La Quinta, California Population 2022

37,576
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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.

La Quinta Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of La Quintawas:

  • White: 73.32%
  • Other race: 11.53%
  • Two or more races: 8.45%
  • Asian: 4.46%
  • Black or African American: 1.91%
  • Native American: 0.24%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.09%
The current population of La Quinta, California is 37,576 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 41,650.

La Quinta, California Population 2022

Population by Race

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La Quinta Population by Race

La Quinta Population Pyramid 2022

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La Quinta Median Age

48.6


Total

45.7


Male

49.9


Female

La Quinta Adults

There are 33,282 adults, (11,300 of whom are seniors) in La Quinta.

La Quinta Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

51.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.1

Child Dependency Ratio

La Quinta Sex Ratio

Female

21,090

50.64%

Male

20,560

49.36%

La Quinta Population by Age

La Quinta Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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La Quinta Household Types

72.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

La Quinta Households and Families

3.08

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

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La Quinta Households by Type

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La Quinta Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

La Quinta Educational Attainment by Race

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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%.

La Quinta Educational Attainment by Race

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$43,915

Average Earnings

$53,318

Average Male

$39,332

Average Female

La Quinta Earnings by Educational Attainment

La Quinta Language by Age

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La Quinta Language

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.

La Quinta Language

La Quinta Poverty by Race

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14.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.35%

Male Poverty Rate

15.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in La Quinta

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%.

La Quinta Poverty

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La Quinta Poverty Rate by Education

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La Quinta Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

La Quinta Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

La Quinta Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.6%

Male Marriage Rate

52.8%

Female Marriage Rate

La Quinta Married by Age and Sex

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La Quinta 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.

La Quinta Marital Status by Race

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La Quinta Marital Status

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2,384

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

La Quinta Veterans by War

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La Quinta Veterans by Age

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La Quinta Veterans by Race

La Quinta Veterans by Education

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2.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

La Quinta Veterans by Education

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52.7%

Labor Force Participation

48.5%

Employment Rate

7.8%

Unemployment Rate

La Quinta Employment by Age

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La Quinta Employment by Race

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La Quinta Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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55.66%

Born in La Quinta

85.26%

Native Born

14.74%

Foreign Born

7.07%

Non Citizen

7.67%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

La Quinta Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

La Quinta Population by Year