Lassen County, California Population 2021

Lassen County, California's estimated population is 30,483 with a growth rate of -0.15% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lassen County, California is the 48th largest county in California. The 2010 Population was 34,831 and has seen a growth of -12.48% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202130,483-45-0.15%
202030,528-45-0.15%
201930,573-45-0.15%
201830,618-302-0.98%
201730,9201990.65%
201630,721-535-1.71%
201531,256-408-1.29%
201431,664-465-1.45%
201332,129-1,500-4.46%
201233,629-617-1.80%
201134,246-585-1.68%
201034,8317,23326.21%
199027,5985,93727.41%
198021,6616,70144.79%
197014,9601,36310.02%
196013,597-4,877-26.40%
195018,4743,99527.59%
194014,4791,89015.01%
193012,5894,08247.98%
19208,5073,70577.16%
19104,8022916.45%
19004,5112726.42%
18904,23989926.92%
18803,3402,013151.70%
18701,3270.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.15%
County Website
County Seat
2010 Population
34,831
Growth (since 2010)
-12.48%
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Lassen County, California Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White25,32482.17%
Black or African American2,6868.72%
American Indian and Alaska Native8642.80%
Two or More Races7592.46%
Some Other Race5101.65%
Asian4281.39%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2470.80%
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Lassen County, California Population by Race

Lassen County, California Population Pyramid 2021

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Lassen County, California Median Age

36.6


Total

34.4


Male

45.5


Female

Lassen County, California Adults

There are 26,216 adults, (4,379 of whom are seniors) in Lassen County, California.

Lassen County, California Age Dependency

41.1

Age Dependency Ratio

20.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

21.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Lassen County, California Sex Ratio

Female

10,486

34.03%

Male

20,332

65.97%

Lassen County, California Population by Age

Lassen County, California Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lassen County, California Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.8%22.2%
Male70.3%29.7%
All67.6%32.4%
Non Family58.6%41.4%
Female43.7%56.3%

67.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lassen County, California Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,2802.2667.6
Married4,8872.7777.8
Non Family3,1121.1958.6
Female9542.9243.7
Male3272.7670.3

2.73

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

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Lassen County, California Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8493.75%
9th to 12th Grade2,95813.08%
High School Graduate7,79934.49%
Some College6,12127.07%
Associates Degree1,9608.67%
Bachelors Degree2,0809.20%
Graduate Degree8483.75%
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Lassen County, California Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lassen County, California Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,10014,0502,594
Hispanic4,0782,35170
Black1,9781,28277
Native American63650217
Multiple Races47334166
Other Race3532292
Asian30421748
Islander17817870

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 39.33%.

Lassen County, California Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,866$49,412$35,940
Less Than High School$30,448$31,213$17,216
High School Grad$40,233$43,964$32,213
Some College$42,236$53,404$35,300
Bachelors Degree$49,327$52,143$40,449
Graduate Degree$62,500$62,500$62,500

$41,866

Average Earnings

$49,412

Average Male

$35,940

Average Female

Lassen County, California Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lassen County, California Language by Age

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Lassen County, California Language

81.61% of Lassen County, California residents speak only English, while 18.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.07% of the population.

Lassen County, California Language

Lassen County, California Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,8582,14312.00%
Native65824937.84%
Hispanic1,26424419.30%
Islander2276528.63%
Black3635916.25%
Other2755118.55%
Multiple579457.77%
Asian1651810.91%

13.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.77%

Male Poverty Rate

14.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lassen County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lassen County, California is Native, with 37.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lassen County, California is Multiple, with 7.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.70%.

Lassen County, California Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.13%
High School16.91%
Some College9.40%
Bachelors or Greater5.98%

Lassen County, California Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed42.92%
Male Unemployed41.93%
Female Employed6.04%
Male Employed5.20%

Lassen County, California Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lassen County, California Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$56,352$71,713
Families$66,290$81,896
Married Families$78,281-
Non Families$35,308$47,342
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Income by Household Type

Lassen County, California Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.7%

Male Marriage Rate

58.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Lassen County, California Married by Age and Sex

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Lassen County, California 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 45-54.

Lassen County, California Marital Status by Race

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Lassen County, California Marital Status

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1,984

Number of Veterans

1,815

Male Veterans

169

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam724
First Gulf War392
Second Gulf War353
Korea164
World War II30

Lassen County, California Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54604
65 to 74480
75+372
55 to 64357
18 to 34171

Lassen County, California Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,8158.50%
Black903.44%
Hispanic681.28%
Indian385.38%
Hawaiian168.74%
2 or More152.77%
Other102.62%

Lassen County, California Veterans by Race

Lassen County, California Veterans by Education

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3.93%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lassen County, California Veterans by Education

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34.7%

Labor Force Participation

32.3%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Lassen County, California Employment by Age

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Lassen County, California Employment by Race

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Lassen County, California 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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72.53%

Born in California

94.40%

Native Born

5.60%

Foreign Born

3.79%

Non Citizen

1.81%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.40% of Lassen County, California residents were born in the United States, with 72.53% having been born in California. 3.79% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lassen County, California Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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