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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Thermalwas:
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Thermal
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.