Fortuna demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)2,46023291
Median age39.436.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1849%46%43%
Speak English85%56%79%
Speak Spanish14%29%13%
Fortuna, CA has a population of 11,917 and is the 3,437th largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,460 per sq mi which is 958% higher than the California average and 2615% higher than the national average. The median age in Fortuna is 39 which is approximately 9% higher than the California average of 36. In Fortuna, 54% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 85% speak English and 14% speak Spanish. 68% of Fortuna residents were born in California, 22% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 10% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Fortuna is 958% higher than California.
  • The median age in Fortuna is 9% higher than California.
  • In Fortuna 82.99% of the population is White.
  • In Fortuna 0.32% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Fortuna 1.33% of the population is Asian.

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Fortuna population breakdown by race

Black or African American0.32%5.85%12.63%
American Indian2.92%0.74%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.23%0.39%0.18%
Mixed race4.81%4.62%3.06%
Other race7.41%13.28%4.75%
In Fortuna, 19.0% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Fortuna, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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