Fortuna, CA

11,917 Population
4.8 square miles 2,459.5 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.0%
was 0.0%
 
Population Density
2,459.5
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
56.1%
was 57.3%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
10.0%
was 9.6%
 
Percent Under 18
23.6%
was 25.3%
 
Percent 65 and Over
16.9%
was 16.5%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
16.3%
was 16.8%
 
Median Household Income
$44,904
was $44,077
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
39.2
41
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
303.1
was 347.4
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
4,808
was 3,634.7
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
4,933
was 4,900
 
Median Rent
$902
was $875
 
Total Building Permits
44
was 3
 
Occupied Housing Units
4,442
was 4,328
 
Homeownership Rate
54.9%
was 57.7%
 
Single Family Building Permits
9
was 3
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,018.1
was 1,011.3
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
19.7%
was 23.8%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
35
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.6
was 2.7
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
9.6
was 0.6
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
3.7
was 0.3
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
91.5%
was 89.1%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
80.4%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.7%
was 99.6%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
85.5%
was 86.7%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
15.4%
was 15.1%
 

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
91.8%
was 94.8%
 
Debt Service Ratio
4.0%
was 5.7%
 
Revenue
$13,357,203
was $12,626,031
 
Expenditure
$14,062,389
was $15,231,314
 
Revenue per Capita
$1,126
was $1,065
 
Expenditure per Capita
$1,185
was $1,285
 

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