Del Norte County, California Population 2021

Del Norte County, California's estimated population is 27,956 with a growth rate of 0.26% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Del Norte County, California is the 50th largest county in California. The 2010 Population was 28,566 and has seen a growth of -2.14% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202127,956720.26%
202027,884720.26%
201927,812720.26%
201827,7403891.42%
201727,351-31-0.11%
201627,3821920.71%
201527,190150.06%
201427,175-641-2.30%
201327,816-374-1.33%
201228,190-253-0.89%
201128,443-123-0.43%
201028,5665,10621.76%
199023,4605,24328.78%
198018,2173,63724.95%
197014,580-3,191-17.96%
196017,7719,693119.99%
19508,0783,33370.24%
19404,74560.13%
19304,7391,98071.77%
19202,75934214.15%
19102,41790.37%
19002,408-184-7.10%
18902,59280.31%
18802,58456227.79%
18702,022291.46%
18601,9930.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.26%
County Website
County Seat
2010 Population
28,566
Growth (since 2010)
-2.14%
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Del Norte County, California Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White20,58174.85%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,9867.22%
Two or More Races1,7366.31%
Some Other Race1,3204.80%
Black or African American9403.42%
Asian8883.23%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander440.16%
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Del Norte County, California Population by Race

Del Norte County, California Population Pyramid 2021

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Del Norte County, California Median Age

39.5


Total

38.2


Male

41.9


Female

Del Norte County, California Adults

There are 21,575 adults, (4,727 of whom are seniors) in Del Norte County, California.

Del Norte County, California Age Dependency

63.2

Age Dependency Ratio

28.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Del Norte County, California Sex Ratio

Female

12,750

46.37%

Male

14,745

53.63%

Del Norte County, California Population by Age

Del Norte County, California Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Del Norte County, California Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.4%24.6%
All63.1%36.9%
Non Family56.2%43.8%
Male50.1%49.9%
Female47.7%52.3%

63.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Del Norte County, California Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,9452.4763.1
Married4,2953.2575.4
Non Family3,8101.2456.2
Female1,2993.2947.7
Male5412.8950.1

3.11

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

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Del Norte County, California Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9754.96%
9th to 12th Grade2,94314.98%
High School Graduate6,09531.03%
Some College5,10926.01%
Associates Degree1,6158.22%
Bachelors Degree1,7118.71%
Graduate Degree1,1966.09%
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Del Norte County, California Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Del Norte County, California Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White13,18311,5162,192
Hispanic3,5251,879143
Native American1,13197070
Other Race86954780
Multiple Races748621192
Black583384140
Asian545389179
Islander4444

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 32.84%.

Del Norte County, California Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,533$32,377$30,839
Less Than High School$19,977$23,845$16,250
High School Grad$24,694$27,134$22,839
Some College$31,822$35,395$30,307
Bachelors Degree$47,813$47,984$44,375
Graduate Degree$72,672$61,851$74,674

$31,533

Average Earnings

$32,377

Average Male

$30,839

Average Female

Del Norte County, California Earnings by Educational Attainment

Del Norte County, California Language by Age

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Del Norte County, California Language

87.85% of Del Norte County, California residents speak only English, while 12.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.12% of the population.

Del Norte County, California Language

Del Norte County, California Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,4842,47415.01%
Hispanic3,60169219.22%
Multiple1,72456032.48%
Native1,87755529.57%
Asian81948559.22%
Other1,30531223.91%
Black47011023.40%

19.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.59%

Male Poverty Rate

21.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Del Norte County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in Del Norte County, California is Asian, with 59.22% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Del Norte County, California is White, with 15.01% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.53%.

Del Norte County, California Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.67%
High School18.59%
Some College14.65%
Bachelors or Greater5.37%

Del Norte County, California Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed33.88%
Male Unemployed30.26%
Female Employed9.38%
Male Employed8.60%

Del Norte County, California Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Del Norte County, California Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,283$63,515
Families$57,189$72,940
Married Families$70,175-
Non Families$29,725$46,481
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Income by Household Type

Del Norte County, California Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.4%

Male Marriage Rate

44.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Del Norte County, California Married by Age and Sex

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Del Norte County, California 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 35-44.

Del Norte County, California Marital Status by Race

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Del Norte County, California Marital Status

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2,048

Number of Veterans

1,856

Male Veterans

192

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam878
First Gulf War291
Korea251
Second Gulf War122
World War II100

Del Norte County, California Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74663
35 to 54501
75+464
55 to 64361
18 to 3459

Del Norte County, California Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,74610.34%
Hispanic1724.35%
Indian1027.82%
Black9312.29%
Other534.96%
2 or More394.39%
Asian152.41%

Del Norte County, California Veterans by Race

Del Norte County, California Veterans by Education

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6.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Del Norte County, California Veterans by Education

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44.1%

Labor Force Participation

40.7%

Employment Rate

7.7%

Unemployment Rate

Del Norte County, California Employment by Age

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Del Norte County, California Employment by Race

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Del Norte County, California Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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66.70%

Born in California

92.45%

Native Born

7.55%

Foreign Born

4.11%

Non Citizen

3.45%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.45% of Del Norte County, California residents were born in the United States, with 66.70% having been born in California. 4.11% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Del Norte County, California Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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