Fortuna, CA 95540 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 95540: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fortuna, CA 95540

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Humboldt County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.585, Longitude -124.139
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 665
  • PO Box Addresses: 526
  • Residential Addresses: 5,733
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 131
    • Single Family Addresses: 5,602

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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Fortuna, CA 95540 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 14,261
Population in Households 13,969
Population in Familes 11,121
Population in Group Qrtrs 292
Population Density2 313
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $41,389
Average Household Income $64,296
Per Capita Income $25,158


Total Housing Units 5,918 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,399 (57.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,116 (35.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 403 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $316,215
Average Home Value $338,011


Total Households 5,515
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 3,576
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 0.52% 0.57%
Households 0.36% 0.51%
Families 0.38% 0.52%
Median Household Income   1.31%
Per Capita Income   1.64%

Fortuna, CA 95540 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 95540 to the other 1,763 ZIP Codes in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 922 48th
Population Density # 1012 43rd
Diversity Index # 1181 33rd
Median Household Income # 1456 17th
Per Capita Income # 1200 32nd

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