Del Norte County

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Del Norte County, California

981 H St Suite 200
Crescent City, CA 95531
Phone: (707) 464-7204
Fax: (707) 464-1165

In NW corner of CA; organized Mar 2, 1857 from Klamath County. Name Origin: Spanish 'of the North,' for the county's position in the state

Area (sq mi):: 1229.75 (land 1007.81; water 221.94) Population per square mile: 28.50
Population 2005: 28,705 State rank: 48 Population change: 2000-20005 4.40%; 1990-2000 17.30% Population 2000: 27,507 (White 70.10%; Black or African American 4.30%; Hispanic or Latino 13.90%; Asian 2.30%; Other 14.50%). Foreign born: 5.70%. Median age: 36.40
Income 2000: per capita $14,573; median household $29,642; Population below poverty level: 20.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,024-$18,893
Unemployment (2004): 8.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.60% Median travel time to work: 14.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 5.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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