Arcata, Humboldt County, California

Arcata is a city in Humboldt County, California. As of the 2014 census, the city population was 17,730. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 9.19 square miles. An elevation is 33 feet (10.05 m) above sea level. The population density was 1,930 people per square mile. The median age was 25.3 years (California state median age was 35.7 years). For every 100 females there were 99 males.
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Description of the Population
Population (Year: 2014)
17,730 residents
Population Change
+6.5% since 2000 year
Residents Median Age
25.3 years (State: 35.7)
Below the Poverty Line
34.1% (Year: 2013)
Population Males
8,821 residents
Population Females
8,909 residents
Population Urban
100% of residents
Foreign Born Residents
2.6% Latin America, 1.1% Asia, 0.8% Europe
Daytime Population Change
+3,072 (+17.5%)
Live and Work in the City
4,589 (62.4%)
Unemployment (Year: 2015)
4.7% (State: 5.5%)

Elections Results Data


    English Language Proficiency by Native Speakers


      Arcata Marital Status Data (Over 15 Years Old)


        Arcata Residents Living Below the Poverty Line (According to 2013)


          Year of Entry for the Foreign-born Arcata Residents


            Countries for the Foreign-Born Residents

              Financial Information
              Median Sale for Vacant Units (Year: 2015)
              Median Home Value (Year: 2013)
              $301,625 (State: $373,100)
              Changes in Home Value
              +$168,125 since 2000 year
              Median Gross Rent (Year: 2013)
              Median Contract Rent Range (Year: 2015)
              $371 – $623
              Median Rent for Vacant Units (Year: 2015)
              Cost of Living Index (Date: February 2016)
              105 (USA: 100)
              Property Taxes with Mortgage (Year: 2013)
              $2,084 (0.70%)
              Property Taxes without Mortgage (Year: 2013)
              $1,106 (0.40%)
              Median Household Income (Year: 2015)
              $28,240 (State: $60,190)
              Changes in Household Income
              +$5,925 since 2000 year
              Median Per Capita Income (Year: 2013)
              Changes in Per Capita Income
              +$2,412 since 2000 year
              Education Data (by Residents, Schools, Colleges)

              Education attainment (25+ years residents)


                Males 25 Years and Older


                  Females 25 Years and Older


                    List of Largest Colleges & Universities

                    • Humboldt State University
                      Full-time enrollment: 7,353
                      Location: 1 Harpst Street
                      Offers Master’s degree

                    Other Colleges & Universities

                    • College of the Redwoods
                      about 14 miles
                      Eureka, CA
                      Full-time enrollment: 4,410
                    • Shasta College
                      about 95 miles
                      Redding, CA
                      FT enrollment: 5,645
                    • Rogue Community College
                      about 113 miles
                      Grants Pass, OR
                      FT enrollment: 3,600
                    • Southern Oregon University
                      about 116 miles
                      Ashland, OR
                      FT enrollment: 4,650
                    • Mendocino College
                      about 125 miles
                      Ukiah, CA
                      FT enrollment: 2,263
                    • California State University-Chico
                      about 143 miles
                      Chico, CA
                      FT enrollment: 14,838
                    • Oregon Institute of Technology
                      about 153 miles
                      Klamath Falls, OR
                      FT enrollment: 2,900

                    List of Largest Public High Schools

                    • ARCATA HIGH
                      Students: 571
                      Location: 1720 M ST.
                      Grades: 9-12
                    • SIX RIVERS CHARTER HIGH
                      Students: 55
                      Location: 1720 M ST.
                      Grades: 9-12
                      Charter school
                      Students: 51
                      Location: 285 BAYSIDE RD.
                      Grades: 9-12
                      Charter school
                    • PACIFIC COAST HIGH
                    • LAUREL TREE CHARTER
                      Location: 4555 VALLEY W. BLVD.
                      Grades: KG-12
                      Charter school

                    List of Largest Public Middle Schools

                    • SUNNY BRAE MIDDLE
                      Students: 216
                      Location: 1430 BUTTERMILK LN.
                      Grades: 6-8
                    • ARCATA ELEMENTARY
                      Students: 207
                      Location: 2400 BALDWIN ST.
                      Grades: KG-5
                    • COASTAL GROVE CHARTER
                      Students: 161
                      Location: 1897 S ST.
                      Grades: KG-8
                      Charter school
                    • UNION STREET CHARTER
                      Students: 62
                      Location: 470 UNION ST.
                      Grades: KG-5
                      Charter school
                    • FUENTE NUEVA CHARTER
                      Students: 34
                      Location: 1730 JANES RD.
                      Grades: KG-6
                      Charter school
                    • TRILLIUM CHARTER
                      Students: 22
                      Location: 1464 SPEAR AVE.
                      Grades: KG-5
                      Charter school
                    • REDWOOD COAST MONTESSORI
                      Location: 1611 PENINSULA DR.
                      Grades: KG-8
                      Charter school
                    • PACIFIC UNION ELEMENTARY
                      Location: 3001 JANES RD.
                      Grades: KG-8

                    List of Largest Private Middle Schools

                    • ARCATA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
                      Students: 85
                      Location: 1700 UNION ST
                      Grades: PK-8
                    • ST MARY’S CATHOLIC SCHOOL
                      Students: 33
                      Location: 1730 JANES RD
                      Grades: PK-8
                    Arcata Police Department
                    Full-time Employees (Year: 2014)
                    38 policemen
                    Full-time Law Enforcement Officers
                    26 policemen
                    Officers per 1,000 Residents
                    1.46 policemen (State: 2.32)
                    Labor Market Description

                    Unemployment Rate


                      Male: Employment in Industries (Services)


                        Female: Employment in Industries (Services)


                          Male: Most Common Occupations


                            Female: Most Common Occupations

                              Arcata Infrastructure
                              Grocery Stores in the City
                              46 stores
                              Grocery Stores per 10,000 Citizens
                              3.58 (State: 2.14)
                              Supercenters in the City
                              1 centers
                              Supercenters per 10,000 Citizens
                              0.08 (State: 0.04)
                              Convenience Stores not at Gas Stations
                              6 stores
                              Convenience Stores per 10,000 (no Gas)
                              0.47 (State: 0.62)
                              Convenience Stores at Gas Stations
                              47 stores
                              Convenience Stores per 10,000 (with Gas)
                              3.65 (State: 1.49)
                              Number of Restaurants in the City
                              128 restaurants
                              Restaurants per 10,000 Citizens
                              9.95 (State: 7.42)
                              Number of Houses in the City

                              Hospitals in Arcata

                              • MAD RIVER COMMUNITY HOSPITAL
                                provides emergency services
                                3800 JANES RD
                              • MAD RIVER COMM HOSP H C SRVS
                                4605 VALLEY WEST BLVD
                              • FMC MCKINLEYVILLE
                                Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away
                                MCKINLEYVILLE, CA
                              • HOSPICE OF HUMBOLDT,INC
                                Hospital, about 7 miles away
                                EUREKA, CA
                                Nursing Home, about 7 miles away
                                EUREKA, CA
                              • GENERAL HOSPITAL D/P SNF
                                Nursing Home, about 7 miles away
                                EUREKA, CA
                              • ST JOSEPH HOME CARE
                                Home Health Center, about 7 miles away
                                EUREKA, CA
                              • CRESTWOOD MANOR
                                Nursing Home, about 7 miles away
                                EUREKA, CA
                              • ST JOSEPH HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals
                                about 7 miles away
                                EUREKA, CA

                              Amtrak Stations in Arcata

                              • ARCATA (F ST. BETWEEN 7TH & 8TH STS.)
                                Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

                              Average Travel Time to Work


                                Means of Transportation for Getting to Work

                                  Other Information

                                  Arcata by Race (According to 2013)


                                    Median Unit Value (According to 2013)


                                      Crime Rates per 100,000 Residents (According to 2014)


                                        Natural Disasters in Arcata


                                          Air Quality Information

                                            Common Weather Information
                                            Earthquakes Average Activity
                                            485% (Greater then US)
                                            Number of Natural Disasters
                                            15 pc. (State: 12 pc.)
                                            Number of Major Disasters
                                            13 pc.
                                            Number of Emergencies Disasters
                                            2 pc.
                                            Google Map of Arcata
                                            ZIP Codes for Arcata: 95519, 95521, 95524, 95549
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