Mendocino County CA Information


Mendocino County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 89,584
Daytime Population: Workers 38,540
Daytime Population: Residents 51,963
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 90,503
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.01
Population in Households 87,609
Population in Familes 66,574
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,975
Population Density2 26
Diversity Index3 66


Median Household Income $42,896
Average Household Income $60,553
Per Capita Income $24,290


Total Housing Units 41,556 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 20,468 (49.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 15,014 (36.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,074 (14.6%)
Median Home Value $346,437
Average Home Value $404,116


Total Households 35,482
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 21,915
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 0.27% 0.36%
Households 0.21% 0.31%
Families 0.21% 0.31%
Median Household Income   0.68%
Per Capita Income   2.18%


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, 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 # 38 36th
Population Density # 44 26th
Diversity Index # 33 45th
Median Household Income # 49 17th
Per Capita Income # 39 34th

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