Tehama County Quality Life
Cost of Living
According to Sperling’s Best Places, the cost of living in Tehama County is lower than many other places in California.
- Housing in Tehama County is very affordable, and there are a number of different types of properties available, from a home in the town of Red Bluff or Corning, living on the river in Tehama, a planned gated community in Cottonwood, or a ranch.
- As of January 2015, the average home price in Tehama County was $162,860. Compared with a statewide average of $426,790, $306,060 in Riverside County, or $216,130 in neighboring Shasta County.
Tehama County is currently home to 63,057 people according to the 2013 Census. Population growth is expected to average .8 percent per year through 2018.
Tehama County is a patriotic small community, where people still like to put flags out to honor holidays and residents have a strong history of serving their Country. In Tehama County, 12% of residents are veterans, contrasted with a statewide average of 7%.
The communites in Tehama County offer a rich culture of art and entertainment.
- Cottonwood (part)
- Gerber-Las Flores
- Lake California
- Los Molinos
- Manton Mill Creek
- Paynes Creek
- Rancho Tehama Reserve
- Red Bluff
|Median Home Value||$194,755||$207,407|
|Average Home Value||$221,659||$244,418|
|$50,000 - $99,999||1,596||1,463|
|$100,000 - $149,999||2,090||1,898|
|$150,000 - $199,999||2,631||2,375|
|$200,000 - $249,999||2,307||1,728|
|$250,000 - $299,999||2,362||2,143|
|$300,000 - $399,999||1,724||2,544|
|$400,000 - $499,999||260||520|
|$500,000 - $749,999||253||452|
|$750,000 - $999,999||140||220|
Housing Year Built
|Year Range||Houses Built|
|2010 or Later||87|
|1939 or Before||2,246|
|Work at Home||1,234|
|Less than 5 minutes||997|
|Average Travel Time||24|