Magalia is a city located in Butte County California. With a 2020 population of 7,091, it is the 556th largest city in California and the 5302nd largest city in the United States. Magalia is currently declining at a rate of -4.73% annually and its population has decreased by -38.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,444 in 2020. Spanning over 14 miles, Magalia has a population density of 506 people per square mile.
The average household income in Magalia is $59,107 with a poverty rate of 14.51%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,084 per month, and the median house value is $186,200. The median age in Magalia is 49.9 years, 53.5 years for males, and 48.4 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Magaliawas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 22.71%.
96.58% of Magalia 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 2.35% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Magalia is Asian, with 45.21% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Magalia is Hispanic, with 2.68% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.56%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Magalia
98.36% of Magalia residents were born in the United States, with 66.45% having been born in California. 0.36% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.