Arcata Information

Arcata Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Arcata, CA

General Arcata Information

State: California

County: Humboldt County

Close cities: Bayside, CA, Riverside, CA, Korbel, CA, Blue Lake, CA, McKinleyville, CA, Glendale, CA, Myrtletown, CA, Samoa, CA, Fields Landing, CA, Eureka, CA, Kneeland, CA, Pine Hills, CA, Essex, CA, Bayview, CA, Cutten, CA

Arcata Population (census data)
Total 17,021 (+2.1% since 2000)
Male 8,469 (49.8%)
Female 8,552 (50.2%)

Population Density: 1,852 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 118.7 (US Avg is 100)

Arcata Elevation: 33 feet above sea level

Land Area: 9.19 square miles

Median Household Income: $26,348

Zip Codes: 95521, and 95518.

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Arcata Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (81.3%)
  • Hispanic (7.2%)
  • Two or more races (5.3%)
  • American Indian (4.8%)
  • Other race (3.5%)
  • Black (1.6%)
  • Japanese (0.5%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (18.2%)
  • Irish (15.6%)
  • English (13.1%)
  • Italian (6.2%)
  • Scottish (4.6%)
  • United States (4.2%)
Foriegn Born: 1,110 people (6.5%)
  • Europe (41.4%)
  • Latin America (39.7%)
  • Asia (19.0%)

Local Arcata Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Oakland Athletics, San Francisco Giants
NBA Basketball: Sacramento Kings, Golden State Warriors
NHL Hockey: San Jose Sharks

Arcata School Information

High Schools
Arcata High (1720 M Street, Arcata, CA, 95521 - Northern Humboldt Union High District)
Pacific Coast High (Continuation) (1720 M Street, Arcata, CA, 95521 - Northern Humboldt Union High District)
Six Rivers Charter High (1720 M Street, Arcata, CA, 95521 - Northern Humboldt Union High District)
Middle Schools
Sunny Brae Middle (1435 Buttermilk Lane, Arcata, CA, 95521 - Arcata Elementary District)
Elementary Schools
Arcata Elementary (2400 Baldwin Street, Arcata, CA, 95521 - Arcata Elementary District)
Bloomfield Elementary (1897 South Street, Arcata, CA, 95521 - Arcata Elementary District)
Pacific Union Elementary (3001 Janes Road, Arcata, CA, 95521 - Pacific Union Elementary District)
Trillium Elementary (1464 Spear Avenue, Arcata, CA, 95521 - Arcata Elementary District)
Other/Private Schools
Coastal Grove Charter (1897 South Street, Arcata, CA, 95521 - Arcata Elementary District)
Fuente Nueva Charter (1897 South Street, Arcata, CA, 95521 - Arcata Elementary District)
Northern Humboldt Community Day (5610 West End Road, Suite 101, Arcata, CA, 95521 - Northern Humboldt Union High District)
Union Street Charter (470 Union Street, Arcata, CA, 95521 - Arcata Elementary District)

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