Yreka, California Population 2022

7,815
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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.

Yreka Demographics

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

  • White: 76.39%
  • Two or more races: 13.97%
  • Native American: 5.46%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.53%
  • Other race: 1.24%
  • Black or African American: 1.16%
  • Asian: 0.26%
The current population of Yreka, California is 7,815 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,807.

Yreka, California Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,79776.39%
Black or African American881.16%
American Indian and Alaska Native4145.46%
Asian200.26%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1161.53%
Some Other Race941.24%
Two or More Races1,06013.97%
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Yreka Population by Race

Yreka Population Pyramid 2022

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Yreka Median Age

34.9


Total

34.9


Male

34.9


Female

Yreka Adults

There are 5,640 adults, (1,687 of whom are seniors) in Yreka.

Yreka Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

42.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Yreka Sex Ratio

Female

4,170

54.95%

Male

3,419

45.05%

Yreka Population by Age

Yreka Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Yreka Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male74.4%25.6%
Married74.2%25.8%
All59.5%40.5%
Non Family52.7%47.3%
Female33.4%66.6%

59.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Yreka Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,4072.2159.5
Married1,1953.0274.2
Male2033.7474.4
Female3653.4533.4
Non Family1,6441.1652.7

3.04

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

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Yreka Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade971.93%
9th to 12th Grade4999.91%
High School Graduate1,06421.12%
Some College1,59431.65%
Associates Degree64212.75%
Bachelors Degree77315.35%
Graduate Degree3687.31%
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Yreka Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Yreka Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,9163,4771,041
Hispanic47642854
Other Race64635
Native American33229925
2+ Races28123720
Black62581
Asian1915
Islander8561

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%.

Yreka Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,992$41,023$27,895
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$33,646$34,844$
Some College$30,634$48,828$24,907
Bachelors Degree$37,559$71,458$31,823
Graduate Degree$59,716$84,931$

$31,992

Average Earnings

$41,023

Average Male

$27,895

Average Female

Yreka Earnings by Educational Attainment

Yreka Language by Age

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Yreka Language

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.

Yreka Language

Yreka Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple1,05628226.70%
Hispanic1,16028924.91%
White5,3131,24523.43%
Native4139623.24%
Asian20210.00%
Black8644.65%
OtherNaN%

22.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.96%

Male Poverty Rate

25.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Yreka

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%.

Yreka Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.22%
High School22.65%
Some College16.49%
Bachelors or Greater6.13%

Yreka Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed12.99%
Male Unemployed67.24%
Female Employed10.70%
Female Unemployed82.10%

Yreka Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Yreka Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,276$55,921
Families$50,879$65,233
Married Families$61,250-
Non Families$30,323$42,145
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Income by Household Type

Yreka Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.2%

Male Marriage Rate

39.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Yreka Married by Age and Sex

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Yreka Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Yreka Marital Status by Race

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Yreka Marital Status

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669

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War189
First Gulf War20
Vietnam263
Korea81
World War II6

Yreka Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3495
35 to 54135
55 to 6483
65 to 74208
75+148

Yreka Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White58712.83%
Black5664.37%
Native American113.18%
2+ Races153.29%
Hispanic528.44%

Yreka Veterans by Race

Yreka Veterans by Education

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2.99%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Yreka Veterans by Education

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53.4%

Labor Force Participation

49.6%

Employment Rate

7.1%

Unemployment Rate

Yreka Employment by Age

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Yreka Employment by Race

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Yreka 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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70.77%

Born in Yreka

96.57%

Native Born

3.43%

Foreign Born

0.58%

Non Citizen

2.85%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Yreka Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18601,6310.00%
18701,063-568-4.19%
18801,059-4-0.04%
18901,100410.38%
19001,2541541.32%
19101,134-120-1.00%
19201,2771431.19%
19302,1268495.23%
19402,4853591.57%
19503,2277422.65%
19604,7591,5323.96%
19705,3946351.26%
19805,9165220.93%
19906,9481,0321.62%
20007,2903420.48%
20107,7654750.63%
20117,76940.05%
20127,77340.05%
20137,77740.05%
20147,78140.05%
20157,78540.05%
20167,78940.05%
20177,79340.05%
20187,79740.05%
20197,80140.05%
20207,80760.08%
20217,81140.05%
20227,81540.05%

Yreka Population by Year