Blue Lake, Humboldt County, California

Blue Lake is a city in Humboldt County, California. As of the 2014 census, the city population was 1,243. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.6 square miles. An elevation is 100 feet (30.48 m) above sea level. The population density was 2,064 people per square mile. The median age was 39.7 years (California state median age was 36.2 years). For every 100 females there were 109 males.
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Description of the Population
Population (Year: 2014)
1,243 residents
Population Change
+9.5% since 2000 year
Residents Median Age
39.7 years (State: 36.2)
Below the Poverty Line
18.4% (Year: 2015)
Population Males
649 residents
Population Females
594 residents
Population Rural
100% of residents
Foreign Born Residents
2.1% (State: 27%)
Unemployment (Year: 2015)
4.7% (State: 5.5%)

Elections Results Data


    English Language Proficiency by Native Speakers


      Blue Lake Marital Status Data (Over 15 Years Old)


        Blue Lake Residents Living Below the Poverty Line (According to 2015)


          Year of Entry for the Foreign-born Blue Lake Residents


            Countries for the Foreign-Born Residents

              Financial Information
              Median Sale for Vacant Units (Year: 2015)
              Median Home Value (Year: 2015)
              $271,821 (State: $449,100)
              Changes in Home Value
              +$160,021 since 2000 year
              Median Gross Rent (Year: 2015)
              Median Contract Rent Range (Year: 2015)
              $371 – $648
              Cost of Living Index (Date: February 2016)
              97 (USA: 100)
              Property Taxes with Mortgage (Year: 2015)
              $1,321 (0.50%)
              Property Taxes without Mortgage (Year: 2015)
              $1,655 (0.70%)
              Median Household Income (Year: 2015)
              $54,677 (State: $64,500)
              Changes in Household Income
              +$22,177 since 2000 year
              Median Per Capita Income (Year: 2015)
              Changes in Per Capita Income
              +$11,010 since 2000 year
              Education Data (by Residents, Schools, Colleges)

              Education attainment (25+ years residents)


                Males 25 Years and Older


                  Females 25 Years and Older


                    Nearest Colleges & Universities

                    • Humboldt State University
                      about 5 miles
                      Arcata, CA
                      Full-time enrollment: 7,353
                    • College of the Redwoods
                      about 17 miles
                      Eureka, CA
                      FT enrollment: 4,410
                    • Shasta College
                      about 90 miles
                      Redding, CA
                      FT enrollment: 5,645
                    • Rogue Community College
                      about 111 miles
                      Grants Pass, OR
                      FT enrollment: 3,600
                    • Southern Oregon University
                      about 113 miles
                      Ashland, OR
                      FT enrollment: 4,650
                    • Mendocino College
                      about 124 miles
                      Ukiah, CA
                      FT enrollment: 2,263
                    • California State University-Chico
                      about 139 miles
                      Chico, CA
                      FT enrollment: 14,838

                    List of Largest Colleges & Universities

                    • Dell’Arte International School of Physical Theatre
                      Full-time enrollment: 150
                      Location: 131 H Street
                      Private, not-for-profit
                      Offers Master’s degree

                    List of Largest Public Middle Schools

                    • BLUE LAKE ELEMENTARY
                      Students: 102
                      Location: 631 GREENWOOD AVE.
                      Grades: KG-8
                    • GREEN POINT ELEMENTARY
                      Students: 7
                      Location: 180 VALKENSAR LN.
                      Grades: KG-8
                    Blue Lake Police Department
                    Full-time Employees (Year: 2007)
                    5 policemen
                    Full-time Law Enforcement Officers
                    5 policemen
                    Officers per 1,000 Residents
                    4.50 policemen (State: 2.48)
                    Labor Market Description

                    Unemployment Rate


                      Male: Employment in Industries (Services)


                        Female: Employment in Industries (Services)


                          Male: Most Common Occupations


                            Female: Most Common Occupations

                              Blue Lake 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 Blue Lake

                              • MAD RIVER COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals
                                about 6 miles away
                                ARCATA, CA
                              • FMC MCKINLEYVILLE
                                Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away
                                MCKINLEYVILLE, CA
                              • HOSPICE OF HUMBOLDT,INC
                                Hospital, about 10 miles away
                                EUREKA, CA
                                Nursing Home, about 11 miles away
                                EUREKA, CA
                              • GENERAL HOSPITAL D/P SNF
                                Nursing Home, about 11 miles away
                                EUREKA, CA
                              • CRESTWOOD MANOR
                                Nursing Home, about 11 miles away
                                EUREKA, CA
                              • ST JOSEPH HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals
                                about 11 miles away
                                EUREKA, CA

                              Amtrak Stations in Blue Lake

                              • 6 miles: 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.
                              • 10 miles: MCKINLEYVILLE (ARCATA AIRPORT TERMINAL)
                                Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service.
                              • 11 miles: EUREKA (5TH & L STS.)
                                Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking.

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                                Means of Transportation for Getting to Work

                                  Other Information

                                  Blue Lake by Race (According to 2015)


                                    Median Unit Value (According to 2015)


                                      Crime Rates per 100,000 Residents (According to 2007)


                                        Natural Disasters in Blue Lake


                                          Air Quality Information

                                            Common Weather Information
                                            Earthquakes Average Activity
                                            487% (Greater then US)
                                            Number of Natural Disasters
                                            17 pc. (State: 13 pc.)
                                            Number of Major Disasters
                                            15 pc.
                                            Number of Emergencies Disasters
                                            2 pc.
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