Tehama County, California Population 2021

Tehama County, California's estimated population is 67,216 with a growth rate of 1.61% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Tehama County, California is the 41st largest county in California. The 2010 Population was 63,559 and has seen a growth of 5.75% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202167,2161,0661.61%
202066,1501,0661.64%
201965,0841,0661.67%
201864,0181710.27%
201763,8473940.62%
201663,4532950.47%
201563,1583570.57%
201462,801-74-0.12%
201362,875-337-0.53%
201263,212-119-0.19%
201163,331-228-0.36%
201063,55913,93428.08%
199049,62510,73727.61%
198038,8889,37131.75%
197029,5174,21216.64%
196025,3056,02931.28%
195019,2764,96034.65%
194014,3164503.25%
193013,8669847.64%
192012,8821,48112.99%
191011,4014053.68%
190010,9961,08010.89%
18909,9166156.61%
18809,3015,714159.30%
18703,587-457-11.30%
18604,0440.00%
2021 Growth Rate
1.61%
County Website
County Seat
2010 Population
63,559
Growth (since 2010)
5.75%
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Tehama County, California Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White54,79585.74%
Some Other Race3,4705.43%
Two or More Races2,8674.49%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,2551.96%
Asian9671.51%
Black or African American5300.83%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander280.04%
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Tehama County, California Population by Race

Tehama County, California Population Pyramid 2021

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Tehama County, California Median Age

41


Total

39.6


Male

42.6


Female

Tehama County, California Adults

There are 48,654 adults, (12,307 of whom are seniors) in Tehama County, California.

Tehama County, California Age Dependency

75.8

Age Dependency Ratio

33.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42

Child Dependency Ratio

Tehama County, California Sex Ratio

Female

32,139

50.29%

Male

31,773

49.71%

Tehama County, California Population by Age

Tehama County, California Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Tehama County, California Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.1%24.9%
All65.4%34.6%
Male59.6%40.4%
Non Family59.4%40.6%
Female47%53%

65.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Tehama County, California Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All24,1892.6165.4
Married11,5253.1975.1
Non Family8,0701.2659.4
Female3,0023.3947
Male1,5923.7259.6

3.18

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

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Tehama County, California Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,1547.19%
9th to 12th Grade3,6268.27%
High School Graduate13,21230.13%
Some College13,36130.47%
Associates Degree3,6298.28%
Bachelors Degree4,86411.09%
Graduate Degree2,0044.57%
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Tehama County, California Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Tehama County, California Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White32,75329,8785,562
Hispanic8,2315,067801
Other Race2,2631,457201
Multiple Races1,1841,039153
Native American86863057
Asian661329211
Black453364141
Islander141414

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Tehama County, California Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,008$37,472$24,800
Less Than High School$25,099$26,420$19,321
High School Grad$30,434$39,092$19,379
Some College$29,459$40,625$24,448
Bachelors Degree$46,196$52,325$39,239
Graduate Degree$64,219$63,548$66,250

$31,008

Average Earnings

$37,472

Average Male

$24,800

Average Female

Tehama County, California Earnings by Educational Attainment

Tehama County, California Language by Age

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Tehama County, California Language

81.10% of Tehama County, California residents speak only English, while 18.90% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.81% of the population.

Tehama County, California Language

Tehama County, California Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White43,1467,60817.63%
Hispanic15,8575,01731.64%
Other3,4351,33238.78%
Multiple2,79574826.76%
Native1,24968354.68%
Asian96724124.92%
Black46610121.67%

22.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.77%

Male Poverty Rate

23.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tehama County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tehama County, California is Native, with 54.68% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tehama County, California is White, with 17.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.56%.

Tehama County, California Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.29%
High School20.94%
Some College16.88%
Bachelors or Greater4.90%

Tehama County, California Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed45.83%
Female Unemployed39.94%
Female Employed12.14%
Male Employed9.71%

Tehama County, California Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Tehama County, California Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,514$61,939
Families$54,819$73,239
Married Families$64,818$83,373
Non Families$25,271$36,614
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Income by Household Type

Tehama County, California Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.1%

Male Marriage Rate

51.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Tehama County, California Married by Age and Sex

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Tehama 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.

Tehama County, California Marital Status by Race

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Tehama County, California Marital Status

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4,392

Number of Veterans

4,181

Male Veterans

211

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,881
First Gulf War563
Korea466
Second Gulf War287
World War II158

Tehama County, California Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,339
75+1,334
55 to 64811
35 to 54739
18 to 34169

Tehama County, California Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,1639.81%
Hispanic1951.93%
2 or More1228.36%
Indian424.64%
Asian395.52%
Other220.84%
Black40.84%

Tehama County, California Veterans by Race

Tehama County, California Veterans by Education

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12.80%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tehama County, California Veterans by Education

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53.4%

Labor Force Participation

48.8%

Employment Rate

8.6%

Unemployment Rate

Tehama County, California Employment by Age

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Tehama County, California Employment by Race

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Tehama 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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73.41%

Born in California

91.61%

Native Born

8.39%

Foreign Born

4.38%

Non Citizen

4.01%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.61% of Tehama County, California residents were born in the United States, with 73.41% having been born in California. 4.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Tehama 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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