Joshua Tree, California Population 2024

6,751

Joshua Tree is a city located in San Bernardino County California. Joshua Tree has a 2024 population of 6,751. Joshua Tree is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -13.29% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,786 in 2020.

The average household income in Joshua Tree is $73,928 with a poverty rate of 22.25%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Joshua Tree is 39.9 years, 39.2 years for males, and 41.1 years for females.

Joshua Tree Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Joshua Tree was:

  • White: 77.56%
  • Two or more races: 10.68%
  • Other race: 4.47%
  • Asian: 3.42%
  • Native American: 2.18%
  • Black or African American: 1.3%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.39%
Land Area (mi²)
36.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
187.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-13.29% (-1,035)
The current population of Joshua Tree, California is 6,751 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,786.

Joshua Tree, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,23677.56%
Two or more races72110.68%
Other race3024.47%
Asian2313.42%
Native American1472.18%
Black or African American881.3%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander260.39%
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Joshua Tree Population by Race

Joshua Tree Population Pyramid 2024

Joshua Tree Median Age

39.9

Total

39.2

Male

41.1

Female

Joshua Tree Adults

There are 5,424 adults, (1,403 of whom are seniors) in Joshua Tree.

Joshua Tree Age Dependency

67.9

Age Dependency Ratio

34.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33

Child Dependency Ratio

Joshua Tree Sex Ratio

Female3,70954.94%
Male3,04245.06%

Joshua Tree Population by Age

Joshua Tree Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,6712.4666.133.9
Non Family1,2341.4252.647.4
Married1,0083.1284.215.8
Female3794.0367.532.5
Male503.042278
showing: 5 rows

3.21

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

66.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Joshua Tree 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

Joshua Tree Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Joshua Tree 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 asian people with a rate of 36.05%.

Joshua Tree Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,323

Average Earnings

$48,848

Average Male

$28,208

Average Female

Joshua Tree Earnings by Educational Attainment

Joshua Tree Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Joshua Tree Language

88.53% of Joshua Tree residents speak only English, while 11.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.95% of the population.

Joshua Tree Language

Joshua Tree Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,37369015.78%
Hispanic1,61056334.97%
Multiple69038756.09%
Black6161100%
Islander2626100%
Other253259.88%
Asian226135.75%
Native7945.06%
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22.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.08%

Male Poverty Rate

22.4%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Joshua Tree

The race most likely to be in poverty in Joshua Tree is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Joshua Tree is Native, with 5.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.84%.

Joshua Tree Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade57.23%
Some College26.56%
Bachelors or Greater11.8%
High School10.59%
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Joshua Tree Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed28.72%
Male Unemployed23.15%
Female Employed19.31%
Male Employed10.01%
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Joshua Tree Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Joshua Tree Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Joshua Tree Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.3%

Male Marriage Rate

37.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Joshua Tree Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Joshua Tree 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 35-44.

Joshua Tree Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Joshua Tree Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

541

Number of Veterans

512

Male Veterans

29

Female Veterans

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Joshua Tree Veterans by War

count

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Joshua Tree Veterans by Age

count

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Joshua Tree Veterans by Race

Joshua Tree Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

11.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Joshua Tree Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53.3%

Labor Force Participation

46.3%

Employment Rate

10.9%

Unemployment Rate

Joshua Tree Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Joshua Tree Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Joshua Tree 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

58.04%

Born in Joshua Tree

92.65%

Native Born

7.35%

Foreign Born

3.26%

Non Citizen

4.09%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.65% of Joshua Tree residents were born in the United States, with 58.04% having been born in California. 3.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Joshua Tree Place of Birth

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20246,751
20236,751
20226,751-647-8.75%
20217,398-388-4.98%
20207,7862052.7%
20197,5816018.61%
20186,980-40-0.57%
20177,020771.11%
20166,943-414-5.63%
20157,357-207-2.74%
20147,564-247-3.16%
20137,8112443.22%
20127,5673735.18%
20117,194-220-2.97%
20107,414
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Joshua Tree Population by Year