Hydesville, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Hydesville, California - Basic Facts

The Hydesville Census Designated Place had a population of 1,189 as of July 1, 2016. Hydesville ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Hydesville is located at latitude 40.5579 and longitude -124.0823 in Humboldt County. The formal boundaries for the Hydesville Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.5 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Humboldt County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 364 feet.

The Hydesville Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408413) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Hydesville Census Designated Place is located within Fortuna CCD of Humboldt County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hydesville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hydesville: Goose Lake Prairie, Goose Prairie, Gooseberry.

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Hydesville, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,189
Population in Households 1,187
Population in Familes 999
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 159
Diversity Index2 32


Total Households 461
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 339
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 514 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 335 (65.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 126 (24.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 53 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $328,750
Average Home Value $312,239


Median Household Income $58,576
Average Household Income $71,697
Per Capita Income $27,381
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.63% -0.41%
Households -0.81% -0.44%
Families -0.82% -0.48%
Median Household Income   3.7%
Per Capita Income   2.46%
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.

Hydesville, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hydesville to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1006 34th
Population Density1 # 1188 22nd
Diversity Index2 # 1352 11th
Median Household Income # 658 57th
Per Capita Income # 769 49th

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