Yreka is a city located in Siskiyou County California. It is also the county seat of Siskiyou County. With a 2020 population of 7,815, it is the 533rd largest city in California and the 4941st largest city in the United States. Yreka is currently growing at a rate of 0.05% annually and its population has increased by 0.10% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,807 in 2020. Spanning over 10 miles, Yreka has a population density of 783 people per square mile.
The average household income in Yreka is $57,108 with a poverty rate of 22.60%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $820 per month, and the median house value is $177,300. The median age in Yreka is 36.5 years, 37.4 years for males, and 36 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Yrekawas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 98.44%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 26.58%.
90.31% of Yreka residents speak only English, while 9.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.29% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Yreka is Multiple, with 26.70% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Yreka is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.30%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.30%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Yreka
96.57% of Yreka residents were born in the United States, with 70.77% having been born in California. 0.58% 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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