Humboldt County CA Information


Humboldt County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 138,972
Daytime Population: Workers 60,908
Daytime Population: Residents 78,307
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 139,215
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 133,484
Population in Familes 92,829
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,488
Population Density2 39
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $39,216
Average Household Income $57,035
Per Capita Income $24,136


Total Housing Units 63,261 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 30,731 (48.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 26,924 (42.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,606 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $303,549
Average Home Value $336,677


Total Households 57,655
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 31,966
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 0.44% 0.39%
Households 0.39% 0.4%
Families 0.39% 0.39%
Median Household Income   0.36%
Per Capita Income   2.01%


Humboldt County CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Humboldt County to the other 58 counties and county equivalents 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 # 35 41st
Population Density # 42 29th
Diversity Index # 47 21st
Median Household Income # 53 10th
Per Capita Income # 40 33rd

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