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Humboldt County, CA


Micropolitan Statistical Area: Eureka-Arcata, CA
Designated Market Area: Eureka, CA
American Communities Project County Type (2023): College Towns

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2022 population: 135,010   ( 387 from 2010)
Land area: 3568.2 square miles
Population density: 37.8 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:97,284 72.06% 6.4%
Black:1,7361.29% 24.6%
Indian:6,9835.17% 0.3%
Asian:4,3153.20% 35.4%
2+ races:6,8365.06% 23.3%
Hispanic:17,85613.23% 35.2%
Total non-White:37,72627.94% 23.0%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:2,821 10.3
Deaths:3,41012.5
Net Migration: -991-3.6
Net Immigration: 1240.5
Change in White population:-6,674 -5.0
Change in Non-White pop.:7,061 5.2




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
134,623
103,95877.22%
1,3931.03%
6,9615.17%
3,1862.37%
5,5464.12%
13,2119.81%
30,66522.78%

2000
126,518
103,23081.59%
1,0350.82%
6,7225.31%
2,2411.77%
4,6323.66%
8,2106.49%
23,28818.41%

1990
119,118
104,97488.13%
8380.70%
6,2455.24%
2,3241.95%
n/a
4,7373.98%
14,14411.87%

1980
108,514
97,08489.47%
7330.68%
5,4525.02%
1,1521.06%
n/a
3,9133.61%
11,43010.53%

1970
99,692
91,46291.74%
4430.44%
2,9322.94%
3390.34%
n/a
4,0194.03%
8,230 8.26%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
14,224 11.2
11,3469.0
-130-0.1
1,1500.9
728 0.6
7,377 5.8
1990's
NumberRate
15,715 13.2
11,3709.5
-4,294-3.6
7800.7
-1,744 -1.5
9,144 7.7
1980's
NumberRate
18,058 16.6
10,095 9.3
2,451 2.3
n/a
7,890 7.3
2,714 2.5
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
223 0.2
n/a
5,622 5.6
3,200 3.2

Age, Family & Household Data for Humboldt County, CA

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
39.5
25,608 19.0%
109,402 81.0%
25,688 19.0%
54,495
2.42
29,397 53.9%
20,694 70.4%
3,077 10.5%
25,098 46.1%

2010
NumberPercent
37.1
27,061 20.1%
107,562 79.9%
17,725 13.2%
56,031
2.31
31,079 55.5%
21,611 69.5%
3,468 11.2%
24,952 44.5%

2000
NumberPercent
36.2
29,211 23.1%
97,307 76.9%
15,904 12.6%
51,235
2.39
30,894 60.3%
22,422 72.6%
3,950 12.8%
20,341 39.7%

1990
NumberPercent
33.2
30,458 25.6%
88,660 74.4%
14,685 12.3%
46,617
2.48
30,391 65.2%
23,937 78.8%
3,383 11.1%
16,226 34.8%

1980
NumberPercent
29.5
27,293 25.2%
81,221 74.8%
11,130 10.3%
41,584
2.55
27,759 66.8%
23,022 82.9%
2,563 9.2%
13,825 33.2%

2022 Housing Data for Humboldt County, CA

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units62,306 
Median Value$386,000 
Occupied54,49587.5%
Vacant7,81112.5%
Owned30,96556.8%
Rented23,53043.2%
Median Rent$1,191 
Single-Family Units46,01273.8%
    Detached43,49669.8%
    Attached2,5164.0%
Buldings with 5+ Units5,6439.1%
Mobile Homes4,8147.7%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Humboldt County, CA

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0003,6656.7%
$10,000 to $14,9993,0075.5%
$15,000 to $19,9992,3284.3%
$20,000 to $24,9992,4974.6%
$25,000 to $29,9992,8305.2%
$30,000 to $34,9993,0395.6%
$35,000 to $39,9992,1263.9%
$40,000 to $44,9992,8025.1%
$45,000 to $49,9992,0413.7%
$50,000 to $59,9993,7496.9%
$60,000 to $74,9994,8158.8%
$75,000 to $99,9996,50311.9%
$100,000 to $124,9994,8388.9%
$125,000 to $149,9993,3276.1%
$150,000 to $199,9993,3966.2%
$200,000 or more3,5326.5%
Median Household Income57,881 
Per Capita Income33,988 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state80 
Compared to U.S.100 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI4,4948.2%
Public Assistance1,8643.4%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps9,09916.7%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed48,65363.6%
Unemployed4,7306.2%
In Armed Forces1550.2%
Total Labor Force53,53870.0%
Not in Labor Force22,96330.0%
Real Unemployment Rate 36.2%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector18,08214,63355.3%
Non-Profit1,5583,32131.9%
Self-Employed6,2963,79662.4%
Local Government2,2983,77437.8%
State Government2,4212,27851.5%
Federal Government83990148.2%
Total Private + Self24,37818,42956.9%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.7,11610,27440.9%
Total31,49428,70352.3%
Pct. Govt.20.8%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts9,22315.2%
Sales and Office Occupations12,10620.0%
Professional, Technical12,90321.3%
Service Occupations12,96321.4%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing1,1721.9%
All others13,28822.0%
White Collar 56.6%
Industry
 Number%
Health care and social assistance8,41513.9%
Retail trade7,96713.2%
Educational services5,9309.8%
Construction5,0148.3%
Accommodation and food services4,9148.1%
Public administration4,4667.4%
Other services3,4195.7%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting2,9804.9%
Professional, scientific, technical2,9694.9%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.2,8294.7%
Manufacturing2,7294.5%
Arts, entertainment, recreation2,1833.6%
Transportation and warehousing1,7362.9%
Finance and insurance1,3432.2%
Wholesale trade1,2852.1%
Real estate and rental and leasing9441.6%
Information7551.2%
Utilities5030.8%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction920.2%
Management100.0%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Humboldt County, CA

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican12,8649.45%
Puerto Rican6460.47%
Cuban2830.21%
Dominican400.03%
Total Central American8740.64%
Costa Rican1680.12%
Guatemalan1470.11%
Honduran210.02%
Nicaraguan990.07%
Panamanian150.01%
Salvadoran4240.31%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American8190.60%
Argentinean70.01%
Bolivian600.04%
Chilean1260.09%
Colombian2510.18%
Ecuadorian1070.08%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian2350.17%
Uruguayan20.00%
Venezuelan120.01%
Other South American190.01%
Other Hispanic1,6031.18%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Hmong1,3621.00%
Chinese8830.65%
Filipino5370.39%
Vietnamese3290.24%
Japanese2220.16%
Indian1860.14%
Korean1820.13%
Laotian1330.10%
Thai570.04%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English115,51289.2%
Spanish8,9586.9%
Other Asian1,5371.2%
Other Indo-European1,0330.8%
Other6010.5%
Chinese5340.4%
Vietnamese2900.2%
Tagalog2760.2%
German, other Germanic2120.2%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
German19,36414.2%
English15,98011.7%
Irish15,27711.2%
Italian7,3615.4%
European4,4273.3%
Scottish4,2423.1%
French3,8792.8%
American3,6712.7%
Portuguese3,1332.3%
Norwegian2,7692.0%
Swedish2,4881.8%
Scotch-Irish2,4341.8%
Danish2,0901.5%
Polish2,0431.5%
Dutch1,9661.4%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen132,07397.0%
Not a citizen4,0593.0%
Native127,71493.8%
Foreign-born8,4186.2%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Humboldt County, CA

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
2,345 2.5%5,832 6.2%22,150 23.7%34,187 36.5%19,011 20.3%10,087 10.8%
  Average years of education: 13.6
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 2,345 2.5%
9-12 Years 5,832 6.2%
H.S. Grad or GED 22,150 23.7%
Some College 34,187 36.5%
Bach. Degree 19,011 20.3%
Grad Degree 10,087 10.8%
Average years of education: 13.6

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Humboldt County, CA

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 56,242 51,802 4,440 7.9% 5.8%
1991 56,826 51,795 5,031 8.9% 7.8%
1992 58,905 52,985 5,920 10.1% 9.4%
1993 59,584 53,665 5,919 9.9% 9.5%
1994 59,886 54,659 5,227 8.7% 8.7%
1995 59,793 54,827 4,966 8.3% 7.9%
1996 59,873 55,226 4,647 7.8% 7.3%
1997 60,352 55,895 4,457 7.4% 6.4%
1998 60,725 56,324 4,401 7.2% 5.9%
1999 59,919 56,021 3,898 6.5% 5.3%
2000 60,073 56,634 3,439 5.7% 4.9%
2001 60,287 56,654 3,633 6.0% 5.5%
2002 60,741 56,627 4,114 6.8% 6.8%
2003 60,587 56,400 4,187 6.9% 6.9%
2004 60,389 56,467 3,922 6.5% 6.2%
2005 59,534 55,907 3,627 6.1% 5.4%
2006 59,498 56,217 3,281 5.5% 4.9%
2007 59,356 55,883 3,473 5.9% 5.3%
2008 59,983 55,597 4,386 7.3% 7.3%
2009 61,139 54,327 6,812 11.1% 11.5%
2010 66,064 58,933 7,131 10.8% 12.5%
2011 64,954 57,998 6,956 10.7% 11.9%
2012 64,128 57,888 6,240 9.7% 10.5%
2013 62,830 57,671 5,159 8.2% 9.0%
2014 62,235 58,036 4,199 6.7% 7.6%
2015 62,290 58,782 3,508 5.6% 6.3%
2016 62,424 59,338 3,086 4.9% 5.5%
2017 62,524 59,883 2,641 4.2% 4.8%
2018 62,535 60,261 2,274 3.6% 4.3%
2019 62,103 59,824 2,279 3.7% 4.2%
2020 59,411 54,446 4,965 8.4% 10.1%
2021 58,907 55,194 3,713 6.3% 7.3%
2022 59,520 57,147 2,373 4.0% 4.2%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com