Desert Palms demographics profile

StatisticDesert PalmsCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)2,59923291
Median age75.236.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)84%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 180%46%43%
Speak English95%56%79%
Speak Spanish2%29%13%
Desert Palms, CA has a population of 6,940 and is the 5,211th largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,599 per sq mi which is 1018% higher than the California average and 2768% higher than the national average. The median age in Desert Palms is 75 which is approximately 109% higher than the California average of 36. In Desert Palms, 84% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 95% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 22% of Desert Palms residents were born in California, 71% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 6% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Desert Palms is 1018% higher than California.
  • The median age in Desert Palms is 109% higher than California.
  • In Desert Palms 94.61% of the population is White.
  • In Desert Palms 3.03% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Desert Palms 0.30% of the population is Asian.

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Desert Palms population breakdown by race

RaceDesert PalmsCaliforniaNational
Black or African American3.03%5.85%12.63%
American Indian0.00%0.74%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.62%0.39%0.18%
Mixed race1.44%4.62%3.06%
Other race0.00%13.28%4.75%
In Desert Palms, 2.1% 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.

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