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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Susanvillewas:
2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.
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%.
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Susanville
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.
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