Shasta Lake, CA

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2022 Population
10,361
0.365% 1-year decline
US Senator
Alex Padilla
Democratic Party
US Senator
Laphonza Butler
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
38.8
3% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
18.1%
3.71% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$54,490
5.37% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$245,200
11.1% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Shasta Lake, CA had a population of 10.4k people with a median age of 38.8 and a median household income of $54,490. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Shasta Lake, CA declined from 10,399 to 10,361, a −0.365% decrease and its median household income grew from $51,713 to $54,490, a 5.37% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Shasta Lake, CA are White (Non-Hispanic) (77.2%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (6.9%), White (Hispanic) (6.73%), Two+ (Hispanic) (3.59%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (2.11%).

None of the households in Shasta Lake, CA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.5% of the residents in Shasta Lake, CA are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Shasta Lake, CA was $245,200, and the homeownership rate was 61.7%.

Most people in Shasta Lake, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20 minutes. The average car ownership in Shasta Lake, CA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Shasta Lake, CA is home to a population of 10.4k people, from which 99.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.26% of Shasta Lake, CA residents were born outside of the country (234 people).

In 2022, there were 11.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (8k people) in Shasta Lake, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 715 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 697 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.5%
2022 Citizenship
99.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.5% of Shasta Lake, CA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Shasta Lake, CA was 99.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Shasta Lake, CA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    8k ± 462
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    715 ± 222
  3. White (Hispanic)
    697 ± 307
11.7%
Hispanic Population
1.22k people

In 2022, there were 11.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (8k people) in Shasta Lake, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 715 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 697 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

11.7% of the people in Shasta Lake, CA are hispanic (1.22k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Shasta Lake, CA as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.26%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
234 people
2.04%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
212 people

As of 2022, 2.26% of Shasta Lake, CA residents (234 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Shasta Lake, CA was 2.04%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    188 ± 76
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    130 ± 87
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    68 ± 44

Shasta Lake, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.45 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Shasta Lake, CA employs 4.14k people. The largest industries in Shasta Lake, CA are Health Care & Social Assistance (612 people), Construction (516 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (515 people), and the highest paying industries are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($51,250), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($50,500), and Public Administration ($49,306).

Occupations

4.14k
2022 Value
± 521
3.04%
1 Year growth
± 16.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Shasta Lake, CA grew at a rate of 3.04%, from 4.02k employees to 4.14k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Shasta Lake, CA, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (454 people), Management Occupations (436 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (396 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Shasta Lake, CA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

4.14k
2022 Value
± 521
3.04%
1 Year growth
± 16.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Shasta Lake, CA grew at a rate of 3.04%, from 4.02k employees to 4.14k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Shasta Lake, CA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (612 people), Construction (516 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (515 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Shasta Lake, CA, though some of these residents may live in Shasta Lake, CA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$41,715
Median earning men ± $3,278
$28,653
Median earning women ± $3,225

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($88,958), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($63,523), and Wholesale Trade ($62,847).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($34,821), Construction ($34,063), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($30,781).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.57%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 17.9M people employed in California. This represents a 2.57% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 14%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in California.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in California went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 63.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (34.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.07%).

Alex Padilla and Laphonza Butler are the senators currently representing the state of California. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

California is currently represented by 52 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from California

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Alex Padilla
Senator from California3
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Kamala Harris, who had become Vice President of the United States.
Laphonza Butler
Senator from California1
Assumed office on October 3, 2023
Appointed to the seat following the death of Dianne Feinstein.

Alex Padilla and Laphonza Butler are the senators currently representing California.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from California

California is currently represented by 52 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for California have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 2.08% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 2.26% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were Some college (6.9M), High School or Equivalent (6.8M), and Bachelors Degree (6.36M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Shasta Lake, CA was $245,200 in 2022, which is 0.87 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $220,800 to $245,200, a 11.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Shasta Lake, CA is 61.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Shasta Lake, CA have an average commute time of 20 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Shasta Lake, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Shasta Lake, CA is $54,490. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Shasta Lake, CA was Census Tract 108.07 with a value of $91,591, followed by Census Tract 117.01 and Census Tract 116, with respective values of $77,000 and $68,224.

Property

$245,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$12,897
$2,410
Median Property Taxes
±$308

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Shasta Lake, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Shasta Lake, CA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

61.7%
Homeownership
2022
63.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 61.7% of the housing units in Shasta Lake, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 65.6%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 108.07
  2. Census Tract 117.01
  3. Census Tract 116

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Shasta Lake, CA was Census Tract 108.07 with a value of $91,591, followed by Census Tract 117.01 and Census Tract 116, with respective values of $77,000 and $68,224.

The following map shows all of the places in Shasta Lake, CA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$54,490
Median Household Income
± $11,197
3.91k
Number of Households
± 423

In 2022, the median household income of the 3.91k households in Shasta Lake, CA grew to $54,490 from the previous year's value of $51,713.

The following chart displays the households in Shasta Lake, CA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Shasta Lake, CA is from California.
0.498
2022 Wage GINI in California
0.497
2021 Wage GINI in California

In 2022, the income inequality in California was 0.498 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.107% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for California was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in California in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (81%)
  2. Carpooled (9.12%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.79%)

In 2022, 81% of workers in Shasta Lake, CA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.12%) and those who worked at home (3.79%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

20 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Shasta Lake, CA have a shorter commute time (20 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.73% of the workforce in Shasta Lake, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Shasta Lake, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Shasta Lake, CA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

18.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Shasta Lake, CA (1.88k out of 10.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 45 - 54, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Shasta Lake, CA is White, followed by Two Or More and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

93.1% of the population of Shasta Lake, CA has health coverage, with 29.7% on employee plans, 31.9% on Medicaid, 14.8% on Medicare, 15.2% on non-group plans, and 1.61% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Shasta County, CA see 1364 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.25% increase from the previous year (1334 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1243 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 228 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,364 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Shasta County, CA

Primary care physicians in Shasta County, CA see an average of 1,364 patients per year. This represents a 2.25% increase from the previous year (1,334 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Shasta County, CA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25% under 18 years, 19.3% between 18 and 34 years, 37.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.6% were men and 51.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.86%
Uninsured
29.7%
Employer Coverage
31.9%
Medicaid
14.8%
Medicare
15.2%
Non-Group
1.61%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Shasta Lake, CA grew by 13.3% from 6.06% to 6.86%.

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