Humboldt County Information

Humboldt in California occupies 4,052 square miles and has a 2006 population of 128,330, a change from a 2000 population of 126,518 and 119,118 in 1990. 17% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 14.4% percent is 25-35, and 12% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 428 acts of violent crime reported in Humboldt in 2004, a change from 427 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 3,354 people: 5.6% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 5.8%.

Read more about Humboldt, California in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyHumboldt 
StateCalifornia 
Land Area4,052 sq. milesRanked 127 of 3,140
Population 2006128,330Ranked 456 of 3,140
Population 2005128,359 
Population 2000126,518Ranked 429 of 3,140
Population 1990119,118Ranked 389 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion87.5% 
African American1.1% 
Asian American1.9% 
Native American5.4% 
Pacific Islander.2% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 55.6% 
Population 5 to 1411.8% 
Population 15 to 2417% 
Population 25 to 3414.4% 
Population 35 to 4412% 
Population 45 to 5415.3% 
Population 55 to 6411.4% 
Population 65 to 746.1% 
Population 75 and up6.4% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes428427
Murders / Manslaughters5 
Forcible Rapes52 
Robberies106 
Aggravated Assaults265 
Total Property Crimes5,1455,084
Burglaries1,310 
Larceny Thefts3,205 
Motor Vehicle Thefts630 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population60,23260,104
Unemployed Population3,3543,474
Unemployment Rate5.6%5.8%

Humboldt County Cities