McKinleyville, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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McKinleyville, California - Basic Facts

The McKinleyville Census Designated Place had a population of 16,029 as of July 1, 2017. McKinleyville ranks in the lower quartile for 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 McKinleyville is located at latitude 40.9523 and longitude -124.0749 in Humboldt County. The formal boundaries for the McKinleyville Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 20.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0.22 sq. miles. Humboldt County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 144 feet.

The McKinleyville Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408201) 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 McKinleyville Census Designated Place is located within North Coastal CCD of Humboldt County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with McKinleyville 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 McKinleyville: Dows, Minorsville, Minorville.

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


Total Population 16,029
Daytime Population: Workers 3,652
Daytime Population: Residents 8,210
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 11,862
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.74
Population in Households 15,942
Population in Familes 11,971
Population in Group Qrtrs 87
Population Density2 771
Diversity Index3 41


Median Household Income $43,752
Average Household Income $59,944
Per Capita Income $24,881


Total Housing Units 6,863 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,865 (56.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,765 (40.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 233 ( 3.4%)
Median Home Value $308,547
Average Home Value $333,275


Total Households 6,630
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 4,072
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 0.76% 0.65%
Households 0.74% 0.64%
Families 0.74% 0.64%
Median Household Income   0.37%
Per Capita Income   1.89%

McKinleyville, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares McKinleyville 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 # 386 75th
Population Density # 836 45th
Diversity Index # 1164 23rd
Median Household Income # 1121 26th
Per Capita Income # 954 37th

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