Economic Development

Humboldt County Demographics

Population

Year Est Population Annual Growth Rate
2014
17,388*
3.50%
2013
16,800
1.75%
2012
16,511
1.60%
2011
16,249
1.65%
2010
15,986
-9.30%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, Demographic & Housing Estimates, *Nevada State Demographer, estimate

Return to TopGender Composition

Year Est Population Male Female
# % # %
2013
16,800
8,818 52.5 7,982 47.5
2012
16,511
8,608 52.1 7,903 47.9
2011
16,249
8,440 51.9 7,809 48.1
2010
15,986
8,298 51.9 7,688 48.1
2009
17,630
9,151 51.9 8,479 48.1

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, Demographic & Housing Estimates

Return to TopAge Distribution

Year Est Population Median Age Under 14 15 to 19 20 to 24
# % # % # %
2013
16,800
35.7
3,889 23.1 1,198 7.1 993 5.9
2012
16,511
36.6
3,760 22.8 1,157 7.0 991 6.0
2011
16,249
36.6
3,687 22.7 1,158 7.1 956 5.9
2010
15,986
36.6
3,676 23.0 1,088 6.8 1,059 6.6
2009
17,630
36.7
4,170 23.7 1,329 7.5 950 5.4
Year Est Population 25 to 34 35 to 44 45 to 54 55+
# % # % # % # %
2013
16,800
2,191 13.0 2,046 12.2 2,615 15.6 3,868 23.0
2012
16,511
2,066 12.5 2,104 12.7 2,662 16.1 3,771 22.8
2011
16,249
1,953 12.0 2,197 13.5 2,607 16.0 3,691 22.7
2010
15,986
1,908 11.9 2,115 13.2 2,563 16.0 3,577 22.4
2009
17,630
2,007 11.4 2,620 14.9 2,639 15.0 3,915 22.2

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, Demographic & Housing Estimates

Return to TopMigration

Year Est Population* Annual In-Migration Annual Out-Migration
# % # %
2010
15,986
3,274 20.5 3,378 21.1
2009
17,630
3,997 22.7 3,997 22.7

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, *U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, Demographic & Housing Estimates

Return to TopRace/Ethnic Origin

Year Est Population White Black American Indian/Alaskan
# % # % # %
2013
16,800
15,189 90.4 177 1.1 1,028 6.1
2012
16,511
14,832 89.8 140 0.8 1,078 6.5
2011
16,249
14,552 89.6 58 0.4 1,104 6.8
2010
15,986
14,074 88.0 161 1.0 1,086 6.8
2009
17,630
15,360 87.1 84 0.5 1,272 7.2
Year Est Population Asian/Pacific Islander Hispanic or Latino (of any race) Some Other Race
# % # % # %
2013
16,800
279 1.7 4,143 24.7 567 3.4
2012
16,511
248 1.5 4,018 24.3 574 3.5
2011
16,249
282 1.7 3,838 23.6 596 3.7
2010
15,986
229 1.4 3,675 23.0 987 6.2
2009
17,630
236 1.3 3,931 22.3 1,130 6.4

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, Demographic & Housing Estimates
In combination with one or more of the other races listed.  The six numbers may add to more than the total population, and the six percentages may add to more than 100 percent because individuals may report more than one race.

Return to TopIncome

Year Per Capita Income Median Household Income Median Family Income
2013
$26,515
$59,472
$74,433
2012
$26,862
$57,874
$71,792
2011
$25,855
$54,943
$70,236
2010
$25,965
$55,656
$69,032
2009
$24,711
$55,084
$68,819

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, Selected Economic Characteristics

Household Income
Year Total Households $0 to $14,999 $15,000 to $24,999 $25,000 to $34,999 $35,000 to $49,999
# % # % # % # %
2013
6,314
708 11.2 686 10.9 513 8.1 805 12.7
2012
6,256
720 11.5 651 10.4 467 7.5 867 13.9
2011
6,098
662 10.9 612 10.0 547 9.0 973 16.0
2010
6,087
589 9.7 598 9.8 680 11.2 908 14.9
2009
6,380
718 11.3 518 8.1 767 12.0 945 14.8
Year Total Households $50,000 to $74,999 $75,000 to $99,999 $100,000 +
# % # % # %
2013
6,314
1,203 19.1 816 12.9 1,583 25.1
2012
6,256
1,217 19.5 830 13.3 1,504 24.0
2011
6,098
1,195 19.6 724 11.9 1,385 22.7
2010
6,087
1,198 19.7 903 14.8 1,213 19.9
2009
6,380
1,268 19.9 1,012 15.9 1,152 18.1

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, Selected Economic Characteristics

 

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Educational Attainment

Year Population 25+ < 9th 9th-12th
no diploma
High School Diploma Some College
no diploma
# % # % # % # %
2013
10,720
503 4.7 1,334 12.4 3,897 36.4 2,756 25.7
2012
10,603
654 6.2 1,327 12.5 3,515 33.2 2,787 26.3
2011
10,448
727 7.0 1,199 11.5 3,674 35.2 2,760 26.4
2010
10,163
795 7.8 1,144 11.3 3,626 35.7 2,745 27.0
2009
11,181
1,061 9.5 958 8.6 3,962 35.4 3,159 28.3
Year Population 25+ Associate Degree Bachelor's Degree Graduate/Professional Degree
# % # % # %
2013
10,720
878 8.2 949 8.9 403 3.8
2012
10,603
758 7.1 1,213 11.4 349 3.3
2011
10,448
686 6.6 1,142 10.9 260 2.5
2010
10,163
493 4.9 1,040 10.2 320 3.1
2009
11,181
508 4.5 1,072 9.6 461 4.1

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, Selected Social Characteristics