Desert Hot Springs, California Population 2021

29,004
Loading...

Desert Hot Springs is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 29,004, it is the 250th largest city in California and the 1333rd largest city in the United States. Desert Hot Springs is currently growing at a rate of 0.22% annually and its population has increased by 11.82% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 25,938 in 2010. Desert Hot Springs reached it's highest population of 29,004 in 2021. Spanning over 31 miles, Desert Hot Springs has a population density of 960 people per square mile.

The average household income in Desert Hot Springs is $46,178 with a poverty rate of 31.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $963 per month, and the median house value is $194,500. The median age in Desert Hot Springs is 36.8 years, 36.8 years for males, and 36.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.6 males.

Desert Hot Springs Demographics

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

  • White: 69.90%
  • Other race: 12.63%
  • Black or African American: 9.95%
  • Two or more races: 3.60%
  • Asian: 2.98%
  • Native American: 0.85%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.08%
The current population of Desert Hot Springs, California is 29,004, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 28,815.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 25,938.

Desert Hot Springs, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White19,98169.90%
Some Other Race3,61112.63%
Black or African American2,8459.95%
Two or More Races1,0303.60%
Asian8532.98%
American Indian and Alaska Native2430.85%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander220.08%
Loading...

Desert Hot Springs Population by Race

Desert Hot Springs Population Pyramid 2021

Loading...

Desert Hot Springs Median Age

36.8


Total

36.8


Male

36.8


Female

Desert Hot Springs Adults

There are 21,441 adults, (3,877 of whom are seniors) in Desert Hot Springs.

Desert Hot Springs Age Dependency

62.7

Age Dependency Ratio

22.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Desert Hot Springs Sex Ratio

Female

14,392

50.35%

Male

14,193

49.65%

Desert Hot Springs Population by Age

Desert Hot Springs Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Loading...

Desert Hot Springs Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married57.9%42.1%
Male47.2%52.8%
All44.4%55.6%
Non Family39.6%60.4%
Female28.6%71.4%

44.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Desert Hot Springs Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,4762.7144.4
Non Family4,3791.2839.6
Married3,5453.6257.9
Female1,8293.8728.6
Male7233.9747.2

3.53

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

Loading...

Desert Hot Springs Households by Type

Loading...
Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,7789.41%
9th to 12th Grade2,91415.41%
High School Graduate6,45634.15%
Some College4,20622.25%
Associates Degree1,2136.42%
Bachelors Degree1,5348.11%
Graduate Degree8034.25%
Loading...

Desert Hot Springs Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Desert Hot Springs Educational Attainment by Race

Loading...
Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic8,6405,477742
White7,1846,1981,110
Black2,1661,795201
Other Race1,7241,198393
Asian663554251
Multiple Races41438633
Native American11381
Islander14

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 93.24%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 37.86%.

Desert Hot Springs Educational Attainment by Race

Loading...
Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,037$28,693$22,063
Less Than High School$20,387$24,654$14,946
High School Grad$22,403$26,680$20,077
Some College$31,484$32,181$29,550
Bachelors Degree$37,125$28,646$42,715
Graduate Degree$64,917$62,778$93,188

$26,037

Average Earnings

$28,693

Average Male

$22,063

Average Female

Desert Hot Springs Earnings by Educational Attainment

Desert Hot Springs Language by Age

Loading...

Desert Hot Springs Language

56.53% of Desert Hot Springs residents speak only English, while 43.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 38.80% of the population.

Desert Hot Springs Language

Desert Hot Springs Poverty by Race

Loading...
Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic15,5135,15133.20%
White8,6441,99823.11%
Black2,8451,31246.12%
Other3,5451,12931.85%
Native24316266.67%
Multiple1,03015114.66%
Asian85314617.12%

31.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.40%

Male Poverty Rate

33.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Desert Hot Springs

The race most likely to be in poverty in Desert Hot Springs is Native, with 66.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Desert Hot Springs is Multiple, with 14.66% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.80%.

Desert Hot Springs Poverty

Loading...
Name Poverty
Less Than High School37.32%
High School30.95%
Some College19.08%
Bachelors or Greater13.99%

Desert Hot Springs Poverty Rate by Education

Loading...
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed52.49%
Male Unemployed23.94%
Female Employed15.93%
Male Employed14.90%

Desert Hot Springs Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Desert Hot Springs Income by Household Type

Loading...
Name Median Mean
Households$33,046$46,178
Families$40,209$49,209
Married Families$44,422-
Non Families$23,784$39,166
Loading...

Income by Household Type

Desert Hot Springs Marital Status

Loading...

Marriage Rates

36.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.1%

Male Marriage Rate

33.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Desert Hot Springs Married by Age and Sex

Loading...

Desert Hot Springs 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.

Desert Hot Springs Marital Status by Race

Loading...

Desert Hot Springs Marital Status

Loading...

1,129

Number of Veterans

1,036

Male Veterans

93

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam483
Second Gulf War87
Korea86
First Gulf War56
World War II42

Desert Hot Springs Veterans by War

Loading...
Age Group Veterans
55 to 64340
65 to 74315
75+280
35 to 54115
18 to 3479

Desert Hot Springs Veterans by Age

Loading...
Name Veterans % of Total
White8835.78%
Hispanic1491.44%
Black1084.57%
Other562.34%
2 or More5110.22%
Asian314.19%

Desert Hot Springs Veterans by Race

Desert Hot Springs Veterans by Education

Loading...

8.15%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Desert Hot Springs Veterans by Education

Loading...

53.7%

Labor Force Participation

48.5%

Employment Rate

9.7%

Unemployment Rate

Desert Hot Springs Employment by Age

Loading...

Desert Hot Springs Employment by Race

Loading...

Desert Hot Springs Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Loading...

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Loading...

58.47%

Born in California

75.43%

Native Born

24.57%

Foreign Born

16.53%

Non Citizen

8.04%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

75.43% of Desert Hot Springs residents were born in the United States, with 58.47% having been born in California. 16.53% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202129,004630.22%
202028,941630.22%
201928,878630.22%
201828,8151670.58%
201728,6482510.88%
201628,3972520.90%
201528,1451370.49%
201428,0081910.69%
201327,8171890.68%
201227,6282060.75%
201127,4222500.92%
201027,17210,5905.06%
200016,5824,9143.58%
199011,6685,7276.98%
19805,9413,2038.05%
19702,7381,2666.40%
19601,4720.00%

Desert Hot Springs Population by Year