Mount Shasta, California Population 2022

3,189
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Mount Shasta is a city located in Siskiyou County California. With a 2020 population of 3,189, it is the 760th largest city in California and the 8562nd largest city in the United States. Mount Shasta is currently declining at a rate of -0.53% annually and its population has decreased by -1.88% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,250 in 2020. Spanning over 4 miles, Mount Shasta has a population density of 847 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mount Shasta is $58,352 with a poverty rate of 18.40%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,208 per month, and the median house value is $259,600. The median age in Mount Shasta is 57.5 years, 58.4 years for males, and 57.4 years for females.

Mount Shasta Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Mount Shastawas:

  • White: 91.26%
  • Two or more races: 4.25%
  • Black or African American: 2.52%
  • Other race: 1.38%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.58%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
The current population of Mount Shasta, California is 3,189 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,250.

Mount Shasta, California Population 2022

Population by Race

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Mount Shasta Population by Race

Mount Shasta Population Pyramid 2022

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Mount Shasta Median Age

57.5


Total

37.8


Male

58.6


Female

Mount Shasta Adults

There are 2,837 adults, (948 of whom are seniors) in Mount Shasta.

Mount Shasta Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

50.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

21.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Mount Shasta Sex Ratio

Female

1,614

49.66%

Male

1,636

50.34%

Mount Shasta Population by Age

Mount Shasta Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mount Shasta Household Types

43.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mount Shasta Households and Families

2.33

Average Family Size

1.78

Average Household Size

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Mount Shasta Households by Type

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Mount Shasta Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mount Shasta Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 31.76%.

Mount Shasta Educational Attainment by Race

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$24,185

Average Earnings

$26,120

Average Male

$22,556

Average Female

Mount Shasta Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mount Shasta Language by Age

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Mount Shasta Language

95.96% of Mount Shasta residents speak only English, while 4.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.24% of the population.

Mount Shasta Language

Mount Shasta Poverty by Race

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18.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.99%

Male Poverty Rate

19.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mount Shasta

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mount Shasta is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mount Shasta is Hispanic, with 24.89% 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 22.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.57%.

Mount Shasta Poverty

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Mount Shasta Poverty Rate by Education

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Mount Shasta Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mount Shasta Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Mount Shasta Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.4%

Male Marriage Rate

46.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Mount Shasta Married by Age and Sex

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Mount Shasta 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 20-34.

Mount Shasta Marital Status by Race

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Mount Shasta Marital Status

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289

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Mount Shasta Veterans by War

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Mount Shasta Veterans by Age

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Mount Shasta Veterans by Race

Mount Shasta Veterans by Education

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45.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mount Shasta Veterans by Education

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51.1%

Labor Force Participation

49.4%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Mount Shasta Employment by Age

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Mount Shasta Employment by Race

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Mount Shasta Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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60.98%

Born in Mount Shasta

96.58%

Native Born

3.42%

Foreign Born

1.72%

Non Citizen

1.69%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.58% of Mount Shasta residents were born in the United States, with 60.98% having been born in California. 1.72% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Mount Shasta Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Mount Shasta Population by Year