Cathedral City, California Population 2021

55,435
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Cathedral City is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 55,435, it is the 162nd largest city in California and the 703rd largest city in the United States. Cathedral City is currently growing at a rate of 0.39% annually and its population has increased by 8.27% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 51,200 in 2010. Cathedral City reached it's highest population of 55,435 in 2021. Spanning over 23 miles, Cathedral City has a population density of 2,465 people per square mile.

The average household income in Cathedral City is $70,630 with a poverty rate of 20.07%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,193 per month, and the median house value is $279,500. The median age in Cathedral City is 39.4 years, 40.8 years for males, and 38.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 100.2 males.

Cathedral City Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Cathedral City was:

  • White: 75.61%
  • Other race: 11.68%
  • Asian: 6.15%
  • Black or African American: 2.73%
  • Two or more races: 2.63%
  • Native American: 0.95%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.26%
The current population of Cathedral City, California is 55,435, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 54,793.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 51,200.

Cathedral City, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White41,10175.61%
Some Other Race6,34711.68%
Asian3,3456.15%
Black or African American1,4822.73%
Two or More Races1,4282.63%
American Indian and Alaska Native5150.95%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1390.26%
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Cathedral City Population by Race

Cathedral City Population Pyramid 2021

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Cathedral City Median Age

39.4


Total

40.8


Male

38.3


Female

Cathedral City Adults

There are 41,739 adults, (9,261 of whom are seniors) in Cathedral City.

Cathedral City Age Dependency

67.4

Age Dependency Ratio

28.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Cathedral City Sex Ratio

Female

27,151

49.95%

Male

27,206

50.05%

Cathedral City Population by Age

Cathedral City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Cathedral City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married68.2%31.8%
All60.7%39.3%
Non Family59.7%40.3%
Female44.6%55.4%
Male43.3%56.7%

60.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cathedral City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All18,8162.8760.7
Married8,2743.6668.2
Non Family7,2841.2959.7
Female2,2374.3444.6
Male1,0214.4543.3

3.73

Average Family Size

2.87

Average Household Size

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Cathedral City Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,45011.98%
9th to 12th Grade3,6179.74%
High School Graduate10,53128.35%
Some College7,88321.22%
Associates Degree2,6207.05%
Bachelors Degree5,17613.94%
Graduate Degree2,8647.71%
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Cathedral City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cathedral City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic18,49011,7001,712
White14,39813,6304,997
Other Race3,6892,153334
Asian2,5172,179933
Black995812226
Multiple Races940853229
Native American34525816
Islander60602

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 37.07%.

Cathedral City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,572$30,669$30,447
Less Than High School$21,233$23,701$17,474
High School Grad$27,410$27,897$26,997
Some College$32,091$37,831$30,901
Bachelors Degree$44,278$45,346$42,935
Graduate Degree$66,292$60,341$70,000

$30,572

Average Earnings

$30,669

Average Male

$30,447

Average Female

Cathedral City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cathedral City Language by Age

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Cathedral City Language

45.41% of Cathedral City residents speak only English, while 54.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 47.89% of the population.

Cathedral City Language

Cathedral City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic31,8367,57923.81%
White16,7402,45614.67%
Other6,3341,16818.44%
Asian3,34542912.83%
Black1,47927518.59%
Multiple1,42823916.74%
Native5159017.48%
Islander1392316.55%

20.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.77%

Male Poverty Rate

22.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cathedral City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cathedral City is Hispanic, with 23.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cathedral City is Asian, with 12.83% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.28%.

Cathedral City Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.48%
High School19.26%
Some College14.96%
Bachelors or Greater8.47%

Cathedral City Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed24.41%
Female Unemployed23.08%
Female Employed9.24%
Male Employed9.00%

Cathedral City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cathedral City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,521$70,630
Families$55,662$84,022
Married Families$67,217-
Non Families$27,093$45,225
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Income by Household Type

Cathedral City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.6%

Male Marriage Rate

42.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Cathedral City Married by Age and Sex

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Cathedral City Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Cathedral City Marital Status by Race

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Cathedral City Marital Status

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2,313

Number of Veterans

2,195

Male Veterans

118

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam998
Second Gulf War323
Korea237
First Gulf War237
World War II104

Cathedral City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74764
75+762
35 to 54293
55 to 64287
18 to 34207

Cathedral City Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,0546.42%
Hispanic3411.55%
Black1049.45%
2 or More514.51%
Other390.88%
Asian301.13%
Indian195.43%
Hawaiian1621.05%

Cathedral City Veterans by Race

Cathedral City Veterans by Education

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8.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cathedral City Veterans by Education

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57.2%

Labor Force Participation

53.5%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Cathedral City Employment by Age

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Cathedral City Employment by Race

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Cathedral City Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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48.87%

Born in California

67.98%

Native Born

32.02%

Foreign Born

17.62%

Non Citizen

14.40%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

67.98% of Cathedral City residents were born in the United States, with 48.87% having been born in California. 17.62% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Cathedral City Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202155,4352140.39%
202055,2212140.39%
201955,0072140.39%
201854,7933800.70%
201754,4134700.87%
201653,9434270.80%
201553,5163290.62%
201453,1873410.65%
201352,8463680.70%
201252,4784010.77%
201152,0776251.21%
201051,4528,8051.89%
200042,64712,5623.55%
199030,08525,95521.97%
19804,1304901.27%
19703,6401,7856.97%
19601,8550.00%

Cathedral City Population by Year