Arcata, CA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Arcata, California Info Snack

Population
18,178
Unemployment
11.7%
Poverty
38.0%
Median Home
$341,000
Median Income
$35,506
Median Rent
$1,023

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

677
Total Crimes
3,693.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
49.11%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Arcata
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 677 3,693.0 2,772.4 2,476.7
Violent Crime 72 392.8 441.2 366.7
Murder 1 5.5 4.3 5.0
Robbery 16 87.3 132.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 43 234.6 267.1 250.2
Property Crime 605 3,300.2 2,331.2 2,109.9
Burglary 122 665.5 386.1 340.5
Larceny 425 2,318.4 1,586.3 1,549.5
Car Theft 58 316.4 358.8 219.9

Arcata, CA Cost Of Living

124
Arcata's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Arcata California National Average
Overall 124 140 100
Services 107 111 100
Groceries 121 118 100
Health 117 113 100
Housing 150 196 100
Transportation 134 128 100
Utilities 102 118 100

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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
2019 18,178 0.7%
2018 18,050 1.3%
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 -

Race / Ethnicity in Arcata

White
68.7% (12,490)
African American
2.1% (390)
American Indian
1.5% (266)
Asian
3.9% (705)
Hawaiian
1.2% (216)
Other
0.2% (44)
Two Or More
5.5% (1,007)
Hispanic
16.8% (3,060)
Race Arcata CA USA
White 68.7% 37.2% 60.7%
African American 2.1% 5.5% 12.3%
American Indian 1.5% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 3.9% 14.3% 5.5%
Hawaiian 1.2% 0.4% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 5.5% 3.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 16.8% 39.0% 18.0%

Gender in Arcata

Female
49.7% (9,030)
Male
50.3% (9,148)
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
3.0% (545)
9-12th Grade
5.0% (908)
High School / GED
14.0% (2,544)
Some College
21.0% (3,817)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (1,636)
Bachelor's Degree
30.0% (5,453)
Master's Degree
10.0% (1,817)
Professional Degree
4.0% (727)
Doctorate Degree
4.0% (727)
Education Arcata CA USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 9.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 5.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 14.0% 20.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 30.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 10.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 4.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 4.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Arcata, California

Less than $10,000
13.8% (251,265)
$10,000 to $14,999
11.8% (214,934)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.2% (239,324)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.6% (192,831)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.8% (269,811)
$50,000 to $74,999
11.8% (214,426)
$75,000 to $99,999
7.5% (136,684)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.1% (165,647)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.7% (85,618)
$200,000 or more
2.6% (47,255)
Income Arcata CA USA
Less than $10,000 13.8% 4.8% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 11.8% 4.1% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.2% 7.5% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.6% 7.5% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.8% 10.5% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 11.8% 15.5% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 7.5% 12.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.1% 16.6% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.7% 8.9% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 2.6% 12.2% 7.7%

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