Desert Center, California Population 2022

266
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Desert Center is a city located in Riverside County California. With a 2020 population of 266, it is the 1263rd largest city in California and the 22650th largest city in the United States. Desert Center is currently growing at a rate of 1.92% annually but its population has decreased by -6.67% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 285 in 2020. Spanning over 30 miles, Desert Center has a population density of 9 people per square mile.

The average household income in Desert Center is $51,758 with a poverty rate of 2.53%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $112,300. The median age in Desert Center is 70.6 years, 71.2 years for males, and 70.5 years for females.

Desert Center Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Desert Centerwas:

  • White: 87.72%
  • Other race: 6.67%
  • Two or more races: 4.91%
  • Black or African American: 0.70%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Desert Center, California is 266 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 285.

Desert Center, California Population 2022

Population by Race

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Desert Center Population by Race

Desert Center Population Pyramid 2022

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Desert Center Median Age

70.3


Total

71


Male

70.3


Female

Desert Center Adults

There are 265 adults, (188 of whom are seniors) in Desert Center.

Desert Center Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

244.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26

Child Dependency Ratio

Desert Center Sex Ratio

Female

128

44.91%

Male

157

55.09%

Desert Center Population by Age

Desert Center Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Desert Center Household Types

90.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Desert Center Households and Families

2.43

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

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Desert Center Households by Type

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Desert Center Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Desert Center Educational Attainment by Race

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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 white people with a rate of 55.45%.

Desert Center Educational Attainment by Race

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$24,000

Average Earnings

$60,536

Average Male

$

Average Female

Desert Center Earnings by Educational Attainment

Desert Center Language by Age

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Desert Center Language

66.79% of Desert Center residents speak only English, while 33.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 28.52% of the population.

Desert Center Language

Desert Center Poverty by Race

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2.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

0.00%

Male Poverty Rate

5.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Desert Center

The race most likely to be in poverty in Desert Center is White, with 2.15% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Desert Center is Hispanic, with 6.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 2.51%.

Desert Center Poverty

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Desert Center Poverty Rate by Education

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Desert Center Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Desert Center Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Desert Center Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

81.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

79.3%

Male Marriage Rate

84.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Desert Center Married by Age and Sex

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Desert Center 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 35-44.

Desert Center Marital Status by Race

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Desert Center Marital Status

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37

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Desert Center Veterans by War

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Desert Center Veterans by Age

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Desert Center Veterans by Race

Desert Center Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

80.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Desert Center Veterans by Education

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18.5%

Labor Force Participation

18.5%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Desert Center Employment by Age

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Desert Center Employment by Race

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Desert Center 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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17.19%

Born in Desert Center

89.47%

Native Born

10.53%

Foreign Born

2.81%

Non Citizen

7.72%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.47% of Desert Center residents were born in the United States, with 17.19% having been born in California. 2.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Desert Center Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Desert Center Population by Year