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Siskiyou County, California (CA)

County population in 2015: 44,841 (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).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Siskiyou County: 93.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (17.1%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (13.4%), Public administration (13.3%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (12.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 40%
  • Government: 21%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 39%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Siskiyou County, California:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (77.2%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (11.9%)
  • Two or more races (4.9%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (2.5%)
  • Asian alone (1.7%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.4%)
Median resident age:  48.6 years
California median age:  36.4 years
Males: 22,286  (49.7%)
Females: 22,555  (50.3%)
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Siskiyou County,CA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Siskiyou County:

2.0 people
California:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $40,730 ($29,530 in 1999)

This county:

$40,730
California:

$67,739

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $691 (lower quartile is $474, upper quartile is $921)
This county:

$691
State:

$1252


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $237,190 (it was $98,800 in 2000)
Siskiyou:

$237,190
California:

$477,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $157,406 - $326,012

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $365,445
Here:

$365,445
State:

$662,746

Townhouses or other attached units: $335,713
Here:

$335,713
State:

$572,965

In 2-unit structures: $200,839
Here:

$200,839
State:

$907,600

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $479,158
Here:

$479,158
State:

$578,996

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $550,286
Here:

$550,286
State:

$548,947

Mobile homes: $138,358
Here:

$138,358
State:

$109,501

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $138,199
Here:

$138,199
State:

$63,398
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,307
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $416

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:

  • 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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,732 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,414 (0.7%)

Siskiyou County household income distribution in 2009 Siskiyou County home values distribution Siskiyou County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 20.3%
Siskiyou County:

20.3%
California:

14.3%
(18.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.8% for Black residents, 29.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 41.1% for American Indian residents, 43.8% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 46.0% for other race residents, 27.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 48.6 years old
(Males: 46.7 years old, Females: 49.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 52.6 years old, Black residents: 49.4 years old, American Indian residents: 38.5 years old, Asian residents: 43.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28.5 years old, Other race residents: 34.3 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

2012 air pollution in Siskiyou County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.026 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 5.7 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Below 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:

7.3%
California:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 2,109
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 88.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 23.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,206 (44.9% naturalized citizens)

Siskiyou County:

4.9%
Whole state:

27.2%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 148
  • 2000 to 2009: 517
  • 1990 to 1999: 428
  • 1980 to 1989: 615
  • 1970 to 1979: 237
  • Before 1970: 871
Note: State values scaled to Siskiyou County population

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: 17,866
  • One, attached: 277
  • Two: 482
  • 3 or 4: 759
  • 5 to 9: 579
  • 10 to 19: 434
  • 20 to 49: 201
  • 50 or more: 321
  • Mobile homes: 3,136
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 62

Housing units in Siskiyou County with a mortgage: 6,166 (233 second mortgage, 657 home equity loan, 31 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,334

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

71.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Siskiyou County

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

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (15%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Wood products (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Social assistance (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • 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 the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (51%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (5%)
  • Canada (4%)
  • England (4%)
  • Vietnam (3%)
  • India (2%)

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

  • German (9%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • English (8%)
  • American (6%)
  • Italian (5%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • European (2%)

Siskiyou County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 12,638 (72.9%)
  • Carpooled: 2,056 (11.9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 104 (0.6%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 184 (1.1%)
  • Bicycle: 90 (0.5%)
  • Walked: 846 (4.9%)
  • Worked at home: 1,460 (8.4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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 $44,018.

5.41% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,039 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.41%
California average:

5.03%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.25% relocated from other counties in California ($23,801 average AGI)
2.16% relocated from other states ($11,238 average AGI)
Siskiyou County:

2.16%
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 Shasta County, CA  0.49% ($45,480 average AGI)
from Sacramento County, CA  0.25% ($44,105)
from Klamath County, OR  0.22% ($22,500)
from Jackson County, OR  0.22% ($34,455)
from Humboldt County, CA  0.16% ($35,375)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.15% ($27,957)
from Santa Clara County, CA  0.14% ($39,545)


5.98% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,600 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.98%
California average:

5.12%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.96% relocated to other counties in California ($18,975 average AGI)
3.02% relocated to other states ($15,625 average AGI)
Siskiyou County:

3.02%
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 Shasta County, CA  0.73% ($33,366 average AGI)
to Jackson County, OR  0.52% ($31,203)
to Klamath County, OR  0.35% ($27,833)
to Humboldt County, CA  0.18% ($25,259)
to San Diego County, CA  0.16% ($24,680)
to Sacramento County, CA  0.15% ($201,609)
to Butte County, CA  0.13% ($22,500)

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 live births 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

Percentage of population 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 hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (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: 44,841
  • In family households: 35,120 (6,434 male householders, 5,688 female householders)
    9,372 spouses, 10,324 children (9,694 natural, 297 adopted, 330 stepchildren), 1,036 grandchildren, 232 brothers or sisters, 390 parents, 454 other relatives, 1,174 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 9,150 (3,543 male householders (2,767 living alone)), 3,808 female householders (3,246 living alone)), 1,762 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 603

Size of family households: 6,718 2-persons, 2,362 3-persons, 1,806 4-persons, 837 5-persons, 333 6-persons, 94 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 6,014 1-person, 1,127 2-persons, 100 3-persons, 70 4-persons, 11 5-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons.

5,181 married couples with children.
2,450 single-parent households (886 men, 1,564 women).

91.8% of residents of Siskiyou speak English at home.
5.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (59% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (81% 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 (46% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 13% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (94% speak English very well, 6% 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

  • 2014 or later: 0
  • 2010 to 2013: 334
  • 2000 to 2009: 2,943
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,462
  • 1980 to 1989: 4,115
  • 1970 to 1979: 4,573
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,035
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,495
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,524
  • 1939 or earlier: 3,585
Note: State values scaled to Siskiyou population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Siskiyou County, California
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Siskiyou County population
  • 1 room: 125
  • 2 rooms: 114
  • 3 rooms: 551
  • 4 rooms: 2,150
  • 5 rooms: 3,088
  • 6 rooms: 2,845
  • 7 rooms: 1,450
  • 8 rooms: 953
  • 9+ rooms: 988
  • 1 room: 465
  • 2 rooms: 395
  • 3 rooms: 1,027
  • 4 rooms: 2,133
  • 5 rooms: 1,472
  • 6 rooms: 992
  • 7 rooms: 340
  • 8 rooms: 201
  • 9+ rooms: 137
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Siskiyou County, California
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Siskiyou County population
  • no bedroom: 129
  • 1 bedroom: 421
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,471
  • 3 bedrooms: 6,468
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,313
  • 5+ bedrooms: 353
  • no bedroom: 488
  • 1 bedroom: 986
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,644
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,575
  • 4 bedrooms: 391
  • 5+ bedrooms: 105
Cars and other vehicles available in Siskiyou County, California in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Siskiyou County population
  • no vehicle: 282
  • 1 vehicle: 2,709
  • 2 vehicles: 4,755
  • 3 vehicles: 3,077
  • 4 vehicles: 963
  • 5+ vehicles: 481
  • no vehicle: 1,150
  • 1 vehicle: 2,822
  • 2 vehicles: 2,196
  • 3 vehicles: 690
  • 4 vehicles: 238
  • 5+ vehicles: 46

85% 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, 195% lived in California.

Siskiyou County:

84.5%
State average:

86.6%

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

  • This state: 28,623
  • Other state: 13,459
  • Northeast: 1,394
  • Midwest: 3,097
  • South: 2,330
  • West: 6,629

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Siskiyou County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Wood (39.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (22.4%)
  • Electricity (20.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6.0%)
  • Utility gas (3.6%)
  • Solar energy (1.1%)
  • Other fuel (0.4%)
  • No fuel used (0.1%)
  • Electricity (41.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (25.4%)
  • Wood (22.2%)
  • Utility gas (5.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.8%)
  • No fuel used (0.6%)
  • Solar energy (0.4%)
  • Other fuel (0.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 379
Here:

9.4%
California:

7.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 122
Here:

6.6%
California:

7.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 135
Here:

7.3%
California:

15.5%

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)

Siskiyou County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $10,977,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $100,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $725,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $43,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $16,722,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $10,504,000
    Regular Highways: $9,204,000
    Police Protection: $8,934,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,060,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $7,596,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,357,000
    General - Other: $4,766,000
    Financial Administration: $3,307,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,206,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,078,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,557,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,535,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,117,000
    Libraries: $809,000
    Local Fire Protection: $533,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $254,000
    Parks and Recreation: $93,000
    Air Transportation: $83,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $29,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $6,065,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $103,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Air Transportation: $4,434,000
    General - Other: $2,185,000
    Health - Other: $258,000
    Police Protection: $234,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $105,000
    Regular Highways: $79,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $55,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $52,000
    Financial Administration: $37,000
    Libraries: $36,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $22,000
    Correctional Institutions: $16,000
    Central Staff Services: $6,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $35,575,000
  • Transit Utilities - Interest on Debt: $5,000

Siskiyou County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $4,784,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,792,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $1,089,000
    Regular Highways: $239,000
    Air Transportation: $60,000
    Hospital Public: $39,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $4,005,000
    All Other: $2,193,000
    Education: $867,000
    General Local Government Support: $611,000
    Public Welfare: $80,000
    Health and Hospitals: $3,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $915,000
    Transit Utilities: $896,000
    All Other: $186,000
    Health and Hospitals: $95,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $2,674,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,460,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $787,000
    Rents: $422,000
    Special Assessments: $127,000
    Sale of Property: $43,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $340,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $21,862,000
    Education: $12,244,000
    Health and Hospitals: $10,811,000
    Highways: $9,885,000
    All Other: $8,644,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,610,000
    Transit Utilities: $153,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,949,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $798,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $527,000
    Other Selective Sales: $445,000
    Other License: $335,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $291,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $225,000

Siskiyou County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $580,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $427,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $153,000

Siskiyou County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $21,661,000

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
Siskiyou County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Siskiyou County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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)"