Living in Fortuna, CA

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Updated: 2020-03-11

Fortuna SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
4
Diversity
8.5
Safety
5
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
8.5

Fortuna, CA Crime Report

398
Total Crimes
3,254.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
26.73%
Above National Average

Fortuna, CA Cost Of Living

116
Fortuna's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average

Fortuna, California Info Snack

Fortuna (formerly, Slide, Springville) (Wiyot: Vutsuwitk Da'l, "ashes stay") is a city the northeast shore of the Eel River (approximately 9 miles (14 km) from where it enters the Pacific Ocean), and is on U.S. Route 101 in west-central Humboldt County, California, United States. The population was 11,926 at the 2010 census, up from 10,497 at the 2000 census.
Population
12,117
Unemployment
7.0%
Poverty
16.8%
Median Home
$266,000
Median Income
$45,893
Median Rent
$940

Fortuna, CA Photos

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Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Fortuna in California

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Map Of Fortuna, CA

Population over time in Fortuna

Year Population % Change
2017 12,117 1.1%
2016 11,981 0.5%
2015 11,917 0.1%
2014 11,904 0.3%
2013 11,863 0.1%
2012 11,851 0.2%
2011 11,830 0.7%
2010 11,753 0.9%
2009 11,646 -
Crime/100k Fortuna CA USA
Violent Crime 376.2 447.4 368.9
Murder 0.0 4.4 5.0
Robbery 73.6 137.3 86.2
Aggravated Assault 278.1 266.5 246.8
Property Crime 2878.6 2380.4 2199.5
Burglary 498.9 416.2 376.0
Larceny 2101.7 1571.8 1594.6
Car Theft 278.1 392.4 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Fortuna

White
72.1% (8,738)
African American
0.6% (69)
American Indian
2.0% (242)
Asian
0.3% (40)
Hawaiian
0.7% (80)
Other
0.1% (12)
Two Or More
4.0% (484)
Hispanic
20.2% (2,452)
Race Fortuna CA USA
White 72.1% 37.5% 61.1%
African American 0.6% 5.5% 12.3%
American Indian 2.0% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 0.3% 14.1% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.7% 0.4% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 4.0% 3.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 20.2% 38.9% 17.8%

Household Income For Fortuna, California

Less than $10,000
7.0% (85,199)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.1% (74,323)
$15,000 to $24,999
15.3% (185,678)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.8% (130,777)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.7% (202,770)
$50,000 to $74,999
21.1% (255,599)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.5% (115,498)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.1% (110,837)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.8% (33,665)
$200,000 or more
1.4% (17,350)
Income Fortuna CA USA
Less than $10,000 7.0% 5.1% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.1% 4.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 15.3% 8.0% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.8% 7.9% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.7% 10.9% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 21.1% 15.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.5% 12.3% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.1% 16.2% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.8% 8.3% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 1.4% 11.0% 7.0%

Gender in Fortuna

Female
51.9% (6,288)
Male
48.1% (5,829)
Gender Fortuna CA USA
Female 51.9% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 48.1% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Fortuna for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
8.0% (969)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (727)
High School / GED
31.0% (3,756)
Some College
28.0% (3,392)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (1,211)
Bachelor's Degree
13.0% (1,575)
Master's Degree
3.0% (363)
Professional Degree
1.0% (121)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Fortuna CA USA
< 9th Grade 8.0% 9.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 31.0% 21.0% 27.0%
Some College 28.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 13.0% 21.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 3.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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