Hydesville, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Hydesville, California - Basic Facts

The Hydesville Census Designated Place had a population of 1,247 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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

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Hydesville, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,247
Daytime Population: Workers 109
Daytime Population: Residents 698
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 807
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.65
Population in Households 1,245
Population in Familes 1,047
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 166
Diversity Index3 33


Median Household Income $56,939
Average Household Income $72,111
Per Capita Income $27,909


Total Housing Units 518 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 355 (68.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 133 (25.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 29 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $367,045
Average Home Value $340,935


Total Households 489
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 360
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.11% 0.21%
Households 0.11% 0.16%
Families 0.12% 0.17%
Median Household Income   1.01%
Per Capita Income   2.21%

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, 2017 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 # 994 34th
Population Density # 1176 22nd
Diversity Index # 1346 11th
Median Household Income # 742 51st
Per Capita Income # 806 47th

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