Lassen County, California Population 2024

27,702

Lassen County, California's estimated 2024 population is 27,702 with a growth rate of -4.02% 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 34,828 and has seen a growth of -20.46% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202921,907-1,159-5.02%
202823,066-1,159-4.78%
202724,225-1,159-4.57%
202625,384-1,159-4.37%
202526,543-1,159-4.18%
202427,702-1,159-4.02%
202328,861-1,159-3.86%
202230,020-1,865-5.85%
202131,885-430-1.33%
202032,3151,6215.28%
201930,694360.12%
201830,658-261-0.84%
201730,9192040.66%
201630,715-541-1.73%
201531,256-408-1.29%
201431,664-464-1.44%
201332,128-1,494-4.44%
201233,622-613-1.79%
201134,235-593-1.7%
201034,82800%
199027,5985,93727.41%
198021,6616,70144.79%
197014,9601,36310.02%
196013,597-4,877-26.4%
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%
18803,3402,013151.7%
18701,327-20,580-93.94%
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2024 Growth Rate
-4.02% (-1,159)
County Website
Lassen County
County Seat
2020 Population
32,315
Area
4541 mi²
Density
6 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
-14.28% (-4,613)

Lassen County, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White22,81671.58%
Two or more races3,85712.1%
Black or African American2,6828.41%
Other race9262.91%
Native American7212.26%
Asian5691.79%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander3020.95%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Lassen County, California Population by Race

Lassen County, California Population Pyramid 2024

Lassen County, California Median Age

37.2

Total

35.6

Male

43

Female

Lassen County, California Adults

There are 26,413 adults, (4,854 of whom are seniors) in Lassen County, California.

Lassen County, California Age Dependency

47.8

Age Dependency Ratio

22.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Lassen County, California Sex Ratio

Female11,74636.85%
Male20,12763.15%

Lassen County, California Population by Age

Lassen County, California Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8,9252.6768.731.3
Married4,5003.1375.124.9
Non Family3,0171.3465.334.7
Female1,0264.1655.744.3
Male3823.7855.844.2

3.23

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

68.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lassen County, California Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3085.51%
9th to 12th Grade3,32814.02%
High School Graduate7,58531.94%
Some College6,50527.4%
Associates Degree2,1469.04%
Bachelors Degree2,1389%
Graduate Degree7343.09%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Lassen County, California Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lassen County, California Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White15,23913,9212,273
Hispanic4,5982,548135
2+ Races2,7401,817170
Black2,1721,150101
Other Race54826810
Native American54546864
Asian32927673
Islander20813775

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.35%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 36.06%.

Lassen County, California Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$42,268$46,696$39,832
Less Than 9th Grade$33,164$35,845$20,160
High School Graduate$41,983$44,415$34,583
Some College$41,047$48,403$38,788
Bachelors Degree$57,337$58,384$53,529
Graduate Degree$50,188$43,542$51,938

$42,268

Average Earnings

$46,696

Average Male

$39,832

Average Female

Lassen County, California Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lassen County, California Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lassen County, California Language

81.97% of Lassen County, California residents speak only English, while 18.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.46% of the population.

Lassen County, California Language

Lassen County, California Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White18,2202,76815.19%
Multiple2,10526812.73%
Hispanic2,8382629.23%
Black72517023.45%
Other85012915.18%
Native5289317.61%
Asian3845815.1%
Islander2883612.5%

15.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.09%

Male Poverty Rate

14.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lassen County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lassen County, California is Black, with 23.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lassen County, California is Hispanic, with 9.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.13%.

Lassen County, California Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.35%
High School16.52%
Some College14.14%
Bachelors or Greater7.35%

Lassen County, California Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed36.87%
Female Unemployed20.35%
Female Employed7.84%
Male Employed6.74%

Lassen County, California Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lassen County, California Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$59,515$76,595
Families$69,158$86,841
Married Families$85,596$-999,999,999
Non Families$38,319$50,094

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lassen County, California Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.3%

Male Marriage Rate

48.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Lassen County, California Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lassen County, California 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 35-44.

Lassen County, California Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lassen County, California Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,096

Number of Veterans

1,790

Male Veterans

306

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War625
Vietnam585
First Gulf War356
Korea174
World War II16

Lassen County, California Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54599
75+464
65 to 74415
55 to 64364
18 to 34254

Lassen County, California Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1,6348.62%
Black24910.2%
2+ Races973.17%
Islander7736.15%
Hispanic621.17%
Asian276.25%
Other Race81.21%
Native American40.65%

Lassen County, California Veterans by Race

Lassen County, California Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

12.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lassen County, California Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

36.5%

Labor Force Participation

33.5%

Employment Rate

7.9%

Unemployment Rate

Lassen County, California Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lassen County, California Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lassen County, California 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

73.5%

Born in Lassen County, California

94.53%

Native Born

5.47%

Foreign Born

4.23%

Non Citizen

1.24%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.53% of Lassen County, California residents were born in the United States, with 73.5% having been born in California. 4.23% 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

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