About Petrolia, CA
Petrolia, CA is located in Humboldt County in the state of California.
The total City Population for Petrolia is about 425 with about 1 people per square mile.
The Average Home Value is $436,400, which is roughly 26% lower than the Average Home Value of $588,722 for the state of California, and roughly 50% higher than the National Average of $217,072.
The Median Income Per Household is about $40,000, which is roughly 52% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $83,076 for the state of California, and roughly 38% lower higher than the National Average of $65,026.
Demographic DetailsAverage # of People Per Household: 2.01
Male Population Estimate: 55.1%
Female Population Estimate: 44.9%
Median Age: 48.4
Male Median Age: 47.6
Female Median Age: 49.1
Racial Demographic Estimates
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NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Petrolia specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Humboldt County: About 7.47085 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)
Average # of Violent Crimes for Humboldt County: About 432.136 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)
Humboldt County is about 47% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 33% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.
California is ranked #4 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 84.2 out of 100.
Wage PoliciesOverall Wage Policy Score: 66.74
The average living wage for the state of California is $40.83/hr, while the states minimum wage is $13.00/hr, which can be set above the state standard, and is extended to farm workers. This gives California a minimum wage score of 51.89 compared to all other states.
The minimum wage for tipped employees is $13.00/hr, which gives California a minimum wage for tipped employees score of 100 compared to all other states.
The weekly unemployment (UI) benefit for California is $260.00, resulting in a UI benefit score of 39.13 compared to all other states.
Worker Protection PoliciesOverall Worker Protection Score: 71.43
✓ California does offer protections for workplace breastfeeding.
✓ California does mandate equal pay across gender and race.
✓ California does prohibit pay secrecy practices in the workplace.
✓ California does restrict access to salary history to reduce gender and racial bias.
✓ California does provide some form of paid family leave.
✓ California does provide some form of paid sick leave.
X California does not provide flexible scheduling of worker shifts.
✓ California does not mandate pay reporting or "call-in" pay by employers.
✓ California does not provide split shift pay regulation.
X California does not provide workers advanced notice of shift scheduling.
✓ California does provide some form of sexual harassment protection in state law.
✓ California does extend workers compensation mandates to farmworkers.
✓ California does not extend worker protections to domestic workers.
Right To Organize PoliciesOverall Right To Organize Score: 70
✓ California does legalize project labor agreements to ensure a fair wage to workers on contract.
✓ California does not protect workers against wage theft retaliation.
✓ California does partially require collective bargaining for public workers.
✓ California does provide collective bargaining for teachers.
✓ California does provide wage negotiations for teachers.
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Additional Location DetailsZip Code(s): 95558
TimeZone: Pacific (GMT -08:00)
Daylight Saving: Yes
Average Elevation: 260.0 ft.
Area Code(s): 707