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Demographics

People

Total Population1,419
Male Share of the Population50.4%
Female Share of the Population49.6%
Senior Citizens27.5%
Employed Population 16+610
Age of the Population49

Families

% of people married47.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher29.3%
Median Earnings25+$26,172
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$30,000
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,179

Wealth

Median Family Income$49,554
% Above Poverty Level90.9%
% Below Poverty Level9.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home7.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work15.9%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone39.8%
Median Gross Rent$1,037
Median House Value$352,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)30.4%
German17.3%
Irish13.5%
English11.8%
Italian3.8%
Danishn3.7%
French Except Basque3.6%
Swiss3%
Swedish2.8%
Portuguese2.6%
Norwegian2.1%
Dutch2.1%
Polish2%
Romanian1.1%
Lithuanian1%
Scottish1%
Finnish0.8%
Russian0.5%
Welsh0.4%
Belgian0.3%
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Ferndale Almanac

CategoryValue
County Humboldt County
Standard Zip Codes95536
Phone Area Codes707
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude40.45
Approximate Longitude-124.26

Ferndale Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationSCOTIA
Distance10.7 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
StationEUREKA WFO WOODLEY IS
Distance17.4 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
StationRICHARDSON GR ST PK
Distance44.8 miles
Jan Temp38 to 50 F
Apr Temp41 to 65 F
Jul Temp54 to 86 F
Oct Temp46 to 70 F
Annual Precip68.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Arcata17,775$46,467
Eureka27,002$51,409
Fortuna11,917$51,831
Rio Dell3,372$58,269

Ferndale Public Schools

Ferndale Elementary
164 Shaw Ave.
ZIP: 95536
Primary
Total Enrollment 347
Ferndale High
1231 Main St.
ZIP: 95536
High
Total Enrollment 147
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