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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Arcata Rank California US
Current population (2012) 17,726 306th 38,041,430 313,914,040
Size in square miles 9.1 284th 155,779.2 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,894.1 491st 239.1 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Arcata Rank California US
Residents younger than 5 3.6% 620th 6.7% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 12.6% 630th 24.3% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 8.2% 498th 12.1% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Arcata Rank California US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 90.7% 209th 80.8% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 43.1% 136th 30.2% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Arcata Rank California US
Race - White 81.8% 122nd 73.7% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 2.0% 331st 6.6% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 2.3% 28th 1.7% 1.2%
Race - Asian 2.6% 469th 13.9% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.2% 331st 0.5% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 6.6% 60th 3.6% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 11.6% 537th 38.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 76.3% 94th 39.4% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Arcata Rank California US
Female residents 50.2% 423rd 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 8.5% 580th 27.2% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Arcata Rank California US
Housing units 7,722 319th 13,720,462 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 39.9% 77th 30.8% 25.9%
Households 6,783 327th 12,433,172 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 36.4% 615th 56.7% 66.1%
Home median value $341,100 369th $421,600 $186,200
People per household 2.2 608th 2.9 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Arcata Rank California US
Income per capita $19,996 461st $29,634 $27,915
Income per household $31,815 619th $61,632 $52,762
Income below poverty line 31.6% 27th 14.4% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Arcata Rank California US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 2,213 288th 3,425,510 27,092,908
Retail sales $166,011 327th $455,032,270 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $9,776 266th $12,561 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $43,425 266th $80,852,787 $613,795,732

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