Cathedral City, California Population 2022

51,551
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Cathedral City is a city located in Riverside County California. With a 2020 population of 51,551, it is the 184th largest city in California and the 849th largest city in the United States. Cathedral City is currently growing at a rate of 0.06% annually and its population has increased by 0.11% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 51,493 in 2020. Spanning over 23 miles, Cathedral City has a population density of 2,293 people per square mile.

The average household income in Cathedral City is $70,630 with a poverty rate of 18.41%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,241 per month, and the median house value is $302,500. The median age in Cathedral City is 39.4 years, 40.8 years for males, and 38.3 years for females.

Cathedral City Demographics

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

  • White: 68.56%
  • Other race: 14.16%
  • Asian: 7.37%
  • Two or more races: 6.10%
  • Black or African American: 2.20%
  • Native American: 1.33%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.29%
The current population of Cathedral City, California is 51,551 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 51,493.

Cathedral City, California Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White37,58168.56%
Black or African American1,2052.20%
American Indian and Alaska Native7301.33%
Asian4,0377.37%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1590.29%
Some Other Race7,75914.16%
Two or More Races3,3416.10%
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Cathedral City Population by Race

Cathedral City Population Pyramid 2022

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Cathedral City Median Age

40.6


Total

42.5


Male

38.8


Female

Cathedral City Adults

There are 42,783 adults, (9,664 of whom are seniors) in Cathedral City.

Cathedral City Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

29.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Cathedral City Sex Ratio

Female

27,070

49.39%

Male

27,742

50.61%

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
Married71.6%28.4%
All61.6%38.4%
Non Family56.6%43.4%
Male48.6%51.4%
Female46.9%53.1%

61.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cathedral City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All19,7162.7661.6
Married8,6373.4771.6
Male1,0434.5548.6
Female2,3294.2246.9
Non Family7,7071.2856.6

3.58

Average Family Size

2.76

Average Household Size

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Cathedral City Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,08210.69%
9th to 12th Grade3,81910.01%
High School Graduate10,46227.41%
Some College7,89720.69%
Associates Degree2,8357.43%
Bachelors Degree5,71014.96%
Graduate Degree3,3638.81%
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Cathedral City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cathedral City Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White15,01514,1345,392
Asian3,0942,7531,051
Black820647187
2+ Races2,3831,816537
Native American50338383
Other Race4,6893,059634
Hispanic18,40311,8502,245
Islander74742

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 white people with a rate of 35.91%.

Cathedral City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,660$32,189$30,907
Less Than 9th Grade$24,852$27,035$18,170
High School Graduate$29,818$30,953$27,243
Some College$33,627$34,877$31,882
Bachelors Degree$40,130$38,229$40,993
Graduate Degree$66,071$60,240$69,550

$31,660

Average Earnings

$32,189

Average Male

$30,907

Average Female

Cathedral City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cathedral City Language by Age

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Cathedral City Language

47.59% of Cathedral City residents speak only English, while 52.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 44.80% of the population.

Cathedral City Language

Cathedral City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native73029440.27%
Hispanic31,0407,33323.62%
Black1,20217614.64%
Multiple3,34144413.29%
White17,4932,11612.10%
Asian4,0373498.65%
Islander15931.89%
Other1,828NaN%

18.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.51%

Male Poverty Rate

21.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cathedral City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cathedral City is Native, with 40.27% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.01%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.98%.

Cathedral City Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.14%
High School19.93%
Some College12.53%
Bachelors or Greater6.42%

Cathedral City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed8.47%
Male Unemployed23.44%
Female Employed9.06%
Female Unemployed20.64%

Cathedral City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cathedral City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,350$73,063
Families$61,986$87,030
Married Families$71,398-
Non Families$29,050$46,719
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Income by Household Type

Cathedral City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.7%

Male Marriage Rate

43.9%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Cathedral City Marital Status by Race

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Cathedral City Marital Status

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2,452

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War466
First Gulf War402
Vietnam971
Korea253
World War II91

Cathedral City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34200
35 to 54383
55 to 64307
65 to 74768
75+794

Cathedral City Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,0877.06%
Black12212.14%
Native American224.31%
Asian320.98%
Other Race450.80%
2+ Races1445.34%
Hispanic3851.77%

Cathedral City Veterans by Race

Cathedral City Veterans by Education

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7.60%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cathedral City Veterans by Education

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57.2%

Labor Force Participation

53%

Employment Rate

7.1%

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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49.01%

Born in Cathedral City

69.41%

Native Born

30.59%

Foreign Born

15.81%

Non Citizen

14.79%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

69.41% of Cathedral City residents were born in the United States, with 49.01% having been born in California. 15.81% 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

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19601,8550.00%
19703,6401,7856.97%
19804,1304901.27%
199030,08525,95521.97%
200042,64712,5623.55%
201051,2008,5531.84%
201151,229290.06%
201251,258290.06%
201351,287290.06%
201451,316290.06%
201551,345290.06%
201651,374290.06%
201751,403290.06%
201851,432290.06%
201951,461290.06%
202051,493320.06%
202151,522290.06%
202251,551290.06%

Cathedral City Population by Year