Yreka, California Population 2024

7,829

Yreka is a city located in Siskiyou County California. Yreka has a 2024 population of 7,829. It is also the county seat of Siskiyou County.Yreka is currently growing at a rate of 0.01% annually and its population has increased by 0.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,793 in 2020.

The average household income in Yreka is $68,888 with a poverty rate of 21.04%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Yreka is 36.3 years, 33.9 years for males, and 38.4 years for females.

Yreka Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Yreka was:

  • White: 78.19%
  • Two or more races: 13.63%
  • Native American: 3.97%
  • Black or African American: 2.43%
  • Other race: 1.72%
  • Asian: 0.05%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
10.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
784.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.46% (36)
The current population of Yreka, California is 7,829 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,793.

Yreka, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,12578.19%
Two or more races1,06813.63%
Native American3113.97%
Black or African American1902.43%
Other race1351.72%
Asian40.05%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Yreka Population by Race

Yreka Population Pyramid 2024

Yreka Median Age

36.3

Total

33.9

Male

38.4

Female

Yreka Adults

There are 5,715 adults, (1,704 of whom are seniors) in Yreka.

Yreka Age Dependency

95.3

Age Dependency Ratio

42.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Yreka Sex Ratio

Female3,98850.91%
Male3,84549.09%

Yreka Population by Age

Yreka Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,2302.461.238.8
Non Family1,6321.2153.446.6
Married1,0363.1582.217.8
Female4784.5638.561.5
Male843.9482.117.9
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3.41

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

61.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Yreka Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Yreka Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Yreka Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 97.7%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 66.67%.

Yreka Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,370

Average Earnings

$49,844

Average Male

$34,527

Average Female

Yreka Earnings by Educational Attainment

Yreka Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Yreka Language

92.68% of Yreka residents speak only English, while 7.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.26% of the population.

Yreka Language

Yreka Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,5641,26822.79%
Hispanic1,31625119.07%
Multiple1,06722621.18%
Native3108627.74%
Other129129.3%
Black18731.6%
Asian4125%
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21.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.87%

Male Poverty Rate

23.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Yreka

The race most likely to be in poverty in Yreka is Native, with 27.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Yreka is Black, with 1.6% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.4%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.34%.

Yreka Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.4%
Some College16%
High School15.69%
Bachelors or Greater4.08%
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Yreka Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed98.65%
Male Unemployed78.57%
Female Employed12.32%
Male Employed8.63%
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Yreka Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Yreka Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Yreka Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

36.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.3%

Male Marriage Rate

34.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Yreka Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Yreka 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 35-44.

Yreka Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Yreka Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

597

Number of Veterans

558

Male Veterans

39

Female Veterans

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Yreka Veterans by War

count

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Yreka Veterans by Age

count

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Yreka Veterans by Race

Yreka Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Yreka Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53.9%

Labor Force Participation

51.7%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Yreka Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Yreka Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Yreka Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

75.63%

Born in Yreka

98.52%

Native Born

1.48%

Foreign Born

0.64%

Non Citizen

0.84%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.52% of Yreka residents were born in the United States, with 75.63% having been born in California. 0.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Yreka Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20297,83410.01%
20287,83310.01%
20277,83210.01%
20267,83110.01%
20257,83010.01%
20247,82910.01%
20237,82810.01%
20227,82710.01%
20217,826330.42%
20207,7931972.59%
20197,59620.03%
20187,594110.15%
20177,583330.44%
20167,550170.23%
20157,533-4-0.05%
20147,537-18-0.24%
20137,555-94-1.23%
20127,649-96-1.24%
20117,745-46-0.59%
20107,7915016.87%
20007,2903424.92%
19906,9481,03217.44%
19805,9165229.68%
19705,39463513.34%
19604,7591,53247.47%
19503,22774229.86%
19402,48535916.89%
19302,12684966.48%
19201,27714312.61%
19101,134-120-9.57%
19001,25415414%
18901,100413.87%
18801,059-4-0.38%
18701,063-568-34.83%
18601,631
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Yreka Population by Year