Demographics

People

Total Population981
Male Share of the Population53.5%
Female Share of the Population46.5%
Senior Citizens25.1%
Employed Population 16+471
Age of the Population45

Families

% of people married46.3%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher40.2%
Median Earnings25+$34,531
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$37,750

Wealth

Median Family Income$65,417
% Above Poverty Level81.4%
% Below Poverty Level18.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time15 minutes
% Working from Home9.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work12.5%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone34.4%
Median Gross Rent$1,162
Median House Value$293,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)31.4%
German21.4%
Irish15%
English14.5%
Italian6.4%
Scottish4.1%
Czech3.6%
Polish3.3%
Canadian2.8%
French Except Basque2.7%
Welsh2.4%
Swedish1.8%
Greek1.3%
Swiss1.1%
Portuguese1%
Finnish0.8%
Dutch0.4%
US/American0.3%
Russian0.3%
Hungarian0.3%
Norwegian0.1%
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Blue Lake Almanac

CategoryValue
County Humboldt County
Standard Zip Codes95525
Phone Area Codes530
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude40.96
Approximate Longitude-123.85

Blue Lake Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationEUREKA WFO WOODLEY IS
Distance10.7 miles
Jan Temp41 to 55 F
Apr Temp44 to 57 F
Jul Temp53 to 63 F
Oct Temp48 to 61 F
Annual Precip38.1 inches
StationSCOTIA
Distance28.3 miles
Jan Temp40 to 57 F
Apr Temp44 to 62 F
Jul Temp52 to 70 F
Oct Temp46 to 68 F
Annual Precip48.4 inches
StationORLEANS
Distance37.2 miles
Jan Temp36 to 52 F
Apr Temp42 to 71 F
Jul Temp54 to 92 F
Oct Temp45 to 74 F
Annual Precip52.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Arcata18,050$66,250
Eureka27,020$56,647
Fortuna12,117$55,771
Trinidad272$106,875

Blue Lake Public Schools

Blue Lake Elementary
631 Greenwood Ave.
ZIP: 95525
Primary
Total Enrollment 188
Green Point Elementary
180 Valkensar Ln.
ZIP: 95525
Primary
Total Enrollment 8
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