Mendocino County, California (CA)

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County population in 2012: 87,428 (55% urban, 45% rural); it was 86,265 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 12,010
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 8,591
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 20,389
Renter-occupied apartments: 14,344 (it was 12,877 in 2000)
% of renters here:

39%
State:

44%

Land area: 3509 sq. mi.

Water area: 369.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 25 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Mendocino County: 96.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (18.4%), Construction (16.6%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (11.7%), Retail trade (10.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 39%
  • Government: 7%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 53%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Mendocino County, California:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (68.6%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (22.2%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (4.0%)
  • Two or more races (2.8%)
  • Asian alone (1.6%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  41.0 years
California median age:  35.0 years
Males: 43,983  (48.8%)
Females: 43,858  (51.2%)

Mendocino County,CA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Mendocino County:

2.0 people
California:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $42,042 ($35,996 in 1999)

This county:

$42042
California:

$60190

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $785 (lower quartile is $439, upper quartile is $1,053)
This county:

$785
State:

$1120


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $297,600 (it was $165,000 in 2000)
Mendocino:

$297,600
California:

$373,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $174,500 - $451,000

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $429,392
Here:

$429,392
State:

$516,149

Townhouses or other attached units: $369,099
Here:

$369,099
State:

$433,209

In 2-unit structures: $326,343
Here:

$326,343
State:

$591,113

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $263,122
Here:

$263,122
State:

$414,303

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $210,270
Here:

$210,270
State:

$419,085

Mobile homes: $105,345
Here:

$105,345
State:

$79,966

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $109,431
Here:

$109,431
State:

$74,300
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,548
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $431

Institutionalized population: 870

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2004: 356 buildings, average cost: $92,700
  • 2005: 281 buildings, average cost: $110,700
  • 2006: 272 buildings, average cost: $152,400
  • 2007: 220 buildings, average cost: $153,700
  • 2008: 143 buildings, average cost: $136,800
  • 2009: 112 buildings, average cost: $151,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,640 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,402 (0.5%)

Mendocino County household income distribution in 2009 Mendocino County home values distribution Mendocino County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 21.6%
(19.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.9% for Black residents, 29.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 41.3% for American Indian residents, 10.4% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 34.3% for other race residents, 22.3% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 21.6%
Mendocino County:

21.6%
California:

16.8%
(19.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.2% for Black residents, 29.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 39.7% for American Indian residents, 10.8% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 35.0% for other race residents, 23.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 42 years old
(Males: 39 years old, Females: 45 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 50 years old, Black residents: 50 years old, American Indian residents: 30 years old, Asian residents: 54 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24 years old, Other race residents: 30 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Mendocino County is $620 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $753 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1028 a month.

Cities in this county include: Ukiah, Redwood-Potter, Fort Bragg, Willits, Laytonville-Leggett, Brooktrails, Hopland, Redwood Valley, Laytonville, Covelo.

Mendocino County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Zip codeCityNumber of testsNumber of tests >= 4 pCi/L
95410Albion10
95415Boonville20
95428Covelo10
95437Fort Bragg104
95456Littleriver10
95459Manchester20
95460Mendocino20
95463Navarro10
95468Point Arena20
95469Potter Valley52
95470Redwood Valley40
95482Ukiah140
95490Willits70

2005 air pollution in Mendocino County:

Carbon Monoxide: 2 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.008 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.066 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Below U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.057 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Significantly below U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 18 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour: 44 µg/m3(standard limit: 150 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 6.2 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Below U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 15 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Below U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Mendocino County: Bowers Field (A), Summer Camp (B), Burnie Hill Ranch (C), Burns Camp (D), Camp Four (E), Camp Navarro (F), Camp Rest (G), Camp Saint Albert (H), Camp Saint Michael (I), Camp Seabow (J), Camp Three Spur (K), Surveyor Campground (L), Caspar Orchard (M), Chamberlain Creek Conservation Camp (N), Clarke Ranch (O), Williams Ranch (P), Whipple Ranch (Q), Warren Ranch (R), Vasser Ranch (S), Van Zandts Resort (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Mendocino County: Our Lady of the Redwoods Abbey (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Lilley Grave Cemetery (1), Pioneer Cemetery (2), Indian Cemetery (3), Inglenook Cemetery (4), Nome Lackee Cemetery (5), Newport Cemetery (6), Willits Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Hammerhorn Lake (A), Mud Lake (B), Who Who Lake (C), Lily Pad Lake (D), Vinton Lake (E), Cherry Lake (F), Twin Lakes (G), Skunk Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Black Oak Creek (A), Bloody Run Creek (B), Bond Creek (C), Bottom Creek (D), Boyes Creek (E), Bridge Creek (F), Bridges Creek (G), Brushy Creek (H), Bud Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Mendocino County include: Admiral William Standley State Recreation Area (1), Mendocino Woodlands State Park (2), Moss Cove Rest Area (3), Point Cabrillo Light Station State Historic Park (4), Russian Gulch State Park (5), Standish-Hickey State Recreation Area (6), Westport-Union Landing State Beach (7), Mendocino Woodlands Outdoor Center (8), Caspar Headlands State Beach (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beaches: Wages Creek Beach (A), Ten Mile Beach (B), Seaside Creek Beach (C), Bowling Ball Beach (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Glenn County , Humboldt County , Lake County , Sonoma County , Tehama County , Trinity County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.0%
California:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 4,500
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 80.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 20.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 8,833 (28% naturalized citizens)

Mendocino County:

10.2%
Whole state:

26.2%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 2,101
  • 1990 to 1994: 1,646
  • 1985 to 1989: 1,374
  • 1980 to 1984: 948
  • 1975 to 1979: 746
  • 1970 to 1974: 477
  • 1970 to 1974: 319
  • 1965 to 1969: 1,222

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 94.1%

Mendocino County marital status for males Mendocino County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Mendocino County with a mortgage: 8,259 (948 second mortgage, 795 home equity loan, 61 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,017

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

79.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Mendocino County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic15,08111
Other6,01429
Evangelical Protestant4,91254
Mainline Protestant2,73025
Orthodox--
None59,104-
Mendocino County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 51
Mendocino County:

5.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
This county:

0.70 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 38
Mendocino County:

4.42 / 10,000 pop.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 119
This county:

13.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Mendocino County:

7.1%
California:

7.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Mendocino County:

20.4%
State:

21.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

19.5%
State:

17.9%

Agriculture in Mendocino County:

Average size of farms: 598 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $80,276
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $2782.96
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 5.87%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 9.55%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $75,600
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 4.37%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 76.37%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $39,165
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 85.30%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 2.83
Corn for grain: 3 harvested acres
Vegetables: 326 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 21,203 acres

Tornado activity:

Mendocino County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below California state average. It is 384078984.8 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Mendocino County-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 650% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 97.1 miles away from Mendocino County center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 145.6 miles away from the county center
On 4/25/1992 at 18:06:04, a magnitude 7.2 (6.3 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.1 MW, Depth: 9.4 mi) earthquake occurred 76.2 miles away from the county center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
On 1/22/1923 at 09:04:18, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 127.0 miles away from the county center
On 11/8/1980 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 7.2 (6.2 MB, 7.2 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 129.3 miles away from Mendocino County center
On 9/1/1994 at 15:15:53, a magnitude 7.1 (6.6 MB, 7.0 MS, 7.1 MW, 6.8 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 143.0 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Mendocino County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 9, Landslides: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (74%)
  • United Kingdom (5%)
  • Canada (3%)
  • Germany (3%)
  • Philippines (1%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (1%)
  • Italy (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Mendocino County (%):

  • German (12%)
  • English (11%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • Italian (6%)
  • United States or American (6%)
  • French (except Basque) (3%)
  • Scottish (2%)

Mendocino County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 26,959 (72%)
  • Carpooled: 5,302 (14%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 167 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 12 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 9 (0%)
  • Railroad: 17 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 13 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 27 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 320 (1%)
  • Walked: 1,918 (5%)
  • Other means: 331 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 2,588 (7%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Mendocino County, California in 2000:

  • 463 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 398 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 370 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 340 people in nursing homes
  • 196 people in religious group quarters
  • 90 people in other group homes
  • 69 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 51 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 46 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 41 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 38 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 26 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 7 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 6 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 6 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill

People in group quarters in Mendocino County, California in 2010:

  • 413 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 411 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 345 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 249 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 202 people in state prisons
  • 136 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 75 people in college/university student housing
  • 69 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 68 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 42 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 22 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 5 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 5 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 2 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $45,027.

4.18% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,897 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.18%
California average:

5.03%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.75% relocated from other counties in California ($27,675 average AGI)
1.43% relocated from other states ($9,222 average AGI)
Mendocino County:

1.43%
California average:

1.68%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Sonoma County, CA  0.48% ($33,754 average AGI)
from Lake County, CA  0.26% ($42,724)
from Sacramento County, CA  0.17% ($38,082)
from Humboldt County, CA  0.16% ($31,936)
from Alameda County, CA  0.16% ($56,043)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.15% ($28,907)
from Contra Costa County, CA  0.11% ($60,333)


5.02% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,166 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.02%
California average:

5.12%


0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($182 average AGI)
Mendocino County:

0.03%
California average:

0.10%

3.35% relocated to other counties in California ($23,816 average AGI)
1.64% relocated to other states ($12,168 average AGI)
Mendocino County:

1.64%
California average:

1.74%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Sonoma County, CA  0.63% ($34,591 average AGI)
to Lake County, CA  0.34% ($33,307)
to Sacramento County, CA  0.25% ($29,041)
to Humboldt County, CA  0.18% ($47,692)
to Alameda County, CA  0.17% ($30,880)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.16% ($25,383)
to Butte County, CA  0.11% ($29,471)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.6

Births per 1000 population in Mendocino County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 9.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Mendocino County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.7

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Mendocino County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 14,461 (11,718 aged, 2,743 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 59.3. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 177.9. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 92.2
  • Poisoning - 37.9
  • Suffocation - 36.2
  • Other - 11.5

Household type by relationship:

Households: 85,797

Size of family households: 9,687 2-persons, 4,750 3-persons, 3,681 4-persons, 1,931 5-persons, 881 6-persons, 661 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 10,382 1-person, 2,495 2-persons, 301 3-persons, 96 4-persons, 36 5-persons, 8 6-persons, 36 7-or-more-persons.

13,134 married couples with children.
5,975 single-parent households (1,595 men, 4,380 women).

83.9% of residents of Mendocino County speak English at home.
13.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (46% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 10% don't speak English at all).
2.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (78% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (64% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 16% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (83% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $558,358,000 ($6305 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $8,849,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $225,352,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $118,696,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $4,024,000
Federal grants: $185,689,000
Federal procurement contracts: $6,936,000 ($612,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $17,660,000 ($582,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,233,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $12,115,000
Federal Government insurance: $110,918,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 5,617
Here:

64 per 1000 residents
State:

77 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 4,446
Here:

50 per 1000 residents
State:

34 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +1,853
Here:

+21 per 1000 residents
State:

+39 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,010
Here -11 per 1000 residents
State -18 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Mendocino County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 10.02 millions of gallons per day (61% from ground, 39% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.3
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.0
State:

3.5

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 545
  • 2000 to 2004: 3,455
  • 1990 to 1999: 4,377
  • 1980 to 1989: 8,101
  • 1970 to 1979: 9,924
  • 1960 to 1969: 4,154
  • 1950 to 1959: 4,665
  • 1940 to 1949: 2,182
  • 1939 or earlier: 3,074
Rooms in houses/apartments in Mendocino County, California
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 258
  • 2 rooms: 661
  • 3 rooms: 1,278
  • 4 rooms: 3,151
  • 5 rooms: 6,006
  • 6 rooms: 4,989
  • 7 rooms: 2,185
  • 8 rooms: 1,064
  • 9+ rooms: 797
  • 1 room: 734
  • 2 rooms: 1,556
  • 3 rooms: 2,258
  • 4 rooms: 3,674
  • 5 rooms: 2,595
  • 6 rooms: 1,358
  • 7 rooms: 468
  • 8 rooms: 152
  • 9+ rooms: 82
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Mendocino County, California
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 305
  • 1 bedroom: 1,713
  • 2 bedrooms: 6,609
  • 3 bedrooms: 9,650
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,783
  • 5+ bedrooms: 329
  • no bedroom: 875
  • 1 bedroom: 3,598
  • 2 bedrooms: 5,023
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,986
  • 4 bedrooms: 318
  • 5+ bedrooms: 77
Cars and other vehicles available in Mendocino County, California in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 874
  • 1 vehicle: 5,646
  • 2 vehicles: 8,596
  • 3 vehicles: 3,872
  • 4 vehicles: 1,011
  • 5+ vehicles: 390
  • no vehicle: 1,738
  • 1 vehicle: 5,968
  • 2 vehicles: 3,862
  • 3 vehicles: 1,062
  • 4 vehicles: 173
  • 5+ vehicles: 74

57% of Mendocino County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 62% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 77% lived in California.

Mendocino County:

57.3%
State average:

52.5%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $148,600


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Mendocino County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (30.2%)
  • Wood (29.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (21.4%)
  • Electricity (8.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8.2%)
  • Other fuel (1.4%)
  • Utility gas (36.8%)
  • Electricity (20.9%)
  • Wood (20.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (17.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3.6%)
  • Other fuel (0.8%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 678
Here:

6.7%
California:

9.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 233
Here:

4.0%
California:

7.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 279
Here:

7.1%
California:

15.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Mendocino County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $22,294,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $758,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $1,122,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $740,000
    Health - Other: $18,000
    Housing and Community Development: $17,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $29,752,000
    Health - Other: $24,151,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $19,571,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $11,764,000
    Police Protection: $10,662,000
    Regular Highways: $10,096,000
    Correctional Institutions: $9,300,000
    General - Other: $7,116,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,123,000
    Financial Administration: $3,053,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,983,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,447,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,873,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,544,000
    Libraries: $1,289,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,164,000
    Sewerage: $1,006,000
    Air Transportation: $326,000
    Parks and Recreation: $291,000
    Water Utilities: $115,000
    Housing and Community Development: $62,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $20,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $0
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $114,622,000
    Total Cash and Deposits: $45,796,000
    Corporate Bonds: $36,511,000
    Other Investments - Other: $33,330,000
    Benefit Payments: $12,818,000
    Withdrawals: $1,068,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,361,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $14,401,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,654,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $295,000
    Police Protection: $292,000
    Regular Highways: $251,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $168,000
    Air Transportation: $99,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $60,000
    Health - Other: $31,000
    Correctional Institutions: $24,000
    Financial Administration: $21,000
    General Public Building: $18,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $6,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $69,342,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $15,000

Mendocino County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $10,943,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,921,000
    Sewerage: $1,735,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $814,000
    Regular Highways: $116,000
    Air Transportation: $45,000
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000
    Hospital Public: $0
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $11,871,000
    From Parent Local Government: $7,537,000
    Local Employee Contribution: $5,967,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $236,000
    General Local Government Support: $234,000
    All Other: $201,000
    Education: $21,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $669,000
    All Other: $424,000
    Housing and Community Development: $27,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,419,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,209,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,507,000
    Rents: $42,000
    Special Assessments: $26,000
    Sale of Property: $16,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $136,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $54,452,000
    Education: $28,719,000
    Health and Hospitals: $16,951,000
    All Other: $12,210,000
    Highways: $7,148,000
    General Local Government Support: $6,361,000
    Sewerage: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $31,632,000
    Other Selective Sales: $3,808,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,186,000
    Other License: $1,505,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $1,129,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $789,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $719,000
    NEC: $0

Mendocino County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $129,436,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $126,061,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $11,710,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $10,710,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,375,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,000,000

Mendocino County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,799,000
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $55,080,000
    Total Other Securities: $25,310,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,129,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,258,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Mendocino County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
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Mendocino County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
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Most common first names in Mendocino County, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John48874.9 years
William43074.3 years
Robert40070.9 years
Mary32980.5 years
James32970.0 years
Charles26974.8 years
George26776.0 years
Helen19579.7 years
Frank17277.0 years
Joseph16574.9 years
Most common last names in Mendocino County, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith17576.3 years
Johnson16877.3 years
Brown11577.4 years
Williams10578.1 years
Miller9174.4 years
Jones8971.5 years
Anderson8278.1 years
Wilson7975.3 years
Thompson6075.2 years
Davis5975.6 years
Businesses in Mendocino County, CA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1La-Z-Boy2
Ace Hardware6Lane Furniture4
Applebee's1Little Caesars Pizza1
AutoZone1Marriott1
Baskin-Robbins1MasterBrand Cabinets17
Best Western3McDonald's4
Big O Tires1Motel 61
Blockbuster1New Balance2
Burger King2Nike5
CVS2Payless1
Carl\s Jr.1Penske1
Chevrolet1Quality1
Circle K1Quiznos1
Cold Stone Creamery1RadioShack3
Comfort Inn1Rite Aid3
Curves3SAS Shoes2
Days Inn1Sears2
Decora Cabinetry2Staples1
Dennys2Starbucks5
Fashion Bug1Subaru1
FedEx15Subway3
GNC3Super 83
GameStop1Taco Bell2
Goodwill2Toyota1
H&R Block3Travelodge2
Hilton1True Value5
Holiday Inn2U-Haul5
Home Depot1U.S. Cellular6
Honda1UPS13
JCPenney1Vans3
Jack In The Box2Verizon Wireless2
Jones New York2Vons3
KFC1Walgreens1
Kohl's1Walmart1
Kroger1World Gym1

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