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 2019Apr63,10060,8002,2003.5
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Employment by Industry (Not Seasonally Adjusted)[Top]
Year
Time Period
CES
Industry Title
No. of
Employed
2019AprTotal Wage and Salary52,700
2019AprTotal Nonfarm51,800
2019AprService Providing47,400
2019AprTotal Private36,500
2019AprPrivate Service Providing32,100
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Occupations with Fastest Job Growth (% change)[Top]
OccupationEstimated Year -
Projected Year
Employment
Employment Change
Estimated ProjectedNumberPercent
Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas2014 - 202430502066.7
Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers2014 - 202440602050.0
Roofers2014 - 20241602307043.8
Heating/Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Workers2014 - 20241802608044.4
Helpers, Construction Trades2014 - 2024701003042.9
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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)
 
Projections of Employment by Industry
 
High Wage Occupations[Top]
OccupationYearTime PeriodHourly
Mean
Hourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other20181st Qtr$130.68$0.00$0.00$0.00
Psychiatrists20181st Qtr$116.04$58.04$0.00$0.00
Family and General Practitioners20181st Qtr$90.42$61.77$79.04$0.00
Dentists, General20181st Qtr$84.24$49.19$76.82$0.00
Pharmacists20181st Qtr$68.97$66.44$71.34$76.71
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ECONOMIC INDICATORS
Building Permits (US Census Bureau)[Top]
Type of Permit
Year
Time Period
No. of Permits
Total Costs
Multi-Family 2016Annual77$5,985,533
Single Family 2016Annual152$24,043,934
Total all types construction permits 2016Annual229$30,029,467
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Consumer Price Index (US BLS & Calif. DIR)[Top]
AreaConsumer Price Index % Change
Time Period2016Time Period2015
United States Annual240.0Annual237.01.3
California Annual255.3Annual249.62.3
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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
2016AnnualMedian Price of Homes Sold$285,000
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State Revenues by Source[Top]
Tax Type Description
Year
Time Period
Tax Revenue
Alcoholic Beverage Taxes and Fees 2016Annual$357,000
Bank and Corporation (Income) Taxes 2016Annual$8,682,000
Cigarette Tax 2016Annual$811,518
Horse Racing (Parimutuel) License Fees 2016Annual$14,862
Estate, Inheritance and Gift Taxes 2016Annual$0
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Taxable Sales (Calif. Board of Equalization)[Top]
Year
Time Period
Sales Type Description
Sales
2015AnnualRetail $1,985,208,747
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POPULATION AND CENSUS DATA
Population[Top]
Area
Year
Time Period
Source
Population
Humboldt County 2016AnnualCalifornia Dept of Finance136,646
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Measures of Income[Top]
Income Type
Year
Time Period
Income
Population
Per Capita Personal Income - BEA2015Annual$41,525135,727
Total Personal Income - BEA2015Annual$5,636,093135,727
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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
2010CensusHumboldt County , CAHumboldt County , CA57,497
2010CensusTrinity County , CAHumboldt County , CA323
2010CensusHumboldt County , CADel Norte County , CA252
2010CensusShasta County , CAHumboldt County , CA185
2010CensusDel Norte County , CAHumboldt County , CA137
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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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