Desert Edge, California Population 2024

3,715

Desert Edge is a city located in Riverside County California. Desert Edge has a 2024 population of 3,715. Desert Edge is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 6.75% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,480 in 2020.

The average household income in Desert Edge is $49,545 with a poverty rate of 19.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Desert Edge is 64.2 years, 62.4 years for males, and 68.3 years for females.

Desert Edge Demographics

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

  • White: 80.32%
  • Two or more races: 9.42%
  • Other race: 5.81%
  • Black or African American: 1.91%
  • Asian: 1.78%
  • Native American: 0.75%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
2.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,638.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
6.75% (235)
The current population of Desert Edge, California is 3,715 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,480.

Desert Edge, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,98480.32%
Two or more races3509.42%
Other race2165.81%
Black or African American711.91%
Asian661.78%
Native American280.75%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Desert Edge Population by Race

Desert Edge Population Pyramid 2024

Desert Edge Median Age

64.2

Total

62.4

Male

68.3

Female

Desert Edge Adults

There are 3,424 adults, (1,792 of whom are seniors) in Desert Edge.

Desert Edge Age Dependency

127.6

Age Dependency Ratio

109.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

17.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Desert Edge Sex Ratio

Female1,74647%
Male1,96953%

Desert Edge Population by Age

Desert Edge Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,9351.9287.412.6
Non Family1,0231.3585.314.7
Married7942.5389.510.5
Female623.11000
Male562.2382.117.9
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2.55

Average Family Size

1.92

Average Household Size

87.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Desert Edge Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Desert Edge Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Desert Edge Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 21.72%.

Desert Edge Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$27,273

Average Earnings

$36,250

Average Male

$18,301

Average Female

Desert Edge Earnings by Educational Attainment

Desert Edge Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Desert Edge Language

70.13% of Desert Edge residents speak only English, while 29.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 25.18% of the population.

Desert Edge Language

Desert Edge Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,42461125.21%
Hispanic1,07511210.42%
Other2163817.59%
Native281346.43%
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19.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.09%

Male Poverty Rate

13.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Desert Edge

The race most likely to be in poverty in Desert Edge is Native, with 46.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Desert Edge is Hispanic, with 10.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 10.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.67%.

Desert Edge Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School26.29%
Some College23.79%
Less Than 9th Grade18.18%
Bachelors or Greater14.31%
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Desert Edge Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed63.89%
Male Employed5.65%
Female Employed2.87%
Female Unemployed
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Desert Edge Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Desert Edge Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Desert Edge Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.0%

Male Marriage Rate

49.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Desert Edge Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Desert Edge 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.

Desert Edge Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Desert Edge Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

377

Number of Veterans

359

Male Veterans

18

Female Veterans

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Desert Edge Veterans by War

count

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Desert Edge Veterans by Age

count

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Desert Edge Veterans by Race

Desert Edge Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Desert Edge Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

31.1%

Labor Force Participation

28.2%

Employment Rate

9.5%

Unemployment Rate

Desert Edge Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Desert Edge Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Desert Edge Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

32.89%

Born in Desert Edge

70.93%

Native Born

29.07%

Foreign Born

16.9%

Non Citizen

12.17%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

70.93% of Desert Edge residents were born in the United States, with 32.89% having been born in California. 16.9% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Desert Edge Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20243,715
20233,715
20223,7152316.63%
20213,48440.11%
20203,4801614.85%
20193,319-24-0.72%
20183,3431875.93%
20173,156-692-17.98%
20163,848-583-13.16%
20154,4311874.41%
20144,244-335-7.32%
20134,579-421-8.42%
20125,00077718.4%
20114,22340110.49%
20103,822
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Desert Edge Population by Year