The 2010 United States Census[3] reported that Myrtletown had a population of 35,909. The population density was 2,143.3 people per square mile (827.5/km²). The racial makeup of Myrtletown was 10,969 (84.9%) White, 53 (1.1%) African American, 142 (3.0%) Native American, 155 (3.3%) Asian, 19 (0.4%) Pacific Islander, 126 (2.7%) from other races, and 211 (4.5%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 23,090 persons (96.5%)

The Census reported that 4,475 people (95.7% of the population) lived in households, 106 (2.3%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 94 (2.0%) were institutionalized.

There were 1,992 households, out of which 496 (24.9%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 777 (39.0%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 192 (9.6%) had a female householder with no husband present, 109 (5.5%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 158 (7.9%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 24 (1.2%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 713 households (35.8%) were made up of individuals and 319 (16.0%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25. There were 1,078 families (54.1% of all households); the average family size was 2.89.

The population was spread out with 914 people (19.6%) under the age of 18, 414 people (8.9%) aged 18 to 24, 1,169 people (25.0%) aged 25 to 44, 1,205 people (25.8%) aged 45 to 64, and 973 people (20.8%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41.3 years. For every 100 females there were 89.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.7 males.

There were 2,132 housing units at an average density of 977.4 per square mile (377.4/km²), of which 1,032 (51.8%) were owner-occupied, and 960 (48.2%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 0.9%; the rental vacancy rate was 3.5%. 2,413 people (51.6% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 2,062 people (44.1%) lived in rental housing units.

Shopping & DinningEdit

Food: McDonald's, Burger King, Subway, Rocky's, NachoHut, Sizzler, Starbucks, Church's Chicken, Round Table Pizza, Dominos Pizza, PizzaHut, Mrs Fields, Chuck E Cheeses, In-N-Out Burger, Denny's, KFC, Taco Bell, Jack In The Box, IHOP, The Krusty Krab, Garbanzo 2GO, Alan's Snacks, Carls Jr,

Lodging: Best Western, Motel 6, Super 8, Red Lion Inn

Department: Walmart, Target, Alan's, Kmart, Sears, JCPenney, Macy's, Nordstrom, Kohl's, Ross Dress For Less, Dollar Tree, Old Navy, 99 Cents Only Stores, Big Lots

'Gas: Costco Gas, 76, Shell, Chevron, Circle K, Patriot

Sporting Goods: Big 5 Sporting Goods

Hardware: Home Depot, Lowes, Craftsman, Ace Hardware

Grocery: Costco, Winco, Safeway, Ray's Food Place, Food 4 Less, FoodMaxx, 99 Cents Only Stores

Pharmacy: Costco, CVS Pharmacy, Rite Aid, Walgreens,

Pets: PetSmart, Petco, Fin & Feather

Shopping InfoEdit

Myrtletown is the second largest city for shopping in Humboldt County, besides Eureka, the major shopping faclitiy in Myrtletown is The Myrtletown Junction Mall, which is located in the very end of Myrtletown by Eureka, the anchors are Alans, Sears, JCPenney, Macy's. Walmart, and Kmart, and The 101 Mall which anchor is Target which also features Circle K, and The Burre Center located in crossing of Interstate 180 and Highway 1, which anchors are Dollar Tree, and CVS Pharmacy, and Myrtletown Crossroads which is anchored by Winco Foods, and FoodMaxx, and TJ Maxx, and the Harris Plaza which is anchored by Safeway and Walgreens, and features a hamburger restaurant, coffee shop, and a gas station,


Myrtletown schools are owned by San Antonio Schools, Myrtletown Cool Schools, and Eureka City Schools, Myrtletown High School, Myrtletown Middle School, and Myrtletown Elementary School is owned by Myrtletown Cool School, and Antonio C. Villarruel Homeclub Club, and The Homework Club of Verde, is owned by San Antonio Schools, and Zane Middle School, Washington Elementary School, Lafayette Elementary School are owned by Eureka City Schools, and UC Myrtletown is owned by University of California