Joshua Tree, California Population 2023

6,213

Joshua Tree is a city located in San Bernardino County California. With a 2023 population of 6,213, it is the 587th largest city in California and the 5784th largest city in the United States.Joshua Tree is currently declining at a rate of -1.46% annually and its population has decreased by -20.20% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,786 in 2020. Spanning over 36 miles, Joshua Tree has a population density of 172 people per square mile.

The average household income in Joshua Tree is $55,591 with a poverty rate of 27.45%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Joshua Tree is 39.3 years, 37.7 years for males, and 40.4 years for females.

Joshua Tree Demographics

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

  • White: 89.16%
  • Two or more races: 9.11%
  • Black or African American: 0.63%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.45%
  • Other race: 0.30%
  • Asian: 0.28%
  • Native American: 0.08%
The current population of Joshua Tree, California is 6,213 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 2023

Population by Race

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Asian

Native American

Joshua Tree Population by Race

Joshua Tree Population Pyramid 2023

Joshua Tree Median Age

39.3

Total

37.7

Male

40.4

Female

Joshua Tree Adults

There are 6,328 adults, (1,371 of whom are seniors) in Joshua Tree.

Joshua Tree Age Dependency

57.1

Age Dependency Ratio

27.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Joshua Tree Sex Ratio

Female4,21954.19%
Male3,56745.81%

Joshua Tree Population by Age

Joshua Tree Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.39

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

53.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Joshua Tree Households and Families

Male

Female

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

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 31.82%.

Joshua Tree Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$30,935

Average Earnings

$37,242

Average Male

$23,465

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

91.24% of Joshua Tree residents speak only English, while 8.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.32% of the population.

Joshua Tree Language

Joshua Tree Poverty by Race

rate

27.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.99%

Male Poverty Rate

25.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Joshua Tree

The race most likely to be in poverty in Joshua Tree is Other, with 78.26% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Joshua Tree is White, with 17.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.65%.

Joshua Tree Poverty

Joshua Tree Poverty Rate by Education

Joshua Tree Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Joshua Tree Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Joshua Tree Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.7%

Male Marriage Rate

36.7%

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 35-44, 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

623

Number of Veterans

598

Male Veterans

25

Female Veterans

Joshua Tree Veterans by War

Joshua Tree Veterans by Age

count

Joshua Tree Veterans by Race

Joshua Tree Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

12.36%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Joshua Tree Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

49.9%

Labor Force Participation

43.7%

Employment Rate

10.7%

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

71.21%

Born in Joshua Tree

110.79%

Native Born

9.20%

Foreign Born

3.33%

Non Citizen

5.87%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

110.79% of Joshua Tree residents were born in the United States, with 71.21% having been born in California. 3.33% 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

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Joshua Tree Population by Year