East Hemet, California Population 2024

20,261

East Hemet is a city located in Riverside County California. East Hemet has a 2024 population of 20,261. East Hemet is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 0.5% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 20,161 in 2020.

The average household income in East Hemet is $85,827 with a poverty rate of 18.79%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in East Hemet is 32.6 years, 33.3 years for males, and 32.3 years for females.

East Hemet Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of East Hemet was:

  • White: 59.77%
  • Two or more races: 16.09%
  • Other race: 13.16%
  • Black or African American: 5.25%
  • Asian: 3.39%
  • Native American: 1.88%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.47%
Land Area (mi²)
5.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,896.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.5% (100)
The current population of East Hemet, California is 20,261 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 20,161.

East Hemet, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White12,11059.77%
Two or more races3,25916.09%
Other race2,66713.16%
Black or African American1,0635.25%
Asian6873.39%
Native American3801.88%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander950.47%
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

East Hemet Population by Race

East Hemet Population Pyramid 2024

East Hemet Median Age

32.6

Total

33.3

Male

32.3

Female

East Hemet Adults

There are 14,407 adults, (2,574 of whom are seniors) in East Hemet.

East Hemet Age Dependency

71.2

Age Dependency Ratio

21.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.5

Child Dependency Ratio

East Hemet Sex Ratio

Female9,98349.27%
Male10,27850.73%

East Hemet Population by Age

East Hemet Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,6463.5763.536.5
Married3,0964.0973.726.3
Female1,0944.0937.862.2
Non Family1,0321.560.639.4
Male4243.4162.537.5
showing: 5 rows

3.87

Average Family Size

3.57

Average Household Size

63.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

East Hemet 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

East Hemet Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

East Hemet Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 96.77%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 27.59%.

East Hemet Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$39,913

Average Earnings

$47,032

Average Male

$30,839

Average Female

East Hemet Earnings by Educational Attainment

East Hemet Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

East Hemet Language

64.33% of East Hemet residents speak only English, while 35.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 31.33% of the population.

East Hemet Language

East Hemet Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic10,7861,75416.26%
White7,0801,25817.77%
Other2,66455220.72%
Black1,06248245.39%
Multiple3,25746714.34%
Islander9595100%
Asian6878211.94%
Native3807018.42%
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18.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.68%

Male Poverty Rate

20.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in East Hemet

The race most likely to be in poverty in East Hemet is Islander, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in East Hemet is Asian, with 11.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.68%.

East Hemet Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.81%
High School16.9%
Some College13.15%
Bachelors or Greater6.78%
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East Hemet Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed64.04%
Female Unemployed38.15%
Female Employed10.3%
Male Employed4.92%
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East Hemet Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

East Hemet Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

East Hemet Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.2%

Male Marriage Rate

45.1%

Female Marriage Rate

East Hemet Married by Age and Sex

male

female

East Hemet 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.

East Hemet Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

East Hemet Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,304

Number of Veterans

1,205

Male Veterans

99

Female Veterans

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East Hemet Veterans by War

count

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East Hemet Veterans by Age

count

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East Hemet Veterans by Race

East Hemet Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

East Hemet Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.3%

Labor Force Participation

54.8%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

East Hemet Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

East Hemet Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

East Hemet 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

65.96%

Born in East Hemet

82.64%

Native Born

17.36%

Foreign Born

7.92%

Non Citizen

9.44%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

82.64% of East Hemet residents were born in the United States, with 65.96% having been born in California. 7.92% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

East Hemet Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202420,261
202320,261
202220,2612631.32%
202119,998-163-0.81%
202020,161-50-0.25%
201920,211-468-2.26%
201820,6797283.65%
201719,9511,1876.33%
201618,764-416-2.17%
201519,1809925.45%
201418,1885042.85%
201317,6842911.67%
201217,393-941-5.13%
201118,3349165.26%
201017,418
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East Hemet Population by Year