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Arcata City, California Demographics Analysis

   (County: Humboldt County)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Arcata City, California give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Arcata City, California)

Male:

Under 5 years : 423

5 to 9 years : 300

10 to 14 years : 300

15 to 17 years : 144

18 and 19 years : 646

20 years : 426

21 years : 385

22 to 24 years : 931

25 to 29 years : 856

30 to 34 years : 634

35 to 39 years : 580

40 to 44 years : 240

45 to 49 years : 662

50 to 54 years : 421

55 to 59 years : 508

60 and 61 years : 163

62 to 64 years : 99

65 and 66 years : 63

67 to 69 years : 137

70 to 74 years : 258

75 to 79 years : 77

80 to 84 years : 58

85 years and over : 74

Female:

Under 5 years : 308

5 to 9 years : 168

10 to 14 years : 218

15 to 17 years : 167

18 and 19 years : 879

20 years : 539

21 years : 519

22 to 24 years : 1,476

25 to 29 years : 660

30 to 34 years : 476

35 to 39 years : 271

40 to 44 years : 338

45 to 49 years : 421

50 to 54 years : 504

55 to 59 years : 429

60 and 61 years : 173

62 to 64 years : 139

65 and 66 years : 61

67 to 69 years : 129

70 to 74 years : 247

75 to 79 years : 149

80 to 84 years : 180

85 years and over : 178


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Arcata City, California)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 9,390

Multiple ancestry : 6,083

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 233

Ancestry not reported : 1,308


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Arcata City, California)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 15,568

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 19

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 214

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 656

Not a U.S. citizen : 557


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Arcata City, California)

Total:

Under 5 years : 731

5 to 17 years : 1,297

18 to 24 years : 5,801

25 to 34 years : 2,626

35 to 44 years : 1,429

45 to 54 years : 2,008

55 to 59 years : 937

60 and 61 years : 336

62 to 64 years : 238

65 to 74 years : 895

75 years and over : 716

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 628

5 to 17 years : 1,041

18 to 24 years : 4,175

25 to 34 years : 1,576

35 to 44 years : 800

45 to 54 years : 1,117

55 to 59 years : 488

60 and 61 years : 196

62 to 64 years : 117

65 to 74 years : 333

75 years and over : 257

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 86

5 to 17 years : 129

18 to 24 years : 1,368

25 to 34 years : 788

35 to 44 years : 379

45 to 54 years : 817

55 to 59 years : 358

60 and 61 years : 81

62 to 64 years : 78

65 to 74 years : 385

75 years and over : 371

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 63

18 to 24 years : 15

25 to 34 years : 37

35 to 44 years : 79

45 to 54 years : 8

55 to 59 years : 15

60 and 61 years : 11

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 5

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 17

5 to 17 years : 64

18 to 24 years : 243

25 to 34 years : 225

35 to 44 years : 171

45 to 54 years : 66

55 to 59 years : 76

60 and 61 years : 48

62 to 64 years : 43

65 to 74 years : 177

75 years and over : 83


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Arcata City, California)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 5,437

Female : 5,291

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 2,199

Female : 2,641

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 141

Female : 92

Foreign born:

Male : 608

Female : 605


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Arcata City, California)

Born in state of residence : 8,806

Born in other state in the United States : 4,399

Native: born outside the United States : 228

Foreign born : 844


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Arcata City, California)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 6,114

Now married, except separated : 1,765

Divorced : 1,001

Separated : 193

Widowed : 192

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 2,148

Now married, except separated : 1,475

Divorced : 659

Separated : 104

Widowed : 281

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 91

Now married, except separated : 119

Divorced : 9

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 491

Now married, except separated : 490

Divorced : 65

Separated : 15

Widowed : 85


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Arcata City, California)

Speak only English : 14,404

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 653

Speak English less than "very well" : 261

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 117

Speak English less than "very well" : 13

Italian:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 31

Portuguese or Portuguese Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 92

Speak English less than "very well" : 15

German:

Speak English "very well" : 45

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Scandinavian languages:

Speak English "very well" : 12

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Russian:

Speak English "very well" : 96

Speak English less than "very well" : 59

Serbo-Croatian:

Speak English "very well" : 86

Speak English less than "very well" : 45

Chinese:

Speak English "very well" : 7

Speak English less than "very well" : 72

Thai:

Speak English "very well" : 15

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Vietnamese:

Speak English "very well" : 5

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Asian languages:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 33

Other Pacific Island languages:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 22

Navajo:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 18

Other Native North American languages:

Speak English "very well" : 45

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Hungarian:

Speak English "very well" : 128

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Hebrew:

Speak English "very well" : 9

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Arcata City, California

  • Other Groups: 3,257   (16.3%)
  • German: 3,034   (15.2%)
  • Irish: 2,587   (12.9%)
  • English: 2,177   (10.9%)
  • Italian: 1,028   (5.1%)
  • Scottish: 771   (3.9%)
  • United States Or American: 693   (3.5%)
  • European: 629   (3.1%)
  • French (except Basque): 619   (3.1%)
  • Swedish: 555   (2.8%)
  • Portuguese: 518   (2.6%)
  • Scotch-irish: 496   (2.5%)
  • Norwegian: 490   (2.4%)
  • Polish: 463   (2.3%)
  • Dutch: 371   (1.9%)
  • Russian: 316   (1.6%)
  • Danish: 209   (1.0%)
  • Welsh: 186   (0.9%)
  • Swiss: 176   (0.9%)
  • British: 147   (0.7%)
  • French Canadian: 147   (0.7%)
  • Scandinavian: 129   (0.6%)
  • Arab: 82   (0.4%)
  • Subsaharan African: 74   (0.4%)
  • Finnish: 68   (0.3%)
  • Ukrainian: 68   (0.3%)
  • Hungarian: 62   (0.3%)
  • Northern European: 56   (0.3%)
  • Canadian: 55   (0.3%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 53   (0.3%)
  • Greek: 46   (0.2%)
  • Austrian: 45   (0.2%)
  • Lithuanian: 44   (0.2%)
  • Czech: 43   (0.2%)
  • Belgian: 34   (0.2%)
  • Basque: 33   (0.2%)
  • Eastern European: 32   (0.2%)
  • Iranian: 25   (0.1%)
  • Slavic: 23   (0.1%)
  • Maltese: 20   (0.1%)
  • Yugoslavian: 18   (0.1%)
  • Cypriot: 16   (0.1%)
  • Armenian: 16   (0.1%)
  • Slovak: 15   (0.1%)
  • Israeli: 15   (0.1%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 13   (0.1%)
  • Latvian: 13   (0.1%)
  • Luxemburger: 12   (0.1%)
  • Croatian: 10   (0.0%)
  • Alsatian: 9   (0.0%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 8   (0.0%)
  • Celtic: 6   (0.0%)
  • Australian: 6   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Arcata City, California is 17,014



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Arcata City, California: 8,385
Female Population in Arcata City, California: 8,629


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Arcata City, California: 27.9
Median Female Resident Age in Arcata City, California: 25.2


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of California is 35


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Arcata City, California


White


Both sexes

27.7

Male

27.8

Female

27.5

Black or African American


Both sexes

22.6

Male

23.2

Female

21.7

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

27.3

Male

27.1

Female

28.0

Asian


Both sexes

22.9

Male

22.9

Female

22.9

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

22.4

Male

22.7

Female

21.8

Other


Both sexes

21.8

Male

22.4

Female

21.2

Two or More Races


Both sexes

21.2

Male

21.6

Female

21.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

21.8

Male

22.3

Female

21.3

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

28.4

Male

28.4

Female

28.4


(updated 2010)



Races in Arcata City, California


  • White: 14,277
  • African American: 317
  • American Indian: 675
  • Asian: 406
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 34
  • Some Other Race: 554
  • Two or More Races: 751



(updated 2013)













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