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 2020May60,70053,6007,20011.8
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Employment by Industry (Not Seasonally Adjusted)[Top]
Year
Time Period
CES
Industry Title
No. of
Employed
2020MayTotal Wage and Salary47,300
2020MayTotal Nonfarm46,400
2020MayService Providing42,200
2020MayTotal Private32,600
2020MayPrivate Service Providing28,500
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Occupations with Fastest Job Growth (% change)[Top]
OccupationEstimated Year -
Projected Year
Employment
Employment Change
Estimated ProjectedNumberPercent
Respiratory Therapists2016 - 20261001404040.0
Occupational/Physical Therapist Assistants/Aides2016 - 202650702040.0
Home Health Aides2016 - 202629039010034.5
Medical Equipment Preparers2016 - 202630401033.3
Dietitians and Nutritionists2016 - 202660802033.3
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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)
 
Projections of Employment by Industry
 
High Wage Occupations[Top]
OccupationYearTime PeriodHourly
Mean
Hourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
Dentists, General20201st Qtr$84.69$49.07$75.52$0.00
Pharmacists20201st Qtr$69.56$67.05$72.46$77.98
Nurse Midwives20201st Qtr$63.85$58.23$64.24$71.44
Chief Executives20201st Qtr$63.25$52.46$60.57$77.19
Physician Assistants20201st Qtr$63.21$54.57$62.78$73.15
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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 2018Annual201$7,808,994
Single Family 2018Annual174$31,607,941
Total all types construction permits 2018Annual375$39,416,935
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Consumer Price Index (US BLS & Calif. DIR)[Top]
AreaConsumer Price Index % Change
Time Period2018Time Period2017
United States Annual251.1Annual245.12.4
California Annual272.5Annual262.83.7
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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 2017Annual$376,059
Bank and Corporation (Income) Taxes 2017Annual$12,156,145
Cigarette Tax 2017Annual$2,145,003
Horse Racing (Parimutuel) License Fees 2017Annual$15,060
Estate, Inheritance and Gift Taxes 2017Annual$0
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Taxable Sales (Calif. Board of Equalization)[Top]
Year
Time Period
Sales Type Description
Sales
2018AnnualRetail $2,030,971,948
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POPULATION AND CENSUS DATA
Population[Top]
Area
Year
Time Period
Source
Population
Humboldt County 2017AnnualCalifornia Dept of Finance135,865
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Measures of Income[Top]
Income Type
Year
Time Period
Income
Population
Per Capita Personal Income - BEA2017Annual$46,722135,865
Total Personal Income - BEA2017Annual$6,389,470135,865
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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
2015CensusHumboldt County , CAHumboldt County , CA55,376
2015CensusTrinity County , CAHumboldt County , CA317
2015CensusHumboldt County , CADel Norte County , CA214
2015CensusLos Angeles County , CAHumboldt County , CA178
2015CensusHumboldt County , CATrinity County , CA172
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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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