La Quinta is a city located in Riverside County California. With a 2020 population of 37,576, it is the 230th largest city in California and the 1192nd largest city in the United States. La Quinta is currently growing at a rate of 0.02% annually but its population has decreased by -9.78% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 41,650 in 2020. Spanning over 36 miles, La Quinta has a population density of 1,066 people per square mile.
The average household income in La Quinta is $120,884 with a poverty rate of 14.15%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,408 per month, and the median house value is $405,200. The median age in La Quinta is 47.9 years, 45.6 years for males, and 50 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of La Quintawas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 97.33%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 43.31%.
70.52% of La Quinta residents speak only English, while 29.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 23.99% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in La Quinta is Multiple, with 36.26% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in La Quinta is Hispanic, with 23.51% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.30%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.58%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in La Quinta
85.26% of La Quinta residents were born in the United States, with 55.66% having been born in California. 7.07% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.