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Scotia, California - Basic Facts

Scotia is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Scotia Census Designated Place.

It is a populated place located in Humboldt County at latitude 40.4824 and longitude -124.1009. Humboldt County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 194 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Scotia Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 0.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Scotia: Forestville.

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Scotia, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Scotia to the other 1,523 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 1091 28th
Population Density1 # 746 51st
Diversity Index2 # 930 39th
Median Household Income # 1052 31st
Per Capita Income # 996 35th

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

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

POPULATION

Total Population 855
Population in Households 853
Population in Familes 687
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 1,146
Diversity Index2 52
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 270
Average Household Size 3.16
Family Households 183
Average Family Size 4

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 277 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 73 (26.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 197 (71.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 ( 2.5%)
Median Home Value $162,500
Average Home Value $244,595
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $43,129
Average Household Income $56,602
Per Capita Income $21,021
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.14% 0.12%
Households 0.44% 0.22%
Families -3.4% 0.33%
Median Household Income   2.01%
Per Capita Income   1.78%
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.

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