Joshua Tree demographics profile

StatisticJoshua TreeCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)19323291
Median age40.536.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)53%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1845%46%43%
Speak English87%56%79%
Speak Spanish9%29%13%
Joshua Tree, CA has a population of 6,943 and is the 5,210th largest city in the United States. The population density is 193 per sq mi which is 17% lower than the California average and 113% higher than the national average. The median age in Joshua Tree is 41 which is approximately 13% higher than the California average of 36. In Joshua Tree, 53% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 87% speak English and 9% speak Spanish. 59% of Joshua Tree residents were born in California, 30% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 11% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Joshua Tree is 17% lower than California.
  • The median age in Joshua Tree is 13% higher than California.
  • In Joshua Tree 80.38% of the population is White.
  • In Joshua Tree 0.76% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Joshua Tree 1.92% of the population is Asian.

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Joshua Tree population breakdown by race

RaceJoshua TreeCaliforniaNational
Black or African American0.76%5.85%12.63%
American Indian0.06%0.74%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.48%0.39%0.18%
Mixed race9.48%4.62%3.06%
Other race6.93%13.28%4.75%
In Joshua Tree, 23.9% 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 Joshua Tree, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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