McKinleyville, California Population 2024

16,913

McKinleyville is a city located in Humboldt County California. McKinleyville has a 2024 population of 16,913. McKinleyville is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 1.61% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,645 in 2020.

The average household income in McKinleyville is $88,934 with a poverty rate of 14.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in McKinleyville is 38.4 years, 37.8 years for males, and 38.8 years for females.

McKinleyville Demographics

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

  • White: 76.85%
  • Two or more races: 11.1%
  • Asian: 4.9%
  • Native American: 3.93%
  • Other race: 2.81%
  • Black or African American: 0.41%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
20.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
809.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.61% (268)
The current population of McKinleyville, California is 16,913 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 16,645.

McKinleyville, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White12,99776.85%
Two or more races1,87711.1%
Asian8284.9%
Native American6653.93%
Other race4762.81%
Black or African American700.41%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Other race

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

McKinleyville Population by Race

McKinleyville Population Pyramid 2024

McKinleyville Median Age

38.4

Total

37.8

Male

38.8

Female

McKinleyville Adults

There are 13,161 adults, (2,797 of whom are seniors) in McKinleyville.

McKinleyville Age Dependency

63.2

Age Dependency Ratio

27

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.2

Child Dependency Ratio

McKinleyville Sex Ratio

Female8,60750.89%
Male8,30649.11%

McKinleyville Population by Age

McKinleyville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6,6432.5460.139.9
Non Family2,9321.494753
Married2,9013.4177.122.9
Female6573.2744.355.7
Male1533.1956.943.1
showing: 5 rows

3.27

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

60.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

McKinleyville Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

McKinleyville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

McKinleyville Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 56.02%.

McKinleyville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$44,144

Average Earnings

$52,757

Average Male

$38,504

Average Female

McKinleyville Earnings by Educational Attainment

McKinleyville Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

McKinleyville Language

91.83% of McKinleyville residents speak only English, while 8.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.96% of the population.

McKinleyville Language

McKinleyville Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White12,1901,54612.68%
Multiple1,87533317.76%
Hispanic1,76023613.41%
Asian82717521.16%
Native66516725.11%
Other47671.47%
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14.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.89%

Male Poverty Rate

15.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in McKinleyville

The race most likely to be in poverty in McKinleyville is Native, with 25.11% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in McKinleyville is Other, with 1.47% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.71%.

McKinleyville Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.42%
Some College12.61%
High School10.01%
Bachelors or Greater8.16%
showing: 4 rows

McKinleyville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed43.32%
Male Unemployed23.36%
Female Employed11.23%
Male Employed3.29%
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McKinleyville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

McKinleyville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

McKinleyville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.3%

Male Marriage Rate

45.2%

Female Marriage Rate

McKinleyville Married by Age and Sex

male

female

McKinleyville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

McKinleyville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

McKinleyville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

811

Number of Veterans

657

Male Veterans

154

Female Veterans

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McKinleyville Veterans by War

count

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McKinleyville Veterans by Age

count

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McKinleyville Veterans by Race

McKinleyville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

McKinleyville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.6%

Labor Force Participation

53.9%

Employment Rate

8.8%

Unemployment Rate

McKinleyville Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

McKinleyville Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

McKinleyville 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

73.8%

Born in McKinleyville

96.01%

Native Born

3.99%

Foreign Born

1.79%

Non Citizen

2.21%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.01% of McKinleyville residents were born in the United States, with 73.8% having been born in California. 1.79% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

McKinleyville Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202416,913
202316,913
202216,9134562.77%
202116,457-188-1.13%
202016,645-563-3.27%
201917,2085963.59%
201816,612-351-2.07%
201716,963150.09%
201616,9486574.03%
201516,291-157-0.95%
201416,448-474-2.8%
201316,922190.11%
201216,9032021.21%
201116,7011,52410.04%
201015,177
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McKinleyville Population by Year