Mendocino County

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Mendocino County, California

501 Low Gap Rd Rm 1020
Ukiah, CA 95482
Phone: (707) 463-4376
Fax: (707) 463-4257
www.co.mendocino.ca.us

On N coast of California; original county; organized Feb 18, 1850 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For Cabo (Cape) Mendocino, which early records indicate was named for Antonio de Mendoza (c. 1485-1552), viceroy of New Spain in 1542, or Lorenzo Suarez de Mendoza, viceroy of New Spain (1580-83). Name merely means someone from Mendoza

Area (sq mi):: 3878.14 (land 3508.97; water 369.17) Population per square mile: 25.10
Population 2005: 88,161 State rank: 38 Population change: 2000-20005 2.20%; 1990-2000 7.40% Population 2000: 86,265 (White 74.90%; Black or African American 0.60%; Hispanic or Latino 16.50%; Asian 1.20%; Other 17.40%). Foreign born: 10.20%. Median age: 38.90
Income 2000: per capita $19,443; median household $35,996; Population below poverty level: 15.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,891-$25,886
Unemployment (2004): 6.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.10% Median travel time to work: 20.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 5.90%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Ukiah County seat (15,580)

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