Little River, California Population 2024

270

Little River is a city located in Mendocino County California. Little River has a 2024 population of 270. Little River is currently growing at a rate of 9.76% annually and its population has increased by 53.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 176 in 2020.

The average household income in Little River is $36,797 with a poverty rate of 39.91%. The median age in Little River is 30.6 years: 24.8 years for males, and 38.5 years for females.

Little River Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Little River was:

  • White: 80.27%
  • Two or more races: 19.73%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
161.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
53.41% (94)
The current population of Little River, California is 270 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 176.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White17980.27%
Two or more races4419.73%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Little River Population by Race

Little River Population Pyramid 2024

Little River Median Age

30.6

Total

24.8

Male

38.5

Female

Little River Adults

There are 144 adults, (43 of whom are seniors) in Little River.

Little River Age Dependency

120.8

Age Dependency Ratio

42.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

78.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Little River Sex Ratio

Female17478.03%
Male4921.97%

Little River Population by Age

Little River Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1012.2158.441.6
Female583.127.672.4
Non Family4301000
Married0000
Male0000

2.48

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

58.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Little River Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade00%
Associates Degree97.32%
Bachelors Degree3226.02%
Graduate Degree118.94%
High School Graduate75.69%
Less Than 9th Grade75.69%
Some College5746.34%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Little River Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Little River Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White878743
Hispanic36290
2+ Races23160

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 49.43%.

Little River Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$14,688$46,389$13,828
Some College$27,321$0$0

$14,688

Average Earnings

$46,389

Average Male

$13,828

Average Female

Little River Earnings by Educational Attainment

Little River Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Little River Language

81.61% of Little River residents speak only English, while 18.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 18.39% of the population.

Little River Language

Little River Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1418963.12%

39.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

0%

Male Poverty Rate

51.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Little River

The race most likely to be in poverty in Little River is White, with 63.12% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Little River is White, with 63.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 100%.

Little River Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College53.03%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
High School0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Little River Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Little River Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Little River Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$2,499$27,803
Households-$36,797
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families-$-999,999,999

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Little River Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

0.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

0.0%

Male Marriage Rate

0.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Little River Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Little River Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 15-19, while the female age group most likely to be married is 15-19.

Little River Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Little River Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

0

Number of Veterans

0

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Vietnam0
Korea0
World War II0

Little River Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640
65 to 740
75+0

Little River Veterans by Age

count

Little River Veterans by Race

Little River Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Little River Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

49.5%

Labor Force Participation

49.5%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Little River Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Little River Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Little River Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

65.47%

Born in Little River

95.52%

Native Born

4.48%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

4.48%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.52% of Little River residents were born in the United States, with 65.47% having been born in California. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Little River Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024270249.76%
20232462310.31%
20222233719.89%
2021186105.68%
2020176-36-16.98%
20192122312.17%
2018189107130.49%
201782-23-21.9%
20161051111.7%
20159456147.37%
201438-21-35.59%
201359-265-81.79%
20123246324.14%
2011261144123.08%
201011700%

Little River Population by Year