StatisticFortunaCaliforniaNational
Population11,91739,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)2,46025691
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%

Key findings

  • The population density in Fortuna is 861% 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
  • In Fortuna 1.33% of the population is Asian

Compare Fortuna, CA Demographics

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      Fortuna population breakdown by race

      RaceFortunaCaliforniaNational
      White82.99%61.26%73.35%
      Black0.32%5.85%12.63%
      Asian1.33%13.85%5.22%
      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.

      Household income distribution

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      Fortuna age breakdown

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      Age of children in married couples

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