Colusa, California Population 2024

6,312

Colusa is a city located in Colusa County California. Colusa has a 2024 population of 6,312. It is also the county seat of Colusa County.Colusa is currently declining at a rate of -0.44% annually and its population has decreased by -1.34% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,398 in 2020.

The average household income in Colusa is $75,073 with a poverty rate of 16.22%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Colusa is 38.7 years, 38.3 years for males, and 39 years for females.

Colusa Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Colusa was:

  • White: 53.97%
  • Other race: 22.46%
  • Two or more races: 17.82%
  • Black or African American: 2.95%
  • Native American: 1.47%
  • Asian: 1.33%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
3.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,843.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.34% (-86)
The current population of Colusa, California is 6,312 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,398.

Colusa, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,44353.97%
Other race1,43322.46%
Two or more races1,13717.82%
Black or African American1882.95%
Native American941.47%
Asian851.33%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Colusa Population by Race

Colusa Population Pyramid 2024

Colusa Median Age

38.7

Total

38.3

Male

39

Female

Colusa Adults

There are 4,594 adults, (1,106 of whom are seniors) in Colusa.

Colusa Age Dependency

82.9

Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Colusa Sex Ratio

Female3,16149.55%
Male3,21950.45%

Colusa Population by Age

Colusa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,4722.5557.842.2
Married1,0723.2773.826.2
Non Family7991.1656.843.2
Female4013.3625.774.3
Male2002.694060
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3.13

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

57.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Colusa Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Colusa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Colusa Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 30.91%.

Colusa Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$39,985

Average Earnings

$42,694

Average Male

$33,464

Average Female

Colusa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Colusa Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Colusa Language

50.1% of Colusa residents speak only English, while 49.9% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 48.56% of the population.

Colusa Language

Colusa Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic3,59556615.74%
White2,25041618.49%
Other1,39435225.25%
Multiple1,12916314.44%
Asian831214.46%
Black17995.03%
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16.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.18%

Male Poverty Rate

18.3%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Colusa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Colusa is Other, with 25.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Colusa is Black, with 5.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.29%.

Colusa Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.85%
Some College13.52%
High School8.9%
Bachelors or Greater7.19%
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Colusa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed60.68%
Male Unemployed13.11%
Female Employed10.55%
Male Employed8.19%
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Colusa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Colusa Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Colusa Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.5%

Male Marriage Rate

44.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Colusa Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Colusa Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Colusa Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Colusa Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

389

Number of Veterans

366

Male Veterans

23

Female Veterans

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Colusa Veterans by War

count

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Colusa Veterans by Age

count

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Colusa Veterans by Race

Colusa Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.9%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.99%

Veteran Disability Rate

Colusa Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.9%

Labor Force Participation

57.1%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Colusa Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Colusa Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Colusa Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

66.35%

Born in Colusa

75.09%

Native Born

24.91%

Foreign Born

13.86%

Non Citizen

11.05%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

75.09% of Colusa residents were born in the United States, with 66.35% having been born in California. 13.86% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Colusa Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20296,172-28-0.45%
20286,200-28-0.45%
20276,228-28-0.45%
20266,256-28-0.45%
20256,284-28-0.44%
20246,312-28-0.44%
20236,340-28-0.44%
20226,368-28-0.44%
20216,396-2-0.03%
20206,3983355.53%
20196,063-20-0.33%
20186,083-81-1.31%
20176,164100.16%
20166,154681.12%
20156,08610.02%
20146,085-47-0.77%
20136,132-54-0.87%
20126,18610.02%
20116,185-41-0.66%
20106,22682415.25%
20005,4024689.49%
19904,93485921.08%
19804,0752336.06%
19703,8423249.21%
19603,51848716.07%
19503,03174632.65%
19402,2851697.99%
19302,11627014.63%
19201,84626416.69%
19101,5821419.78%
19001,4411057.86%
18901,336-443-24.9%
18801,77972869.27%
18701,051703202.01%
1860348
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Colusa Population by Year