Desert Hot Springs, California Population 2022

33,826
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Desert Hot Springs is a city located in Riverside County California. With a 2020 population of 33,826, it is the 246th largest city in California and the 1348th largest city in the United States. Desert Hot Springs is currently growing at a rate of 1.98% annually and its population has increased by 4.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 32,512 in 2020. Spanning over 31 miles, Desert Hot Springs has a population density of 1,119 people per square mile.

The average household income in Desert Hot Springs is $46,178 with a poverty rate of 23.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,046 per month, and the median house value is $218,000. The median age in Desert Hot Springs is 36.8 years, 36.8 years for males, and 36.8 years for females.

Desert Hot Springs Demographics

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

  • White: 60.22%
  • Other race: 14.76%
  • Two or more races: 10.26%
  • Black or African American: 9.73%
  • Asian: 3.50%
  • Native American: 1.37%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.16%
The current population of Desert Hot Springs, California is 33,826 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 32,512.

Desert Hot Springs, California Population 2022

Population by Race

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Desert Hot Springs Population by Race

Desert Hot Springs Population Pyramid 2022

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Desert Hot Springs Median Age

36.4


Total

36.3


Male

36.4


Female

Desert Hot Springs Adults

There are 21,747 adults, (3,951 of whom are seniors) in Desert Hot Springs.

Desert Hot Springs Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

22.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Desert Hot Springs Sex Ratio

Female

15,067

51.46%

Male

14,213

48.54%

Desert Hot Springs Population by Age

Desert Hot Springs Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Desert Hot Springs Household Types

47.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Desert Hot Springs Households and Families

3.63

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

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Desert Hot Springs Households by Type

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Desert Hot Springs Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Desert Hot Springs Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 89.90%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 41.49%.

Desert Hot Springs Educational Attainment by Race

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$30,929

Average Earnings

$31,606

Average Male

$27,488

Average Female

Desert Hot Springs Earnings by Educational Attainment

Desert Hot Springs Language by Age

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Desert Hot Springs Language

56.36% of Desert Hot Springs residents speak only English, while 43.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 39.10% of the population.

Desert Hot Springs Language

Desert Hot Springs Poverty by Race

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23.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.27%

Male Poverty Rate

25.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Desert Hot Springs

The race most likely to be in poverty in Desert Hot Springs is Native, with 57.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Desert Hot Springs is Multiple, with 5.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.17%.

Desert Hot Springs Poverty

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Desert Hot Springs Poverty Rate by Education

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Desert Hot Springs Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Desert Hot Springs Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Desert Hot Springs Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

35.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.3%

Male Marriage Rate

33.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Desert Hot Springs Married by Age and Sex

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Desert Hot Springs 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.

Desert Hot Springs Marital Status by Race

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Desert Hot Springs Marital Status

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1,123

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Desert Hot Springs Veterans by War

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Desert Hot Springs Veterans by Age

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Desert Hot Springs Veterans by Race

Desert Hot Springs Veterans by Education

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11.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Desert Hot Springs Veterans by Education

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58.2%

Labor Force Participation

53.8%

Employment Rate

7.7%

Unemployment Rate

Desert Hot Springs Employment by Age

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Desert Hot Springs Employment by Race

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Desert Hot Springs 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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59.86%

Born in Desert Hot Springs

77.18%

Native Born

22.82%

Foreign Born

13.78%

Non Citizen

9.04%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

77.18% of Desert Hot Springs residents were born in the United States, with 59.86% having been born in California. 13.78% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Desert Hot Springs Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Desert Hot Springs Population by Year