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12.4% decline
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12.7% decline
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16% decline
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6.86% decline

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The economy of Blue Lake, CA employs 573 people. The economy of Blue Lake, CA is specialized in Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting; Arts, Entertainment, Recreation; and Utilities, which employ respectively 8.24; 7.18; and 6.12 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Blue Lake, CA are Healthcare & Social Assistance (98), Arts, Entertainment, Recreation (94), and Educational Services (50), and the highest paying industries are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting ($75,556), Healthcare & Social Assistance ($31,935), and Admin., Support, Waste Management Services ($27,727).

Median household income in Blue Lake, CA is $49,737. Males in Blue Lake, CA have an average income that is 1.46 times higher than the average income of females, which is $37,053. The income inequality of Blue Lake, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.489 which is higher than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Blue Lake, CA. In Humboldt County, CA the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 67 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $7,028. Monterey County, CA has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in California.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Blue Lake, CA is from the county of Humboldt County, CA.

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Blue Lake, CA is home to a population of 1,147 people, from which 99% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Blue Lake, CA is composed of 965 White residents (84.1%), 87 Native residents (7.59%), 61 Two+ residents (5.32%), 23 Hispanic residents (2.01%), and 11 Asian residents (0.96%). The most common foreign languages in Blue Lake, CA are Spanish (37 speakers), French (0 speakers), and French Creole (0 speakers), but compared to other places, Blue Lake, CA has a relative high number of Spanish (37 speakers), French Creole (0 speakers), and French (0 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Blue Lake, CA awarded 32 degrees. The student population of Blue Lake, CA is skewed away from females, with 18 male students and 14 female students. Most students in Blue Lake, CA are White (17 and 53.1%), followed by Two or more races (4 and 12.5%), Hispanic or Latino (2 and 6.25%), and Black or African American (1 and 3.13%). The largest universities in Blue Lake, CA by number of graduates are Dell'Arte International School of Physical Theatre (32 and 100%), N/A (N/A and N/A), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The most popular majors in Blue Lake, CA are General Drama & Theater Arts (24 and 75%), N/A (N/A and N/A), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The median tuition costs in Blue Lake, CA are N/A for private four year colleges, and $12,600 and $12,600 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Blue Lake, CA is $254,000, which is 1.24 times larger than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value decreased from $272,700 to $254,000, a 6.86% increase. The homeownership rate of Blue Lake, CA is 54.9%, which is lower than the national average of 63.6%. People in Blue Lake, CA have an average commute time of 14.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Blue Lake, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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