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Siskiyou County, California (CA)

County population in 2017: 44,148 (34% urban, 66% rural); it was 44,301 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 7,084
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,545
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 12,475
Renter-occupied apartments: 6,876 (it was 6,081 in 2000)
% of renters here:

33%
State:

44%

Land area: 6287 sq. mi.

Water area: 60.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 7 people per square mile   (very low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Siskiyou County: 92.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (20.7%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (18.0%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (16.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 39%
  • Government: 17%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 44%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Siskiyou County, CA (2017)
    • 33,22175.0%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5,34612.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2,0584.6%Two or more races
    • 1,3543.1%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 7171.6%Asian alone
    • 6691.5%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1260.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 400.09%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

48.4 years
California median age:

36.5 years
Males: 22,023  (49.9%)
Females: 22,125  (50.1%)
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Average household size:
Siskiyou County:

2.0 people
California:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $43,705 ($29,530 in 1999)
This county:

$43,705
California:

$71,805

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $682 (lower quartile is $463, upper quartile is $892)
This county:

$682
State:

$1320


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $202,887 (it was $98,800 in 2000)
Siskiyou:

$202,887
California:

$509,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $137,734 - $323,736

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $384,851
Here:

$384,851
State:

$697,940

Townhouses or other attached units: $362,314
Here:

$362,314
State:

$618,365

In 2-unit structures: $207,654
Here:

$207,654
State:

$938,396

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $512,769
Here:

$512,769
State:

$619,611

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $582,845
Here:

$582,845
State:

$573,773

Mobile homes: $153,325
Here:

$153,325
State:

$121,346

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $457,686
Here:

$457,686
State:

$209,961

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,294
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $422

Institutionalized population: 219

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

  • Murders: 3
  • Rapes: 7
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 56
  • Burglaries: 115
  • Thefts: 208
  • Auto thefts: 8

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 40
  • Burglaries: 107
  • Thefts: 152
  • Auto thefts: 3
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 129 buildings, average cost: $130,300
  • 1998: 119 buildings, average cost: $134,000
  • 1999: 133 buildings, average cost: $158,400
  • 2000: 144 buildings, average cost: $157,900
  • 2001: 161 buildings, average cost: $160,500
  • 2002: 189 buildings, average cost: $171,700
  • 2003: 198 buildings, average cost: $172,700
  • 2004: 212 buildings, average cost: $181,200
  • 2005: 279 buildings, average cost: $184,900
  • 2006: 194 buildings, average cost: $191,900
  • 2007: 144 buildings, average cost: $197,700
  • 2008: 103 buildings, average cost: $196,600
  • 2009: 58 buildings, average cost: $184,500
  • 2010: 54 buildings, average cost: $186,600
  • 2011: 50 buildings, average cost: $209,500
  • 2012: 56 buildings, average cost: $206,600
  • 2013: 18 buildings, average cost: $199,100
  • 2014: 19 buildings, average cost: $199,100
  • 2015: 77 buildings, average cost: $228,100
  • 2016: 67 buildings, average cost: $250,400
  • 2017: 56 buildings, average cost: $242,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Siskiyou, CA residents
Average permit cost in Siskiyou, CA
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,659 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,381 (0.7%)

Distribution of median household income in Siskiyou, CA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Siskiyou, CA in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Siskiyou, CA in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 18.2%
Siskiyou County:

18.2%
California:

13.3%
(15.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.0% for Black residents, 30.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 36.4% for American Indian residents, 26.7% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 39.9% for other race residents, 27.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 48.4 years old
(Males: 47.2 years old, Females: 49.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 53.0 years old, Black residents: 49.4 years old, American Indian residents: 42.4 years old, Asian residents: 31.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28.6 years old, Other race residents: 34.7 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Siskiyou County is $466 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $596 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $848 a month.

Cities in this county include: Yreka, Mount Shasta, Weed, Happy Camp, Dunsmuir, Butte Valley, McCloud-Medicine Lake, Montague, McCloud, Tulelake.

Siskiyou 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
96023Dorris30
96025Dunsmuir30
96027Etna30
96032Fort Jones10
96038Grenada20
96039Happy Camp20
96044Hornbrook10
96050Klamath River20
96057McCloud40
96064Montague50
96067Mount Shasta161
96086Seiad Valley10
96094Weed50
96097Yreka90
96134Tulelake60

2018 air pollution in Siskiyou County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.028 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 23.1 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Significanly above U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Washington County, Rhode Island , DeKalb County, Illinois , Colfax County, Nebraska , Dawes County, Nebraska , Garden County, Nebraska , Polk County, Nebraska , Saunders County, Nebraska .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

9.6%
California:

4.6%

Unemployment by year in Siskiyou, CA
County total employment by year in Siskiyou, CA
County average yearly wages by year in Siskiyou, CA

Current college students: 2,109
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 23.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,315 (50.6% naturalized citizens)

Siskiyou County:

5.2%
Whole state:

26.9%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1792010 or later
  • 6142000 to 2009
  • 4591990 to 1999
  • 6151980 to 1989
  • 2371970 to 1979
  • 871Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 93.8%

Siskiyou County marital status for males Siskiyou County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 18,260
  • One, attached: 224
  • Two: 529
  • 3 or 4: 692
  • 5 to 9: 598
  • 10 to 19: 389
  • 20 to 49: 183
  • 50 or more: 224
  • Mobile homes: 3,037
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 86

Housing units in Siskiyou County with a mortgage: 6,324 (201 second mortgage, 576 home equity loan, 35 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,434

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

70.5% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Siskiyou County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,14951
Catholic4,08912
Other1,99312
Mainline Protestant1,44416
Black Protestant1781
Orthodox--
None32,047-
Siskiyou 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: 21
Siskiyou County:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

0.91 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 35
Siskiyou County:

7.92 / 10,000 pop.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 49
This county:

11.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Siskiyou County:

8.3%
California:

7.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Siskiyou County:

25.5%
State:

21.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.2%
State:

17.9%

Agriculture in Siskiyou County:

Average size of farms: 767 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $137,390
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $719.83
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 34.06%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 22.01%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $107,386
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 19.41%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 88.36%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $89,909
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 85.55%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 10.60
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 2.35%
All wheat for grain: 9644 harvested acres
Vegetables: 1,661 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 116 acres

Earthquake activity:

Siskiyou County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below California state average. It is 489% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 171.0 miles away from Siskiyou County center
On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK) earthquake occurred 251.4 miles away from the county center, causing $524,000,000 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 99.6 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 119.7 miles away from the county center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
On 1/22/1923 at 09:04:18, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 166.5 miles away from Siskiyou County center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 272.0 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:

  • California Severe Winter Storms, Flooding, and Debris and Mud Flows, Incident Period: January 17, 2010 to February 06, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1884: March 08, 2010, FEMA Id: 1884, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • California Severe Storms, Flooding, Mudslides, and Landslides, Incident Period: December 17, 2005 to January 03, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1628: February 03, 2006, FEMA Id: 1628, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • California Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3248: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3248, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • California Severe Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: December 28, 1996 to April 01, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1155: January 04, 1997, FEMA Id: 1155, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • California Severe Winter Storms, Flooding, Landslides, Mud Flows, Incident Period: February 13, 1995 to April 19, 1995, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1046: March 12, 1995, FEMA Id: 1046, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Landslide, Flood
  • California Severe Storm, Winter Storm, Mud & Landslides, Flooding, Incident Period: January 05, 1993 to March 20, 1993, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-979: February 03, 1993, FEMA Id: 979, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Storm, Landslide, Flood
  • California Drought, Incident Period: January 20, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3023: January 20, 1977, FEMA Id: 3023, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • California SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: January 25, 1974, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-412: January 25, 1974, FEMA Id: 412, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • California SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: February 16, 1970, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-283: February 16, 1970, FEMA Id: 283, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • California Heavy Rains & Flooding, Incident Period: December 24, 1964, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-183: December 24, 1964, FEMA Id: 183, Natural disaster type: Flood, Heavy Rain

The number of natural disasters in Siskiyou County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Siskiyou

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 12,948 (74.5%)
  • Carpooled: 1,731 (10.0%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 112 (0.6%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 119 (0.7%)
  • Bicycle: 82 (0.5%)
  • Walked: 831 (4.8%)
  • Worked at home: 1,593 (9.2%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (48%)
  • Canada (6%)
  • Germany (4%)
  • Laos (3%)
  • England (3%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (3%)
  • Cambodia (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Siskiyou County


  • English (9%)
  • German (9%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • American (6%)
  • Italian (6%)
  • European (4%)
  • Portuguese (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 145 people in nursing homes
  • 109 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 91 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 85 people in state prisons
  • 79 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 76 people in religious group quarters
  • 32 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 31 people in other group homes
  • 30 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 19 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 14 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 6 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill

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

  • 129 people in state prisons
  • 101 people in college/university student housing
  • 89 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 76 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 40 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 14 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 13 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 11 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $49,054.

6.44% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,722 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.44%
California average:

5.03%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.00% relocated from other counties in California ($24,372 average AGI)
2.44% relocated from other states ($17,351 average AGI)
Siskiyou County:

2.44%
California average:

1.72%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Shasta County, CA  0.67% ($39,972 average AGI)
from Jackson County, OR  0.31% ($46,688)
from Sacramento County, CA  0.29% ($27,609)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.26% ($26,829)
from Klamath County, OR  0.22% ($32,265)
from Sonoma County, CA  0.20% ($40,032)
from Butte County, CA  0.18% ($28,552)


5.50% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,239 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.50%
California average:

5.21%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.75% relocated to other counties in California ($19,958 average AGI)
2.75% relocated to other states ($18,282 average AGI)
Siskiyou County:

2.75%
California average:

1.90%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Shasta County, CA  0.62% ($43,144 average AGI)
to Jackson County, OR  0.50% ($39,351)
to Klamath County, OR  0.26% ($28,902)
to Sacramento County, CA  0.17% ($39,481)
to Butte County, CA  0.15% ($32,167)
to Humboldt County, CA  0.13% ($25,050)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.1

Births per 1000 population in Siskiyou County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Siskiyou County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.6

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Siskiyou County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 20.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 11.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Siskiyou County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Siskiyou County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Siskiyou County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Siskiyou County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Siskiyou County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Siskiyou County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 10,239 (8,356 aged, 1,883 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 780 (9%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Siskiyou County, California in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (659)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (568)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (486)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (455)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (325)
  • Congestive heart failure (257)
  • Unspecified dementia (243)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (233)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (169)
  • Malignant neoplasm of prostate (140)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 216.7. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 139.1
  • Other - 77.6

Household type by relationship:

Households: 44,148
  • In family households: 34,531 (6,331 male householders, 5,506 female householders)
    8,984 spouses, 10,005 children (9,383 natural, 340 adopted, 279 stepchildren), 1,313 grandchildren, 244 brothers or sisters, 387 parents, 510 other relatives, 1,176 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 9,086 (3,448 male householders (2,833 living alone)), 3,919 female householders (3,278 living alone)), 1,699 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 561

Size of family households: 6,705 2-persons, 2,284 3-persons, 1,795 4-persons, 665 5-persons, 317 6-persons, 122 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 6,112 1-person, 1,061 2-persons, 125 3-persons, 39 4-persons, 26 5-persons.

4,977 married couples with children.
2,280 single-parent households (809 men, 1,471 women).

91.5% of residents of Siskiyou speak English at home.
6.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (63% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
1.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (83% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
1.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (54% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 25% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (87% speak English very well, 13% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $346,778,000 ($7,725 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $6,443,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $154,871,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $70,323,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $6,163,000
Federal grants: $68,223,000
Federal procurement contracts: $12,177,000 ($63,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $35,022,000 ($447,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $585,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $12,539,000
Federal Government insurance: $57,393,000

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

Births: 2,361
Here:

52 per 1000 residents
State:

77 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,686
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

34 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +292
Here:

+6 per 1000 residents
State:

+39 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,044
Here +23 per 1000 residents
State -18 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Siskiyou County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 7.92 millions of gallons per day (54% from ground, 46% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.5
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.0

Year house built in Siskiyou County, California
  • Year house built in Siskiyou County, California
  • 3932014 or later
  • 4262010 to 2013
  • 2,7842000 to 2009
  • 2,6951990 to 1999
  • 3,7871980 to 1989
  • 4,4591970 to 1979
  • 2,4061960 to 1969
  • 2,4391950 to 1959
  • 1,4741940 to 1949
  • 3,5011939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Siskiyou County, California
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Siskiyou County, California
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Siskiyou County, California
  • 1531 room
  • 842 rooms
  • 5603 rooms
  • 2,4794 rooms
  • 3,1475 rooms
  • 2,8306 rooms
  • 1,5577 rooms
  • 9228 rooms
  • 9599+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Siskiyou County, California
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Siskiyou County, California
  • 3631 room
  • 4652 rooms
  • 9453 rooms
  • 2,0074 rooms
  • 1,2555 rooms
  • 9006 rooms
  • 2897 rooms
  • 1928 rooms
  • 1419+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Siskiyou County, California
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Siskiyou County, California
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Siskiyou County, California
  • 161no bedroom
  • 3831 bedroom
  • 3,5742 bedrooms
  • 6,8573 bedrooms
  • 1,3734 bedrooms
  • 2725+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Siskiyou County, California
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Siskiyou County, California
  • 380no bedroom
  • 9561 bedroom
  • 2,3702 bedrooms
  • 2,3583 bedrooms
  • 4244 bedrooms
  • 855+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Siskiyou County, California in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Siskiyou County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Siskiyou County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 356no vehicle
  • 2,8131 vehicle
  • 4,7372 vehicles
  • 2,9813 vehicles
  • 1,2564 vehicles
  • 5055+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Siskiyou County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Siskiyou County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 976no vehicle
  • 2,5501 vehicle
  • 2,0502 vehicles
  • 6333 vehicles
  • 3254 vehicles
  • 455+ vehicles

85.9% of Siskiyou County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 64% lived in California.

Siskiyou County:

85.9%
State average:

87.0%

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

  • This state: 28,098
  • Other state: 13,193
  • Northeast: 1,304
  • Midwest: 2,974
  • South: 2,170
  • West: 6,823
Year householders moved into unit in Siskiyou County, CA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Siskiyou County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 43.3%Wood
  • 27.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 20.2%Electricity
  • 5.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.1%Utility gas
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.6%Solar energy
  • 0.4%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 40.0%Electricity
  • 28.8%Wood
  • 21.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.1%Utility gas
  • 3.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.4%Solar energy

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 376
Here:

9.7%
California:

8.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 142
Here:

6.8%
California:

8.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 133
Here:

7.7%
California:

15.1%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Siskiyou County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $10,183,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $128,000
  • Charges - Other: $5,014,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,249,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $1,237,000
    Sewerage: $104,000
    Air Transportation: $100,000
    Regular Highways: $72,000
  • Construction - Natural Resources - Other: $236,000
    Health - Other: $41,000
    General - Other: $32,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $21,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $16,908,000
    Health - Other: $13,904,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $10,331,000
    Regular Highways: $8,378,000
    Police Protection: $8,337,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,270,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,669,000
    Financial Administration: $3,495,000
    Corrections - Other: $3,473,000
    General - Other: $3,462,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,995,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,861,000
    Electric Utilities: $1,860,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,613,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,446,000
    General Public Buildings: $740,000
    Libraries: $562,000
    Local Fire Protection: $375,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $372,000
    Air Transportation: $163,000
    Parks and Recreation: $109,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $25,000
    Sewerage: $2,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,824,000
    Education: $1,176,000
    Other: $1,130,000
    Transit Utilities: $253,000
    Highways: $28,000
    Health and Hospitals: $6,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,038,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,551,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Judicial and Legal Services: $519,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,628,000
    Education: $1,542,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,000,000
    Health and Hospitals: $166,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,316,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,739,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $577,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,641,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,072,000
    General Revenue - Other: $207,000
    Special Assessments: $192,000
    Rents: $162,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $157,000
    Sale of Property: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $390,000
    General - Other: $298,000
    General Public Building: $251,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $143,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $124,000
    Health - Other: $118,000
    Corrections - Other: $88,000
    Local Fire Protection: $67,000
    Police Protection: $30,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $20,000
    Correctional Institutions: $19,000
    Central Staff Services: $12,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $68,308,000
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $2,820,000
    Transit Utilities: $281,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $23,182,000
    Education: $18,391,000
    Other: $12,652,000
    Health and Hospitals: $10,986,000
    Highways: $4,787,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,692,000
    Transit Utilities: $159,000
  • Tax - Property: $17,468,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $893,000
    Other Selective Sales: $575,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $563,000
    Other License: $431,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $241,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $223,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $30,797,000

Siskiyou County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $10,183,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $128,000
  • Charges - Other: $5,014,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,249,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $1,237,000
    Sewerage: $104,000
    Air Transportation: $100,000
    Regular Highways: $72,000
  • Construction - Natural Resources - Other: $236,000
    Health - Other: $41,000
    General - Other: $32,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $21,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $16,908,000
    Health - Other: $13,904,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $10,331,000
    Regular Highways: $8,378,000
    Police Protection: $8,337,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,270,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,669,000
    Financial Administration: $3,495,000
    Corrections - Other: $3,473,000
    General - Other: $3,462,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,995,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,861,000
    Electric Utilities: $1,860,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,613,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,446,000
    General Public Buildings: $740,000
    Libraries: $562,000
    Local Fire Protection: $375,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $372,000
    Air Transportation: $163,000
    Parks and Recreation: $109,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $25,000
    Sewerage: $2,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,824,000
    Education: $1,176,000
    Other: $1,130,000
    Transit Utilities: $253,000
    Highways: $28,000
    Health and Hospitals: $6,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,038,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,551,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Judicial and Legal Services: $519,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,628,000
    Education: $1,542,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,000,000
    Health and Hospitals: $166,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,316,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,739,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $577,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,641,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,072,000
    General Revenue - Other: $207,000
    Special Assessments: $192,000
    Rents: $162,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $157,000
    Sale of Property: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $390,000
    General - Other: $298,000
    General Public Building: $251,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $143,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $124,000
    Health - Other: $118,000
    Corrections - Other: $88,000
    Local Fire Protection: $67,000
    Police Protection: $30,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $20,000
    Correctional Institutions: $19,000
    Central Staff Services: $12,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $68,308,000
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $2,820,000
    Transit Utilities: $281,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $23,182,000
    Education: $18,391,000
    Other: $12,652,000
    Health and Hospitals: $10,986,000
    Highways: $4,787,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,692,000
    Transit Utilities: $159,000
  • Tax - Property: $17,468,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $893,000
    Other Selective Sales: $575,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $563,000
    Other License: $431,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $241,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $223,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $30,797,000

Siskiyou County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $10,183,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $128,000
  • Charges - Other: $5,014,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,249,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $1,237,000
    Sewerage: $104,000
    Air Transportation: $100,000
    Regular Highways: $72,000
  • Construction - Natural Resources - Other: $236,000
    Health - Other: $41,000
    General - Other: $32,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $21,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $16,908,000
    Health - Other: $13,904,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $10,331,000
    Regular Highways: $8,378,000
    Police Protection: $8,337,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,270,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,669,000
    Financial Administration: $3,495,000
    Corrections - Other: $3,473,000
    General - Other: $3,462,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,995,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,861,000
    Electric Utilities: $1,860,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,613,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,446,000
    General Public Buildings: $740,000
    Libraries: $562,000
    Local Fire Protection: $375,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $372,000
    Air Transportation: $163,000
    Parks and Recreation: $109,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $25,000
    Sewerage: $2,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,824,000
    Education: $1,176,000
    Other: $1,130,000
    Transit Utilities: $253,000
    Highways: $28,000
    Health and Hospitals: $6,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,038,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,551,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Judicial and Legal Services: $519,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,628,000
    Education: $1,542,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,000,000
    Health and Hospitals: $166,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,316,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,739,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $577,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,641,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,072,000
    General Revenue - Other: $207,000
    Special Assessments: $192,000
    Rents: $162,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $157,000
    Sale of Property: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $390,000
    General - Other: $298,000
    General Public Building: $251,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $143,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $124,000
    Health - Other: $118,000
    Corrections - Other: $88,000
    Local Fire Protection: $67,000
    Police Protection: $30,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $20,000
    Correctional Institutions: $19,000
    Central Staff Services: $12,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $68,308,000
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $2,820,000
    Transit Utilities: $281,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $23,182,000
    Education: $18,391,000
    Other: $12,652,000
    Health and Hospitals: $10,986,000
    Highways: $4,787,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,692,000
    Transit Utilities: $159,000
  • Tax - Property: $17,468,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $893,000
    Other Selective Sales: $575,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $563,000
    Other License: $431,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $241,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $223,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $30,797,000

Siskiyou County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $10,183,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $128,000
  • Charges - Other: $5,014,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,249,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $1,237,000
    Sewerage: $104,000
    Air Transportation: $100,000
    Regular Highways: $72,000
  • Construction - Natural Resources - Other: $236,000
    Health - Other: $41,000
    General - Other: $32,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $21,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $16,908,000
    Health - Other: $13,904,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $10,331,000
    Regular Highways: $8,378,000
    Police Protection: $8,337,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,270,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,669,000
    Financial Administration: $3,495,000
    Corrections - Other: $3,473,000
    General - Other: $3,462,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,995,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,861,000
    Electric Utilities: $1,860,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,613,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,446,000
    General Public Buildings: $740,000
    Libraries: $562,000
    Local Fire Protection: $375,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $372,000
    Air Transportation: $163,000
    Parks and Recreation: $109,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $25,000
    Sewerage: $2,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,824,000
    Education: $1,176,000
    Other: $1,130,000
    Transit Utilities: $253,000
    Highways: $28,000
    Health and Hospitals: $6,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,038,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,551,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Judicial and Legal Services: $519,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,628,000
    Education: $1,542,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,000,000
    Health and Hospitals: $166,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,316,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,739,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $577,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,641,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,072,000
    General Revenue - Other: $207,000
    Special Assessments: $192,000
    Rents: $162,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $157,000
    Sale of Property: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $390,000
    General - Other: $298,000
    General Public Building: $251,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $143,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $124,000
    Health - Other: $118,000
    Corrections - Other: $88,000
    Local Fire Protection: $67,000
    Police Protection: $30,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $20,000
    Correctional Institutions: $19,000
    Central Staff Services: $12,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $68,308,000
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $2,820,000
    Transit Utilities: $281,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $23,182,000
    Education: $18,391,000
    Other: $12,652,000
    Health and Hospitals: $10,986,000
    Highways: $4,787,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,692,000
    Transit Utilities: $159,000
  • Tax - Property: $17,468,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $893,000
    Other Selective Sales: $575,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $563,000
    Other License: $431,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $241,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $223,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $30,797,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 2,604
  • Number of aged recipients: 295
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 2,309
  • Number of recipients under 18: 173
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,876
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 555
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 1,269
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 1,488
Most common first names in Siskiyou County, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John32975.1 years
William28274.2 years
Robert26172.7 years
Mary25679.5 years
James23272.4 years
George18477.4 years
Charles18276.0 years
Frank13677.3 years
Richard12168.9 years
Dorothy11378.6 years
Most common last names in Siskiyou County, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith16077.0 years
Johnson11276.1 years
Jones7476.8 years
Brown7379.4 years
Williams7073.9 years
Wilson6176.6 years
Anderson5977.9 years
Martin5875.7 years
Young5676.8 years
Moore5673.9 years
Businesses in Siskiyou County, CA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1MasterBrand Cabinets5
Ace Hardware2McDonald's2
Baymont Inn1Motel 62
Best Western2Nike1
Burger King3Payless1
Carl\s Jr.1RadioShack2
Comfort Inn2Rite Aid2
Curves1Rodeway Inn1
Decora Cabinetry1Sears1
Econo Lodge1Subway3
FedEx4Super 81
GNC2T-Mobile1
H&R Block2Taco Bell3
Holiday Inn1True Value3
Honda1U-Haul2
JCPenney1U.S. Cellular2
KFC2UPS10
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Lane Furniture2YMCA1

Siskiyou County on our top lists:

  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"