Mendocino County, CA Demographics

The total population of Mendocino County is estimated to be 91,145 with 45,110 males (49.49%) and 46,035 females (50.51%). There are 925 more females than males in Mendocino County.
The median household income in Mendocino County was $60,940 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 980(1.63%) from $59,960 in 2020. This income is 81.68% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Mendocino County sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $77,930. Overall, the median household income for the county of Mendocino County stands at $65,520.
In Mendocino County, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $37,662 for males and $31,872 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $56,640 for males and $53,177 for females.
In Mendocino County, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 4 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, White households have the highest median household income at $70,134, while Some Other Race households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $48,862.
In 2022, the population of Mendocino County was 89,783, a 1.34% decrease year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Mendocino County's population was 91,003, a decline of 0.39% compared to a population of 91,361 in 2020.
The median age in Mendocino County, CA is 43.6, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 17.79% were under the age of 15, 16.32% aged 15 to 29, 43.49% aged 30 to 64, 20.39% aged 65 to 84, and 2.00% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Mendocino County population: 77.35% are White, 0.69% are Black or African American, 4.04% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 2.21% are Asian, 0.14% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 6.62% are some other race and 8.96% are multiracial.