Susanville, California Population 2022

16,484
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Susanville is a city located in Lassen County California. It is also the county seat of Lassen County. With a 2020 population of 16,484, it is the 383rd largest city in California and the 2731st largest city in the United States. Susanville is currently declining at a rate of -0.73% annually and its population has decreased by -1.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,728 in 2020. Spanning over 8 miles, Susanville has a population density of 2,075 people per square mile.

The average household income in Susanville is $66,505 with a poverty rate of 19.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $928 per month, and the median house value is $175,100. The median age in Susanville is 31.7 years, 30.6 years for males, and 38 years for females.

Susanville Demographics

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

  • White: 72.34%
  • Black or African American: 15.31%
  • Two or more races: 5.37%
  • Native American: 2.13%
  • Asian: 1.94%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.51%
  • Other race: 1.41%
The current population of Susanville, California is 16,484 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 16,728.

Susanville, California Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201034,8310.00%
201134,246-585-1.71%
201233,629-617-1.83%
201332,129-1,500-4.67%
201431,664-465-1.47%
201531,256-408-1.31%
201630,721-535-1.74%
201730,9201990.64%
201830,618-302-0.99%
201930,573-45-0.15%
202030,528-45-0.15%
202130,483-45-0.15%

Susanville Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,79472.34%
Black or African American2,28415.31%
American Indian and Alaska Native3182.13%
Asian2891.94%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2261.51%
Some Other Race2101.41%
Two or More Races8015.37%
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Susanville Population by Race

Susanville Population Pyramid 2022

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Susanville Median Age

31.7


Total

31


Male

36


Female

Susanville Adults

There are 12,890 adults, (1,110 of whom are seniors) in Susanville.

Susanville Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

9.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

17.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Susanville Sex Ratio

Female

3,282

21.99%

Male

11,640

78.01%

Susanville Population by Age

Susanville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Susanville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male62.5%37.5%
Married56.7%43.3%
All47.7%52.3%
Non Family42%58%
Female29.4%70.6%

47.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Susanville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,7842.2947.7
Married1,2463.1256.7
Male962.7962.5
Female3432.9229.4
Non Family1,0991.142

2.99

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

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Susanville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6306.03%
9th to 12th Grade2,44223.39%
High School Graduate3,95137.84%
Some College2,25221.57%
Associates Degree5235.01%
Bachelors Degree4444.25%
Graduate Degree2001.92%
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Susanville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Susanville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Islander16116155
Asian21812532
White5,1634,469476
2+ Races52133536
Native American2381385
Black1,61392927
Other Race79481
Hispanic2,8501,38613

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 34.16%.

Susanville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,621$45,288$35,150
Less Than 9th Grade$21,146$21,615$16,838
High School Graduate$40,318$50,573$24,800
Some College$36,979$45,060$35,069
Bachelors Degree$48,750$51,581$40,650
Graduate Degree$85,000$77,857$88,333

$38,621

Average Earnings

$45,288

Average Male

$35,150

Average Female

Susanville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Susanville Language by Age

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Susanville Language

72.35% of Susanville residents speak only English, while 27.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 23.85% of the population.

Susanville Language

Susanville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native1729152.91%
Hispanic73314920.33%
White4,86196919.93%
Black2393615.06%
Islander226104.42%
Other6NaN%
Multiple3253510.77%

19.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.52%

Male Poverty Rate

20.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Susanville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Susanville is Native, with 52.91% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Susanville is Multiple, with 10.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.60%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.81%.

Susanville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade47.04%
High School17.17%
Some College12.95%
Bachelors or Greater6.22%

Susanville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.88%
Male Unemployed68.49%
Female Employed11.67%
Female Unemployed36.49%

Susanville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Susanville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,685$61,461
Families$59,777$71,524
Married Families$67,667-
Non Families$29,931$43,654
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Income by Household Type

Susanville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

29.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

25.0%

Male Marriage Rate

49.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Susanville Married by Age and Sex

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Susanville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Susanville Marital Status by Race

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Susanville Marital Status

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483

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War112
First Gulf War108
Vietnam81
Korea3
World War II4

Susanville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3449
35 to 54216
55 to 6471
65 to 7458
75+89

Susanville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3964.27%
Black552.54%
Native American103.94%
Other Race11.11%
2+ Races213.27%
Hispanic110.28%

Susanville Veterans by Race

Susanville Veterans by Education

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5.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Susanville Veterans by Education

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20.8%

Labor Force Participation

19.5%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Susanville Employment by Age

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Susanville Employment by Race

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Susanville 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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78.27%

Born in Susanville

94.24%

Native Born

5.76%

Foreign Born

4.37%

Non Citizen

1.39%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.24% of Susanville residents were born in the United States, with 78.27% having been born in California. 4.37% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Susanville Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19106880.00%
19209182302.93%
19301,3584403.99%
19401,5752171.49%
19505,3383,76312.98%
19605,5982600.48%
19706,6081,0101.67%
19806,520-88-0.13%
19907,2797591.11%
200013,5416,2626.40%
201017,9474,4062.86%
201117,825-122-0.68%
201217,703-122-0.68%
201317,581-122-0.69%
201417,459-122-0.69%
201517,337-122-0.70%
201617,215-122-0.70%
201717,093-122-0.71%
201816,971-122-0.71%
201916,849-122-0.72%
202016,728-121-0.72%
202116,606-122-0.73%
202216,484-122-0.73%

Susanville Population by Year