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Fortuna is 13th in California out of 644 other cities in Race - American Indian or Alaska Native

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General Demographics

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Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Fortuna Rank California US
Current population (2012) 11,836 352nd 38,041,430 313,914,040
Size in square miles 4.8 428th 155,779.2 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 2,461.5 439th 239.1 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Fortuna Rank California US
Residents younger than 5 7.1% 265th 6.7% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 24.6% 351st 24.3% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 17.3% 100th 12.1% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Fortuna Rank California US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 89.3% 235th 80.8% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 20.1% 370th 30.2% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Fortuna Rank California US
Race - White 81.2% 129th 73.7% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 0.6% 595th 6.6% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 3.7% 13th 1.7% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.9% 601st 13.9% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 548th 0.5% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 4.6% 324th 3.6% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 17.0% 465th 38.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 74.8% 106th 39.4% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Fortuna Rank California US
Female residents 51.8% 114th 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 6.1% 620th 27.2% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Fortuna Rank California US
Housing units 4,991 413th 13,720,462 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 21.8% 300th 30.8% 25.9%
Households 4,459 415th 12,433,172 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 63.5% 311th 56.7% 66.1%
Home median value $289,200 434th $421,600 $186,200
People per household 2.6 483rd 2.9 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Fortuna Rank California US
Income per capita $23,208 388th $29,634 $27,915
Income per household $37,532 584th $61,632 $52,762
Income below poverty line 18.1% 169th 14.4% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Fortuna Rank California US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,014 416th 3,425,510 27,092,908
Retail sales $165,764 328th $455,032,270 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $14,728 161st $12,561 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $17,832 368th $80,852,787 $613,795,732

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