Shasta County, California Population 2020

Shasta County, California's estimated population is 179,539 with a growth rate of 0.54% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Shasta County, California is the 31st largest county in California.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018180,0405010.28%
2017179,5399580.54%
2016178,5812200.12%
2015178,361-544-0.30%
2014178,9055040.28%
2013178,4015330.30%
2012177,8682960.17%
2011177,5722950.17%
2010177,27730,24120.57%
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%

Shasta County, California Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White155,84087.02%
Two or More Races7,2994.08%
Asian5,4273.03%
American Indian and Alaska Native4,7042.63%
Some Other Race3,4151.91%
Black or African American2,2091.23%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1910.11%

Shasta County, California Population Pyramid 2020

Shasta County, California Median Age

41.8


Total

39.8


Male

43.8


Female

Shasta County, California Adults

There are 140,412 adults, (35,621 of whom are seniors) in Shasta County, California.

Shasta County, California Age Dependency

70.9

Age Dependency Ratio

34

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Shasta County, California Sex Ratio

Female

91,226

50.94%

Male

87,859

49.06%

Shasta County, California Households and Families

Shasta County, California Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Shasta County, California Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.1%21.9%
All63.5%36.5%
Non Family53.7%46.3%
Male45%55%
Female39.1%60.9%

63.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All70,4732.4963.5
Married34,3393.0678.1
Non Family24,3281.3253.7
Female8,2303.2939.1
Male3,5763.2545

3

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

6.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Shasta County, California Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,0002.38%
9th to 12th Grade8,6066.82%
High School Graduate31,31424.82%
Some College40,60832.19%
Associates Degree14,62811.60%
Bachelors Degree18,43214.61%
Graduate Degree9,5637.58%

Shasta County, California Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White106,21397,82124,167
Hispanic9,5497,7381,337
Asian3,5473,0401,283
Multiple Races3,3352,977569
Native American2,8132,351300
Other Race1,9481,310245
Black1,2731,078369
Islander167148

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.10%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 36.17%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,258$41,462$29,708
Less Than High School$23,116$30,285$14,590
High School Grad$30,592$33,506$25,644
Some College$31,529$40,176$26,364
Bachelors Degree$47,656$53,904$40,529
Graduate Degree$63,500$74,019$57,830

$34,258

Average Earnings

$41,462

Average Male

$29,708

Average Female

Shasta County, California Language

Shasta County, California Language by Age

Shasta County, California Language

91.40% of Shasta County, California residents speak only English, while 8.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.64% of the population.

Shasta County, California Poverty

Shasta County, California Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White141,69122,23815.69%
Hispanic17,1344,28725.02%
Multiple7,0241,58922.62%
Asian5,3161,14121.46%
Native4,61581917.75%
Other3,33179523.87%
Black2,10356226.72%
Islander1803519.44%

17.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.60%

Male Poverty Rate

17.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shasta County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in Shasta County, California is Black, with 26.72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Shasta County, California is White, with 15.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.83%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.75%
High School16.54%
Some College12.70%
Bachelors or Greater7.33%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed37.34%
Female Unemployed36.84%
Female Employed9.37%
Male Employed7.18%

Shasta County, California Income

Shasta County, California Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,905$69,130
Families$63,205$80,862
Married Families$72,942$92,341
Non Families$28,151$42,597

Shasta County, California Marital Status

Shasta County, California Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.2%

Male Marriage Rate

49.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Shasta County, California Married by Age and Sex

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 55-64.

Shasta County, California Marital Status by Race

Shasta County, California Veterans

14,335

Number of Veterans

13,477

Male Veterans

858

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam5,958
Second Gulf War1,920
Korea1,613
First Gulf War1,567
World War II511
Name Veterans % of Total
White13,35010.73%
Hispanic6725.75%
2 or More3758.86%
Indian2628.02%
Black20613.23%
Other843.37%
Asian451.08%
Hawaiian136.81%

$Shasta County, California Veterans by Education

8.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shasta County, California Employment Status

53.3%

Labor Force Participation

50%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Shasta 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

70.00%

Born in California

94.55%

Native Born

5.45%

Foreign Born

2.76%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.55% of Shasta County, California residents were born in the United States, with 70.00% having been born in California. 2.76% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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