|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Fortuna is 12,482. Fortuna, California is the 2,689th largest city in the US.
Fortuna is located entirely in Humboldt County.
The peak population of Fortuna was in 2020, when its population was 12,483. In 2020, Fortuna was the 2,685th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 2,689th largest city in the US. Fortuna is currently 0.0% smaller than it was in 2020.
Fortuna has grown 18.7% since the 2000. Fortuna, California is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 67% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
Fortuna has a population density of 2,461.5 people per square mile.
|2684||Lake City, Florida||12,497||20.0%|
|2685||Richton Park, Illinois||12,494||-0.5%|
|2686||Haddonfield, New Jersey||12,492||7.3%|
|2687||Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin||12,489||7.1%|
|2690||Orangeburg, South Carolina||12,482||-3.2%|
|2694||Artesia, New Mexico||12,458||15.8%|
The total voting age population of Fortuna, California, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 8,783. The voting age population is 46.3% male and 53.7% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 19.0% of the residents of Fortuna are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Fortuna are 81.2% White, 7.3% Other, 6.9% Two or more races, 2.9% American Indian, 0.6% Black, 0.6% Asian and 0.5% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 21.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Fortuna, 16.9% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 22.1%. On a per-household basis, 10.5% of families are below the poverty line in Fortuna.
Among those aged 16 and older, 58.4% of Fortuna residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 87.4% of Fortuna residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 19.7% have a bachelor's degree and 3.8% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Fortuna residents aged 5 and older, 17.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 14.7% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.9% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.6% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Fortuna is 7.4%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Fortuna, 19.0% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Fortuna is $46,193.
In Fortuna, 59.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 40.8% of housing units in Fortuna.
Of all the housing units in Fortuna, 8.8% of them were build before 1940.
In Fortuna, 13.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 690 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Fortuna is $912.
In Fortuna, 79.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.