Mendocino County, California Population 2024

88,209

Mendocino County, California's estimated 2024 population is 88,209 with a growth rate of -1.01% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Mendocino County, California is the 38th largest county in California. The 2010 population was 87,796 and has seen a growth of 0.47% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202983,714-899-1.06%
202884,613-899-1.05%
202785,512-899-1.04%
202686,411-899-1.03%
202587,310-899-1.02%
202488,209-899-1.01%
202389,108-899-1%
202290,007-1,314-1.44%
202191,321-46-0.05%
202091,3674,4355.1%
201986,932-617-0.7%
201887,549-141-0.16%
201787,6903710.42%
201687,3191880.22%
201587,131-116-0.13%
201487,2471770.2%
201387,070-223-0.26%
201287,293-42-0.05%
201187,335-461-0.53%
201087,79600%
199080,34513,60720.39%
198066,73815,63730.6%
197051,101420.08%
196051,05910,20524.98%
195040,85412,99046.62%
194027,8644,35918.54%
193023,505-611-2.53%
192024,1161870.78%
191023,9293,46416.93%
190020,4652,85316.2%
189017,6124,81237.59%
188012,8005,25569.65%
18707,5453,57890.19%
18603,9673,9127112.73%
185055-83,659-99.93%
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2024 Growth Rate
-1.01% (-899)
County Website
Mendocino County
County Seat
2020 Population
91,367
Area
3507 mi²
Density
25 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
-3.46% (-3,158)

Mendocino County, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White67,11473.63%
Two or more races11,22612.32%
Other race6,6007.24%
Native American3,5003.84%
Asian1,9612.15%
Black or African American6580.72%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander860.09%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Mendocino County, California Population by Race

Mendocino County, California Population Pyramid 2024

Mendocino County, California Median Age

43.7

Total

42.6

Male

45

Female

Mendocino County, California Adults

There are 71,895 adults, (21,197 of whom are seniors) in Mendocino County, California.

Mendocino County, California Age Dependency

79.8

Age Dependency Ratio

41.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38

Child Dependency Ratio

Mendocino County, California Sex Ratio

Female46,03550.51%
Male45,11049.49%

Mendocino County, California Population by Age

Mendocino County, California Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All34,5572.5760.939.1
Married14,5763.2975.324.7
Non Family13,7961.2754.145.9
Female4,4223.6336.763.3
Male1,7634.1255.644.4

3.27

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

60.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Mendocino County, California Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,0466.21%
9th to 12th Grade4,5747.02%
High School Graduate16,64025.54%
Some College18,02327.66%
Associates Degree6,2499.59%
Bachelors Degree9,38214.4%
Graduate Degree6,2499.59%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Mendocino County, California Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mendocino County, California Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White46,10542,83412,746
Hispanic12,9688,4921,366
2+ Races5,5924,297725
Other Race3,8271,897282
Native American2,3201,783327
Asian1,5441,413753
Black3423311
Islander756224

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 96.78%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 48.77%.

Mendocino County, California Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$39,214$43,037$33,198
Less Than 9th Grade$26,050$32,380$17,628
High School Graduate$36,510$42,325$24,415
Some College$40,653$44,232$34,530
Bachelors Degree$53,329$59,028$45,598
Graduate Degree$63,718$82,697$55,966

$39,214

Average Earnings

$43,037

Average Male

$33,198

Average Female

Mendocino County, California Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mendocino County, California Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Mendocino County, California Language

79.16% of Mendocino County, California residents speak only English, while 20.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 17.59% of the population.

Mendocino County, California Language

Mendocino County, California Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White56,5337,10012.56%
Hispanic23,9355,14421.49%
Multiple11,0682,31520.92%
Other6,4001,68426.31%
Native3,43682423.98%
Asian1,80327715.36%
Black61820433.01%

16.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.73%

Male Poverty Rate

16.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mendocino County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mendocino County, California is Black, with 33.01% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mendocino County, California is White, with 12.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.8%.

Mendocino County, California Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.27%
High School17.66%
Some College13.04%
Bachelors or Greater8.45%

Mendocino County, California Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed34.95%
Female Unemployed31.38%
Male Employed7.06%
Female Employed6.62%

Mendocino County, California Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mendocino County, California Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$61,335$86,870
Families$79,466$104,125
Married Families$95,117$122,358
Non Families$36,429$55,997

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Mendocino County, California Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.2%

Male Marriage Rate

41.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Mendocino County, California Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Mendocino 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.

Mendocino County, California Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Mendocino County, California Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

4,712

Number of Veterans

4,340

Male Veterans

372

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam2,311
Second Gulf War551
First Gulf War544
Korea375
World War II71

Mendocino County, California Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
75+1,630
65 to 741,512
55 to 64753
35 to 54650
18 to 34167

Mendocino County, California Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White4,3757.86%
Hispanic2111.34%
2+ Races1702.58%
Other Race841.9%
Native American551.97%
Black214.05%
Islander78.97%

Mendocino County, California Veterans by Race

Mendocino County, California Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

13.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mendocino County, California Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.5%

Labor Force Participation

51.3%

Employment Rate

9.1%

Unemployment Rate

Mendocino County, California Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Mendocino County, California Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Mendocino County, California 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

67.62%

Born in Mendocino County, California

88.75%

Native Born

11.25%

Foreign Born

6.65%

Non Citizen

4.6%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.75% of Mendocino County, California residents were born in the United States, with 67.62% having been born in California. 6.65% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Mendocino County, California Place of Birth

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