Mendocino County CA Information


Mendocino County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 89,313
Population in Households 87,328
Population in Familes 66,401
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,985
Population Density1 26
Diversity Index2 66


Total Households 35,521
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 21,957
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 41,658 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 20,464 (49.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 15,057 (36.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,137 (14.7%)
Median Home Value $333,688
Average Home Value $391,017


Median Household Income $44,881
Average Household Income $60,140
Per Capita Income $24,228
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.27% 0.38%
Households 0.26% 0.38%
Families 0.27% 0.38%
Median Household Income   3.01%
Per Capita Income   2.08%
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.


Mendocino County CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mendocino County to the other 58 counties and county equivalents 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 # 38 36th
Population Density1 # 44 26th
Diversity Index2 # 33 45th
Median Household Income # 47 21st
Per Capita Income # 37 38th

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