Shasta County, California (CA)

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County population in 2012: 178,586 (71% urban, 29% rural); it was 163,256 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 30,365
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 14,912
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 41,949
Renter-occupied apartments: 25,069 (it was 21,477 in 2000)
% of renters here:

34%
State:

44%

Land area: 3785 sq. mi.

Water area: 62.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 47 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Shasta County: 93.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (20.3%), Educational, health and social services (20.0%), Retail trade (14.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 40%
  • Government: 14%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 45%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Shasta County, California:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (82.4%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (8.4%)
  • Two or more races (3.4%)
  • Asian alone (2.4%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (2.3%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.8%)
Median resident age:  41.0 years
California median age:  35.0 years
Males: 87,130  (44.9%)
Females: 90,093  (55.1%)
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Shasta County,CA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Shasta County:

2.0 people
California:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $40,332 ($34,335 in 1999)

This county:

$40332
California:

$60190

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $713 (lower quartile is $559, upper quartile is $908)
This county:

$713
State:

$1120


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $209,700 (it was $112,900 in 2000)
Shasta:

$209,700
California:

$373,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $130,000 - $308,000

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $271,798
Here:

$271,798
State:

$516,149

Townhouses or other attached units: $275,877
Here:

$275,877
State:

$433,209

In 2-unit structures: $245,779
Here:

$245,779
State:

$591,113

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $231,040
Here:

$231,040
State:

$414,303

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $413,667
Here:

$413,667
State:

$419,085

Mobile homes: $71,228
Here:

$71,228
State:

$79,966

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $15,220
Here:

$15,220
State:

$74,300
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,377
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $429

Institutionalized population: 1,139

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 791 buildings, average cost: $143,400
  • 2001: 1018 buildings, average cost: $140,400
  • 2002: 1160 buildings, average cost: $155,500
  • 2003: 1065 buildings, average cost: $162,800
  • 2004: 887 buildings, average cost: $172,400
  • 2007: 545 buildings, average cost: $183,600
  • 2008: 358 buildings, average cost: $205,800
  • 2009: 217 buildings, average cost: $192,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,791 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,182 (0.6%)

Shasta County household income distribution in 2009 Shasta County home values distribution Shasta County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 20.1%
(16.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.8% for Black residents, 37.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.5% for American Indian residents, 14.7% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 32.6% for other race residents, 33.1% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 20.1%
Shasta County:

20.1%
California:

16.8%
(16.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.8% for Black residents, 37.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.5% for American Indian residents, 15.1% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 33.3% for other race residents, 32.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 41 years old
(Males: 39 years old, Females: 43 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46 years old, Black residents: 48 years old, American Indian residents: 39 years old, Asian residents: 24 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26 years old, Other race residents: 19 years old)

Area name: Redding, CA MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Shasta County is $540 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $657 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $959 a month.

Cities in this county include: Redding, Central Shasta, Anderson, Shasta Lake, East Shasta, Southwest Shasta, Burney, Cottonwood, Bella Vista, Shingletown.

Shasta County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Zip codeCityNumber of testsNumber of tests >= 4 pCi/L
96001Redding370
96002Redding230
96003Redding353
96007Anderson142
96008Bella Vista20
96013Burney50
96019Shasta Lake61
96022Cottonwood130
96028Fall River Mills20
96049Redding64
96051Lakehead10
96056McArthur30
96062Millville10
96065Montgomery Creek20
96069Oak Run11
96073Palo Cedro50
96076Platina10
96079Shasta Lake10
96084Round Mountain10
96087Shasta20
96088Shingletown80
96089Summit City20
96099Redding10

2005 air pollution in Shasta County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.101 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.084 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 22 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour: 41 µg/m3(standard limit: 150 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 7.3 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Below U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 19 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Below U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Shasta County: Squaw Creek Fire Control Station (A), Buckhorn Forest Fire Station (B), Magee Trailhead (C), Bunchgrass Campground (D), Horrs Four Corners (E), Butte Creek Cabin (F), Lost Creek Organization Campground (G), Sugar Pine Sheep Camp (H), Cache Cabin (I), Sulphur Works (J), Camp McCumber (K), Cave Campground (L), The Plantation (M), Tollgate (N), Tollhouse (O), Coleman Fish Hatchery (P), Cutter Place Campground (Q), Pine Point Campground (R), Asbury Pipe (S), Coleman Powerhouse (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Shasta Factory Outlet Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Pioneer Cemetery (1), Parkville Cemetery (2), Cloverdale Cemetery (3), Whiskeytown Cemetery (4), Whitmore Cemetery (5), Fern Cemetery (6), Pine Grove Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Swan Lake (A), Carobe Lake (B), Everett Lake (C), Grey Rock Lake (D), Terry Lake (E), Grassy Lake (F), Hemlock Lake (G), Big Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Brandy Creek (A), Bridges Creek (B), Bunchgrass Creek (C), Burney Creek (D), Butcherknife Creek (E), Butte Creek (F), Centipede Creek (G), Claiborne Creek (H), Cornish Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Shasta County include: Reading Adobe Historical Marker (1), Salt Creek Picnic Area (2), Ahjumawi Lava Springs State Park (3), Castle Crags State Park (4), Lassen Volcanic National Park (5), McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park (6), Clear Creek Gold Discovery Historical Marker (7), Cinder Flats State Wildlife Area (8), Hat Creek Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Lassen County , Modoc County , Plumas County , Siskiyou County , Tehama County , Trinity County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.6%
California:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 8,952
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 83.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 6,488 (46% naturalized citizens)

Shasta County:

4.0%
Whole state:

26.2%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 808
  • 1990 to 1994: 1,056
  • 1985 to 1989: 1,127
  • 1980 to 1984: 654
  • 1975 to 1979: 391
  • 1970 to 1974: 324
  • 1970 to 1974: 297
  • 1965 to 1969: 1,831

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 92.6%

Shasta County marital status for males Shasta County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Shasta County with a mortgage: 23,100 (3,461 second mortgage, 2,375 home equity loan, 165 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 8,037

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

79.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Shasta County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant28,805109
Catholic8,6298
Other7,27729
Mainline Protestant2,83012
Orthodox1915
Black Protestant1201
None129,371-
Shasta County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 42
Shasta County:

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
This county:

0.39 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 69
Shasta County:

3.85 / 10,000 pop.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 115
This county:

6.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Shasta County:

8.0%
California:

7.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Shasta County:

25.3%
State:

21.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.4%
State:

17.9%

Agriculture in Shasta County:

Average size of farms: 296 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $19,496
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $407.12
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 3.98%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 62.00%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $25,593
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 6.14%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 69.57%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $22,962
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.43%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 8.51
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.98%
All wheat for grain: 381 harvested acres
Vegetables: 97 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 1,367 acres

Earthquake activity:

Shasta County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below California state average. It is 522% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 191.8 miles away from Shasta County center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 180.0 miles away from the county center
On 4/25/1992 at 18:06:04, a magnitude 7.2 (6.3 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.1 MW, Depth: 9.4 mi) earthquake occurred 105.0 miles away from the county center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
On 11/8/1980 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 7.2 (6.2 MB, 7.2 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 117.6 miles away from the county center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 243.0 miles away from Shasta County center
On 1/22/1923 at 09:04:18, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 168.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Shasta County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 11, Floods: 11, Storms: 8, Landslides: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (24%)
  • Laos (13%)
  • Canada (12%)
  • Thailand (8%)
  • United Kingdom (6%)
  • Philippines (5%)
  • Germany (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Shasta County (%):

  • German (16%)
  • English (12%)
  • Irish (11%)
  • United States or American (10%)
  • Italian (5%)
  • French (except Basque) (3%)
  • Norwegian (2%)

Shasta County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 51,378 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 7,718 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 528 (1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 27 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 3 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 6 (0%)
  • Taxi: 4 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 143 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 233 (0%)
  • Walked: 1,443 (2%)
  • Other means: 376 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 2,628 (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Shasta County, California in 2000:

  • 695 people in nursing homes
  • 622 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 470 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 366 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 194 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 174 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 174 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 131 people in state prisons
  • 123 people in other group homes
  • 108 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 100 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 99 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 59 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 53 people in halfway houses
  • 53 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 45 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 26 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 26 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 20 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 13 people in religious group quarters
  • 2 people in homes for the physically handicapped

People in group quarters in Shasta County, California in 2010:

  • 618 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 612 people in college/university student housing
  • 336 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 222 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 219 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 181 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 115 people in state prisons
  • 91 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 87 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 73 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 35 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 26 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 23 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 11 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 5 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $48,778.

5.30% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,770 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.30%
California average:

5.03%


0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($289 average AGI)
Shasta County:

0.04%
California average:

0.07%

3.39% relocated from other counties in California ($23,707 average AGI)
1.87% relocated from other states ($10,774 average AGI)
Shasta County:

1.87%
California average:

1.68%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Tehama County, CA  0.48% ($32,605 average AGI)
from Sacramento County, CA  0.24% ($39,599)
from Humboldt County, CA  0.20% ($36,264)
from Butte County, CA  0.20% ($30,795)
from Siskiyou County, CA  0.19% ($33,366)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.17% ($41,556)
from San Diego County, CA  0.14% ($33,354)


5.14% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,609 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.14%
California average:

5.12%


0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($278 average AGI)
Shasta County:

0.04%
California average:

0.10%

3.17% relocated to other counties in California ($22,545 average AGI)
1.93% relocated to other states ($12,786 average AGI)
Shasta County:

1.93%
California average:

1.74%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Tehama County, CA  0.44% ($36,655 average AGI)
to Sacramento County, CA  0.32% ($35,937)
to Butte County, CA  0.26% ($30,745)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.16% ($24,914)
to Humboldt County, CA  0.14% ($34,512)
to Siskiyou County, CA  0.13% ($45,480)
to Contra Costa County, CA  0.12% ($41,000)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.7
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 12.0

Births per 1000 population in Shasta County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 11.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Shasta County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.2

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Shasta County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 33,800 (26,869 aged, 6,931 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 45.5. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 19.9
  • Other - 25.7

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 192.8. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 117.5
  • Poisoning - 33.1
  • Suffocation - 23.2
  • Other - 19.0

Household type by relationship:

Households: 174,569

Size of family households: 22,171 2-persons, 10,255 3-persons, 8,111 4-persons, 3,905 5-persons, 1,594 6-persons, 945 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 18,185 1-person, 3,954 2-persons, 729 3-persons, 339 4-persons, 86 5-persons, 50 6-persons, 22 7-or-more-persons.

26,388 married couples with children.
11,401 single-parent households (2,884 men, 8,517 women).

93.5% of residents of Shasta County speak English at home.
3.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (65% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (79% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (48% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (59% speak English very well, 34% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $1,145,209,000 ($6440 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $22,098,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $550,290,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $245,469,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,235,000
Federal grants: $231,745,000
Federal procurement contracts: $39,646,000 ($909,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $76,825,000 ($908,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $837,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $67,162,000
Federal Government insurance: $167,850,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 10,373
Here:

58 per 1000 residents
State:

77 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 9,421
Here:

52 per 1000 residents
State:

34 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +665
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+39 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +15,302
Here +85 per 1000 residents
State -18 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Shasta County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 37.28 millions of gallons per day (34% from ground, 66% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

3.5

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 296
  • 2000 to 2004: 9,753
  • 1990 to 1999: 13,698
  • 1980 to 1989: 14,311
  • 1970 to 1979: 17,582
  • 1960 to 1969: 9,232
  • 1950 to 1959: 7,866
  • 1940 to 1949: 2,742
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,053
Rooms in houses/apartments in Shasta County, California
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 231
  • 2 rooms: 763
  • 3 rooms: 1,994
  • 4 rooms: 5,083
  • 5 rooms: 11,648
  • 6 rooms: 11,646
  • 7 rooms: 5,722
  • 8 rooms: 2,820
  • 9+ rooms: 2,042
  • 1 room: 621
  • 2 rooms: 2,125
  • 3 rooms: 3,520
  • 4 rooms: 6,685
  • 5 rooms: 4,893
  • 6 rooms: 2,316
  • 7 rooms: 815
  • 8 rooms: 338
  • 9+ rooms: 164
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Shasta County, California
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 276
  • 1 bedroom: 2,190
  • 2 bedrooms: 9,938
  • 3 bedrooms: 23,587
  • 4 bedrooms: 5,353
  • 5+ bedrooms: 605
  • no bedroom: 773
  • 1 bedroom: 4,863
  • 2 bedrooms: 9,430
  • 3 bedrooms: 5,486
  • 4 bedrooms: 793
  • 5+ bedrooms: 132
Cars and other vehicles available in Shasta County, California in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 1,449
  • 1 vehicle: 11,297
  • 2 vehicles: 18,376
  • 3 vehicles: 7,636
  • 4 vehicles: 2,352
  • 5+ vehicles: 839
  • no vehicle: 3,016
  • 1 vehicle: 10,403
  • 2 vehicles: 6,250
  • 3 vehicles: 1,352
  • 4 vehicles: 354
  • 5+ vehicles: 102

50% of Shasta County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 62% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 71% lived in California.

Shasta County:

50.5%
State average:

52.5%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $88,600


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Shasta County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (46.8%)
  • Wood (18.1%)
  • Electricity (15.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3.7%)
  • Other fuel (0.9%)
  • Utility gas (46.0%)
  • Electricity (37.4%)
  • Wood (8.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,867
Here:

9.3%
California:

9.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 586
Here:

5.3%
California:

7.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,329
Here:

16.5%
California:

15.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Shasta County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $45,971,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $607,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,600,000
    Solid Waste Management: $701,000
    Local Fire Protection: $692,000
    General Public Buildings: $614,000
    General - Other: $281,000
    Health - Other: $68,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $42,964,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $41,137,000
    Health - Other: $41,119,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $20,817,000
    Police Protection: $17,674,000
    Correctional Institutions: $16,762,000
    Regular Highways: $15,284,000
    Financial Administration: $5,940,000
    General - Other: $5,324,000
    Corrections - Other: $4,525,000
    Local Fire Protection: $3,862,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,288,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $3,139,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,625,000
    Libraries: $1,164,000
    Water Utilities: $364,000
    Parks and Recreation: $132,000
    Air Transportation: $51,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,289,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $15,654,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $483,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $14,670,000
    Regular Highways: $1,587,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,371,000
    Air Transportation: $936,000
    Health - Other: $765,000
    General Public Building: $750,000
    Police Protection: $245,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $106,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $27,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $25,000
    Central Staff Services: $11,000
    Correctional Institutions: $9,000
    Financial Administration: $8,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $97,024,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $19,000

Shasta County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $18,650,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,800,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $2,364,000
    Regular Highways: $554,000
    Air Transportation: $169,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,561,000
    Air Transportation: $795,000
    General Local Government Support: $199,000
    Housing and Community Development: $107,000
    Water Utilities: $68,000
    Education: $13,000
    Health and Hospitals: $5,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $3,944,000
    All Other: $2,149,000
    Housing and Community Development: $55,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $4,854,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $3,395,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,345,000
    Rents: $421,000
    Sale of Property: $348,000
    Special Assessments: $221,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $27,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $81,362,000
    Education: $52,499,000
    All Other: $37,284,000
    Health and Hospitals: $25,556,000
    General Local Government Support: $16,890,000
    Highways: $9,789,000
    Water Utilities: $99,000
  • Tax - Property: $27,970,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,385,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $3,151,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $1,235,000
    Other Selective Sales: $795,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $564,000
    Other License: $371,000
    NEC: $241,000

Shasta County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $61,607,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $58,799,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,808,000

Shasta County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $149,337,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,117,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Shasta County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Shasta County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 33 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED706$190,698652$197,4833,126$196,568145$118,1457$907,286420$156,074152$143,671
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED57$175,78970$168,314320$224,24118$73,0560$038$208,81650$128,880
APPLICATIONS DENIED126$186,175126$186,1431,311$222,941142$74,1833$293,667167$159,83885$113,365
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN99$176,75883$190,988698$216,95343$103,2793$218,66791$180,01137$135,622
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS24$167,25017$165,765174$218,3567$97,4290$023$162,60913$126,846
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 31 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED51$248,15732$260,8133$243,667
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED31$244,16131$267,0654$204,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED13$224,46215$300,4002$229,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN8$240,1253$217,3332$243,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$329,0000$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Shasta County, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1,00674.0 years
William90874.5 years
Robert88171.8 years
James86972.6 years
Mary72279.2 years
George56676.1 years
Charles54573.8 years
Dorothy43978.3 years
Richard38969.9 years
Helen38378.9 years
Most common last names in Shasta County, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith41375.9 years
Johnson29075.6 years
Brown28374.3 years
Jones27074.0 years
Miller24375.0 years
Williams23874.6 years
Davis21774.8 years
Wilson17773.0 years
Anderson17077.2 years
Taylor16775.7 years
Businesses in Shasta County, CA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven3Lane Furniture2
99 Cents Only Stores1LensCrafters1
AT&T5Little Caesars Pizza2
Ace Hardware7Lowe's1
American Eagle Outfitters1Macy's1
Applebee's1Marriott1
Arby's2MasterBrand Cabinets1
AutoZone3Maurices2
Barnes & Noble1McDonald's6
Baskin-Robbins1Men's Wearhouse1
Bath & Body Works1Motel 63
Baymont Inn2Motherhood Maternity2
Bed Bath & Beyond1New Balance2
Best Western3Nike7
Big O Tires1Nissan1
Blockbuster4Office Depot2
Budget Car Rental2OfficeMax1
Burger King5Old Navy1
CVS2Olive Garden1
Carl\s Jr.5Outback1
Chevrolet1Outback Steakhouse1
Chipotle1Pac Sun1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Panda Express2
Cold Stone Creamery2Papa John's Pizza1
Comfort Inn1Payless3
Costco1PetSmart1
Curves4Pier 1 Imports1
Dairy Queen2Popeyes1
Decora Cabinetry1Quality1
Dennys2Quiznos1
Discount Tire1RadioShack3
Domino's Pizza1Ramada1
DressBarn1Red Lobster1
Dressbarn1Red Robin1
Eddie Bauer1Rite Aid6
Ethan Allen1Rue211
Famous Footwear2SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx20Safeway4
Foot Locker1Sears2
GNC6Spencer Gifts1
GameStop4Sprint Nextel2
Gap1Starbucks10
Gymboree1Subaru1
H&R Block4Subway1
Hilton2T-Mobile4
Holiday Inn1T.J.Maxx1
Home Depot1Taco Bell4
HomeTown Buffet1Target1
Honda1Toyota1
Hot Topic1Toys"R"Us1
Howard Johnson1Trader Joe's1
JCPenney1Travelodge1
Jack In The Box4True Value2
Jamba Juice2U-Haul8
Jones New York12UPS29
Journeys1Vans4
Justice1Verizon Wireless4
KFC3Volkswagen1
Kincaid1Vons4
Kmart1Walgreens3
Kohl's1Walmart2
Kroger1Wendy's2
La Quinta1Wet Seal1
La-Z-Boy1YMCA2
Lane Bryant1

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