Tehama is a city located in Tehama County California. With a 2020 population of 439, it is the 1180th largest city in California and the 19926th largest city in the United States. Tehama is currently growing at a rate of 0.46% annually but its population has decreased by -12.72% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 503 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Tehama has a population density of 553 people per square mile.
The average household income in Tehama is $52,968 with a poverty rate of 13.72%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $950 per month, and the median house value is $177,900. The median age in Tehama is 51 years, 54.2 years for males, and 46.1 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Tehamawas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 28.57%.
86.34% of Tehama residents speak only English, while 13.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.61% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Tehama is Native, with 20.00% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Tehama 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 23.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.17%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Tehama
94.04% of Tehama residents were born in the United States, with 74.16% 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.