Mount Shasta, California Population 2024

3,104

Mount Shasta is a city located in Siskiyou County California. Mount Shasta has a 2024 population of 3,104. Mount Shasta is currently declining at a rate of -1.4% annually and its population has decreased by -3.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,219 in 2020.

The average household income in Mount Shasta is $69,848 with a poverty rate of 18.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Mount Shasta is 57.2 years, 59.5 years for males, and 51.8 years for females.

Mount Shasta Demographics

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

  • White: 84.61%
  • Two or more races: 7.08%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 5.04%
  • Other race: 1.73%
  • Asian: 0.93%
  • Black or African American: 0.62%
  • Native American:
Land Area (mi²)
3.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
824.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.57% (-115)
The current population of Mount Shasta, California is 3,104 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,219.

Mount Shasta, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,73784.61%
Two or more races2297.08%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander1635.04%
Other race561.73%
Asian300.93%
Black or African American200.62%
Native American
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White

Two or more races

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Mount Shasta Population by Race

Mount Shasta Population Pyramid 2024

Mount Shasta Median Age

57.2

Total

59.5

Male

51.8

Female

Mount Shasta Adults

There are 2,814 adults, (1,144 of whom are seniors) in Mount Shasta.

Mount Shasta Age Dependency

93.7

Age Dependency Ratio

68.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Mount Shasta Sex Ratio

Female1,74754%
Male1,48846%

Mount Shasta Population by Age

Mount Shasta Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,8111.7847.252.8
Non Family9261.1436.863.2
Married6452.1558.941.1
Female1963.1368.431.6
Male443.70100
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2.39

Average Family Size

1.78

Average Household Size

47.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Mount Shasta 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

Mount Shasta Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mount Shasta 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 islander people with a rate of 100%.

Mount Shasta Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$30,500

Average Earnings

$67,544

Average Male

$23,036

Average Female

Mount Shasta Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mount Shasta Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Mount Shasta Language

88.89% of Mount Shasta residents speak only English, while 11.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.92% of the population.

Mount Shasta Language

Mount Shasta Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,70239814.73%
Islander163163100%
Asian3030100%
Black20525%
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18.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.15%

Male Poverty Rate

18.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mount Shasta

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mount Shasta is Asian, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mount Shasta is White, with 14.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.13%.

Mount Shasta Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.47%
Some College20.7%
Bachelors or Greater12.87%
High School5.25%
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Mount Shasta Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed11.02%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed7.09%
Female Unemployed
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Mount Shasta Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mount Shasta Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Mount Shasta Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.2%

Male Marriage Rate

42.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Mount Shasta Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 55-64.

Mount Shasta Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Mount Shasta Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

260

Number of Veterans

260

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Mount Shasta Veterans by War

count

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Mount Shasta Veterans by Age

count

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Mount Shasta Veterans by Race

Mount Shasta Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

50.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mount Shasta Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

48.6%

Labor Force Participation

47.8%

Employment Rate

1.6%

Unemployment Rate

Mount Shasta Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Mount Shasta Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Mount Shasta 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

60.34%

Born in Mount Shasta

87.85%

Native Born

12.15%

Foreign Born

3%

Non Citizen

9.15%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.85% of Mount Shasta residents were born in the United States, with 60.34% having been born in California. 3% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Oceania.

Mount Shasta Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,884-44-1.5%
20282,928-44-1.48%
20272,972-44-1.46%
20263,016-44-1.44%
20253,060-44-1.42%
20243,104-44-1.4%
20233,148-44-1.38%
20223,192-44-1.36%
20213,236170.53%
20203,219-44-1.35%
20193,263-1-0.03%
20183,264-5-0.15%
20173,269140.43%
20163,25530.09%
20153,252-1-0.03%
20143,253-9-0.28%
20133,262-46-1.39%
20123,308-46-1.37%
20113,354-37-1.09%
20103,391-230-6.35%
20003,6211614.65%
19903,46062321.96%
19802,83758125.75%
19702,25632016.53%
19601,936271.41%
19501,90929117.99%
19401,61860960.36%
19301,00946786.16%
1920542
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Mount Shasta Population by Year