Desert Shores, California Population 2024

360

Desert Shores is a city located in Imperial County California. Desert Shores has a 2024 population of 360. Desert Shores is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -12.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 411 in 2020.

The average household income in Desert Shores is $28,649 with a poverty rate of 21.39%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Desert Shores is 52.6 years, 47.5 years for males, and 73.7 years for females.

Desert Shores Demographics

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

  • White: 62.5%
  • Other race: 37.5%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Two or more races:
Land Area (mi²)
0.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
515.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-12.41% (-51)
The current population of Desert Shores, California is 360 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 411.

Desert Shores, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White22562.5%
Other race13537.5%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Two or more races
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Two or more races

Desert Shores Population by Race

Desert Shores Population Pyramid 2024

Desert Shores Median Age

52.6

Total

47.5

Male

73.7

Female

Desert Shores Adults

There are 345 adults, (143 of whom are seniors) in Desert Shores.

Desert Shores Age Dependency

78.2

Age Dependency Ratio

70.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

7.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Desert Shores Sex Ratio

Female10128.06%
Male25971.94%

Desert Shores Population by Age

Desert Shores Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2161.6794.95.1
Non Family14401000
Married512.061000
Female215.2947.652.4
Male000
showing: 5 rows

3

Average Family Size

1.67

Average Household Size

94.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Desert Shores 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 Shores Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Desert Shores Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

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

Desert Shores Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$21,563

Average Earnings

$22,000

Average Male

$

Average Female

Desert Shores Earnings by Educational Attainment

Desert Shores Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Desert Shores Language

46.67% of Desert Shores residents speak only English, while 53.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 53.33% of the population.

Desert Shores Language

Desert Shores Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic2687728.73%
Other1354835.56%
showing: 2 rows

21.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.48%

Male Poverty Rate

10.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Desert Shores

The race most likely to be in poverty in Desert Shores is Other, with 35.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Desert Shores is Hispanic, with 28.73% 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 64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.89%.

Desert Shores Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40.96%
High School
Some College
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Desert Shores Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed37.5%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Desert Shores Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Desert Shores Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Desert Shores Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

29.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

19.7%

Male Marriage Rate

53.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Desert Shores Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Desert Shores 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 Over 65.

Desert Shores Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Desert Shores Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Desert Shores Veterans by War

count

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Desert Shores Veterans by Age

count

Desert Shores Veterans by Race

Desert Shores Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

Veteran Disability Rate

Desert Shores Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

42.2%

Labor Force Participation

37.5%

Employment Rate

11.2%

Unemployment Rate

Desert Shores Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Desert Shores Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Desert Shores 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

53.89%

Born in Desert Shores

56.39%

Native Born

43.61%

Foreign Born

30.28%

Non Citizen

13.33%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

56.39% of Desert Shores residents were born in the United States, with 53.89% having been born in California. 30.28% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Desert Shores Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024360
2023360
2022360-35-8.86%
2021395-16-3.89%
2020411-163-28.4%
2019574-45-7.27%
2018619-363-36.97%
2017982-191-16.28%
20161,173-210-15.18%
20151,38334433.11%
20141,03950.48%
20131,03431042.82%
2012724-128-15.02%
2011852-252-22.83%
20101,104
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Desert Shores Population by Year