580.54%
2016178,5812200.12%
2015178,361-544-0.30%
2014178,9055040.28%
2013178,4015330.30%
2012177,8682960.17%
2011177,5722950.17%
2010177,27730,24120.57%
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%

How Many People Live in Shasta County, California?

179,539

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White155,53886.93%
Two or More Races7,7964.36%
Asian5,3102.97%
American Indian and Alaska Native4,4042.46%
Some Other Race3,7112.07%
Black or African American2,0071.12%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1530.09%

Shasta County, California Population Pyramid 2019

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

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

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 Education

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 asian people with a rate of 36.97%.

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 non-English language spoken by the largest group 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%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.33%
High School16.50%
Some College13.24%
Bachelors or Greater6.97%
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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Shasta County, California Marital Status by Race

Shasta County, California Veterans

14,757

Number of Veterans

13,889

Male Veterans

868

Female Veterans

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

53.5%

Labor Force Participation

49.9%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Shasta 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

70.16%

Born in California

94.72%

Native Born

5.28%

Foreign Born

2.71%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.72% of Shasta County, California residents were born in the United States, with 70.16% having been born in California. 2.71% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Population of Cities in Shasta County, California

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