Mount Shasta demographics profile

StatisticMount ShastaCaliforniaNational
Population3,28538,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)87223291
Median age49.336.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1836%46%43%
Speak English99%56%79%
Speak Spanish0%29%13%
Mount Shasta, CA has a population of 3,285 and is the 8,352nd largest city in the United States. The population density is 872 per sq mi which is 275% higher than the California average and 863% higher than the national average. The median age in Mount Shasta is 49 which is approximately 37% higher than the California average of 36. In Mount Shasta, 51% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 99% speak English and 0% speak Spanish. 69% of Mount Shasta residents were born in California, 29% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 1% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Mount Shasta is 275% higher than California.
  • The median age in Mount Shasta is 37% higher than California.
  • In Mount Shasta 92.48% of the population is White.
  • In Mount Shasta 0.00% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Mount Shasta 0.40% of the population is Asian.

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Mount Shasta population breakdown by race

RaceMount ShastaCaliforniaNational
White92.48%61.26%73.35%
Black or African American0.00%5.85%12.63%
Asian0.40%13.85%5.22%
American Indian0.79%0.74%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.39%0.18%
Mixed race6.33%4.62%3.06%
Other race0.00%13.28%4.75%
In Mount Shasta, 12.4% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Mount Shasta, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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