Mendocino County, California Population 2020

Mendocino County, California's estimated population is 87,697 with a growth rate of 0.36% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Mendocino County, California is the 38th largest county in California.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201887,606-91-0.10%
201787,6973150.36%
201687,3822140.25%
201587,168-89-0.10%
201487,2571800.21%
201387,077-227-0.26%
201287,304-30-0.03%
201187,334-466-0.53%
201087,8007,4559.28%
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%

How Many People Live in Mendocino County, California?

87,697

Mendocino County, California Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White73,12183.64%
Two or More Races4,3004.92%
Some Other Race4,0204.60%
American Indian and Alaska Native3,5914.11%
Asian1,6891.93%
Black or African American5310.61%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1700.19%

Mendocino County, California Population Pyramid 2020

Mendocino County, California Median Age

42.8


Total

41.2


Male

44.5


Female

Mendocino County, California Adults

There are 68,531 adults, (17,845 of whom are seniors) in Mendocino County, California.

Mendocino County, California Age Dependency

72.5

Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Mendocino County, California Sex Ratio

Female

43,983

50.31%

Male

43,439

49.69%

Mendocino County, California Households and Families

Mendocino County, California Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Mendocino County, California Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71.1%28.9%
All59.2%40.8%
Non Family52.1%47.9%
Male47.5%52.5%
Female43.5%56.5%

59.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All34,0902.559.2
Married14,9323.1371.1
Non Family13,3071.2852.1
Female3,9543.5743.5
Male1,8973.8147.5

3.14

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

7.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Mendocino County, California Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,7256.03%
9th to 12th Grade4,3767.08%
High School Graduate15,92525.77%
Some College17,62128.51%
Associates Degree4,9117.95%
Bachelors Degree10,08716.32%
Graduate Degree5,1548.34%

Mendocino County, California Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White45,48742,37713,035
Hispanic11,1876,760999
Other Race2,4251,294161
Native American2,1841,739216
Multiple Races1,7761,553337
Asian1,2621,204550
Black34330863
Islander16115943

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 98.76%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 43.58%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,911$32,709$23,314
Less Than High School$21,052$23,462$17,824
High School Grad$27,420$31,756$21,490
Some College$30,493$35,402$22,054
Bachelors Degree$33,886$36,570$32,326
Graduate Degree$49,397$49,412$49,375

$29,911

Average Earnings

$32,709

Average Male

$23,314

Average Female

Mendocino County, California Language

Mendocino County, California Language by Age

Mendocino County, California Language

78.02% of Mendocino County, California residents speak only English, while 21.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 19.00% of the population.

Mendocino County, California Poverty

Mendocino County, California Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White56,4877,96514.10%
Hispanic21,3315,68026.63%
Multiple4,1791,24129.70%
Other3,8791,17730.34%
Native3,52184023.86%
Asian1,57628317.96%
Black41720649.40%
Islander170137.65%

18.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.77%

Male Poverty Rate

20.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mendocino County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mendocino County, California is Black, with 49.40% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mendocino County, California is Islander, with 7.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.03%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.63%
High School18.40%
Some College15.05%
Bachelors or Greater7.92%

Mendocino County, California Income

Mendocino County, California Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$49,233$67,340
Families$62,513$77,427
Married Families$71,733$90,615
Non Families$29,440$48,343

Mendocino County, California Marital Status

Mendocino County, California Marital Status

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

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 55-64.

Mendocino County, California Marital Status by Race

Mendocino County, California Veterans

6,053

Number of Veterans

5,628

Male Veterans

425

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,769
First Gulf War789
Korea575
Second Gulf War397
World War II357
Name Veterans % of Total
White5,6489.62%
Hispanic4103.00%
2 or More23810.50%
Indian1184.68%
Other230.81%
Black214.42%
Asian50.34%

$Mendocino County, California Veterans by Education

10.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mendocino County, California Employment Status

58.6%

Labor Force Participation

53.1%

Employment Rate

9.2%

Unemployment Rate

Mendocino 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

65.82%

Born in California

87.05%

Native Born

12.95%

Foreign Born

8.53%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

87.05% of Mendocino County, California residents were born in the United States, with 65.82% having been born in California. 8.53% 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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