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  ECONOMY OVERVIEW
  

The unemployment rate in Arcata, California, is 7.40%, with job growth of -1.01%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 30.60%.

Arcata, California Taxes
Arcata, California,sales tax rate is 8.25%. Income tax is 6.00%.

Arcata, California Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $19,590, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $32,097.

  ECONOMYArcata, CaliforniaUnited States
  Unemployment Rate  7.40%6.30%
  Recent Job Growth  -1.01%1.18%
  Future Job Growth  30.60%36.10%
  Sales Taxes  8.25%6.00%
  Income Taxes  6.00%4.72%
  Income per Cap.  $19,590$28,051
  Household Income  $32,097$53,046
  Family Median Income  $49,037$64,585
  ESTIMATED HOUSEHOLDS BY HOUSEHOLD INCOME
  Income Less Than 15K  23.47%12.61%
  Income between 15K and 20K  8.62%5.33%
  Income between 20K and 30K  13.95%10.57%
  Income between 30K and 40K  11.79%9.90%
  Income between 40K and 50K  8.07%8.95%
  Income between 50K and 60K  7.69%8.08%
  Income between 60K and 75K  8.13%10.09%
  Income between 75K and 100K  7.48%12.25%
  Income between 100K and 150K  7.86%12.82%
  Income between 150K and 200K  1.42%4.78%
  Income greater than 200K  1.53%4.64%
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Management, business, finance  10.61%14.36%
  Engineering, computers, science  6.24%5.24%
  Community, social services  1.16%1.66%
  Legal  1.26%1.17%
  Education, library  12.32%6.10%
  Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment  1.59%1.88%
  Healthcare practitioners and technology  6.48%5.49%
  Healthcare support  1.63%2.47%
  Firefighters, law enforcement  1.36%2.24%
  Food preparation, serving  8.83%5.61%
  Building maintenance  4.22%3.97%
  Personal care  6.32%3.54%
  Sales, office, administrative support  25.64%24.89%
  Farming, fishing, forestry  0.82%0.73%
  Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair  5.28%8.56%
  Production, transportation, material moving  6.24%12.10%
  ECONOMY COMMENTS
  
Humboldt/Trinity Counties
Redwoods, rivers, beaches, mountains, herb. ... (read more)
behind the redwood curtain
when they say behind the redwood curtain they mean it, it took a lot longer for the whole recession thing to hit here and I don't think it hit nearly as bad as other... (read more)
re: Would love some feedback - 5/25/2012
Lisa, Did you move to Humboldt County? I'm in a similar situation (moving from Oakland). If you did move there, do you like it? Pros and cons? Some of the comments on... (read more)
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
re: Would love some feedback - 5/25/2012
Lisa, Did you move to Humboldt County? I'm in a similar situation (moving from Oakland). If you did move there, do you like it? Pros and cons? Some of the comments on... (read more)
re: Visit but Dont Move here PLEASE! - 7/14/2005
We would like you to come, visist, and soak up some culture...... you sound like a loser and the type of inhabitant the city would like to see move away. I'd like to... (read more)
Humboldt's best town
I've lived in Humboldt for over 30 yrs and know all the areas well. Arcata is the jewel of Humboldt due to having a university and many liberal creative people. There is... (read more)
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