Humboldt County, California Population 2021

Humboldt County, California's estimated population is 134,186 with a growth rate of -0.51% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Humboldt County, California is the 36th largest county in California. The 2010 Population was 135,009 and has seen a growth of -0.61% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021134,186-686-0.51%
2020134,872-686-0.51%
2019135,558-686-0.50%
2018136,244-263-0.19%
2017136,5072170.16%
2016136,2901,1880.88%
2015135,1026080.45%
2014134,494910.07%
2013134,403-169-0.13%
2012134,572-671-0.50%
2011135,2432340.17%
2010135,00915,89113.34%
1990119,11810,6049.77%
1980108,5148,8228.85%
197099,692-5,200-4.96%
1960104,89235,65151.49%
195069,24123,42951.14%
194045,8122,5795.97%
193043,2335,82015.56%
192037,4133,55610.50%
191033,8576,75324.92%
190027,1043,63515.49%
189023,4697,95751.30%
188015,5129,372152.64%
18706,1403,446127.91%
18602,6940.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.51%
County Website
County Seat
2010 Population
135,009
Growth (since 2010)
-0.61%
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Humboldt County, California Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White108,55779.86%
Two or More Races8,6406.36%
American Indian and Alaska Native6,8465.04%
Some Other Race5,7074.20%
Asian4,1963.09%
Black or African American1,5061.11%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander4880.36%
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Humboldt County, California Population by Race

Humboldt County, California Population Pyramid 2021

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Humboldt County, California Median Age

38.4


Total

38


Male

39


Female

Humboldt County, California Adults

There are 109,803 adults, (23,518 of whom are seniors) in Humboldt County, California.

Humboldt County, California Age Dependency

57.5

Age Dependency Ratio

27.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Humboldt County, California Sex Ratio

Female

68,364

50.29%

Male

67,576

49.71%

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
Married78.7%21.3%
All56.8%43.2%
Male44.9%55.1%
Female43.2%56.8%
Non Family43%57%

56.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Humboldt County, California Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All54,6792.4156.8
Non Family24,5001.4843
Married20,9593.1278.7
Female5,8733.2643.2
Male3,3473.2644.9

3.01

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

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Humboldt County, California Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,2912.48%
9th to 12th Grade6,5207.05%
High School Graduate20,50522.18%
Some College25,49827.58%
Associates Degree9,52610.30%
Bachelors Degree18,74520.27%
Graduate Degree9,37810.14%
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Humboldt County, California Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Humboldt County, California Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White74,00468,60824,260
Hispanic7,9205,9901,404
Native American3,9893,333578
Multiple Races3,9103,6841,009
Other Race3,1342,046268
Asian2,3832,082758
Black1,019758224
Islander366256162

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 94.22%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 44.26%.

Humboldt County, California Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,085$36,713$28,635
Less Than High School$24,053$27,988$19,702
High School Grad$27,711$31,672$24,262
Some College$30,551$35,986$26,960
Bachelors Degree$37,894$44,840$31,563
Graduate Degree$57,386$58,678$56,643

$32,085

Average Earnings

$36,713

Average Male

$28,635

Average Female

Humboldt County, California Earnings by Educational Attainment

Humboldt County, California Language by Age

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Humboldt County, California Language

88.30% of Humboldt County, California residents speak only English, while 11.70% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.36% of the population.

Humboldt County, California Language

Humboldt County, California Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White99,55617,05217.13%
Hispanic14,7263,62424.61%
Native6,7362,46836.64%
Multiple8,1311,76521.71%
Other5,3231,71232.16%
Asian4,0911,37933.71%
Black1,25862749.84%
Islander48727857.08%

20.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.31%

Male Poverty Rate

20.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Humboldt County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in Humboldt County, California is Islander, with 57.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Humboldt County, California is White, with 17.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.61%.

Humboldt County, California Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.22%
High School20.49%
Some College16.82%
Bachelors or Greater9.66%

Humboldt County, California Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed33.76%
Male Unemployed33.43%
Female Employed13.61%
Male Employed10.86%

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$48,041$68,313
Families$64,790$85,105
Married Families$78,312$100,849
Non Families$28,797$44,546
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Income by Household Type

Humboldt County, California Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.7%

Male Marriage Rate

39.6%

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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8,079

Number of Veterans

7,360

Male Veterans

719

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3,251
Second Gulf War1,138
First Gulf War890
Korea689
World War II454

Humboldt County, California Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 742,628
75+2,173
55 to 641,270
35 to 541,269
18 to 34739

Humboldt County, California Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7,4218.23%
2 or More3717.07%
Hispanic3353.12%
Indian1603.16%
Asian581.90%
Black473.21%
Other220.50%

Humboldt County, California Veterans by Race

Humboldt County, California Veterans by Education

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9.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Humboldt County, California Veterans by Education

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59.9%

Labor Force Participation

55.2%

Employment Rate

7.8%

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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70.51%

Born in California

94.70%

Native Born

5.30%

Foreign Born

2.75%

Non Citizen

2.55%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.70% of Humboldt County, California residents were born in the United States, with 70.51% having been born in California. 2.75% 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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