French Gulch is a city located in Shasta County California. With a 2020 population of 379, it is the 1199th largest city in California and the 20790th largest city in the United States. French Gulch is currently growing at a rate of 0.80% annually but its population has decreased by -14.06% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 441 in 2020. Spanning over 12 miles, French Gulch has a population density of 31 people per square mile.
The average household income in French Gulch is $48,979 with a poverty rate of 8.84%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,292 per month, and the median house value is $104,600. The median age in French Gulch is 51.8 years, 49.1 years for males, and 53.3 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of French Gulchwas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 55.56%.
93.66% of French Gulch residents speak only English, while 6.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 3.52% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in French Gulch is White, with 10.54% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in French Gulch is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.14%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in French Gulch
95.46% of French Gulch residents were born in the United States, with 75.06% having been born in California. 3.17% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.