Myrtletown, California Population 2024

4,946

Myrtletown is a city located in Humboldt County California. Myrtletown has a 2024 population of 4,946. Myrtletown is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -3.83% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,143 in 2020.

The average household income in Myrtletown is $89,311 with a poverty rate of 18.79%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Myrtletown is 48.1 years, 47.7 years for males, and 50.1 years for females.

Myrtletown Demographics

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

  • White: 80.59%
  • Two or more races: 9.95%
  • Asian: 4.75%
  • Other race: 2.28%
  • Native American: 1.44%
  • Black or African American: 0.99%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
2.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,356.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.83% (-197)
The current population of Myrtletown, California is 4,946 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,143.

Myrtletown, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,98680.59%
Two or more races4929.95%
Asian2354.75%
Other race1132.28%
Native American711.44%
Black or African American490.99%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Myrtletown Population by Race

Myrtletown Population Pyramid 2024

Myrtletown Median Age

48.1

Total

47.7

Male

50.1

Female

Myrtletown Adults

There are 4,028 adults, (1,249 of whom are seniors) in Myrtletown.

Myrtletown Age Dependency

78

Age Dependency Ratio

44.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33

Child Dependency Ratio

Myrtletown Sex Ratio

Female2,46949.92%
Male2,47750.08%

Myrtletown Population by Age

Myrtletown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,1422.1656.443.6
Non Family1,0811.2743.556.5
Married8102.8980.219.8
Female1573.016.493.6
Male944.788317
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2.88

Average Family Size

2.16

Average Household Size

56.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Myrtletown 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

Myrtletown Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Myrtletown 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 2+ races people with a rate of 39.3%.

Myrtletown Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$38,358

Average Earnings

$33,836

Average Male

$45,714

Average Female

Myrtletown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Myrtletown Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Myrtletown Language

88.99% of Myrtletown residents speak only English, while 11.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.08% of the population.

Myrtletown Language

Myrtletown Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,62262717.31%
Hispanic50418236.11%
Multiple4856513.4%
Other995151.52%
Asian2283013.16%
Black482960.42%
Native611219.67%
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18.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.64%

Male Poverty Rate

24.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Myrtletown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Myrtletown is Black, with 60.42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Myrtletown is Asian, with 13.16% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.9%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.08%.

Myrtletown Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School45.23%
Some College23.44%
Less Than 9th Grade16.7%
Bachelors or Greater7.42%
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Myrtletown Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed17.5%
Male Employed11.42%
Male Unemployed11.4%
Female Employed8%
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Myrtletown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Myrtletown Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Myrtletown Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.4%

Male Marriage Rate

40.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Myrtletown Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Myrtletown Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Myrtletown Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Myrtletown Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

556

Number of Veterans

481

Male Veterans

75

Female Veterans

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Myrtletown Veterans by War

count

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Myrtletown Veterans by Age

count

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Myrtletown Veterans by Race

Myrtletown Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

11.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Myrtletown Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

49.8%

Labor Force Participation

46.1%

Employment Rate

7.5%

Unemployment Rate

Myrtletown Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Myrtletown Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Myrtletown 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

65.91%

Born in Myrtletown

92.76%

Native Born

7.24%

Foreign Born

3.74%

Non Citizen

3.5%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.76% of Myrtletown residents were born in the United States, with 65.91% having been born in California. 3.74% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Myrtletown Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20244,946
20234,946
20224,946891.83%
20214,857-286-5.56%
20205,143-79-1.51%
20195,222-68-1.29%
20185,2901452.82%
20175,145-175-3.29%
20165,320130.24%
20155,307821.57%
20145,2253958.18%
20134,830-111-2.25%
20124,9413557.74%
20114,586-89-1.9%
20104,675
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Myrtletown Population by Year