Humboldt County, California Population 2019

Humboldt County, California's estimated population is 136,527 with a growth rate of 0.16% 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
2018136,373-154-0.11%
2017136,5272130.16%
2016136,3141,2000.89%
2015135,1146000.45%
2014134,5141070.08%
2013134,407-153-0.11%
2012134,560-655-0.48%
2011135,2152150.16%
2010135,00015,88213.33%
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%

How Many People Live in Humboldt County, California?

136,527

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White109,34680.70%
Two or More Races7,8315.78%
American Indian and Alaska Native7,0425.20%
Some Other Race5,3183.93%
Asian3,9262.90%
Black or African American1,6091.19%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander4180.31%

Humboldt County, California Population Pyramid 2019

Humboldt County, California Median Age

37.7


Total

37.2


Male

38.5


Female

Humboldt County, California Adults

There are 109,132 adults, (21,751 of whom are seniors) in Humboldt County, California.

Humboldt County, California Age Dependency

55.1

Age Dependency Ratio

24.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Humboldt County, California Sex Ratio

Female

67,982

50.17%

Male

67,508

49.83%

Humboldt County, California Households and Families

Humboldt County, California Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Humboldt County, California Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.6%22.4%
All56.5%43.5%
Non Family44.5%55.5%
Male40.6%59.4%
Female39.3%60.7%

56.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All53,9662.4356.5
Non Family23,5651.4544.5
Married20,9953.0977.6
Female6,1843.4939.3
Male3,2223.3240.6

3.05

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

10%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Humboldt County, California Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,4582.69%
9th to 12th Grade6,1776.76%
High School Graduate21,96224.04%
Some College25,29627.69%
Associates Degree8,5829.39%
Bachelors Degree17,66819.34%
Graduate Degree9,21610.09%

Humboldt County, California Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White73,82468,42723,159
Hispanic7,3885,5771,232
Native American3,8873,070402
Multiple Races3,5853,309965
Other Race2,5011,582210
Asian2,1571,862756
Black987816257
Islander334334262

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 78.44%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,508$33,238$25,232
Less Than High School$21,478$24,642$15,149
High School Grad$25,881$30,469$22,635
Some College$28,464$32,692$24,228
Bachelors Degree$32,224$37,365$27,493
Graduate Degree$51,850$57,338$48,718

$29,508

Average Earnings

$33,238

Average Male

$25,232

Average Female

Humboldt County, California Language

Humboldt County, California Language by Age

Humboldt County, California Language

88.43% of Humboldt County, California residents speak only English, while 11.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.82% of the population.

Humboldt County, California Poverty

Humboldt County, California Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White99,94317,55017.56%
Hispanic13,9853,52625.21%
Native6,8192,81041.21%
Multiple7,4431,90825.63%
Other4,8751,71235.12%
Asian3,8731,29933.54%
Black1,37771151.63%
Islander4187918.90%

20.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.78%

Male Poverty Rate

20.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Humboldt County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in Humboldt County, California is Black, with 51.63% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Humboldt County, California is White, with 17.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.14%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.67%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.55%
High School18.52%
Some College16.75%
Bachelors or Greater9.68%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed38.25%
Female Unemployed35.69%
Female Employed14.65%
Male Employed11.00%

Humboldt County, California Income

Humboldt County, California Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,718$60,394
Families$56,696$74,722
Married Families$71,530$88,483
Non Families$26,864$39,122

Humboldt County, California Marital Status

Humboldt County, California Marital Status

Marriage Rates

40.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.7%

Male Marriage Rate

39.4%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Humboldt County, California Marital Status by Race

Humboldt County, California Veterans

8,817

Number of Veterans

8,045

Male Veterans

772

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3,562
First Gulf War1,121
Korea802
Second Gulf War762
World War II578
Age Group Veterans
65 to 742,600
75+2,330
55 to 641,840
35 to 541,469
18 to 34578

Humboldt County, California Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8,0018.83%
Hispanic4414.36%
2 or More3967.99%
Indian1733.42%
Black1429.83%
Asian742.69%
Other310.82%

Humboldt County, California Veterans by Education

9.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Humboldt County, California Employment Status

58.5%

Labor Force Participation

53.2%

Employment Rate

8.9%

Unemployment Rate

Humboldt County, California Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

69.30%

Born in California

94.65%

Native Born

5.35%

Foreign Born

3.07%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.65% of Humboldt County, California residents were born in the United States, with 69.30% having been born in California. 3.07% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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%
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