Arcata Tourism

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Arcata (Hupa: do'-khah-oon-tetl ding', meaning "big flat place") originally Union Town or Union, is a city adjacent to the Arcata Bay (northern) portion of Humboldt Bay in Humboldt County, California, United States. At the 2010 census, Arcata's population was 17,231. Arcata, located 280 miles (450 km) north of San Francisco (via Highway 101), is home to Humboldt State University. Arcata is also the location of the Arcata Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Land Management, which is responsible for the administration of natural resources, lands, and mineral programs, including the Headwaters Forest, on approximately 200,000 acres of public land in Northwestern California.

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Facts and Stats for Arcata*

  • Pollution Statistics in Arcata

    Know the pollution level of Arcata before you plan your visit.

    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
  • Arcata: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Arcata for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Arcata.

    • Burglary and Theft 100 (Very High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 62.5 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 87.5 (Very High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 87.5 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 100 (Very High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 100 (Very High)
    • Attacks 62.5 (High)
    • Drug offense 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 37.5 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 87.5 (Very High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 62.5 (High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 100 (Very High)
  • Living in Arcata - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 13.28 (Very Low)
    • Climate Index 95.62 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 3.45 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 77.54 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 34.72 (Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 4.33 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 71.72 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Arcata

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Arcata

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 39.33 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 67.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 41 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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