Shelter Cove, California Population 2024

500

Shelter Cove is a city located in Humboldt County California. Shelter Cove has a 2024 population of 500. Shelter Cove is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -42.06% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 863 in 2020.

The average household income in Shelter Cove is $51,215 with a poverty rate of 22%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Shelter Cove is 65.1 years, 70 years for males, and 45.9 years for females.

Shelter Cove Demographics

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

  • White: 90.8%
  • Black or African American: 7.4%
  • Two or more races: 1.8%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
5.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
85.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-42.06% (-363)
The current population of Shelter Cove, California is 500 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 863.

Shelter Cove, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White45490.8%
Black or African American377.4%
Two or more races91.8%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Shelter Cove Population by Race

Shelter Cove Population Pyramid 2024

Shelter Cove Median Age

65.1

Total

70

Male

45.9

Female

Shelter Cove Adults

There are 500 adults, (253 of whom are seniors) in Shelter Cove.

Shelter Cove Age Dependency

102.4

Age Dependency Ratio

102.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

0

Child Dependency Ratio

Shelter Cove Sex Ratio

Female17334.6%
Male32765.4%

Shelter Cove Population by Age

Shelter Cove Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3431.4689.810.2
Non Family2811.3287.512.5
Married592.031000
Male32.671000
Female000
showing: 5 rows

2.06

Average Family Size

1.46

Average Household Size

89.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Shelter Cove 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

Shelter Cove Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Shelter Cove 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 white people with a rate of 19.5%.

Shelter Cove Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$16,607

Average Earnings

$

Average Male

$

Average Female

Shelter Cove Earnings by Educational Attainment

Shelter Cove Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Shelter Cove Language

100% of Shelter Cove residents speak only English, while speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by of the population.

Shelter Cove Language

Shelter Cove Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4547316.08%
Black3737100%
showing: 2 rows

22%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.14%

Male Poverty Rate

59.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shelter Cove

The race most likely to be in poverty in Shelter Cove is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Shelter Cove is White, with 16.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was , and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.04%.

Shelter Cove Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School29.6%
Bachelors or Greater8.97%
Some College7.59%
Less Than 9th Grade
showing: 4 rows

Shelter Cove Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Employed
Female Unemployed
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Shelter Cove Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Shelter Cove Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Shelter Cove Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.0%

Male Marriage Rate

35.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Shelter Cove Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Shelter Cove 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 Over 65.

Shelter Cove Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Shelter Cove Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

56

Number of Veterans

56

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Shelter Cove Veterans by War

count

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Shelter Cove Veterans by Age

count

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Shelter Cove Veterans by Race

Shelter Cove Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

12.5%

Veteran Poverty Rate

12.5%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shelter Cove Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

38.8%

Labor Force Participation

38.8%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Shelter Cove Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Shelter Cove Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Shelter Cove 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

43%

Born in Shelter Cove

97.8%

Native Born

2.2%

Foreign Born

1.4%

Non Citizen

0.8%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.8% of Shelter Cove residents were born in the United States, with 43% having been born in California. 1.4% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Shelter Cove Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024500
2023500
2022500-259-34.12%
2021759-104-12.05%
202086328348.79%
20195807915.77%
2018501245.03%
20174776716.34%
2016410-2-0.49%
2015412-104-20.16%
2014516-73-12.39%
2013589-3-0.51%
20125928416.54%
2011508-185-26.7%
2010693
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Shelter Cove Population by Year