Shasta, California Population 2024

1,376

Shasta is a city located in Shasta County California. Shasta has a 2024 population of 1,376. Shasta is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -16.05% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,639 in 2020.

The average household income in Shasta is $145,725 with a poverty rate of 10.94%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Shasta is 47.2 years, 41.6 years for males, and 49.2 years for females.

Shasta Demographics

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

  • White: 87.43%
  • Two or more races: 5.89%
  • Asian: 2.54%
  • Other race: 1.96%
  • Black or African American: 1.09%
  • Native American: 1.09%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
10.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
125.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-16.05% (-263)
The current population of Shasta, California is 1,376 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,639.

Shasta, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,20387.43%
Two or more races815.89%
Asian352.54%
Other race271.96%
Black or African American151.09%
Native American151.09%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Shasta Population by Race

Shasta Population Pyramid 2024

Shasta Median Age

47.2

Total

41.6

Male

49.2

Female

Shasta Adults

There are 1,165 adults, (299 of whom are seniors) in Shasta.

Shasta Age Dependency

58.9

Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Shasta Sex Ratio

Female60644.04%
Male77055.96%

Shasta Population by Age

Shasta Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4962.7788.711.3
Married2672.8691.88.2
Non Family1301.6873.826.2
Male753.851000
Female244.381000
showing: 5 rows

2.89

Average Family Size

2.77

Average Household Size

88.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

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

Shasta Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Shasta Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 61.54%.

Shasta Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$57,981

Average Earnings

$65,750

Average Male

$57,548

Average Female

Shasta Earnings by Educational Attainment

Shasta Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Shasta Language

97.08% of Shasta residents speak only English, while 2.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.62% of the population.

Shasta Language

Shasta Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,20312810.64%
Black1515100%
Other27622.22%
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10.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.95%

Male Poverty Rate

9.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shasta

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Shasta is White, with 10.64% 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 10.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.03%.

Shasta Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School12.86%
Some College8.31%
Bachelors or Greater4.71%
Less Than 9th Grade
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Shasta Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed46.15%
Male Employed5.39%
Female Employed2.12%
Male Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Shasta Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Shasta Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Shasta Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.9%

Male Marriage Rate

49.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Shasta Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 35-44.

Shasta Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Shasta Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

164

Number of Veterans

156

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

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Shasta Veterans by War

count

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Shasta Veterans by Age

count

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Shasta Veterans by Race

Shasta Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shasta Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53.9%

Labor Force Participation

48.5%

Employment Rate

10.1%

Unemployment Rate

Shasta Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Shasta Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

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

72.89%

Born in Shasta

97.09%

Native Born

2.91%

Foreign Born

0.36%

Non Citizen

2.54%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.09% of Shasta residents were born in the United States, with 72.89% 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 Asia.

Shasta Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,376
20231,376
20221,376-269-16.35%
20211,64560.37%
20201,639664.2%
20191,573-231-12.8%
20181,804281.58%
20171,776392.25%
20161,737684.07%
20151,669-145-7.99%
20141,814-21-1.14%
20131,835-63-3.32%
20121,89832220.43%
20111,576-195-11.01%
20101,771
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Shasta Population by Year