Humboldt County Profile


 
About this area:
Humboldt County is the largest and most populous of the north coast counties. The county is bordered by Del Norte County to the north, Siskiyou County to the north and east, Trinity County to the east, Mendocino County to the south, and the Pacific Ocean to the west.
EMPLOYMENT AND WAGES
Unemployment Rate and Labor Force (Not Seasonally Adjusted)[Top]
Area
Year
Time Period
Labor Force
No. of
Employed
No. of
Unemployed
Unemployment Rate
Humboldt County 2024May60,20057,7002,5004.1
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Employment by Industry (Not Seasonally Adjusted)[Top]
Year
Time Period
CES
Industry Title
No. of
Employed
2024MayTotal, All Industries52,300
2024MayTotal Nonfarm51,400
2024MayService-Providing46,200
2024MayTotal Private35,800
2024MayPrivate Service Providing30,500
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Occupations with Fastest Job Growth (% change)[Top]
OccupationEstimated Year -
Projected Year
Employment
Employment Change
Estimated ProjectedNumberPercent
Nurse Practitioners2020 - 20301001606060.0
Cooks, Restaurant2020 - 20307101,08037052.1
Manicurists and Pedicurists2020 - 2030701003042.9
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors2020 - 20301502005033.3
Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Service Workers2020 - 203030401033.3
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Data for Humboldt County is not available. Data for North Coast Region has been displayed for Occupations with Fastest Job Growth (% change)
 
High Wage Occupations[Top]
OccupationYearTime PeriodHourly
Mean
Hourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
Pediatricians, General20241st Qtr$131.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Psychiatrists20241st Qtr$129.63$72.99$0.00$0.00
Family Medicine Physicians20241st Qtr$119.59$0.00$0.00$0.00
Chief Executives20241st Qtr$95.04$50.12$0.00$0.00
Dentists, General20241st Qtr$92.82$58.72$0.00$0.00
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Data for Humboldt County is not available. Data for North Coast Region has been displayed for High Wage Occupations
 

ECONOMIC INDICATORS
Building Permits (US Census Bureau)[Top]
Type of Permit
Year
Time Period
No. of Permits
Total Costs
Multi-Family 2022Annual85$11,770,833
Single Family 2022Annual185$28,309,259
Total all types construction permits 2022Annual270$40,080,092
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Consumer Price Index (US BLS & Calif. DIR)[Top]
AreaConsumer Price Index % Change
Time Period2022Time Period2021
United States Annual292.7Annual271.08.0
California Annual319.2Annual297.47.3
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Data for Humboldt County is not available. Data for California has been displayed for Consumer Price Index (US BLS & Calif. DIR)
 
Median Price of Existing Homes Sold[Top]
Year
Time Period
Type
Median Price
2022AnnualMedian Price of Homes Sold$450,750
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State Revenues by Source[Top]
Tax Type Description
Year
Time Period
Tax Revenue
Alcoholic Beverage Taxes and Fees 2021Annual$431,363
Bank and Corporation (Income) Taxes 2021Annual$45,297,548
Cigarette Tax 2021Annual$1,831,959
Horse Racing (Parimutuel) License Fees 2021Annual$19,150
Estate, Inheritance and Gift Taxes 2021Annual$0
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Taxable Sales (Calif. Board of Equalization)[Top]
Year
Time Period
Sales Type Description
Sales
2022AnnualRetail $2,361,245,877
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POPULATION AND CENSUS DATA
Population[Top]
Area
Year
Time Period
Source
Population
Humboldt County 2021AnnualCalifornia Dept of Finance134,639
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Measures of Income[Top]
Income Type
Year
Time Period
Income
Population
Per Capita Personal Income - BEA2021Annual$53,607134,639
Total Personal Income - BEA2021Annual$7,307,117134,639
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County-to-County Commute Patterns (US Census Bureau)[Top]
Year
Time Period
Area of Residence
Area of WorkPlace
Number of Workers
2020CensusHumboldt County , CAHumboldt County , CA57,660
2020CensusDel Norte County , CAHumboldt County , CA181
2020CensusShasta County , CAHumboldt County , CA164
2020CensusHumboldt County , CADel Norte County , CA129
2020CensusHumboldt County , CATrinity County , CA126
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JOB OPENINGS & TRAINING PROVIDERS
Job Openings from JobCentral National Labor Exchange[Top]
 
Job Openings

Training Providers in Area[Top]
Provider Name
Provider Type
Location
Northern Humboldt Adult EducationSchools with Occupational Programs (ROP)Mckinleyville,CA
American Truck School LLCApprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsFontana,CA
Fredrick & Charles Beauty CollegeApprenticeship, Business, Career, & Tech SchoolsEureka,CA
Humboldt State UniversityUniversity or College (four-year school)Arcata,CA
College of the RedwoodsCommunity Colleges (two-year school)Eureka,CA
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