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Population (year 2000): 10,497. Estimated population in July 2005: 11,155 (+6.3% change)
Males: 5,013 (47.8%), Females: 5,484 (52.2%)

Humboldt County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 37.9 years
Median household income: $31,129 (year 2000)
Median house value: $130,700 (year 2000)

Fortuna, CA residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Fortuna:

  • White Non-Hispanic (82.9%)
  • Hispanic (10.5%)
  • American Indian (4.8%)
  • Other race (4.0%)
  • Two or more races (3.2%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (17.1%), English (13.0%), Irish (10.6%), United States (7.7%), Italian (7.7%), French (3.8%).

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Elevation: 61 feet

Land area: 4.8 square miles

Fortuna,

For population 25 years and over in Fortuna

  • High school or higher: 81.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fortuna city

  • Never married: 20.6%
  • Now married: 54.6%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 10.9%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

6.5% Foreign born (5.5% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,594 (+17.9%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: CA Redding, (122.0 miles www.LoopNet.com )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Francisco, CA San (228.0 miles pop. 776,733).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Angeles, CA Los (599.4 miles pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: CA (4.8 miles Hydesville, Dell, CA Rio (6.7 miles CA Ferndale, (8.1 miles Hills, CA (10.8 miles Pine Hill, CA (10.8 miles Humboldt CA (12.2 miles Cutten, CA (12.8 miles Bayview, CA Eureka, (14.1 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 77 buildings, average cost: $93,500
  • 1997: 60 buildings, average cost: $96,700
  • 1998: 43 buildings, average cost: $97,500
  • 1999: 41 buildings, average cost: $111,900
  • 2000: 45 buildings, average cost: $116,100
  • 2001: 64 buildings, average cost: $115,400
  • 2002: 91 buildings, average cost: $127,700
  • 2003: 61 buildings, average cost: $176,200
  • 2004: 72 buildings, average cost: $170,500

Latitude: 40.59 N, Longitude: 124.15 W

Area code: 707


Fortuna, California business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (25.0%), Manufacturing (15.5%), Retail trade (12.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -134 (-1.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,888 (44.3%)


 

Crime in Fortuna by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 4 5 3 7
    per 100,000 38.1 47.6 28.6 66.7
Robberies 8 5 7 3
    per 100,000 76.2 47.6 66.7 28.6
Assaults 23 9 18 18
    per 100,000 219.1 85.7 171.5 171.5
Burglaries 72 61 83 67
    per 100,000 685.9 581.1 790.7 638.3
Thefts 367 165 430 373
    per 100,000 3496.2 1571.9 4096.4 3553.4
Auto thefts 15 20 30 19
    per 100,000 142.9 190.5 285.8 181.0
281.2 169.3 307.8 270.8


Average climate in Fortuna, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Fortuna,
Hospital/medical center in Fortuna:
  • REDWOOD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (3300 RENNER DRIVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Fortuna:
  • SEMPERVIRENS (about 15 miles; EUREKA, CA)
  • ST JOSEPH HOSPITAL (about 15 miles; EUREKA, CA)
  • MAD RIVER COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 20 miles; ARCATA, CA)

Political contributions by individuals in Fortuna, CA

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Fortuna:
  • ARCATA (about 27 miles; ARCATA/EUREKA, CA; ID: ACV)
  • JACK MC NAMARA FIELD (about 82 miles; CRESCENT CITY, CA; ID: CEC)
  • REDDING MUNI (about 129 miles; REDDING, CA; ID: RDD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Fortuna:
  • ROHNERVILLE (about 4 miles; FORTUNA, CA; ID: FOT)
  • EUREKA MUNI (about 13 miles; EUREKA, CA; ID: O33)
  • MURRAY FIELD (about 15 miles; EUREKA, CA; ID: EKA)

Amtrak station:
FORTUNA (1326 L ST.) - Bus Station. Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 9 $28,480 $37,973 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 3 $8,938 $35,752 6 $6,366
Transit 0 $0   3 $2,936
Water Supply 3 $6,808 $27,232 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 5 $11,702 $28,084 24 $12,064
Sewerage 4 $10,662 $31,986 0 $0
Streets and Highways 10 $26,908 $32,289 3 $4,334
Police - Other 7 $13,672 $23,437 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 15 $50,778 $40,622 0 $0
Totals for Government 56 $157,948 $33,846 36 $25,700


College/University in Fortuna:
  • LOVING HANDS INSTITUTE OF HEALING ARTS (Location: 639 11TH ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.lovinghandsinstitute.com)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fortuna:
  • COLLEGE OF THE REDWOODS (about 15 miles; EUREKA, CA; Full-time enrollment: 4,071)
  • HUMBOLDT STATE UNIVERSITY (about 20 miles; ARCATA, CA; FT enrollment: 6,800)
  • MENDOCINO COLLEGE (about 119 miles; UKIAH, CA; FT enrollment: 2,080)
  • SHASTA COLLEGE (about 128 miles; REDDING, CA; FT enrollment: 5,251)
  • ROGUE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 137 miles; GRANTS PASS, OR; FT enrollment: 2,289)
  • SOUTHERN OREGON UNIVERSITY (about 152 miles; ASHLAND, OR; FT enrollment: 4,424)
  • CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY-CHICO (about 173 miles; CHICO, CA; FT enrollment: 14,658)
Public high schools in Fortuna:
  • FORTUNA UNION HIGH (Students: 1,073; Location: 379 12TH ST.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • EAST HIGH (CONT.) (Students: 86; Location: 392 16TH ST.; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Fortuna:
  • SOUTH FORTUNA ELEMENTARY (Students: 437; Location: 2089 NEWBERGE ROAD; Grades: KG - 04)
  • FORTUNA MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 373; Location: 843 L ST.; Grades: 05 - 08)
  • TODDY THOMAS ELEMENTARY (Students: 346; Location: 2800 THOMAS ST.; Grades: KG - 08)
  • AMBROSINI (NORMAN G.) ELEMENTARY (Students: 275; Location: 3850 ROHNERVILLE ROAD; Grades: KG - 03)
Private primary/middle schools in Fortuna:
  • FORTUNA JUNIOR ACADEMY (Students: 39; Location: 1200 ROSS HILL RD; Grades: 1 - 9)
  • EXCELSIOR CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 26; Location: PO BOX 240; Grades: KG - 8)

Notable location: Fortuna Branch Humboldt County Library (A).

Shopping Center: Redwood Village Shopping Center (1).

Churches in Fortuna include: Grace Chapel (A), Wood Street Chapel (B), Calvary Christian Church (C), First Baptist Church of Fortuna (D), Fortuna Missionary Baptist Church (E), Fortuna Seventh Day Adventist Church (F), Fortuna United Methodist Church (G), Saint Josephs Roman Catholic Church (H).

Cemetery: Masons and IOOF Cemetery (1).

Creeks: Jameson Creek (A), Strongs Creek (B).

Parks in Fortuna include: Rohner Park (1), Newburg Park (2).


Fortuna compared to California state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Fortuna:
  • KNCR (1090 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FORTUNA, CA; Owner: MILLER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KWSW (790 AM; 5 kW; EUREKA, CA; Owner: EUREKA BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KGOE (1480 AM; 5 kW; EUREKA, CA; Owner: BICOASTAL MEDIA LLC)
  • KINS (980 AM; 5 kW; EUREKA, CA; Owner: EUREKA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KATA (1340 AM; 1 kW; ARCATA, CA; Owner: BICOASTAL MEDIA LLC)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGRV (700 AM; 25 kW; WINSTON, OR; Owner: PACIFIC CASCADE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KDUN (1030 AM; 50 kW; REEDSPORT, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KTCT (1050 AM; 50 kW; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • KFAX (1100 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: GOLDEN GATE BROADCASTING CO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fortuna:
  • KNHT (107.3 FM; RIO DELL, CA; Owner: SOUTHERN OREGON UNIVERSITY)
  • KAJK-FM (99.1 FM; FERNDALE, CA; Owner: MILLER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KSLG-FM (94.1 FM; HYDESVILLE, CA; Owner: LOST COAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KEKA-FM (101.5 FM; EUREKA, CA; Owner: EUREKA BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KWPT (100.3 FM; FORTUNA, CA; Owner: S.T.E.G. BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K211DJ (90.1 FM; ARCATA, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KXGO (93.1 FM; ARCATA, CA; Owner: MILLER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFMI (96.3 FM; EUREKA, CA; Owner: BICOASTAL MEDIA LLC)
  • KRED-FM (92.3 FM; EUREKA, CA; Owner: BICOASTAL MEDIA LLC)
  • KHSU-FM (90.5 FM; ARCATA, CA; Owner: HUMBOLDT STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • K282AD (104.3 FM; EUREKA, CA; Owner: LOST COAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KKHB (105.5 FM; EUREKA, CA; Owner: BICOASTAL MEDIA LLC)
  • KMUE (88.3 FM; EUREKA, CA; Owner: REDWOOD COMMUNITY RADIO, INC)
  • K259AL (99.7 FM; WILLOW CREEK, CA; Owner: KHSU-FM, HUMBOLDT STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • K265BT (100.9 FM; ARCATA, CA; Owner: EUREKA BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KHUM (104.7 FM; GARBERVILLE, CA; Owner: LOST COAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLVG (103.7 FM; GARBERVILLE, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KMUD (91.1 FM; GARBERVILLE, CA; Owner: REDWOOD COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KZPN (91.5 FM; BAYSIDE, CA; Owner: COM. OF HUMBOLDT ED. ENHANC. RAD. SV)
  • K201HL (88.1 FM; GARBERVILLE, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Fortuna:
  • KEET (Channel 13; EUREKA, CA; Owner: REDWOOD EMPIRE PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC)
  • KVIQ (Channel 6; EUREKA, CA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • K51EG (Channel 51; SOUTH EUREKA/LOLETA, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIEM-TV (Channel 3; EUREKA, CA; Owner: POLLACK/BELZ BROADCASTING CO., LLC)
  • KAEF (Channel 23; ARCATA, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA BROADCASTING,INC.)
  • K45DS (Channel 45; FRESHWATER, ETC., CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K20CN (Channel 20; FORTUNA/RIO DELL, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBVU (Channel 29; EUREKA, CA; Owner: SAINTE SEPULVEDA, INC.)
  • K47EH (Channel 47; ALTURAS, ETC., CA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K69IE (Channel 69; EUREKA, CA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

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