Happy Camp is a city located in Siskiyou County California. With a 2020 population of 849, it is the 1055th largest city in California and the 15900th largest city in the United States. Happy Camp is currently declining at a rate of -3.19% annually and its population has decreased by -6.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 905 in 2020. Spanning over 12 miles, Happy Camp has a population density of 70 people per square mile.
The average household income in Happy Camp is $44,431 with a poverty rate of 31.50%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Happy Camp is 52.5 years, 50.3 years for males, and 56.8 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Happy Campwas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 58.82%.
96.58% of Happy Camp residents speak only English, while 3.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.15% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Happy Camp is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Happy Camp is Hispanic, with 3.03% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.01%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 44.29%.
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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 35-44.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
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99.54% of Happy Camp residents were born in the United States, with 60.51% having been born in California. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.