Humboldt County PUMA, CA

Public Use Microdata Area (PUMA)

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2020 Population
136,101
0.118% 1-year growth
US Senator
Dianne Feinstein
Democratic Party
US Senator
Alex Padilla
Democratic Party
2018 Median Age
38
0.796% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
19.7%
1.93% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$49,235
2.49% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$331,300
5.78% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
54,117
1.47% 1-year decline

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In 2020, Humboldt County PUMA, CA had a population of 136k people with a median age of 38 and a median household income of $49,235. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Humboldt County PUMA, CA grew from 135,940 to 136,101, a 0.118% increase and its median household income grew from $48,041 to $49,235, a 2.49% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Humboldt County PUMA, CA are White (Non-Hispanic) (74.6%), White (Hispanic) (5.51%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5.28%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (4.36%), and Other (Hispanic) (4.07%).

11.8% of the households in Humboldt County PUMA, CA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

97.4% of the residents in Humboldt County PUMA, CA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Humboldt County PUMA, CA are Humboldt State University (2,052 degrees awarded in 2020), College of the Redwoods (933 degrees), and Dell'Arte International School of Physical Theatre (31 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Humboldt County PUMA, CA was $331,300, and the homeownership rate was 56.8%.

Most people in Humboldt County PUMA, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 18.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Humboldt County PUMA, CA was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Humboldt County PUMA, CA is home to a population of 136k people, from which 97.4% are citizens. As of 2020, 5.51% of Humboldt County PUMA, CA residents were born outside of the country (7.5k people).

In 2018, there were 13.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (101k people) in Humboldt County PUMA, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.48k White (Hispanic) and 7.17k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Humboldt County PUMA, CA are Spanish (9,872 households), Hmong (954 households), and Other Native Languages of North America (589 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
68,405
Women
50.3%
67,601
Men
49.7%

The resident population of United States in 2020 was 136,006 inhabitants, with 49.7% men, and 50.3% women.

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Citizenship

97.4%
2020 Citizenship
97.2%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 97.4% of Humboldt County PUMA, CA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Humboldt County PUMA, CA was 97.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Humboldt County PUMA, CA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    101k ± 187
  2. White (Hispanic)
    7.48k ± 740
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    7.17k ± 615
11.3%
Hispanic Population
15.4k people

In 2018, there were 13.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (101k people) in Humboldt County PUMA, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.48k White (Hispanic) and 7.17k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

11.3% of the people in Humboldt County PUMA, CA are hispanic (15.4k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    3,164 ± 1,365 people
  2. Canada
    523 ± 560 people
  3. China
    408 ± 495 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Humboldt County PUMA, CA was Mexico, the natal country of 3,164 Humboldt County PUMA, CA residents, followed by Canada with 523 and China with 408.

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Foreign-Born Population

5.51%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
7.5k people
5.37%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
7.3k people

As of 2020, 5.51% of Humboldt County PUMA, CA residents (7.5k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Humboldt County PUMA, CA was 5.37%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    9,872 households (7.65%)
  2. Hmong
    954 households (0.74%)
  3. Other Native Languages of North America
    589 households (0.457%)

11.8% of the households in Humboldt County PUMA, CA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Humboldt County PUMA, CA was Spanish. 7.65% of the households in Humboldt County PUMA, CA reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    3,313 ± 370
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,232 ± 264
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    940 ± 277

Humboldt County PUMA, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.69 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Humboldt County PUMA, CA employs 54.1k people. The largest industries in Humboldt County PUMA, CA are Restaurants & Food Services (4,055 people), Construction (3,256 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,081 people), and the highest paying industries are Wired telecommunications carriers ($160,281), Employment services ($143,890), and Building material & supplies dealers ($119,780).

Males in Humboldt County PUMA, CA have an average income that is 1.22 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,037. The income inequality in Humboldt County PUMA, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.462, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
27,360
Women
50.6%
26,757
Men
49.4%

The workforce of Humboldt County PUMA, CA in 2020 was 54,117 people, with 50.6% woman, and 49.4% men.

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Occupations

54.1k
2020 Value
−1.47%
1 Year decline
± −1.47%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Humboldt County PUMA, CA declined at a rate of −1.47%, from 54.9k employees to 54.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Humboldt County PUMA, CA, are Retail salespersons (1,741 people), Personal care aides (1,494 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (1,455 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Humboldt County PUMA, CA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

54.1k
2020 Value
−1.47%
1 Year decline
± −1.47%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Humboldt County PUMA, CA declined at a rate of −1.47%, from 54.9k employees to 54.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Humboldt County PUMA, CA, are Restaurants & Food Services (4,055 people), Construction (3,256 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,081 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Humboldt County PUMA, CA, though some of these residents may live in Humboldt County PUMA, CA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$35,315
Median earning men ± $2,048
$25,680
Median earning women ± $1,190

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Public Administration ($59,643), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($51,838), and Wholesale Trade ($46,472).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Construction ($60,481), Public Administration ($39,005), and Information ($38,636).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in California. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from California to other states, or from other states to California.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $407B
  2. $158B
  3. $149B

In 2020, the top outbound California product (by dollars) was Electronics with $407B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($158B) and Mixed freight ($149B).

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$2.26T
2020 Value in California
$4.61T
Projected 2050 Value in California
104% growth

In 2020, total outbound California trade was $2.26T. This is expected to increase 104% to $4.61T by 2050.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from California to other states, or from other states to California.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $83.5B
  2. $44.4B
  3. $43.3B

In 2020, the top outbound California domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $83.5B, followed by Arizona with $44.4B and Ohio and $43.3B.

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Dianne Feinstein and Alex Padilla are the senators currently representing the state of California. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

California is currently represented by 53 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from California

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Dianne Feinstein
Senator from California1
Assumed office on November 10, 1992
Elected to the seat to succeed John Seymour (California politician)|John Seymour, who had been appointed to the seat after Pete Wilson was elected Governor of California.
Alex Padilla
Senator from California3
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Kamala Harris, who had become Vice President of the United States.

Dianne Feinstein and Alex Padilla are the senators currently representing California.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from California

California is currently represented by 53 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for California have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Humboldt County PUMA, CA awarded 3,045 degrees. The student population of Humboldt County PUMA, CA in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 4,339 male students and 6,222 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Humboldt County PUMA, CA are White (1,527 and 50.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (818 and 27.1%), Two or More Races (213 and 7.07%), and Unknown (196 and 6.51%).

The largest universities in Humboldt County PUMA, CA by number of degrees awarded are Humboldt State University (2,052 and 67.4%), College of the Redwoods (933 and 30.6%), and Dell'Arte International School of Physical Theatre (31 and 1.02%).

The most popular majors in Humboldt County PUMA, CA are General Psychology (240 and 7.88%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (221 and 7.26%), and General Business Administration & Management (209 and 6.86%).

The median tuition costs in Humboldt County PUMA, CA are $12,600 for private four year colleges, and $5,742 and $17,622 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2020 in Humboldt County PUMA, CA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 85.1%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 6.29%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 10,561 (41.1% men and 58.9% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2020 there were 10,561 students enrolled in Humboldt County PUMA, CA, 41.1% men and 58.9% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 5,073 records, of which 58.9% were women and 41.1% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 129 degree-majors awarded
  2. 175 degree-majors awarded
  3. 144 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Humboldt County PUMA, CA was General Biological Sciences with 129 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 2,052 degrees awarded
  2. 933 degrees awarded
  3. 31 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Humboldt State University with 2,052 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2020, 1,241 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Humboldt County PUMA, CA, which is 0.688 times less than the 1,804 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 1,527 degrees mean that there were 1.87 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 818 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($12,600) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($2,122) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($1,854) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2020, 0.538% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.854% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Humboldt County PUMA, CA in 2020 were Some college (32.8k), High School or Equivalent (26.1k), and Bachelors Degree (20.4k).

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Humboldt County PUMA, CA was $331,300 in 2020, which is 1.44 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $313,200 to $331,300, a 5.78% increase. The homeownership rate in Humboldt County PUMA, CA is 56.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Humboldt County PUMA, CA have an average commute time of 18.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Humboldt County PUMA, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Humboldt County PUMA, CA is $49,235. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Humboldt County PUMA, CA was Cupertino, Saratoga Cities & Los Gatos Town PUMA, CA with a value of $184,672, followed by San Ramon City & Danville Town PUMA, CA and Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA, with respective values of $170,304 and $164,769.

Property

$331,300
Median Property Value 2020
±$5,565
$30,761
Median Property Taxes
±$1,278

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Humboldt County PUMA, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

56.8%
Homeownership
2020
69.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 56.8% of the housing units in Humboldt County PUMA, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 56.8%.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Humboldt County PUMA, CA was Cupertino, Saratoga Cities & Los Gatos Town PUMA, CA with a value of $184,672, followed by San Ramon City & Danville Town PUMA, CA and Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA, with respective values of $170,304 and $164,769.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Humboldt County PUMA, CA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$49,235
Median Household Income
± $2,278
54.3k
Number of Households
± 1,537

In 2020, the median household income of the 54.3k households in Humboldt County PUMA, CA grew to $49,235 from the previous year's value of $48,041.

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Wage Distribution

0.462
2020 Wage GINI in Humboldt County PUMA, CA
0.463
2019 Wage GINI in Humboldt County PUMA, CA

In 2020, the income inequality in Humboldt County PUMA, CA was 0.462 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.109% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Humboldt County PUMA, CA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Humboldt County PUMA, CA in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (70.5%)
  2. Carpooled (10.9%)
  3. Worked At Home (8.51%)

In 2020, 70.5% of workers in Humboldt County PUMA, CA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.9%) and those who worked at home (8.51%).

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Commute Time

18.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Humboldt County PUMA, CA have a shorter commute time (18.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.85% of the workforce in Humboldt County PUMA, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Humboldt County PUMA, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Humboldt County PUMA, CA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

19.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Humboldt County PUMA, CA (26.2k out of 133k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Males 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Humboldt County PUMA, CA is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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92.2% of the population of Humboldt County PUMA, CA has health coverage, with 33.3% on employee plans, 26.9% on Medicaid, 13% on Medicare, 17.4% on non-group plans, and 1.68% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in California was $7,549 in 2014. This is a 4.04% increase from the previous year ($7,256).

Primary care physicians in California see 1254 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.555% decrease from the previous year (1261 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1149 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 268 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in California, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,254 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in California

Primary care physicians in California see an average of 1,254 patients per year. This represents a 0.555% decrease from the previous year (1,261 patients).

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Community Mobility

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21.1% under 18 years, 24.2% between 18 and 34 years, 36.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.6% were men and 51.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

7.75%
Uninsured
33.3%
Employer Coverage
26.9%
Medicaid
13%
Medicare
17.4%
Non-Group
1.68%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Humboldt County PUMA, CA declined by 5.65% from 8.22% to 7.75%.

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