arcata Demographics

Educational Attainment

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 168 2.2 % 6.3 %
High School Graduate 1,244 16.0 % 32.2 %
Some College 2,017 26.0 % 24.4 %
Bachelor’s Degree 2,577 33.2 % 22.9 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 1,753 22.6 % 14.1 %
High School Graduate or Higher 7,255 93.5 % 87.5 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 3,833 49.4 % 49.4 %

Age Statistics

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 17,775 - -
19 years old and under 4,023 22.6 % 25.5 %
20 to 44 years old 8,751 49.2 % 12.6 %
45 to 64 years old 3,095 17.4 % 12.8 %
65 years old and older 1,906 10.7 % 1.9 %

Language Spoken at Home

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 14,686 88.6 % 84.4 %
Spanish 1,758 10.6 % 14.4 %
Other Languages 127 0 % 0 %

Marital Status

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 5,341 66.1 % 33.6 %
Married 1,659 20.5 % 50.4 %
Separated 179 2.2 % 2.5 %
Divorced 899 11.1 % 13.4 %

Census Housing Report

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 7,886 - -
Occupied Housing Units 7,111 90.2 % 87.6 %
Vacant Housing Units 775 9.8 % 12.4 %
1-Unit, Detached 3,508 44.5 % 61.5 %
1-Unit, Attached 466 5.9 % 5.9 %
2-Units 520 6.6 % 3.6 %
3 to 4 Units 726 9.2 % 4.4 %
5 to 9 Units 975 12.4 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 439 5.6 % 4.4 %
20 or More Units 575 7.3 % 9.0 %
Mobile Homes 677 8.6 % 6.2 %
Built 1990 to 1999 927 11.8 % 13.9 %
Built 1980 to 1989 1,368 17.3 % 13.5 %
Built 1970 to 1979 1,594 20.2 % 15.3 %
Built 1960 to 1969 781 9.9 % 10.7 %
Built 1940 to 1959 1,735 22.0 % 15.5 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 1,026 13.0 % 12.8 %
Electric 1,376 17.4 % 33.9 %
Natural Gas 4,688 59.4 % 42.1 %
Tank or LP Gas 159 2.0 % 4.1 %
Wood 428 5.4 % 1.6 %
Solar 24 0.3 % 0.1 %
None 436 5.5 % 1.0 %

Racial Breakdown

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 14,228 86.1 % 75.1 %
African-American 458 2.8 % 13.1 %
Native American 387 2.3 % 0.9 %
Asian 382 2.3 % 5.6 %
Some Other Race 1,065 6.4 % 5.2 %

Economic Statistics

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 31,180 57,617
Median Family Income 46,467 71,062
Median Per Capita Income 20,245 31,128

Weather

  • Chance of Sunshine 58.06 %
  • Temperature 63.45 ℉
  • Rainfall 0.43 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 9.48
    [CDD] 0

Earthquakes

Magnitude Probability
5.0 5.84 %
6.0 2.51 %
7.0 0.27 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Moderate Risk Area

Public Information

Unemployment Information

Data sourced by HomeFacts.com