Humboldt County, California Population 2020

Humboldt County, California's estimated population is 136,527 with a growth rate of 0.16% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Humboldt County, California is the 35th largest county in California.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018136,373-154-0.11%
2017136,5272130.16%
2016136,3141,2000.89%
2015135,1146000.45%
2014134,5141070.08%
2013134,407-153-0.11%
2012134,560-655-0.48%
2011135,2152150.16%
2010135,00015,88213.33%
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%

Humboldt County, California Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White108,78480.12%
Two or More Races8,2286.06%
American Indian and Alaska Native6,7975.01%
Some Other Race5,7784.26%
Asian4,1603.06%
Black or African American1,5851.17%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander4360.32%

Humboldt County, California Population Pyramid 2020

Humboldt County, California Median Age

38


Total

37.6


Male

38.6


Female

Humboldt County, California Adults

There are 109,509 adults, (22,647 of whom are seniors) in Humboldt County, California.

Humboldt County, California Age Dependency

56.3

Age Dependency Ratio

26.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Humboldt County, California Sex Ratio

Female

68,102

50.16%

Male

67,666

49.84%

Humboldt County, California Households and Families

Humboldt County, California Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Humboldt County, California Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.5%21.5%
All56.9%43.1%
Non Family43.8%56.2%
Female43.1%56.9%
Male43.1%56.9%

56.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All54,2672.4356.9
Non Family24,1661.4543.8
Married20,6263.1378.5
Female6,0343.4743.1
Male3,4413.243.1

3.06

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

9.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Humboldt County, California Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,5932.82%
9th to 12th Grade6,2856.84%
High School Graduate21,61523.51%
Some College25,31427.53%
Associates Degree8,7599.53%
Bachelors Degree18,01719.60%
Graduate Degree9,36310.18%

Humboldt County, California Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White73,91068,49223,637
Hispanic7,6465,5651,163
Native American3,9143,176590
Multiple Races3,8423,526967
Other Race2,9391,777197
Asian2,2762,033706
Black1,012795359
Islander313313215

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 islander people with a rate of 68.69%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,391$34,964$26,372
Less Than High School$21,816$24,545$18,739
High School Grad$27,403$32,414$24,189
Some College$28,737$33,523$25,426
Bachelors Degree$33,731$40,090$29,378
Graduate Degree$55,188$57,747$52,906

$30,391

Average Earnings

$34,964

Average Male

$26,372

Average Female

Humboldt County, California Language

Humboldt County, California Language by Age

Humboldt County, California Language

88.23% of Humboldt County, California residents speak only English, while 11.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.44% of the population.

Humboldt County, California Poverty

Humboldt County, California Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White99,77017,35817.40%
Hispanic14,3633,31523.08%
Native6,6552,53138.03%
Multiple7,7991,89224.26%
Other5,3701,62530.26%
Asian4,0781,37933.82%
Black1,35066849.48%
Islander43515335.17%

20.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.83%

Male Poverty Rate

20.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Humboldt County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in Humboldt County, California is Black, with 49.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Humboldt County, California is White, with 17.40% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.91%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.08%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.33%
High School19.62%
Some College16.60%
Bachelors or Greater9.78%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed35.10%
Female Unemployed34.25%
Female Employed14.64%
Male Employed10.95%

Humboldt County, California Income

Humboldt County, California Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,528$63,753
Families$60,961$79,079
Married Families$74,475$92,911
Non Families$27,314$41,929

Humboldt County, California Marital Status

Humboldt County, California Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.8%

Male Marriage Rate

39.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Humboldt County, California Married by Age and Sex

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

Humboldt County, California Veterans

8,708

Number of Veterans

7,947

Male Veterans

761

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3,535
Second Gulf War1,064
First Gulf War963
Korea809
World War II464
Name Veterans % of Total
White8,0568.93%
2 or More3406.64%
Hispanic3343.20%
Indian1392.81%
Black835.50%
Asian722.40%
Other180.42%

$Humboldt County, California Veterans by Education

9.20%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Humboldt County, California Employment Status

59.1%

Labor Force Participation

54.3%

Employment Rate

8%

Unemployment Rate

Humboldt County, California Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

70.30%

Born in California

94.56%

Native Born

5.44%

Foreign Born

3.25%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.56% of Humboldt County, California residents were born in the United States, with 70.30% having been born in California. 3.25% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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