|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Arcata is 19,114. Arcata, California is the 1,938th largest city in the US.
Arcata is located entirely in Humboldt County.
The current population of Arcata (19,114) is it's peak population.
Arcata has grown 15.0% since the 2000. Arcata, California's growth is about average. 50% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Arcata has a population density of 1,894.1 people per square mile.
|1900||South El Monte||19,590||-7.4%|
|1989||Santa Fe Springs||18,678||13.5%|
|1932||Lake Forest, Illinois||19,253||-4.5%|
|1934||Harrison, New Jersey||19,212||33.2%|
|1935||Point Pleasant, New Jersey||19,205||-0.6%|
The total voting age population of Arcata, California, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 15,887. The voting age population is 50.9% male and 49.1% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 11.3% of the residents of Arcata are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Arcata are 75.0% White, 7.7% Two or more races, 7.3% Other, 4.1% Asian, 2.6% Black, 2.2% American Indian and 1.2% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 16.8% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Arcata, 38.0% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 32.1%. On a per-household basis, 15.7% of families are below the poverty line in Arcata.
Among those aged 16 and older, 64.2% of Arcata residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 92.2% of Arcata residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 48.6% have a bachelor's degree and 18.3% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Arcata residents aged 5 and older, 18.1% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 11.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 2.7% speak an Indo-European language, and 3.8% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Arcata is 11.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Arcata, 27.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Arcata is $35,506.
In Arcata, 36.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 63.8% of housing units in Arcata.
Of all the housing units in Arcata, 10.5% of them were build before 1940.
In Arcata, 13.7% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,100 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Arcata is $1,023.
In Arcata, 89.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.