Alderpoint, CA Community Profile: Data

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Alderpoint: Basic Info

Alderpoint is the everyday name that most people use for the community and surrounding area. However, the Alderpoint Census Designated Place is the formal official name. It is a populated place located in Humboldt County at latitude 40.1763 and longitude -123.6117. The elevation is 472 feet.

The Alderpoint Census Designated Place has formally defined boundaries. The boundaries are displayed in the map section. The defined boundaries encompass a land area of 2.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Alderpoint: Alder Point, Eal, Eel.

Humboldt County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). Observes DST? Yes. Current Local Time.

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Alderpoint: Community Profile Overview & Basic Data


The Alderpoint Community Profile has 7 main navigation sections plus some ancillary topics in the blue navigation bar:

  1. The Data section (this page) contains Basic Parameters for Alderpoint (Formal Name, Census Class Code, Coordinates and Time Zone) , current Demographic Information and a Peer Comparsion Table that shows how Alderpoint ranks in comparison to its peer group.
  2. The Maps section has a Boundary Map for the Alderpoint Census Designated Place with a 1-click link to Driving Directions, California Congressional District Maps and a Map of Humboldt County.
  3. The Photos section of the Community Profile has Alderpoint Local Area Photos. The locations where the photos were taken are plotted on a map. The photos are available in two sizes.
  4. The Directory is a Alderpoint Directory of Business, Government and Social Services. The Directory can be searched by business name or category. There are also 40 point and click links to the most popular search categories.
  5. The Schools section has School Profiles for local area schools. You can also search for profiles of all California Public and Private Schools by School Name, City, County or ZIP Code.
  6. The Jobs section of the Alderpoint Community Profile has a searchable database of employment opportunities in or near Alderpoint. The jobs database can be searched by job category or keywords.
  7. The Places section lists popular "Places of Interest" in the local Alderpoint area. The Places are listed by category. When you select a category, you're presented with a list of locations within a 15 mile search radius. Maps and driving direction are both 1-click links.

Alderpoint, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 196
Population in Households 196
Population in Familes 133
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 81
Diversity Index2 36


Total Households 85
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 45
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 99 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 61 (61.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 25 (25.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $268,750
Average Home Value $334,274


Median Household Income $40,912
Average Household Income $51,131
Per Capita Income $23,489
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.24% 0.8%
Households 1.44% 0.92%
Families -1.51% 0.87%
Median Household Income   1.74%
Per Capita Income   1.94%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Alderpoint, CA: Peer Comparison by Rank and Percentile (As of July 1, 2014)

The table below compares Alderpoint to the other 1,523 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile. The place with the highest value is ranked # 1. Percentile example: a location that ranks higher than 25% of its peers would be in the 25th percentile of the peer group.

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Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1345 12th
Population Density1 # 1322 13th
Diversity Index2 # 1235 19th
Median Household Income # 1117 27th
Per Capita Income # 851 44th
Information Updates

The Demographic Data and Peer Comparison Ranking Data for cities, towns, counties, ZIP Codes and Census Designated Places (CDPs) profiled in this California Gazetteer is updated annually. The most recent update was on July 1, 2014.

The USPS report on the number of business and residential addresses being served in each ZIP Code and the ZIP Code Maps are updated 4 times per year. The last update was on August 1, 2014.

The School Attendance Zone Maps are updated four times per year. The last update was on January 6, 2014.

The information on the California Physical, Cultural and Historic Features is updated six times per year. The last update was on August 2, 2014.