Plumas County, California Population 2020

Plumas County, California's estimated population is 18,740 with a growth rate of -0.17% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Plumas County, California is the 51st largest county in California.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201818,804640.34%
201718,740-32-0.17%
201618,7722561.38%
201518,516-146-0.78%
201418,662-233-1.23%
201318,895-479-2.47%
201219,374-341-1.73%
201119,715-199-1.00%
201019,9141750.89%
199019,7392,39913.84%
198017,3405,63348.12%
197011,707870.75%
196011,620-1,899-14.05%
195013,5191,97117.07%
194011,5483,63545.94%
19307,9132,23239.29%
19205,6814228.02%
19105,25960212.93%
19004,657-276-5.59%
18904,933-1,247-20.18%
18806,1801,69137.67%
18704,4891262.89%
18604,3630.00%

Plumas County, California Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,65489.06%
Two or More Races7183.84%
Some Other Race4642.48%
American Indian and Alaska Native4282.29%
Asian2001.07%
Black or African American1941.04%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander410.22%

Plumas County, California Population Pyramid 2020

Plumas County, California Median Age

52.2


Total

51.8


Male

52.5


Female

Plumas County, California Adults

There are 15,636 adults, (4,988 of whom are seniors) in Plumas County, California.

Plumas County, California Age Dependency

75.6

Age Dependency Ratio

46.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Plumas County, California Sex Ratio

Female

9,276

49.61%

Male

9,423

50.39%

Plumas County, California Households and Families

Plumas County, California Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Plumas County, California Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.4%16.6%
All72.9%27.1%
Non Family67.9%32.1%
Male64.4%35.6%
Female43.3%56.7%

72.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,0472.2872.9
Married3,7932.7783.4
Non Family3,1881.2367.9
Female6903.1843.3
Male3764.4164.4

2.88

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

4.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Plumas County, California Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2141.48%
9th to 12th Grade6604.57%
High School Graduate3,63825.21%
Some College4,71732.69%
Associates Degree1,81112.55%
Bachelors Degree1,92213.32%
Graduate Degree1,46810.17%

Plumas County, California Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,48511,8053,001
Hispanic1,051934235
Multiple Races459412147
Native American32229622
Other Race26320027
Asian12011646
Black6565

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 38.33%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,049$41,685$26,778
Less Than High School$16,630$15,543$18,750
High School Grad$30,702$32,417$25,587
Some College$31,574$46,101$22,168
Bachelors Degree$41,522$50,741$32,604
Graduate Degree$60,731$49,231$61,392

$33,049

Average Earnings

$41,685

Average Male

$26,778

Average Female

Plumas County, California Language

Plumas County, California Language by Age

Plumas County, California Language

91.46% of Plumas County, California residents speak only English, while 8.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.48% of the population.

Plumas County, California Poverty

Plumas County, California Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White15,4311,61710.48%
Hispanic1,56328618.30%
Other43917339.41%
Native42814934.81%
Asian1406949.29%
Multiple695598.49%
Black16110.62%

11.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.90%

Male Poverty Rate

12.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Plumas County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in Plumas County, California is Asian, with 49.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Plumas County, California is Black, with 0.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.49%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.53%
High School13.12%
Some College8.78%
Bachelors or Greater8.55%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed16.56%
Male Unemployed14.73%
Male Employed8.07%
Female Employed4.47%

Plumas County, California Income

Plumas County, California Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$53,270$71,648
Families$69,884$84,826
Married Families$80,534-
Non Families$33,668$50,249

Plumas County, California Marital Status

Plumas County, California Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.0%

Male Marriage Rate

50.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Plumas County, California Married by Age and Sex

Plumas 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 35-44.

Plumas County, California Marital Status by Race

Plumas County, California Veterans

1,852

Number of Veterans

1,800

Male Veterans

52

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,000
First Gulf War212
Korea183
Second Gulf War115
World War II87
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,72612.27%
Hispanic13111.28%
Indian6719.20%
2 or More5510.78%
Asian42.25%

$Plumas County, California Veterans by Education

7.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Plumas County, California Employment Status

50.4%

Labor Force Participation

47.1%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Plumas County, California Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

70.28%

Born in California

95.96%

Native Born

4.04%

Foreign Born

2.12%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.96% of Plumas County, California residents were born in the United States, with 70.28% having been born in California. 2.12% 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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