Humboldt County, California Population 2022

Humboldt County, California's estimated population is 136,831 with a growth rate of 0.13% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Humboldt County, California is the 35th largest county in California. The 2010 Population was 134,623 and has seen a growth of 1.64% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18602,6940.00%
18706,1403,446127.91%
188015,5129,372152.64%
189023,4697,95751.30%
190027,1043,63515.49%
191033,8576,75324.92%
192037,4133,55610.50%
193043,2335,82015.56%
194045,8122,5795.97%
195069,24123,42951.14%
1960104,89235,65151.49%
197099,692-5,200-4.96%
1980108,5148,8228.85%
1990119,11810,6049.77%
2010134,62315,50513.02%
2011134,8071840.14%
2012134,9911840.14%
2013135,1751840.14%
2014135,3591840.14%
2015135,5431840.14%
2016135,7271840.14%
2017135,9111840.14%
2018136,0951840.14%
2019136,2791840.14%
2020136,4631840.14%
2021136,6471840.13%
2022136,8311840.13%
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Humboldt County, California Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White107,15178.73%
Black or African American1,5581.14%
American Indian and Alaska Native6,1624.53%
Asian3,9482.90%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander5080.37%
Some Other Race6,0174.42%
Two or More Races10,7577.90%
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Humboldt County, California Population by Race

Humboldt County, California Population Pyramid 2022

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Humboldt County, California Median Age

38.9


Total

38.3


Male

39.5


Female

Humboldt County, California Adults

There are 110,156 adults, (24,287 of whom are seniors) in Humboldt County, California.

Humboldt County, California Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

28.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Humboldt County, California Sex Ratio

Female

68,563

50.38%

Male

67,538

49.62%

Humboldt County, California Population by Age

Humboldt County, California Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Humboldt County, California Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.5%21.5%
All56.8%43.2%
Male50.6%49.4%
Female44.2%55.8%
Non Family43.1%56.9%

56.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Humboldt County, California Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All54,1202.4456.8
Married20,1533.1678.5
Male3,2173.3850.6
Female5,9173.3644.2
Non Family24,8331.5243.1

3.06

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

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Humboldt County, California Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,6652.86%
9th to 12th Grade6,0806.53%
High School Graduate21,40822.99%
Some College24,25126.04%
Associates Degree9,94610.68%
Bachelors Degree19,27020.69%
Graduate Degree9,50010.20%
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Humboldt County, California Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Humboldt County, California Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Islander424305183
Asian2,2631,878807
White73,51868,30324,426
2+ Races4,9864,5461,343
Hispanic8,2326,4511,580
Native American3,7963,134617
Black1,113764152
Other Race3,2842,448357

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.91%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 43.16%.

Humboldt County, California Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,743$38,044$27,684
Less Than 9th Grade$24,899$29,801$20,465
High School Graduate$27,669$33,311$22,781
Some College$31,354$36,931$27,064
Bachelors Degree$36,543$47,159$31,009
Graduate Degree$57,500$60,282$56,915

$32,743

Average Earnings

$38,044

Average Male

$27,684

Average Female

Humboldt County, California Earnings by Educational Attainment

Humboldt County, California Language by Age

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Humboldt County, California Language

88.22% of Humboldt County, California residents speak only English, while 11.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.65% of the population.

Humboldt County, California Language

Humboldt County, California Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander50426151.79%
Black1,35867549.71%
Native6,0492,15035.54%
Asian3,7891,07628.40%
White98,36716,67716.95%
Other1,457NaN%
Multiple10,2392,39223.36%
Hispanic15,1823,48322.94%

19.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.25%

Male Poverty Rate

20.20%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Humboldt County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in Humboldt County, California is Islander, with 51.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Humboldt County, California is Hispanic, with 22.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.98%.

Humboldt County, California Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.44%
High School19.30%
Some College16.78%
Bachelors or Greater9.51%

Humboldt County, California Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed11.20%
Male Unemployed28.36%
Female Employed13.91%
Female Unemployed34.46%

Humboldt County, California Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Humboldt County, California Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,235$70,922
Families$69,639$89,022
Married Families$83,765$105,308
Non Families$28,433$46,275
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Income by Household Type

Humboldt County, California Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.7%

Male Marriage Rate

38.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Humboldt County, California Married by Age and Sex

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Humboldt County, California 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 35-44.

Humboldt County, California Marital Status by Race

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Humboldt County, California Marital Status

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8,446

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1,232
First Gulf War1,213
Vietnam3,378
Korea483
World War II479

Humboldt County, California Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34774
35 to 541,258
55 to 641,614
65 to 742,788
75+2,012

Humboldt County, California Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7,7998.72%
Black493.37%
Native American1282.74%
Asian210.71%
Other Race180.39%
2+ Races4316.60%
Hispanic3633.26%

Humboldt County, California Veterans by Race

Humboldt County, California Veterans by Education

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8.97%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Humboldt County, California Veterans by Education

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59.6%

Labor Force Participation

54.2%

Employment Rate

9%

Unemployment Rate

Humboldt County, California Employment by Age

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Humboldt County, California Employment by Race

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Humboldt 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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70.75%

Born in Humboldt County, California

94.58%

Native Born

5.42%

Foreign Born

2.58%

Non Citizen

2.84%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.58% of Humboldt County, California residents were born in the United States, with 70.75% having been born in California. 2.58% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Humboldt 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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