Census / Local Demographics

Census 2000 Demographic Profile Highlights
Geographic Area: Lassen County, California

Subject
Lassen County
City of Susanville
Lassen County Total
Total Population
16,245
9,430
25,675
Male
8,356
4,757
13,113
Female
7,889
4,673
12,562
Under 5 Years
934
745
1,679
18 Years and Over
11,691
6,601
18,292
65 Years and Over
2,000
1,012
3,012
One Race
15,735
9,034
24,769
   White
14,456
7,787
22,243
   Black or African American
232
155
387
   American Indian and Alaska Native
473
496
969
   Asian
69
110
179
   Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
24
97
121
   Some Other Race
481
389
870
Two or More Races
510
396
906
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
1,434
963
2,397
Household Population
15,878
9,040
24,918
Group Quarters Population
757
8,153
8,910
Average Household Size
2.55
2.51
2.59
Average Family Size
3.10
3.12
3.08
Total Housing Units
8,016
3,984
12,000
   Occupied Housing Units
6,020
3,605
9,625
     Owner-Occupied Housing Units
4,591
1,984
6,575
     Renter-Occupied Housing Units
1,429
1,621
3,050
   Vacant Housing Units
1,996
379
2,375

 

Subject
Lassen County
City of Susanville
Lassen County Total
Population 25 Years and Over
10,476
5,641
16,117
   High School Graduate or Higher
8,751
4,768
13,519
   Bachelor's Degree or Higher
1,307
891
2,198
Civilian Veterans (civilian population 18 years and over)
2,432
1,152
3,584
Disability Status (population 5 years and over)
3,222
1,403
4,625
Foreign Born
560
208
768
Male, Now Married, Except Separated (population 15 years and over)
3,858
1,828
5686
Female, Now Married, Except Separated (population 15 years and over)
3,902
1,858
5,760
Speak a Language other than English at Home (population 5 years and over)
1,138
548
1,686

 

Subject
Lassen County
City of Susanville
Lassen County Total
In Labor Force (population 16 years and over)
6,978
4,259
11,237
Mean Travel Time to Work in Minutes (workers 16 years and over)
16.5
13.6
19.4
Median Household Income in 1999 (dollars)
35,719
35,128
36,310
Median Family Income in 1999 (dollars)
43,714
44,030
43,398
Per Capita Income in 1999 (dollars)
15,489
16,228
14,749
Families Below Poverty Level
474
278
752
Individuals Below Poverty Level
2,079
1,405
3,484

 

Subject
Lassen County
City of Susanville
Lassen County Total
Single-Family Owner-Occupied Homes
2,507
1,683
4,190
   Median Value (dollars)
105,050
103,400
106,700
Median of Selected Monthly Owner Costs
   With a Mortgage (dollars)
966
970
962
   Not Mortgaged (dollars)
256
251
260

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Summary File 1 (SF 1) and Summary File 3 (SF 3).
All numbers exclude the prison populations listed in Census Tract 404, Block Group 2, Block 2002 and Census Tract 401, Block Group 3, Block 3025.


Department of Finance Population and Housing Figures

Total Population and Housing Units - 2010
Population Type
Lassen County
City of Susanville
Lassen County Total
Total Population with Group Quarters
18,458
17,431
35,889
Group Quarters
1,541
8,525
10,066
Total Population without Group Quarters
16,917
8,906
25,823
House Type  
Lassen County
City of Susanville
Lassen County Total
Total
8,954
4,222
13,176
Detached
6,012
3,030
9,042
Attached
221
131
352
2 to 4
132
379
511
5 Plus
59
472
531
Mobile Homes
2,530
210
2,740
Occupied
6,813
3,825
10,638
% Vacant
23.91
9.40
19.26
Persons Per Household
2.483
2.328
2.427

 

Total Population and Housing Units - 2009
Population Type
Lassen County
City of Susanville
Lassen County Total
Total Population with Group Quarters
18,148
17,042
35,550
Group Quarters
1,155
8,972
9,585
Total Population without Group Quarters
16,993
8,430
25,965
House Type  
Lassen County
City of Susanville
Lassen County Total
Total
8,918
4,212
13,130
Detached
6,002
3,023
9,025
Attached
221
131
352
2 to 4
132
376
508
5 Plus
59
472
531
Mobile Homes
2,504
210
2,714
Occupied
6,779
3,816
10,595
% Vacant
23.99
9.40
19.31
Persons Per Household
2.507
2.351
2.451

 

Total Population and Housing Units - 2008
Population Type
Lassen County
City of Susanville
Lassen County Total
Total Population with Group Quarters
18,320
17,636
35,956
Group Quarters
1,230
8,599
9,829
Total Population without Group Quarters
17,090
9,037
26,127
House Type  
Lassen County
City of Susanville
Lassen County Total
Total
8,870
4,197
13,067
Detached
5,981
3,008
8,989
Attached
221
131
352
2 to 4
132
376
508
5 Plus
59
472
531
Mobile Homes
2,477
210
2,687
Occupied
6,744
3,802
10,546
% Vacant
23.97
9.41
19.29
Persons Per Household
2.534
2.377
2.477

 

Total Population and Housing Units - 2007
Population Type
Lassen County
City of Susanville
Lassen County Total
Total Population with Group Quarters
17,967
17,904
35,871
Group Quarters
1,344
9,093
10,437
Total Population without Group Quarters
16,623
8,811
25,434
House Type  
Lassen County
City of Susanville
Lassen County Total
Total
8,800
4,179
12,979
Detached
5,928
2,984
8,912
Attached
221
131
352
2 to 4
138
382
520
5 Plus
59
472
531
Mobile Homes
2,454
210
2,664
Occupied
6,690
3,786
10,476
% Vacant
23.98
9.40
19.28
Persons Per Household
2.485
2.327
2.428
Source:E-5 Population and Housing Estimates for Cities, Counties and the State, 2001–2010, with 2000 Benchmark.

Labor Market Information
Geographic Area: Lassen County, California
 
Employment Data
July 2010
Aug 2010
Sep 2010
Sep 2009
Civilian Labor Force
13,630
13,300
13,400
13,590
  Civilian Employment
11,710
11,500
11,630
12,000
  Civilian Unemployment
1,930
1,800
1,770
1,590
Civilian Unemployment Rate
14.1%
13.5%
13.2%
11.7%
--CA Unemployment Rate
12.7%
12.4%
12.2%
11.8%
--U.S. Unemployment Rate
9.7%
9.5%
9.2%
9.5%
 
Total, All Industries (2)
10,230
10,040
10,210
10,630
  Total Farm
350
360
390
350
  Total Nonfarm
9,880
9,680
9,820
10,280
    Total Private
3,350
3,410
3,340
3,530
    Goods Producing
240
260
230
260
      Mining & Logging
100
100
100
100
      Construction
130
140
120
140
      Manufacturing
20
20
10
20
    Service Providing
9,640
9,420
9,590
10,020
     Private Service Producing
3,110
3,150
3,100
3,270
      Trade, Transportation & Utilities
1,020
1,040
1,040
1,150
        Wholesale Trade
70
80
80
70
        Retail Trade
820
840
830
950
        Transportation, Warehousing & Utilities
130
130
130
130
      Information
100
100
100
100
      Financial Activities
160
160
150
160
      Professional & Business Services
190
190
160
170
      Educational & Health Services
920
920
940
940
      Leisure & Hospitality
560
570
540
570
      Other Services
170
170
180
180
      Government
6,530
6,270
6,490
6,750
        Federal Government
1,630
1,600
1,580
1,570
        State & Local Government
4,900
4,670
4,910
5,180
          State Government
2,900
2,900
2,830
3,110
          Local Government
2,000
1,760
2,080
2,070

Source: This data is produced by the Labor Market Information Division of the California Employment Development Department (EDD). This data can also be found online at http://www.labormarketinfo.edd.ca.gov/?PAGEID=166.


Links

State of California

Department of Finance - Demographic, Economic, and Financial Research
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Employment Development Department - Labor Market Information Division
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Federal
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