StatisticDesert PalmsCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)2,59925691
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%

Key findings

  • The population density in Desert Palms is 915% 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
  • In Desert Palms 0.30% of the population is Asian

Compare Desert Palms, CA Demographics


      Desert Palms population breakdown by race

      RaceDesert PalmsCaliforniaNational
      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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Desert Palms age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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