Willow Creek, California Population 2024

1,371

Willow Creek is a city located in Humboldt County California. Willow Creek has a 2024 population of 1,371. Willow Creek is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 10.48% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,241 in 2020.

The average household income in Willow Creek is $62,770 with a poverty rate of 11.33%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Willow Creek is 54 years, 55 years for males, and 53.9 years for females.

Willow Creek Demographics

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

  • White: 80.38%
  • Other race: 6.42%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 4.74%
  • Native American: 4.23%
  • Two or more races: 4.23%
  • Black or African American:
  • Asian:
Land Area (mi²)
30.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
45.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
10.48% (130)
The current population of Willow Creek, California is 1,371 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,241.

Willow Creek, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,10280.38%
Other race886.42%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander654.74%
Native American584.23%
Two or more races584.23%
Black or African American
Asian
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Willow Creek Population by Race

Willow Creek Population Pyramid 2024

Willow Creek Median Age

54

Total

55

Male

53.9

Female

Willow Creek Adults

There are 1,114 adults, (273 of whom are seniors) in Willow Creek.

Willow Creek Age Dependency

63

Age Dependency Ratio

32.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Willow Creek Sex Ratio

Female57441.87%
Male79758.13%

Willow Creek Population by Age

Willow Creek Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5732.3963.736.3
Married2873.5481.918.1
Non Family2861.2445.554.5
Male000
Female000
showing: 5 rows

3.32

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

63.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Willow Creek 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

Willow Creek Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Willow Creek Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

Willow Creek Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$59,340

Average Earnings

$70,329

Average Male

$52,773

Average Female

Willow Creek Earnings by Educational Attainment

Willow Creek Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Willow Creek Language

96.46% of Willow Creek residents speak only English, while 3.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 3.54% of the population.

Willow Creek Language

Willow Creek Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,00810310.22%
Other884955.68%
Hispanic1144942.98%
showing: 3 rows

11.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.38%

Male Poverty Rate

17.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Willow Creek

The race most likely to be in poverty in Willow Creek is Other, with 55.68% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Willow Creek is White, with 10.22% 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 14.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.78%.

Willow Creek Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.84%
Some College20.9%
High School10.8%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Willow Creek Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed8.13%
Male Employed6.27%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Willow Creek Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Willow Creek Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Willow Creek Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

58.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.1%

Male Marriage Rate

74.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Willow Creek Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Willow Creek Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Willow Creek Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Willow Creek Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

124

Number of Veterans

124

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Willow Creek Veterans by War

count

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Willow Creek Veterans by Age

count

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Willow Creek Veterans by Race

Willow Creek Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Willow Creek Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

47.6%

Labor Force Participation

45%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Willow Creek Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Willow Creek Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Willow Creek 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

67.69%

Born in Willow Creek

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Willow Creek residents were born in the United States, with 67.69% having been born in California. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Willow Creek Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,371
20231,371
20221,371735.62%
20211,298574.59%
20201,241-272-17.98%
20191,513-26-1.69%
20181,5391057.32%
20171,434-73-4.84%
20161,507-46-2.96%
20151,5531288.98%
20141,425120.85%
20131,413-38-2.62%
20121,45131027.17%
20111,141-569-33.27%
20101,710
showing: 15 rows

Willow Creek Population by Year