Mendocino County, California Population 2021

Mendocino County, California's estimated population is 85,445 with a growth rate of -0.76% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Mendocino County, California is the 39th largest county in California. The 2010 Population was 87,799 and has seen a growth of -2.68% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202185,445-652-0.76%
202086,097-652-0.75%
201986,749-652-0.75%
201887,401-175-0.20%
201787,5762910.33%
201687,2851780.20%
201587,107-118-0.14%
201487,2251710.20%
201387,054-234-0.27%
201287,288-46-0.05%
201187,334-465-0.53%
201087,7997,4549.28%
199080,34513,60720.39%
198066,73815,63730.60%
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%
190020,4652,85316.20%
189017,6124,81237.59%
188012,8005,25569.65%
18707,5453,57890.19%
18603,9673,9127112.73%
1850550.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.76%
County Website
County Seat
2010 Population
87,799
Growth (since 2010)
-2.68%
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Mendocino County, California Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White72,93583.62%
Two or More Races4,2904.92%
American Indian and Alaska Native3,8184.38%
Some Other Race3,5834.11%
Asian1,8052.07%
Black or African American6280.72%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1650.19%
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Mendocino County, California Population by Race

Mendocino County, California Population Pyramid 2021

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Mendocino County, California Median Age

43.1


Total

41.8


Male

44.7


Female

Mendocino County, California Adults

There are 68,522 adults, (18,532 of whom are seniors) in Mendocino County, California.

Mendocino County, California Age Dependency

74.5

Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Mendocino County, California Sex Ratio

Female

43,982

50.42%

Male

43,242

49.58%

Mendocino County, California Population by Age

Mendocino County, California Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mendocino County, California Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71.3%28.7%
All59.9%40.1%
Non Family55.3%44.7%
Male45.7%54.3%
Female39.8%60.2%

59.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mendocino County, California Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All34,4082.4759.9
Married14,9593.1171.3
Non Family13,4981.2855.3
Female4,2213.4739.8
Male1,7303.7545.7

3.1

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

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Mendocino County, California Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,7256.01%
9th to 12th Grade4,6217.45%
High School Graduate15,52825.04%
Some College17,81628.73%
Associates Degree5,1588.32%
Bachelors Degree9,68515.62%
Graduate Degree5,4728.83%
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Mendocino County, California Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mendocino County, California Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White45,33942,10112,869
Hispanic11,3987,0871,153
Native American2,2131,585151
Other Race2,1241,126170
Multiple Races1,9141,597315
Asian1,3791,267580
Black45140589
Islander15515430

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 99.35%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 42.06%.

Mendocino County, California Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,969$34,773$25,281
Less Than High School$22,044$26,029$18,690
High School Grad$30,638$34,366$21,968
Some College$30,906$36,543$24,677
Bachelors Degree$35,429$40,164$32,278
Graduate Degree$50,820$56,776$47,188

$30,969

Average Earnings

$34,773

Average Male

$25,281

Average Female

Mendocino County, California Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mendocino County, California Language by Age

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Mendocino County, California Language

78.55% of Mendocino County, California residents speak only English, while 21.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 18.33% of the population.

Mendocino County, California Language

Mendocino County, California Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White56,0787,85514.01%
Hispanic21,5285,28324.54%
Multiple4,1401,26930.65%
Other3,44498028.46%
Native3,74286923.22%
Asian1,69528616.87%
Black51017333.92%

17.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.98%

Male Poverty Rate

19.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mendocino County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mendocino County, California is Black, with 33.92% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mendocino County, California is White, with 14.01% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.52%.

Mendocino County, California Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.91%
High School17.11%
Some College14.29%
Bachelors or Greater7.90%

Mendocino County, California Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed30.31%
Male Unemployed30.15%
Female Employed9.74%
Male Employed7.02%

Mendocino County, California Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mendocino County, California Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,416$70,648
Families$63,605$80,567
Married Families$75,657$95,312
Non Families$31,325$51,751
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Income by Household Type

Mendocino County, California Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.1%

Male Marriage Rate

45.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Mendocino County, California Married by Age and Sex

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Mendocino 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.

Mendocino County, California Marital Status by Race

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Mendocino County, California Marital Status

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5,941

Number of Veterans

5,450

Male Veterans

491

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,770
First Gulf War673
Second Gulf War501
Korea484
World War II278

Mendocino County, California Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 742,146
75+1,539
55 to 64997
35 to 54927
18 to 34332

Mendocino County, California Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5,5079.39%
Hispanic4092.94%
2 or More2259.83%
Indian1053.91%
Black6211.05%
Other291.15%
Hawaiian74.52%
Asian60.38%

Mendocino County, California Veterans by Race

Mendocino County, California Veterans by Education

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9.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mendocino County, California Veterans by Education

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58.3%

Labor Force Participation

53.2%

Employment Rate

8.7%

Unemployment Rate

Mendocino County, California Employment by Age

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Mendocino County, California Employment by Race

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Mendocino 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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65.92%

Born in California

87.61%

Native Born

12.39%

Foreign Born

8.03%

Non Citizen

4.36%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.61% of Mendocino County, California residents were born in the United States, with 65.92% having been born in California. 8.03% 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

  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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