Coachella, California Population 2022

42,189
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Coachella is a city located in Riverside County California. With a 2020 population of 42,189, it is the 215th largest city in California and the 1058th largest city in the United States. Coachella is currently growing at a rate of 0.29% annually and its population has increased by 0.59% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 41,941 in 2020. Spanning over 30 miles, Coachella has a population density of 1,403 people per square mile.

The average household income in Coachella is $46,759 with a poverty rate of 18.89%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $830 per month, and the median house value is $238,500. The median age in Coachella is 34.5 years, 33.4 years for males, and 35.9 years for females.

Coachella Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Coachellawas:

  • Other race: 68.52%
  • White: 26.35%
  • Two or more races: 3.44%
  • Native American: 0.76%
  • Black or African American: 0.52%
  • Asian: 0.36%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.05%
The current population of Coachella, California is 42,189 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 41,941.

Coachella, California Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,03126.35%
Black or African American2360.52%
American Indian and Alaska Native3490.76%
Asian1630.36%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander220.05%
Some Other Race31,28568.52%
Two or More Races1,5723.44%
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Coachella Population by Race

Coachella Population Pyramid 2022

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Coachella Median Age

36.4


Total

35.6


Male

37


Female

Coachella Adults

There are 36,120 adults, (4,341 of whom are seniors) in Coachella.

Coachella Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

13.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30

Child Dependency Ratio

Coachella Sex Ratio

Female

23,860

52.26%

Male

21,798

47.74%

Coachella Population by Age

Coachella Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Coachella Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.8%21.2%
Male72.6%27.4%
All71.5%28.5%
Non Family67%33%
Female66.2%33.8%

71.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Coachella Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All17,5082.6171.5
Married6,4414.0178.8
Male7113.9172.6
Female1,9434.0666.2
Non Family8,4131.0967

3.91

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

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Coachella Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9,78030.22%
9th to 12th Grade3,41610.56%
High School Graduate14,07043.48%
Some College3,38810.47%
Associates Degree6472.00%
Bachelors Degree6762.09%
Graduate Degree3811.18%
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Coachella Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Coachella Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Islander222222
Asian163163110
Black11311336
White749610194
Hispanic31,32018,263708
2+ Races82570915
Other Race23,40713,086323
Native American220151

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Coachella Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,794$30,660$23,738
Less Than 9th Grade$22,005$26,516$14,425
High School Graduate$26,858$32,118$22,918
Some College$32,827$32,396$32,942
Bachelors Degree$73,606$81,875$
Graduate Degree$100,761$63,476$111,755

$26,794

Average Earnings

$30,660

Average Male

$23,738

Average Female

Coachella Earnings by Educational Attainment

Coachella Language by Age

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Coachella Language

10.28% of Coachella residents speak only English, while 89.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 89.22% of the population.

Coachella Language

Coachella Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic44,0828,42819.12%
White1,03616616.02%
Native349226.30%
Asian16342.45%
Other6,712NaN%
Multiple1,572382.42%

18.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.95%

Male Poverty Rate

23.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Coachella

The race most likely to be in poverty in Coachella is Hispanic, with 19.12% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Coachella is Multiple, with 2.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.99%.

Coachella Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.20%
High School13.16%
Some College7.66%
Bachelors or Greater12.39%

Coachella Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed8.59%
Male Unemployed20.76%
Female Employed12.97%
Female Unemployed36.34%

Coachella Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Coachella Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$33,999$46,944
Families$51,716$59,742
Married Families$61,182-
Non Families$21,527$30,357
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Income by Household Type

Coachella Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.9%

Male Marriage Rate

45.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Coachella Married by Age and Sex

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Coachella Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Coachella Marital Status by Race

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Coachella Marital Status

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396

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War188
First Gulf War92
Vietnam103
Korea
World War II

Coachella Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34131
35 to 54107
55 to 6439
65 to 7450
75+69

Coachella Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3303.86%
Other Race660.25%
Hispanic3961.13%

Coachella Veterans by Race

Coachella Veterans by Education

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7.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Coachella Veterans by Education

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70.7%

Labor Force Participation

59%

Employment Rate

16.6%

Unemployment Rate

Coachella Employment by Age

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Coachella Employment by Race

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Coachella 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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57.83%

Born in Coachella

60.54%

Native Born

39.46%

Foreign Born

23.26%

Non Citizen

16.20%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

60.54% of Coachella residents were born in the United States, with 57.83% having been born in California. 23.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Coachella Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19502,7550.00%
19604,8542,0995.83%
19708,3533,4995.58%
19809,1297760.89%
199016,8967,7676.35%
200022,7245,8283.01%
201040,70417,9806.00%
201140,8281240.30%
201240,9521240.30%
201341,0761240.30%
201441,2001240.30%
201541,3241240.30%
201641,4481240.30%
201741,5721240.30%
201841,6961240.30%
201941,8201240.30%
202041,9411210.29%
202142,0651240.30%
202242,1891240.29%

Coachella Population by Year