Dunsmuir, California Population 2024

1,639

Dunsmuir is a city located in Siskiyou County California. Dunsmuir has a 2024 population of 1,639. Dunsmuir is currently declining at a rate of -1.44% annually and its population has decreased by -3.7% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,702 in 2020.

The average household income in Dunsmuir is $58,357 with a poverty rate of 15.51%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Dunsmuir is 42.6 years, 39.3 years for males, and 46.7 years for females.

Dunsmuir Demographics

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

  • White: 76.2%
  • Two or more races: 13.5%
  • Other race: 3.64%
  • Black or African American: 2.85%
  • Asian: 2.05%
  • Native American: 1.77%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
1.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,021.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.7% (-63)
The current population of Dunsmuir, California is 1,639 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,702.

Dunsmuir, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,33876.2%
Two or more races23713.5%
Other race643.64%
Black or African American502.85%
Asian362.05%
Native American311.77%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Dunsmuir Population by Race

Dunsmuir Population Pyramid 2024

Dunsmuir Median Age

42.6

Total

39.3

Male

46.7

Female

Dunsmuir Adults

There are 1,364 adults, (403 of whom are seniors) in Dunsmuir.

Dunsmuir Age Dependency

82.7

Age Dependency Ratio

41.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Dunsmuir Sex Ratio

Female92252.51%
Male83447.49%

Dunsmuir Population by Age

Dunsmuir Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7342.3953.546.5
Non Family3081.2247.752.3
Married2802.9964.335.7
Female873.7840.259.8
Male593.5952.547.5
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3.08

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

53.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Dunsmuir 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

Dunsmuir Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dunsmuir Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 68.75%.

Dunsmuir Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$27,700

Average Earnings

$32,500

Average Male

$21,833

Average Female

Dunsmuir Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dunsmuir Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Dunsmuir Language

94.25% of Dunsmuir residents speak only English, while 5.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.28% of the population.

Dunsmuir Language

Dunsmuir Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,23513711.09%
Multiple2377230.38%
Hispanic2746925.18%
Black40820%
Asian3625.56%
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15.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.77%

Male Poverty Rate

14.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dunsmuir

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dunsmuir is Multiple, with 30.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dunsmuir is Asian, with 5.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.38%.

Dunsmuir Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade41.67%
High School17.08%
Some College12.37%
Bachelors or Greater8.33%
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Dunsmuir Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed84.21%
Female Unemployed16%
Female Employed13.86%
Male Employed4.59%
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Dunsmuir Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dunsmuir Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Dunsmuir Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.5%

Male Marriage Rate

40.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Dunsmuir Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Dunsmuir 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.

Dunsmuir Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Dunsmuir Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

86

Number of Veterans

75

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

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Dunsmuir Veterans by War

count

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Dunsmuir Veterans by Age

count

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Dunsmuir Veterans by Race

Dunsmuir Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

52.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dunsmuir Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.7%

Labor Force Participation

51.8%

Employment Rate

8.7%

Unemployment Rate

Dunsmuir Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Dunsmuir Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Dunsmuir 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

72.04%

Born in Dunsmuir

94.65%

Native Born

5.35%

Foreign Born

1.88%

Non Citizen

3.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.65% of Dunsmuir residents were born in the United States, with 72.04% having been born in California. 1.88% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Dunsmuir Place of Birth

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,519-24-1.56%
20281,543-24-1.53%
20271,567-24-1.51%
20261,591-24-1.49%
20251,615-24-1.46%
20241,639-24-1.44%
20231,663-24-1.42%
20221,687-24-1.4%
20211,71190.53%
20201,7021378.75%
20191,565-2-0.13%
20181,567-3-0.19%
20171,57030.19%
20161,567-4-0.25%
20151,571
20141,571-3-0.19%
20131,574-22-1.38%
20121,596-24-1.48%
20111,620-19-1.16%
20101,639
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Dunsmuir Population by Year