Shasta Lake is a somewhat small city located in the state of California. With a population of 10,159 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Shasta Lake is the 415th largest community in California.
Shasta Lake is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Shasta Lake is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Shasta Lake who work in office and administrative support (14.19%), sales jobs (12.04%), and personal care services (9.48%).
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Shasta Lake is worth considering.
The percentage of people in Shasta Lake with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.05% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Shasta Lake in 2010 was $20,537, which is lower middle income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $82,148 for a family of four. However, Shasta Lake contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Shasta Lake is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Shasta Lake home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Shasta Lake residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Shasta Lake also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 13.52% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Shasta Lake include Irish, English, Italian, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Shasta Lake is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Russian.