Arcata, CA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Arcata, California Info Snack

Population
18,266
Unemployment
14.6%
Poverty
34.5%
Median Home
$356,800
Median Income
$38,603
Median Rent
$1,027

Arcata SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
2
Diversity
8.5
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
8.5
Commute
9

Arcata, CA Crime Report

708
Total Crimes
3,823.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
62.99%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Arcata
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 708 3,823.7 2,581.0 2,346.0
Violent Crime 77 415.9 442.0 387.8
Murder 2 10.8 5.6 6.5
Robbery 27 145.8 113.6 73.9
Aggravated Assault 42 226.8 288.7 279.7
Property Crime 631 3,407.9 2,138.9 1,958.2
Burglary 125 675.1 369.7 314.2
Larceny 439 2,370.9 1,341.7 1,398.0
Car Theft 67 361.8 427.6 246.0

Arcata, CA Cost Of Living

126
Arcata's Overall Cost Of Living
1.3x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Arcata California National Average
Overall 126 140 100
Services 117 112 100
Groceries 106 113 100
Health 122 115 100
Housing 150 198 100
Transportation 135 134 100
Utilities 107 126 100

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Rankings for Arcata in California

Map Of Arcata, CA

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Population over time in Arcata

Year Population % Change
2020 18,266 1.2%
2019 18,050 1.3%
2018 17,814 0.2%
2017 17,775 0.1%
2016 17,752 0.4%
2015 17,679 0.7%
2014 17,559 0.8%
2013 17,421 1.8%
2012 17,118 0.1%
2011 17,100 -

Race / Ethnicity in Arcata

White
69.5% (12,696)
African American
1.9% (338)
American Indian
2.5% (462)
Asian
3.9% (719)
Hawaiian
1.0% (188)
Other
0.2% (36)
Two Or More
5.8% (1,059)
Hispanic
15.2% (2,768)
Race Arcata CA USA
White 69.5% 36.5% 60.1%
African American 1.9% 5.4% 12.2%
American Indian 2.5% 0.3% 0.6%
Asian 3.9% 14.6% 5.6%
Hawaiian 1.0% 0.3% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 5.8% 3.4% 2.8%
Hispanic 15.2% 39.1% 18.2%

Gender in Arcata

Female
49.7% (9,075)
Male
50.3% (9,191)
Gender Arcata CA USA
Female 49.7% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 50.3% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Arcata for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (365)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (730)
High School / GED
15.0% (2,739)
Some College
21.0% (3,835)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (2,009)
Bachelor's Degree
29.0% (5,297)
Master's Degree
12.0% (2,191)
Professional Degree
3.0% (547)
Doctorate Degree
3.0% (547)
Education Arcata CA USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 8.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 4.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 15.0% 20.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 29.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 12.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 3.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Arcata, California

Less than $10,000
10.6% (194,335)
$10,000 to $14,999
10.5% (191,723)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.8% (252,061)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.7% (214,448)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.0% (237,173)
$50,000 to $74,999
12.0% (219,672)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.0% (164,558)
$100,000 to $149,999
12.1% (220,195)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.7% (68,174)
$200,000 or more
3.5% (64,256)
Income Arcata CA USA
Less than $10,000 10.6% 4.7% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 10.5% 3.9% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.8% 6.9% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.7% 7.1% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.0% 10.0% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 12.0% 15.3% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.0% 12.3% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 12.1% 17.1% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.7% 9.4% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 3.5% 13.3% 8.3%

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