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.
Unlike some cities, Shasta Lake isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Shasta Lake are a mix of both white- and blue-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%).
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Shasta Lake has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Shasta Lake a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
In Shasta Lake, just 12.05% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
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.