Arcata SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
1
Diversity
8.5
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
9
Commute
9

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Arcata, California Info Snack

Arcata (Hupa: do'-khah-oon-tetl ding', meaning "big flat place"), originally Union Town or Union, is a city adjacent to the Arcata Bay (northern) portion of Humboldt Bay in Humboldt County, California, United States. At the 2010 census, Arcata's population was 17,231. Arcata, located 280 miles (450 km) north of San Francisco (via Highway 101), is home to Humboldt State University. Arcata is also the location of the Arcata Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Land Management, which is responsible for the administration of natural resources, lands and mineral programs, including the Headwaters Forest, on approximately 200,000 acres of public land in Northwestern California.
Population
17,814
Unemployment
14.2%
Poverty
37.2%
Median Home
$335,400
Median Income
$30,866
Median Rent
$939

Rankings for Arcata in California

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Map Of Arcata, CA

Population over time in Arcata

Year Population % Change
2017 17,814 0.2%
2016 17,775 0.1%
2015 17,752 0.4%
2014 17,679 0.7%
2013 17,559 0.8%
2012 17,421 1.8%
2011 17,118 0.1%
2010 17,100 -

Crime in Arcata Per 100k

Crime Arcata CA USA
Violent Crime 354.5 449.3 382.9
Murder 5.5 4.6 5.3
Robbery 110.8 143.2 98.0
Aggravated Assault 199.4 264.2 248.9
Property Crime 3905.0 2496.7 2362.0
Burglary 592.7 446.9 430.4
Larceny 2697.5 1623.9 1694.0
Car Theft 614.8 425.9 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Arcata

White
71.5% (12,743)
African American
2.1% (381)
American Indian
1.2% (221)
Asian
2.0% (361)
Hawaiian
0.2% (34)
Other
0.3% (48)
Two Or More
5.4% (960)
Hispanic
17.2% (3,066)
Race Arcata CA USA
White 71.5% 37.9% 61.5%
African American 2.1% 5.5% 12.3%
American Indian 1.2% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 2.0% 13.9% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.4% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 5.4% 2.9% 2.3%
Hispanic 17.2% 38.8% 17.6%

Household Income For Arcata, California

Less than $10,000
15.2% (270,772)
$10,000 to $14,999
10.8% (192,391)
$15,000 to $24,999
15.2% (270,772)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.7% (244,051)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.9% (229,800)
$50,000 to $74,999
10.8% (192,391)
$75,000 to $99,999
8.0% (142,512)
$100,000 to $149,999
7.2% (128,260)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.5% (62,349)
$200,000 or more
2.4% (42,753)
Income Arcata CA USA
Less than $10,000 15.2% 5.4% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 10.8% 4.7% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 15.2% 8.6% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.7% 8.3% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.9% 11.4% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 10.8% 16.3% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 8.0% 12.2% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 7.2% 15.7% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.5% 7.8% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 2.4% 9.7% 6.3%

Gender in Arcata

Female
52.6% (9,376)
Male
47.4% (8,437)
Gender Arcata CA USA
Female 52.6% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 47.4% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Arcata for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.6% (285)
9-12th Grade
3.6% (633)
High School / GED
14.2% (2,534)
Some College
22.5% (4,011)
Associate's Degree
7.7% (1,372)
Bachelor's Degree
30.7% (5,462)
Master's Degree
11.0% (1,956)
Professional Degree
4.9% (877)
Doctorate Degree
3.8% (680)
Education Arcata CA USA
< 9th Grade 1.6% 9.7% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 3.6% 7.8% 7.2%
High School / GED 14.2% 20.6% 27.3%
Some College 22.5% 21.5% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 7.7% 7.8% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 30.7% 20.4% 19.1%
Master's Degree 11.0% 8.2% 8.4%
Professional Degree 4.9% 2.4% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 3.8% 1.6% 1.4%

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