18.1% Poverty Rate in Shasta County, California

Poverty Rate in Shasta County, California

How does the Poverty Rate in Shasta County, California compare to other counties in California?

California County Poverty Rate Comparison

What is the poverty rate for residents of Shasta County, California born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born?

17.5%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Shasta County, California who were born citizens of the United States is 17.5%.

30.2%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Shasta County, California who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 30.2%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Shasta County, California born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Foreign-born residents of Shasta County, California have a higher poverty rate than those who were born US citizens.

Of the 166,871 residents of Shasta County, California who were born citizens of the United States, 29,161 (17.5%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 2,806 (30.2%) of 9,302 residents of Shasta County, California who were born citizens of a country other than the US reported income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Poverty Rate in Shasta County, California

The Poverty Rate in Shasta County is 18.1%.
Shasta County is in California.
California Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Cottonwood 33.5%

3,252

Bella Vista 17.1%

2,766

Anderson 21.3%

10,147

Burney 27.9%

3,648

Palo Cedro 9.1%

1,248

Redding 18.9%

89,257

Shasta 5.0%

1,776

Shasta Lake 17.1%

9,994

Shingletown 13.7%

2,261

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2018 California Poverty Line

Household Size Poverty Level
1 $12,140
2 $16,460
3 $20,780
4 $25,100
5 $29,420
6 $33,740
Per Additional +$4,320

The poverty line for California in 2018 is based on the federal guidelines, which begins at $12,140 for a single person, adding $4,320 for each additional person.

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