Shasta County Profile


 
About this area:
Located in the northern Sacramento Valley, Shasta’s varied landscape provides numerous recreational areas for camping, hiking, boating, and other outdoor opportunities, while also supporting an active agricultural community. Shasta County is surrounded by Siskiyou and Modoc counties to the north, Trinity to the west, Lassen to the east, and Tehama and Plumas to the south.
EMPLOYMENT AND WAGES
Unemployment Rate and Labor Force (Not Seasonally Adjusted)[Top]
Area
Year
Time Period
Labor Force
No. of
Employed
No. of
Unemployed
Unemployment Rate
Shasta County 2024Jun73,90070,0003,9005.3
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Employment by Industry (Not Seasonally Adjusted)[Top]
Year
Time Period
CES
Industry Title
No. of
Employed
2024JunTotal, All Industries73,000
2024JunTotal Nonfarm72,000
2024JunService-Providing64,200
2024JunTotal Private57,300
2024JunPrivate Service Providing49,500
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Occupations with Fastest Job Growth (% change)[Top]
OccupationEstimated Year -
Projected Year
Employment
Employment Change
Estimated ProjectedNumberPercent
Library Technicians2020 - 203040602050.0
Cooks, Restaurant2020 - 203046069023050.0
Commercial Pilots2020 - 203040602050.0
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers2020 - 20301802608044.4
Nurse Practitioners2020 - 2030901304044.4
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High Wage Occupations[Top]
OccupationYearTime PeriodHourly
Mean
Hourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
Psychiatrists20241st Qtr$161.03$0.00$0.00$0.00
Family Medicine Physicians20241st Qtr$134.96$0.00$0.00$0.00
Pediatricians, General20241st Qtr$130.70$0.00$0.00$0.00
Chief Executives20241st Qtr$109.10$55.21$0.00$0.00
Dentists, General20241st Qtr$88.95$62.39$0.00$0.00
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Data for Shasta County is not available. Data for Redding MSA has been displayed for High Wage Occupations
 

ECONOMIC INDICATORS
Building Permits (US Census Bureau)[Top]
Type of Permit
Year
Time Period
No. of Permits
Total Costs
Multi-Family 2023Annual0$0
Single Family 2023Annual106$40,184,244
Total all types construction permits 2023Annual106$40,184,244
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Consumer Price Index (US BLS & Calif. DIR)[Top]
AreaConsumer Price Index % Change
Time Period2023Time Period2022
United States Annual300.7Annual292.74.2
California Annual331.8Annual319.23.9
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Data for Shasta County is not available. Data for California has been displayed for Consumer Price Index (US BLS & Calif. DIR)
 
Median Price of Existing Homes Sold[Top]
Year
Time Period
Type
Median Price
2023AnnualMedian Price of Homes Sold$1,203,000
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State Revenues by Source[Top]
Tax Type Description
Year
Time Period
Tax Revenue
Alcoholic Beverage Taxes and Fees 2021Annual$431,363
Bank and Corporation (Income) Taxes 2021Annual$45,297,548
Cigarette Tax 2021Annual$1,831,959
Horse Racing (Parimutuel) License Fees 2021Annual$19,150
Estate, Inheritance and Gift Taxes 2021Annual$0
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Data for Shasta County is not available. Data for California has been displayed for State Revenues by Source
 
Taxable Sales (Calif. Board of Equalization)[Top]
Year
Time Period
Sales Type Description
Sales
2022AnnualRetail $4,203,261,805
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POPULATION AND CENSUS DATA
Population[Top]
Area
Year
Time Period
Source
Population
Shasta County 2021AnnualCalifornia Dept of Finance181,871
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Measures of Income[Top]
Income Type
Year
Time Period
Income
Population
Per Capita Personal Income - BEA2021Annual$54,972181,871
Total Personal Income - BEA2021Annual$10,012,526181,871
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County-to-County Commute Patterns (US Census Bureau)[Top]
Year
Time Period
Area of Residence
Area of WorkPlace
Number of Workers
2020CensusShasta County , CAShasta County , CA67,113
2020CensusTehama County , CAShasta County , CA3,020
2020CensusShasta County , CATehama County , CA1,856
2020CensusButte County , CAShasta County , CA445
2020CensusShasta County , CASiskiyou County , CA437
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JOB OPENINGS & TRAINING PROVIDERS
Job Openings from JobCentral National Labor Exchange[Top]
 
Job Openings

Training Providers in Area[Top]
Provider Name
Provider Type
Location
Shasta - Trinity Regional Occupational ProgramSchools with Occupational Programs (ROP)Redding,CA
Lake CollegeApprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsRedding,CA
Redding School of MassageApprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsRedding,CA
Simpson UniversityUniversity or College (four-year school)Redding,CA
Shasta Builders` Exchange Training CenterOther (incl. religious schools and seminaries)Redding,CA
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