Humboldt County, California Population 2018

Humboldt County, California's estimated population is 136,754 with a growth rate of 1.16% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Humboldt County, California is the 35th largest county in California.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017136,7541,5721.16%
2016135,182-1,267-0.93%
2016136,4491,2300.91%
2015135,2196350.47%
2014134,5841400.10%
2013134,444-152-0.11%
2012134,596-643-0.48%
2011135,2392200.16%
2010135,01915,90113.35%
1990119,11810,6049.77%
1980108,5148,8228.85%
197099,692-5,200-4.96%
1960104,89235,65151.49%
195069,24123,42951.14%
194045,8122,5795.97%
193043,2335,82015.56%
192037,4133,55610.50%
191033,8576,75324.92%
190027,1043,63515.49%
189023,4697,95751.30%
188015,5129,372152.64%
18706,1403,446127.91%
18602,6940.00%

Humboldt County, California Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White109,778
Two or More Races8,168
American Indian and Alaska Native6,834
Some Other Race4,729
Asian3,739
Black or African American1,603
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander331

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Humboldt County, California Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Humboldt County, California Median Age

37.6


Total

37.1


Male

38.3


Female

Humboldt County, California Adults

There are 108,822 adults, (20,818 of which are seniors) in Humboldt County, California.

Humboldt County, California Age Dependency

53.6

Age Dependency Ratio

23.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30

Child Dependency Ratio

Humboldt County, California Sex Ratio

Female

67,733

50.11%

Male

67,449

49.89%

Humboldt County, California Households and Families

Humboldt County, California Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Humboldt County, California Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76%24%
All55.3%44.7%
Non Family43.4%56.6%
Male41.7%58.3%
Female36.1%63.9%

55.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Humboldt County, California Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All53,6892.4455.3
Non Family23,1731.4843.4
Married21,2073.0776
Female6,1443.4636.1
Male3,1653.341.7

3.02

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

9.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Humboldt County, California Households

Humboldt County, California Education

Humboldt County, California Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,2922.52%
9th to 12th Grade6,5027.15%
High School Graduate22,48624.74%
Some College25,78328.36%
Associates Degree8,1829.00%
Bachelors Degree17,03118.74%
Graduate Degree8,6279.49%

Humboldt County, California Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White73,83768,12222,228
Hispanic7,0915,3391,227
Native American3,8933,086385
Multiple Races3,5453,252976
Other Race2,2381,500214
Asian2,1081,912745
Black972819232
Islander18718729

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 35.34%.

Humboldt County, California Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,844$32,144$24,007
Less Than High School$21,114$24,253$16,964
High School Grad$26,159$30,976$21,448
Some College$26,718$31,374$22,473
Bachelors Degree$31,245$35,915$27,353
Graduate Degree$51,391$57,869$44,632

$27,844

Average Earnings

$32,144

Average Male

$24,007

Average Female

Humboldt County, California Language

Humboldt County, California Language by Age

Humboldt County, California Language

89.08% of Humboldt County, California residents speak only English, while 10.92% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.49% of the population.

Humboldt County, California Poverty

Humboldt County, California Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White100,26018,23418.19%
Hispanic13,6143,38324.85%
Native6,6172,53038.23%
Multiple7,7771,93524.88%
Asian3,6841,44539.22%
Other4,3731,34430.73%
Black1,37765447.49%
Islander3316920.85%

20.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.43%

Male Poverty Rate

21.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Humboldt County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in Humboldt County, California is Black, with 47.49% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Humboldt County, California is White, with 18.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.47%.

Humboldt County, California Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.62%
High School17.67%
Some College16.53%
Bachelors or Greater9.89%

Humboldt County, California Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed41.03%
Male Unemployed40.34%
Female Employed15.40%
Male Employed11.74%

Humboldt County, California Income

Humboldt County, California Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,685$57,720
Families$54,224$70,297
Married Families$67,534$82,542
Non Families$26,690$38,483

Humboldt County, California Marital Status

Humboldt County, California Marital Status

Marriage Rates

40.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.4%

Male Marriage Rate

40.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Humboldt County, California Married by Age and Sex

Humboldt County, California Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Humboldt County, California Marital Status by Race

Humboldt County, California Veterans

Humboldt County, California Veterans by War

8,957

Number of Veterans

8,280

Male Veterans

677

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam3,642
First Gulf War1,086
Second Gulf War869
Korea859
World War II675

Humboldt County, California Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 742,461
75+2,267
55 to 641,999
35 to 541,569
18 to 34661

Humboldt County, California Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8,1018.90%
Hispanic4044.13%
2 or More4027.98%
Indian1793.59%
Black16111.68%
Asian562.15%
Other521.53%
Hawaiian62.33%

Humboldt County, California Veterans by Education

9.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Humboldt County, California Employment Status

Humboldt County, California Employment by Age

59%

Labor Force Participation

53.3%

Employment Rate

9.5%

Unemployment Rate

Humboldt County, California Employment by Race

Humboldt County, California Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Humboldt County, California

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Eureka2719627226300.11%
Arcata17231179747434.31%
Fortuna11926121221961.64%
Rio Dell33683408401.19%
Ferndale1371137210.07%
Blue Lake12531265120.96%
Trinidad367359-8-2.18%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990