StatisticDesert CenterCaliforniaNational
Population18939,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)625691
Median age47.136.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)53%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1827%46%43%
Speak English84%56%79%
Speak Spanish16%29%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Desert Center is 98% lower than California
  • The median age in Desert Center is 31% higher than California
  • In Desert Center 75.13% of the population is White
  • In Desert Center 0.00% of the population is Black
  • In Desert Center 0.00% of the population is Asian

Compare Desert Center, CA Demographics

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      Desert Center population breakdown by race

      RaceDesert CenterCaliforniaNational
      White75.13%61.26%73.35%
      Black0.00%5.85%12.63%
      Asian0.00%13.85%5.22%
      American Indian0.00%0.74%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.39%0.18%
      Mixed race8.47%4.62%3.06%
      Other race16.40%13.28%4.75%
      In Desert Center, 45.5% 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

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Desert Center age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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