Happy Camp, California Population 2024

679

Happy Camp is a city located in Siskiyou County California. Happy Camp has a 2024 population of 679. Happy Camp is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -21.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 861 in 2020.

The average household income in Happy Camp is $53,221 with a poverty rate of 23.64%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Happy Camp is 59.7 years, 60 years for males, and 59.5 years for females.

Happy Camp Demographics

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

  • White: 50.81%
  • Two or more races: 26.95%
  • Native American: 18.7%
  • Other race: 2.21%
  • Asian: 1.33%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
12.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
56.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-21.14% (-182)
The current population of Happy Camp, California is 679 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 861.

Happy Camp, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White34550.81%
Two or more races18326.95%
Native American12718.7%
Other race152.21%
Asian91.33%
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Native American

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Happy Camp Population by Race

Happy Camp Population Pyramid 2024

Happy Camp Median Age

59.7

Total

60

Male

59.5

Female

Happy Camp Adults

There are 573 adults, (198 of whom are seniors) in Happy Camp.

Happy Camp Age Dependency

81.1

Age Dependency Ratio

52.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Happy Camp Sex Ratio

Female31546.39%
Male36453.61%

Happy Camp Population by Age

Happy Camp Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3401.9652.447.6
Non Family1801.2951.148.9
Married1082.5560.239.8
Female362.8633.366.7
Male163.6356.343.8
showing: 5 rows

2.53

Average Family Size

1.96

Average Household Size

52.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Happy Camp 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

Happy Camp Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Happy Camp Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 52.63%.

Happy Camp Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$21,974

Average Earnings

$25,000

Average Male

$14,722

Average Female

Happy Camp Earnings by Educational Attainment

Happy Camp Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Happy Camp Language

90.34% of Happy Camp residents speak only English, while 9.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 4.36% of the population.

Happy Camp Language

Happy Camp Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3349729.04%
Native1274031.5%
Other141285.71%
Hispanic46817.39%
Multiple17484.6%
showing: 5 rows

23.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.2%

Male Poverty Rate

16.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Happy Camp

The race most likely to be in poverty in Happy Camp is Other, with 85.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Happy Camp is Multiple, with 4.6% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 16.5%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35%.

Happy Camp Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.62%
Some College25.51%
Bachelors or Greater19.66%
High School16.13%
showing: 4 rows

Happy Camp Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Unemployed54.55%
Male Employed9.9%
Female Employed7.14%
showing: 4 rows

Happy Camp Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Happy Camp Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Happy Camp Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

36.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.0%

Male Marriage Rate

39.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Happy Camp Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Happy Camp Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Happy Camp Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Happy Camp Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

96

Number of Veterans

94

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

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Happy Camp Veterans by War

count

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Happy Camp Veterans by Age

count

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Happy Camp Veterans by Race

Happy Camp Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

60.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Happy Camp Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

45.3%

Labor Force Participation

31.9%

Employment Rate

26.6%

Unemployment Rate

Happy Camp Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Happy Camp Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Happy Camp 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

55.96%

Born in Happy Camp

97.5%

Native Born

2.5%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

2.5%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.5% of Happy Camp residents were born in the United States, with 55.96% having been born in California. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Happy Camp Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024679
2023679
2022679-175-20.49%
2021854-7-0.81%
2020861172.01%
2019844344.2%
2018810101.25%
2017800-74-8.47%
2016874-112-11.36%
2015986-167-14.48%
20141,153-94-7.54%
20131,247-8-0.64%
20121,255857.26%
20111,170-20-1.68%
20101,190
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Happy Camp Population by Year