Shasta, California Population 2022

897
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Shasta is a city located in Shasta County California. With a 2020 population of 897, it is the 1048th largest city in California and the 15552nd largest city in the United States. Shasta is currently declining at a rate of -7.53% annually and its population has decreased by -14.00% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,043 in 2020. Spanning over 11 miles, Shasta has a population density of 82 people per square mile.

The average household income in Shasta is $77,384 with a poverty rate of 10.83%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,218 per month, and the median house value is $354,600. The median age in Shasta is 47.7 years, 44.4 years for males, and 54.4 years for females.

Shasta Demographics

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

  • White: 90.12%
  • Native American: 4.70%
  • Asian: 1.83%
  • Black or African American: 1.71%
  • Two or more races: 1.65%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Shasta, California is 897 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,043.

Shasta, California Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,47790.12%
Black or African American281.71%
American Indian and Alaska Native774.70%
Asian301.83%
Two or More Races271.65%
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Shasta Population by Race

Shasta Population Pyramid 2022

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Shasta Median Age

42


Total

40.1


Male

49.7


Female

Shasta Adults

There are 1,263 adults, (361 of whom are seniors) in Shasta.

Shasta Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

40

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Shasta Sex Ratio

Female

679

41.43%

Male

960

58.57%

Shasta Population by Age

Shasta Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Shasta Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
All85.6%14.4%
Married85.5%14.5%
Non Family73.8%26.2%
Female0%0%

85.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Shasta Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5772.8485.6
Married3873.2285.5
Male873.22100
Female00
Non Family1031.1173.8

3.1

Average Family Size

2.84

Average Household Size

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Shasta Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade544.64%
High School Graduate30626.27%
Some College25021.46%
Associates Degree14512.45%
Bachelors Degree25121.55%
Graduate Degree15913.65%
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Shasta Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Shasta Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian997
White1,0481,011399
2+ Races13134
Black1919
Native American1919
Hispanic5740

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 asian people with a rate of 77.78%.

Shasta Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,013$54,972$26,250
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$$53,478$14,934
Some College$27,143$$37,697
Bachelors Degree$$103,529$
Graduate Degree$63,889$$54,063

$39,013

Average Earnings

$54,972

Average Male

$26,250

Average Female

Shasta Earnings by Educational Attainment

Shasta Language by Age

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Shasta Language

97.15% of Shasta residents speak only English, while 2.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.90% of the population.

Shasta Language

Shasta Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2828100.00%
Hispanic571729.82%
White1,4201319.23%
OtherNaN%

10.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.60%

Male Poverty Rate

8.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shasta

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Shasta is Other, with NaN% 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 13.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.55%.

Shasta Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.67%
High School11.76%
Some College10.63%
Bachelors or Greater4.88%

Shasta Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.63%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Female Unemployed45.45%

Shasta Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Shasta Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$64,135$88,478
Families$77,656$100,254
Married Families$95,893-
Non Families$22,344$31,436
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Income by Household Type

Shasta Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.9%

Male Marriage Rate

69.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Shasta Married by Age and Sex

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Shasta Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Shasta Marital Status by Race

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Shasta Marital Status

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159

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War9
First Gulf War
Vietnam67
Korea4
World War II

Shasta Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 349
35 to 54
55 to 6443
65 to 7441
75+66

Shasta Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White14612.44%
Black932.14%
Native American410.26%
Hispanic1729.82%

Shasta Veterans by Race

Shasta Veterans by Education

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5.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

8.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shasta Veterans by Education

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49.9%

Labor Force Participation

43.6%

Employment Rate

12.7%

Unemployment Rate

Shasta Employment by Age

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Shasta Employment by Race

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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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71.02%

Born in Shasta

97.74%

Native Born

2.26%

Foreign Born

0.12%

Non Citizen

2.14%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.74% of Shasta residents were born in the United States, with 71.02% having been born in California. 0.12% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,7710.00%
20111,698-73-4.12%
20121,625-73-4.30%
20131,552-73-4.49%
20141,479-73-4.70%
20151,406-73-4.94%
20161,333-73-5.19%
20171,260-73-5.48%
20181,187-73-5.79%
20191,114-73-6.15%
20201,043-71-6.37%
2021970-73-7.00%
2022897-73-7.53%

Shasta Population by Year