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Arcata Summary
Arcata is located in California
Latitude: 40.839958
Longitude: -124.003757
Population: 19,585
Area: 66.40 sq. miles
Land: 65.46 sq. miles
Water: 0.94 sq. miles
Population Density: 299.19 people per sq. mile
Elevation: 44.0 feet above sea level
Time Zone: Pacific (GMT -8)
Daylight Savings: Yes
Area Codes: 707
Arcata Details
Arcata Zip Codes

Arcata Demographics

Arcata Gender Distribution

Gender Distribution
GenderNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Male9,81150.09 %49.81 %49.04 %
Female9,77449.91 %50.19 %50.96 %
Males / Female1.00-0.990.96
Total Population19,585100.00 %--
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Arcata Age Distribution

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Age Distribution
Age GroupNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Under 5 years7633.90 %7.34 %6.83 %
5 to 9 years8224.20 %8.05 %7.31 %
10 to 14 years9514.86 %7.59 %7.30 %
15 to 19 years2,02910.36 %7.24 %7.20 %
20 to 24 years4,37622.34 %7.03 %6.75 %
25 to 34 years3,19816.33 %15.44 %14.17 %
35 to 44 years2,17311.10 %16.19 %16.01 %
45 to 54 years2,32111.85 %12.79 %13.37 %
55 to 59 years6873.51 %4.33 %4.79 %
60 to 64 years5052.58 %3.39 %3.84 %
65 to 74 years8454.31 %5.57 %6.53 %
75 to 84 years6993.57 %3.79 %4.38 %
85 years and over2161.10 %1.26 %1.50 %
Age StatisticsNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Median age (years)26.6-36.837.7
18 years and over16,39483.71 %72.69 %74.27 %
Male
8,13441.53 %35.80 %35.85 %
Female
8,26042.18 %36.88 %38.42 %
21 years and over14,12972.14 %68.33 %69.92 %
62 years and over2,04210.43 %12.56 %14.65 %
65 years and over1,7608.99 %10.62 %12.42 %
Male
7493.82 %4.47 %5.12 %
Female
1,0115.16 %6.15 %7.30 %
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Arcata Racial Profile

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Racial Profile Chart
RaceNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
One race18,58294.88 %95.25 %97.55 %
White
16,68485.19 %59.55 %75.21 %
Black or African American
2781.42 %6.68 %12.26 %
American Indian and Alaska Native
5442.78 %0.98 %0.87 %
Asian
3922.00 %10.92 %3.59 %
Asian Indian
420.21 %0.93 %0.59 %
Chinese
830.42 %2.90 %0.85 %
Filipino
420.21 %2.71 %0.65 %
Japanese
960.49 %0.85 %0.28 %
Korean
340.17 %1.02 %0.38 %
Vietnamese
150.08 %1.32 %0.39 %
Other Asian
800.41 %1.19 %0.45 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
390.20 %0.35 %0.14 %
Native Hawaiian
160.08 %0.06 %0.05 %
Guamanian or Chamorro
40.02 %0.06 %0.02 %
Samoan
150.08 %0.11 %0.03 %
Other Pacific Islander
40.02 %0.11 %0.04 %
Some other race
6453.29 %16.78 %5.48 %
Hispanic StatisticsNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)1,3336.81 %32.38 %13.70 %
Mexican
8694.44 %24.97 %7.24 %
Puerto Rican
670.34 %0.42 %2.46 %
Cuban
310.16 %0.21 %0.44 %
Other Hispanic or Latino
3661.87 %6.78 %3.55 %
Not Hispanic or Latino18,25293.19 %67.62 %86.30 %
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Arcata Social Profile

Arcata School Enrollment

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School Enrollment Chart
School EnrollmentNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school9,016100.00 %--
Nursery school, preschool
1932.14 %5.40 %6.47 %
Kindergarten
1751.94 %5.47 %5.43 %
Elementary school (grades 1-8)
1,42015.75 %42.94 %43.92 %
High school (grades 9-12)
8008.87 %20.95 %21.38 %
College or graduate school
6,42871.30 %25.23 %22.81 %
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Arcata Education Level

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Education Level Chart
Education LevelNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Population 25 years and over10,745100.00 %--
Less than 9th grade
5405.03 %11.49 %7.55 %
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
7677.14 %11.72 %12.05 %
High school graduate (includes equivalency)
1,68215.65 %20.13 %28.63 %
High school or higher
9,43887.84 %76.79 %80.40 %
Some college, no degree
2,57723.98 %22.91 %21.05 %
Associate degree
8688.08 %7.13 %6.32 %
Bachelor's degree
2,98227.75 %17.09 %15.54 %
Bachelor's degree or higher
4,31140.12 %26.63 %24.40 %
Graduate or professional degree
1,32912.37 %9.53 %8.86 %
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Arcata Ancestry Distribution

Ancestry Distribution
AncestryNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Total ancestries reported22,982100.00 %--
Arab830.36 %0.54 %0.42 %
Czech1110.48 %0.33 %0.59 %
Danish2511.09 %0.58 %0.50 %
Dutch4341.89 %1.17 %1.58 %
English2,47110.75 %7.09 %8.53 %
French (except Basque)7473.25 %2.20 %2.90 %
French Canadian1680.73 %0.42 %0.85 %
German3,45215.02 %9.37 %14.93 %
Greek760.33 %0.35 %0.40 %
Hungarian670.29 %0.38 %0.49 %
Irish3,01513.12 %7.37 %10.65 %
Italian1,1685.08 %4.08 %5.47 %
Lithuanian500.22 %0.14 %0.23 %
Norwegian5232.28 %1.23 %1.56 %
Polish4982.17 %1.38 %3.12 %
Portuguese6412.79 %0.93 %0.41 %
Russian3611.57 %1.13 %0.92 %
Scotch-Irish5262.29 %1.15 %1.50 %
Scottish8843.85 %1.52 %1.70 %
Slovak150.07 %0.07 %0.28 %
Subsaharan African720.31 %0.52 %0.62 %
Swedish6022.62 %1.29 %1.39 %
Swiss1990.87 %0.32 %0.32 %
Ukrainian700.30 %0.23 %0.31 %
United States or American8753.81 %3.21 %7.18 %
Welsh2361.03 %0.53 %0.61 %
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)180.08 %0.18 %0.65 %
Other ancestries5,36923.36 %52.27 %31.89 %
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Arcata Economy

Arcata Employment

GroupNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Population 16 years and over16,959100.00 %--
Males 16 years and over
8,44549.80 %49.21 %48.32 %
Females 16 years and over
8,51450.20 %50.79 %51.68 %
In labor force
10,77263.52 %62.43 %63.63 %
Males in labor force
5,45550.64 %54.86 %53.52 %
Females in labor force
5,31749.36 %45.14 %46.48 %
Civilian labor force
10,77263.52 %61.85 %63.10 %
Employed
9,88558.29 %57.51 %59.39 %
Unemployed
8875.23 %4.34 %3.71 %
Unemployment level
-8.23 %6.95 %5.84 %
Armed Forces
00.00 %0.58 %0.53 %
Not in labor force
6,18736.48 %37.57 %36.37 %
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Employment Type Chart
Employment TypeNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Private wage and salary workers6,09861.69 %76.48 %78.40 %
Government workers2,82028.53 %14.66 %14.66 %
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business9299.40 %8.49 %6.64 %
Unpaid family workers380.38 %0.37 %0.31 %
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Arcata Occupations

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Occupation Chart
OccupationNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Management, professional, and related occupations3,77838.22 %35.97 %33.60 %
Service occupations2,10921.34 %14.77 %14.87 %
Sales and office occupations2,26322.89 %26.76 %26.70 %
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations2512.54 %1.34 %0.74 %
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations4975.03 %8.42 %9.47 %
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations9879.98 %12.74 %14.63 %
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Arcata Employment by Industry

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Industry Chart
IndustryNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining3413.45 %1.92 %1.87 %
Construction3103.14 %6.22 %6.80 %
Manufacturing7337.42 %13.11 %14.09 %
Wholesale trade2352.38 %4.05 %3.60 %
Retail trade1,06410.76 %11.15 %11.73 %
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities2472.50 %4.68 %5.19 %
Information2842.87 %3.92 %3.08 %
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing3873.92 %6.91 %6.87 %
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services7297.37 %11.63 %9.28 %
Educational, health and social services3,09631.32 %18.51 %19.92 %
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,53215.50 %8.18 %7.86 %
Other services (except public administration)3974.02 %5.17 %4.88 %
Public administration5305.36 %4.54 %4.83 %
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Arcata Income

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Household Income Chart
Household IncomeNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Households8,240100.00 %11,511,175106,788,273
Less than $10,000
1,78021.60 %8.40 %9.86 %
$10,000 to $14,999
96911.76 %5.64 %6.40 %
$15,000 to $24,999
1,43917.46 %11.45 %12.89 %
$25,000 to $34,999
1,01912.37 %11.42 %12.79 %
$35,000 to $49,999
1,04412.67 %15.17 %16.44 %
$50,000 to $74,999
89510.86 %19.14 %19.30 %
$75,000 to $99,999
6487.86 %11.52 %10.14 %
$100,000 to $149,999
3173.85 %10.36 %7.65 %
$150,000 to $199,999
700.85 %3.35 %2.18 %
$200,000 or more
590.72 %3.56 %2.35 %
Median household income (dollars)$24,346.00-$46,766.47$39,349.33
Average household size2.21-2.762.58
Average income per member of household$11,016.29-$16,944.99$15,252.86
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Arcata Commute

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Commute Chart
TypeNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Workers 16 years and over9,560100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
6,01662.93 %71.82 %75.65 %
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
95710.01 %14.55 %12.23 %
Public transportation (including taxicab)
2022.11 %5.07 %4.73 %
Walked
1,43014.96 %2.85 %2.94 %
Other means
4985.21 %1.87 %1.20 %
Worked at home
4574.78 %3.83 %3.25 %
Mean travel time to work (minutes)15.2 minutes-28.1 minutes26.3 minutes
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Arcata Housing

Arcata Occupancy

Housing OccupancyNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units8,509100.00 %12,211,276117,282,697
Occupied housing units
8,20996.47 %94.19 %91.00 %
Owner-occupied housing units
3,34839.35 %53.60 %60.30 %
Renter-occupied housing units
4,86157.13 %40.59 %30.70 %
Vacant housing units
3003.53 %5.81 %9.00 %
For seasonal or occasional use
580.68 %1.92 %3.06 %
Homeowner vacancy rate1.00 %-2.24 %2.21 %
Rental vacancy rate2.30 %-5.30 %7.86 %
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.38-2.752.62
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.09-2.772.45
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Structures

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Structures Chart
Structure TypeNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units8,551100.00 %--
1-unit, detached
4,40551.51 %56.35 %60.37 %
1-unit, attached
2773.24 %7.63 %5.68 %
2 units
3864.51 %2.68 %4.29 %
3 or 4 units
8099.46 %5.71 %4.72 %
5 to 9 units
7178.38 %5.92 %4.66 %
10 to 19 units
5015.86 %5.07 %3.99 %
20 or more units
6277.33 %11.98 %8.59 %
Mobile home
7759.06 %4.40 %7.49 %
Boat, RV, van, etc.
540.63 %0.26 %0.22 %
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Arcata Rooms

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Rooms Chart
Rooms per residence unitNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units8,551100.00 %--
1 room
5886.88 %5.01 %2.21 %
2 rooms
8299.69 %9.38 %4.88 %
3 rooms
1,10312.90 %13.85 %10.06 %
4 rooms
1,92022.45 %15.75 %15.95 %
5 rooms
1,75020.47 %18.95 %20.92 %
6 rooms
1,14413.38 %16.51 %18.39 %
7 rooms
6727.86 %10.33 %11.98 %
8 rooms
2823.30 %5.93 %7.99 %
9 or more rooms
2633.08 %4.31 %7.63 %
Median (rooms)4.4-4.85.5
Occupants per roomNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Occupied housing units8,238100.00 %--
1.00 or less
7,94296.41 %79.87 %85.63 %
1.01 to 1.50
1291.57 %5.73 %2.83 %
1.51 or more
1672.03 %8.58 %2.54 %
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Arcata Household Heating

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Household Heating Pie Chart
Household heating fuel typeNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Utility gas5,74467.17 %66.45 %46.07 %
Bottled, tank, or LP gas3884.54 %3.56 %5.96 %
Electricity1,23014.38 %20.52 %27.62 %
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.810.95 %0.30 %8.06 %
Coal or coke00.00 %0.01 %0.12 %
Wood7058.24 %1.67 %1.51 %
Solar energy110.13 %0.11 %0.05 %
Other fuel160.19 %0.23 %0.35 %
No fuel used630.74 %1.35 %1.25 %
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Arcata Property Value

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Property Pie Chart
Property TypeNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Specified owner-occupied units2,436100.00 %--
Less than $50,000
401.64 %1.52 %10.14 %
$50,000 to $99,999
24910.22 %10.08 %30.62 %
$100,000 to $149,999
96039.41 %16.91 %23.60 %
$150,000 to $199,999
60024.63 %18.58 %14.50 %
$200,000 to $299,999
44718.35 %22.33 %11.81 %
$300,000 to $499,999
1235.05 %19.08 %6.42 %
$500,000 to $999,999
170.70 %9.16 %2.34 %
$1,000,000 or more
00.00 %2.33 %0.56 %
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Arcata Mortgage Status

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Mortgage Payment Pie Chart
Mortgage paymentsNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
With a mortgage1,62566.71 %79.01 %69.56 %
Less than $300
30.12 %0.25 %0.50 %
$300 to $499
1074.39 %1.80 %3.97 %
$500 to $699
28211.58 %4.04 %8.97 %
$700 to $999
46819.21 %10.80 %17.28 %
$1,000 to $1,499
48920.07 %23.65 %20.91 %
$1,500 to $1,999
1968.05 %18.16 %9.93 %
$2,000 or more
803.28 %20.30 %7.99 %
Not mortgaged81133.29 %20.99 %30.44 %
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Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Mortgage payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent98740.52 %28.03 %36.58 %
15 to 19 percent36414.94 %14.57 %17.40 %
20 to 24 percent39916.38 %14.10 %13.85 %
25 to 29 percent1897.76 %11.29 %9.40 %
30 to 34 percent1395.71 %8.02 %6.01 %
35 percent or more32913.51 %23.22 %15.91 %
Not computed291.19 %0.76 %0.85 %
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Arcata Rent Status

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Rent Payment Pie Chart
Rent payment amountNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Specified renter-occupied units4,857100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Less than $200
1222.51 %2.20 %5.40 %
$200 to $299
2064.24 %2.65 %5.26 %
$300 to $499
1,59332.80 %12.59 %22.00 %
$500 to $749
1,74535.93 %31.33 %33.46 %
$750 to $999
65413.47 %23.59 %17.03 %
$1,000 to $1,499
3847.91 %17.68 %8.60 %
$1,500 or more
250.51 %6.84 %2.89 %
No cash rent
1282.64 %3.11 %5.35 %
Median (dollars)55111.34 %24.35 %44.00 %
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Rent Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Rent payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent4449.14 %14.61 %18.07 %
15 to 19 percent3647.49 %13.58 %14.26 %
20 to 24 percent3787.78 %13.11 %12.73 %
25 to 29 percent4068.36 %11.01 %10.37 %
30 to 34 percent4419.08 %8.16 %7.32 %
35 percent or more2,58153.14 %34.09 %29.47 %
Not computed2435.00 %5.43 %7.77 %

Arcata Vehicle Usage

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Vehicle Usage Pie Chart
Vehicles per householdNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
None93910.98 %8.94 %9.57 %
13,49840.91 %32.16 %31.22 %
22,56630.01 %35.56 %34.76 %
3 or more1,23514.44 %17.54 %15.45 %
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