Shasta County, California Population 2021

Shasta County, California's estimated population is 180,822 with a growth rate of 0.21% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Shasta County, California is the 32nd largest county in California. The 2010 Population was 177,274 and has seen a growth of 2.00% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021180,8223710.21%
2020180,4513710.21%
2019180,0803710.21%
2018179,7093250.18%
2017179,3848130.46%
2016178,5712570.14%
2015178,314-530-0.30%
2014178,8444470.25%
2013178,3975220.29%
2012177,8752870.16%
2011177,5883140.18%
2010177,27430,23820.57%
1990147,03631,32127.07%
1980115,71538,07549.04%
197077,64018,17230.56%
196059,46823,05563.32%
195036,4137,61326.43%
194028,80014,873106.79%
193013,9275664.24%
192013,361-5,559-29.38%
191018,9201,6029.25%
190017,3185,18542.73%
189012,1332,64127.82%
18809,4925,319127.46%
18704,173-187-4.29%
18604,3603,9821053.44%
18503780.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.21%
County Website
County Seat
2010 Population
177,274
Growth (since 2010)
2.00%
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Shasta County, California Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White155,12486.56%
Two or More Races7,5094.19%
Asian5,7983.24%
American Indian and Alaska Native4,8322.70%
Some Other Race3,6072.01%
Black or African American2,0881.17%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2540.14%
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Shasta County, California Population by Race

Shasta County, California Population Pyramid 2021

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Shasta County, California Median Age

41.5


Total

39.5


Male

43.7


Female

Shasta County, California Adults

There are 140,533 adults, (36,272 of whom are seniors) in Shasta County, California.

Shasta County, California Age Dependency

71.9

Age Dependency Ratio

34.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Shasta County, California Sex Ratio

Female

91,165

50.87%

Male

88,047

49.13%

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
Married77.8%22.2%
All64%36%
Non Family54.9%45.1%
Female43.4%56.6%
Male41.2%58.8%

64.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Shasta County, California Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All71,1812.4764
Married34,5673.0677.8
Non Family24,8411.354.9
Female8,0763.2443.4
Male3,6973.1341.2

2.98

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

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Shasta County, California Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,7612.18%
9th to 12th Grade8,5146.73%
High School Graduate32,11825.38%
Some College40,24331.81%
Associates Degree14,84411.73%
Bachelors Degree18,72714.80%
Graduate Degree9,3177.36%
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Shasta County, California Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Shasta County, California Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White106,01098,10023,828
Hispanic9,9058,0171,534
Asian3,7713,1041,463
Multiple Races3,3112,959541
Native American2,9952,572375
Other Race2,1901,528375
Black1,2071,062303
Islander189151

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.54%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 38.80%.

Shasta County, California Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,087$43,330$30,818
Less Than High School$25,108$31,078$15,095
High School Grad$31,070$36,396$25,607
Some College$32,588$41,775$27,932
Bachelors Degree$49,795$60,524$42,220
Graduate Degree$64,519$70,278$62,045

$36,087

Average Earnings

$43,330

Average Male

$30,818

Average Female

Shasta County, California Earnings by Educational Attainment

Shasta County, California Language by Age

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Shasta County, California Language

91.73% of Shasta County, California residents speak only English, while 8.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.48% of the population.

Shasta County, California Language

Shasta County, California Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White141,03421,38315.16%
Hispanic17,5254,44025.34%
Multiple7,2851,65122.66%
Asian5,6681,33023.47%
Other3,50884824.17%
Native4,76181517.12%
Black1,95833116.91%
Islander2343314.10%

16.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.85%

Male Poverty Rate

17.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shasta County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in Shasta County, California is Hispanic, with 25.34% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Shasta County, California is Islander, with 14.10% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.27%.

Shasta County, California Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.60%
High School16.12%
Some College12.59%
Bachelors or Greater7.12%

Shasta County, California Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed38.76%
Male Unemployed30.91%
Female Employed8.33%
Male Employed7.16%

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$54,667$73,415
Families$66,613$86,248
Married Families$77,567$98,541
Non Families$31,030$44,986
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Income by Household Type

Shasta County, California Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.2%

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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13,808

Number of Veterans

12,913

Male Veterans

895

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam5,869
Second Gulf War2,152
First Gulf War1,575
Korea1,457
World War II460

Shasta County, California Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 744,388
75+3,602
55 to 642,357
35 to 542,198
18 to 341,263

Shasta County, California Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White12,74810.29%
Hispanic7235.99%
2 or More4029.24%
Indian2577.42%
Black19112.79%
Asian1022.31%
Other1003.74%
Hawaiian83.77%

Shasta County, California Veterans by Race

Shasta County, California Veterans by Education

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8.10%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shasta County, California Veterans by Education

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54.2%

Labor Force Participation

51.2%

Employment Rate

5.5%

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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70.32%

Born in California

94.52%

Native Born

5.48%

Foreign Born

2.66%

Non Citizen

2.82%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.52% of Shasta County, California residents were born in the United States, with 70.32% having been born in California. 2.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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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