Shasta County, California Population 2022

Shasta County, California's estimated population is 183,141 with a growth rate of 0.27% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Shasta County, California is the 30th largest county in California. The 2010 Population was 177,223 and has seen a growth of 3.34% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18503780.00%
18604,3603,9821053.44%
18704,173-187-4.29%
18809,4925,319127.46%
189012,1332,64127.82%
190017,3185,18542.73%
191018,9201,6029.25%
192013,361-5,559-29.38%
193013,9275664.24%
194028,80014,873106.79%
195036,4137,61326.43%
196059,46823,05563.32%
197077,64018,17230.56%
1980115,71538,07549.04%
1990147,03631,32127.07%
2010177,22330,18720.53%
2011177,7164930.28%
2012178,2094930.28%
2013178,7024930.28%
2014179,1954930.28%
2015179,6884930.28%
2016180,1814930.27%
2017180,6744930.27%
2018181,1674930.27%
2019181,6604930.27%
2020182,1554950.27%
2021182,6484930.27%
2022183,1414930.27%
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Shasta County, California Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White152,58685.12%
Black or African American1,9121.07%
American Indian and Alaska Native4,4202.47%
Asian5,7723.22%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2810.16%
Some Other Race3,9252.19%
Two or More Races10,3715.79%
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Shasta County, California Population by Race

Shasta County, California Population Pyramid 2022

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Shasta County, California Median Age

41.7


Total

39.9


Male

43.7


Female

Shasta County, California Adults

There are 140,599 adults, (36,923 of whom are seniors) in Shasta County, California.

Shasta County, California Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Shasta County, California Sex Ratio

Female

91,115

50.83%

Male

88,152

49.17%

Shasta County, California Population by Age

Shasta County, California Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Shasta County, California Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.6%21.4%
All65.3%34.7%
Non Family54.8%45.2%
Male48.4%51.6%
Female47.4%52.6%

65.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Shasta County, California Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All70,8452.4865.3
Married34,7923.0478.6
Male3,9803.148.4
Female8,1663.2447.4
Non Family23,9071.3154.8

2.96

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

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Shasta County, California Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,9502.32%
9th to 12th Grade8,3026.54%
High School Graduate32,50025.60%
Some College40,64432.01%
Associates Degree14,47311.40%
Bachelors Degree18,80814.81%
Graduate Degree9,2897.32%
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Shasta County, California Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Shasta County, California Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian3,9713,2811,467
Black1,096941290
White105,18297,42923,599
2+ Races4,7484,300984
Islander21617339
Hispanic10,2728,2811,617
Other Race2,5051,838358
Native American2,8732,470249

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.63%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 36.94%.

Shasta County, California Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,348$46,058$31,569
Less Than 9th Grade$26,200$32,170$15,272
High School Graduate$33,162$40,098$28,035
Some College$34,668$44,905$29,118
Bachelors Degree$50,799$61,018$42,511
Graduate Degree$66,476$72,829$63,894

$37,348

Average Earnings

$46,058

Average Male

$31,569

Average Female

Shasta County, California Earnings by Educational Attainment

Shasta County, California Language by Age

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Shasta County, California Language

91.42% of Shasta County, California residents speak only English, while 8.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.63% of the population.

Shasta County, California Language

Shasta County, California Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian5,5781,37224.60%
Hispanic18,0943,61820.00%
Multiple10,1321,85318.29%
Black1,77131517.79%
Native4,34363314.58%
White139,50019,28713.83%
Islander261207.66%
Other816NaN%

15.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.03%

Male Poverty Rate

16.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shasta County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in Shasta County, California is Asian, with 24.60% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Shasta County, California is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.11%.

Shasta County, California Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.25%
High School14.73%
Some College12.01%
Bachelors or Greater7.74%

Shasta County, California Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.51%
Male Unemployed29.46%
Female Employed7.80%
Female Unemployed30.29%

Shasta County, California Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Shasta County, California Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,139$77,167
Families$69,052$90,393
Married Families$80,832$103,592
Non Families$32,110$45,887
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Income by Household Type

Shasta County, California Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.0%

Male Marriage Rate

49.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Shasta County, California Married by Age and Sex

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Shasta 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.

Shasta County, California Marital Status by Race

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Shasta County, California Marital Status

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13,694

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War2,473
First Gulf War1,733
Vietnam5,397
Korea1,216
World War II623

Shasta County, California Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 341,378
35 to 542,381
55 to 642,122
65 to 744,259
75+3,554

Shasta County, California Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White12,41410.16%
Black16312.19%
Native American2437.38%
Asian1593.47%
Islander62.65%
Other Race1063.58%
2+ Races60310.14%
Hispanic6575.27%

Shasta County, California Veterans by Race

Shasta County, California Veterans by Education

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7.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shasta County, California Veterans by Education

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54.3%

Labor Force Participation

51.1%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Shasta County, California Employment by Age

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Shasta County, California Employment by Race

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Shasta 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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70.49%

Born in Shasta County, California

94.27%

Native Born

5.73%

Foreign Born

2.87%

Non Citizen

2.86%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.27% of Shasta County, California residents were born in the United States, with 70.49% having been born in California. 2.87% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Shasta 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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