Living in Yreka, CA

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Updated: 2020-03-11

Yreka SnackAbility

4
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
7
Affordability
5
Diversity
8.5
Safety
4
Amenities
7
Education
6
Commute
10

Yreka, CA Crime Report

258
Total Crimes
3,406.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
32.65%
Above National Average

Yreka, CA Cost Of Living

99
Yreka's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average

Yreka, California Info Snack

Yreka (/warik/ wy-REE-k) is the county seat of Siskiyou County, California, United States, located in the Shasta Valley at 2,500 feet (760 m) above sea level and covering about 10.1 sq mi (26 km2) area, of which most is land. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population was 7,765, reflecting an increase of 475 from the 7,290 counted in the 2000 Census. Yreka is home to the College of the Siskiyous, Klamath National Forest Interpretive Museum and the Siskiyou County Museum. Its gold mining heritage is commemorated by the high school team which uses a gold miner as their name and mascot.
Population
7,551
Unemployment
8.3%
Poverty
24.2%
Median Home
$152,400
Median Income
$39,792
Median Rent
$792

Yreka, CA Photos

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Rankings for Yreka in California

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Map Of Yreka, CA

Population over time in Yreka

Year Population % Change
2017 7,551 -0.3%
2016 7,571 -0.4%
2015 7,598 -0.5%
2014 7,635 -0.5%
2013 7,675 -0.4%
2012 7,702 -0.4%
2011 7,732 0.5%
2010 7,696 0.3%
2009 7,676 -
Crime/100k Yreka CA USA
Violent Crime 488.6 447.4 368.9
Murder 0.0 4.4 5.0
Robbery 26.4 137.3 86.2
Aggravated Assault 435.8 266.5 246.8
Property Crime 2918.3 2380.4 2199.5
Burglary 501.8 416.2 376.0
Larceny 2165.6 1571.8 1594.6
Car Theft 250.9 392.4 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Yreka

White
73.1% (5,521)
African American
1.7% (128)
American Indian
4.9% (367)
Asian
0.4% (33)
Hawaiian
1.4% (105)
Other
0.4% (27)
Two Or More
5.9% (449)
Hispanic
12.2% (921)
Race Yreka CA USA
White 73.1% 37.5% 61.1%
African American 1.7% 5.5% 12.3%
American Indian 4.9% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 0.4% 14.1% 5.4%
Hawaiian 1.4% 0.4% 0.2%
Other 0.4% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 5.9% 3.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 12.2% 38.9% 17.8%

Household Income For Yreka, California

Less than $10,000
8.1% (61,404)
$10,000 to $14,999
9.0% (67,856)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.9% (105,010)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.1% (98,559)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.3% (107,903)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.6% (132,821)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.5% (72,083)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.0% (75,198)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.0% (30,257)
$200,000 or more
0.5% (4,004)
Income Yreka CA USA
Less than $10,000 8.1% 5.1% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 9.0% 4.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.9% 8.0% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.1% 7.9% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.3% 10.9% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.6% 15.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.5% 12.3% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.0% 16.2% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.0% 8.3% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 0.5% 11.0% 7.0%

Gender in Yreka

Female
54.4% (4,109)
Male
45.6% (3,442)
Gender Yreka CA USA
Female 54.4% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 45.6% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Yreka for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (75)
9-12th Grade
10.0% (755)
High School / GED
24.0% (1,812)
Some College
32.0% (2,416)
Associate's Degree
14.0% (1,057)
Bachelor's Degree
12.0% (906)
Master's Degree
3.0% (226)
Professional Degree
2.0% (151)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (151)
Education Yreka CA USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 9.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 10.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 24.0% 21.0% 27.0%
Some College 32.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 14.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 12.0% 21.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 3.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 2.0% 1.0%

1 Reviews & Comments About Yreka

Overall User Rating
1.0
/5

HomeSnacks User

The crime rate in Yreka has increased tremendously since I was a child. Mostly of burglary.

Favorite places would have to be Greenhorn Park and the Fairgrounds.

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