Shasta County , California

Shasta County: County in California, United States

Shasta County locator map
Location of Shasta County on California map.

About

Shasta County is a county located in the U.S. state of California. As of the 2010 census, the population was 177,223 and a population density of 18 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 179,027 inhabitants. Its county seat is Redding. The county was created 171 years ago in 1849.

Seal of Shasta County  California seal image
Seal of Shasta County California
Seal of Shasta County  California seal image

Geography

Shasta County is located at 40°45'50"N 122°2'26"W (40.7637700, -122.0405200). It has 6 neighbors: Plumas County, Trinity County, Lassen County, Modoc County, Siskiyou County and Tehama County.

Shasta County map

The largest city of Shasta County is Redding with a population of 92,456. Other cities include, Anderson population 10,565, Shasta Lake population 10,379 and Shasta population 1,771. See all Shasta County cities & populated places.

Weather

Shasta County forecast: Rain showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 44. more

Shasta County Quick Facts

Population : 179,027 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : California (United States)
Area : 9956 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.62%
Land as percent of area : 98.38%
Named for : Mount Shasta
Altitude : 1,936 feet / 590 meters
Capital : Redding
Establishment : January 01, 1850
Time Zone : America/Los_Angeles
Local time : 09:56:29 (27th October 2021)
Density : 18 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 1.01% (2010-2020)
Weather : 44℉ Rain Showers Likely 7-days weather

Shasta County has 6 neighbours.

Demographics

The population of Shasta County increased by 1.01% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 177,223 - census
2011 177,588 0.21% estimation process
2012 177,875 0.16% estimation process
2013 178,397 0.29% estimation process
2014 178,844 0.25% estimation process
2015 178,314 -0.3% estimation process
2016 178,571 0.14% estimation process
2017 179,384 0.45% estimation process
2018 179,709 0.18% estimation process
2019 180,080 0.21% estimation process
2020 179,027 -0.59% estimation process

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People born in Shasta County (3)

People born in Shasta County, including film Director William H. Cannon, mayor Charles Boxton, judge Charles A. Shurtleff, you can see a list of people who born in Shasta County.

Other places with the same name (1)

Shasta County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Shasta County.

City Name Population Title
Redding 92,456 City in Shasta County, California, United States
Anderson 10,565 City in Shasta County, California, USA
Shasta Lake 10,379 City located in Shasta County, California
Burney 3,154 Census-designated place in Shasta County, California
Shingletown 2,283 Census-designated place in Shasta County, California
Shasta 1,771 City located in Shasta County, California
Palo Cedro 1,269 Census-designated place in Shasta County, California

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