Thousand Palms, California Population 2022

8,017
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Thousand Palms is a city located in Riverside County California. With a 2020 population of 8,017, it is the 527th largest city in California and the 4862nd largest city in the United States. Thousand Palms is currently growing at a rate of 0.31% annually and its population has increased by 0.63% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,967 in 2020. Spanning over 24 miles, Thousand Palms has a population density of 339 people per square mile.

The average household income in Thousand Palms is $63,405 with a poverty rate of 12.04%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,175 per month, and the median house value is $191,600. The median age in Thousand Palms is 52 years, 44.5 years for males, and 53.8 years for females.

Thousand Palms Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Thousand Palmswas:

  • White: 60.89%
  • Two or more races: 23.06%
  • Other race: 14.60%
  • Native American: 0.63%
  • Asian: 0.48%
  • Black or African American: 0.36%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Thousand Palms, California is 8,017 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,967.

Thousand Palms, California Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,96760.89%
Black or African American290.36%
American Indian and Alaska Native510.63%
Asian390.48%
Some Other Race1,19114.60%
Two or More Races1,88123.06%
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Thousand Palms Population by Race

Thousand Palms Population Pyramid 2022

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Thousand Palms Median Age

36.3


Total

36.4


Male

36.2


Female

Thousand Palms Adults

There are 5,951 adults, (2,072 of whom are seniors) in Thousand Palms.

Thousand Palms Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

53.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Thousand Palms Sex Ratio

Female

4,314

52.88%

Male

3,844

47.12%

Thousand Palms Population by Age

Thousand Palms Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Thousand Palms Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family81.7%18.3%
Married76.7%23.3%
All75.3%24.7%
Female59.7%40.3%
Male10.7%89.3%

75.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Thousand Palms Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,8222.8875.3
Married1,6723.4776.7
Male564.9110.7
Female2583.7759.7
Non Family8361.381.7

3.49

Average Family Size

2.88

Average Household Size

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Thousand Palms Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade54210.34%
9th to 12th Grade4879.29%
High School Graduate1,79134.16%
Some College1,22823.42%
Associates Degree2915.55%
Bachelors Degree4919.36%
Graduate Degree4137.88%
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Thousand Palms Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Thousand Palms Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races773547387
Black29198
Hispanic2,4141,703442
White2,7472,439437
Asian22223
Other Race67649624
Native American5151

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 50.06%.

Thousand Palms Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,028$37,589$35,699
Less Than 9th Grade$$26,286$15,473
High School Graduate$36,454$36,589$35,167
Some College$33,625$51,471$30,474
Bachelors Degree$48,264$48,361$
Graduate Degree$70,875$$70,958

$37,028

Average Earnings

$37,589

Average Male

$35,699

Average Female

Thousand Palms Earnings by Educational Attainment

Thousand Palms Language by Age

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Thousand Palms Language

51.34% of Thousand Palms residents speak only English, while 48.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 47.54% of the population.

Thousand Palms Language

Thousand Palms Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black292896.55%
White3,04732710.73%
Other204NaN%
Hispanic4,89461012.46%
Multiple1,881170.90%

12.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.24%

Male Poverty Rate

14.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Thousand Palms

The race most likely to be in poverty in Thousand Palms is Black, with 96.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Thousand Palms is Multiple, with 0.90% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.30%.

Thousand Palms Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade3.60%
High School17.76%
Some College13.30%
Bachelors or Greater5.86%

Thousand Palms Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed7.24%
Male Unemployed15.87%
Female Employed4.68%
Female Unemployed27.27%

Thousand Palms Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Thousand Palms Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$58,814$69,407
Families$63,789$74,904
Married Families$67,533-
Non Families$27,026$53,101
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Income by Household Type

Thousand Palms Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.6%

Male Marriage Rate

47.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Thousand Palms Married by Age and Sex

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Thousand Palms 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.

Thousand Palms Marital Status by Race

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Thousand Palms Marital Status

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701

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War207
First Gulf War30
Vietnam198
Korea106
World War II80

Thousand Palms Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 54229
55 to 6446
65 to 74160
75+266

Thousand Palms Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White49512.22%
Black13.45%
Asian39.09%
2+ Races20221.33%
Hispanic2267.83%

Thousand Palms Veterans by Race

Thousand Palms Veterans by Education

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4.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Thousand Palms Veterans by Education

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49.2%

Labor Force Participation

46.8%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Thousand Palms Employment by Age

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Thousand Palms Employment by Race

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Thousand Palms 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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55.96%

Born in Thousand Palms

79.87%

Native Born

20.13%

Foreign Born

7.73%

Non Citizen

12.39%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

79.87% of Thousand Palms residents were born in the United States, with 55.96% having been born in California. 7.73% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Thousand Palms Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20107,7150.00%
20117,740250.32%
20127,765250.32%
20137,790250.32%
20147,815250.32%
20157,840250.32%
20167,865250.32%
20177,890250.32%
20187,915250.32%
20197,940250.32%
20207,967270.34%
20217,992250.31%
20228,017250.31%

Thousand Palms Population by Year