Orick, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Orick, California - Basic Facts

The Orick Census Designated Place had a population of 386 as of July 1, 2016. Orick 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 Orick is located at latitude 41.2911 and longitude -124.0742 in Humboldt County. The formal boundaries for the Orick Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles. Humboldt County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 26 feet.

The Orick Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2611444) 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 Orick Census Designated Place is located within North Coastal CCD of Humboldt County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Orick 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 Orick: Arekw, Orekw, Swan.

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


Total Population 386
Population in Households 378
Population in Familes 254
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density1 81
Diversity Index2 37


Total Households 177
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 94
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 211 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 108 (51.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 69 (32.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 34 (16.1%)
Median Home Value $362,500
Average Home Value $398,843


Median Household Income $37,137
Average Household Income $55,267
Per Capita Income $26,903
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.26% 0.87%
Households 1.03% 0.78%
Families 2.01% 0.63%
Median Household Income   3.25%
Per Capita Income   2.55%
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.

Orick, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Orick 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 # 1227 19th
Population Density1 # 1312 14th
Diversity Index2 # 1258 17th
Median Household Income # 1261 17th
Per Capita Income # 801 47th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.