Dunsmuir is located in northwest California. Dunsmuir is between the Siskiyou, Shasta county. Dunsmuir has 1.70 square miles of land area and 0.04 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Dunsmuir population is 1,482, which has shrunk 22.93% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 12.39% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Dunsmuir median household income is $29,464 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 27.05% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 29.47% and is about the same as the national average rate of 27.36%. Dunsmuir median house value is $161,300 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 81.03% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 75.60% and is much higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Dunsmuir is worse than the state average in quality. The Dunsmuir area code is 530.