Thermal, California Population 2022

2,638
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Thermal is a city located in Riverside County California. With a 2020 population of 2,638, it is the 806th largest city in California and the 9498th largest city in the United States. Thermal is currently declining at a rate of -0.72% annually and its population has decreased by -1.42% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,676 in 2020. Spanning over 9 miles, Thermal has a population density of 281 people per square mile.

The average household income in Thermal is $41,330 with a poverty rate of 35.38%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $553 per month, and the median house value is $150,200. The median age in Thermal is 29.8 years, 25.2 years for males, and 32.7 years for females.

Thermal Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Thermalwas:

  • Other race: 63.31%
  • White: 35.89%
  • Two or more races: 0.66%
  • Black or African American: 0.15%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Thermal, California is 2,638 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,676.

Thermal, California Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White49235.89%
Black or African American20.15%
Some Other Race86863.31%
Two or More Races90.66%
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Thermal Population by Race

Thermal Population Pyramid 2022

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Thermal Median Age

31


Total

25.4


Male

49.3


Female

Thermal Adults

There are 1,009 adults, (244 of whom are seniors) in Thermal.

Thermal Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

31.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Thermal Sex Ratio

Female

792

57.77%

Male

579

42.23%

Thermal Population by Age

Thermal Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Thermal Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family87.1%12.9%
All74.1%25.9%
Married53.1%46.9%
Female37.5%62.5%
Male0%100%

74.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Thermal Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6492.174.1
Married1304.8953.1
Male232.650
Female404.437.5
Non Family4561.0887.1

4.45

Average Family Size

2.1

Average Household Size

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Thermal Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade47351.64%
9th to 12th Grade14415.72%
High School Graduate24326.53%
Some College505.46%
Associates Degree60.66%
Bachelors Degree0.00%
Graduate Degree0.00%
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Thermal Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Thermal Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White77
Hispanic908292
Other Race663186
Black1

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 0.00%.

Thermal Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,462$30,059$
Less Than 9th Grade$$22,353$5,701
High School Graduate$42,826$32,105$43,311
Some College$$$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$22,462

Average Earnings

$30,059

Average Male

$

Average Female

Thermal Earnings by Educational Attainment

Thermal Language by Age

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Thermal Language

4.86% of Thermal residents speak only English, while 95.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 94.66% of the population.

Thermal Language

Thermal Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White88100.00%
Other427NaN%
Multiple99100.00%
Hispanic1,36247735.02%

35.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

32.47%

Male Poverty Rate

37.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Thermal

The race most likely to be in poverty in Thermal is White, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Thermal is Hispanic, with 35.02% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 16.91%. Among those working part-time, it was 49.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.64%.

Thermal Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.33%
High School18.11%
Some College32.14%
Bachelors or GreaterNaN%

Thermal Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed20.82%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed18.63%
Female Unemployed99.24%

Thermal Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Thermal Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$17,878$28,088
Families$36,625$53,916
Married Families--
Non Families$13,662$16,439
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Income by Household Type

Thermal Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.1%

Male Marriage Rate

43.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Thermal Married by Age and Sex

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Thermal 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.

Thermal Marital Status by Race

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Thermal Marital Status

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Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War
Vietnam
Korea
World War II

Thermal Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 54
55 to 64
65 to 74
75+

Thermal Veterans by Age

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Thermal Veterans by Race

Thermal Veterans by Education

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NaN%

Veteran Poverty Rate

NaN%

Veteran Disability Rate

Thermal Veterans by Education

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61.3%

Labor Force Participation

44.6%

Employment Rate

27.1%

Unemployment Rate

Thermal Employment by Age

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Thermal Employment by Race

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Thermal 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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43.91%

Born in Thermal

45.22%

Native Born

54.78%

Foreign Born

26.33%

Non Citizen

28.45%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

45.22% of Thermal residents were born in the United States, with 43.91% having been born in California. 26.33% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Thermal Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20102,8650.00%
20112,846-19-0.66%
20122,827-19-0.67%
20132,808-19-0.67%
20142,789-19-0.68%
20152,770-19-0.68%
20162,751-19-0.69%
20172,732-19-0.69%
20182,713-19-0.70%
20192,694-19-0.70%
20202,676-18-0.67%
20212,657-19-0.71%
20222,638-19-0.72%

Thermal Population by Year