Twentynine Palms, California Population 2021

25,477
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Twentynine Palms is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 25,477, it is the 271st largest city in California and the 1519th largest city in the United States. Twentynine Palms is currently declining at a rate of -1.16% annually but its population has increased by 1.71% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 25,048 in 2010. Twentynine Palms reached it's highest population of 26,478 in 2017. Spanning over 59 miles, Twentynine Palms has a population density of 434 people per square mile.

The average household income in Twentynine Palms is $56,108 with a poverty rate of 22.74%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $957 per month, and the median house value is $146,400. The median age in Twentynine Palms is 24.2 years, 23.2 years for males, and 26.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 132.5 males.

Twentynine Palms Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Twentynine Palms was:

  • White: 73.08%
  • Black or African American: 10.20%
  • Two or more races: 6.21%
  • Asian: 3.81%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 2.86%
  • Other race: 2.86%
  • Native American: 0.99%
The current population of Twentynine Palms, California is 25,477, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 26,371.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 25,048.

Twentynine Palms, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White19,10773.08%
Black or African American2,66710.20%
Two or More Races1,6236.21%
Asian9973.81%
Some Other Race7472.86%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander7472.86%
American Indian and Alaska Native2590.99%
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Twentynine Palms Population by Race

Twentynine Palms Population Pyramid 2021

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Twentynine Palms Median Age

24.2


Total

23.2


Male

26.2


Female

Twentynine Palms Adults

There are 18,865 adults, (1,565 of whom are seniors) in Twentynine Palms.

Twentynine Palms Age Dependency

51.1

Age Dependency Ratio

9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Twentynine Palms Sex Ratio

Female

11,244

43.00%

Male

14,903

57.00%

Twentynine Palms Population by Age

Twentynine Palms Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Twentynine Palms Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male41.5%58.5%
Non Family41%59%
All32.1%67.9%
Female29.4%70.6%
Married25.2%74.8%

32.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Twentynine Palms Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,2792.7532.1
Married4,0923.3125.2
Non Family2,8181.2741
Female8374.2629.4
Male5323.9341.5

3.43

Average Family Size

2.75

Average Household Size

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Twentynine Palms Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2692.17%
9th to 12th Grade8656.99%
High School Graduate2,97724.06%
Some College4,45135.97%
Associates Degree1,27910.34%
Bachelors Degree1,72913.97%
Graduate Degree8056.51%
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Twentynine Palms Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Twentynine Palms Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,3226,7641,746
Hispanic2,5272,131339
Black1,2751,236218
Asian570523172
Other Race38231045
Multiple Races33133158
Islander3072215
Native American1251177

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 30.18%.

Twentynine Palms Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,651$40,188$30,799
Less Than High School$21,477$24,313$11,392
High School Grad$31,031$36,136$25,352
Some College$34,675$40,388$30,093
Bachelors Degree$51,179$54,702$47,868
Graduate Degree$56,797$76,818$52,135

$35,651

Average Earnings

$40,188

Average Male

$30,799

Average Female

Twentynine Palms Earnings by Educational Attainment

Twentynine Palms Language by Age

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Twentynine Palms Language

85.67% of Twentynine Palms residents speak only English, while 14.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.13% of the population.

Twentynine Palms Language

Twentynine Palms Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White12,2592,18717.84%
Hispanic5,2271,22623.46%
Black2,3751,02443.12%
Multiple1,57146429.54%
Asian78914117.87%
Islander70610014.16%
Native2116631.28%
Other747304.02%

22.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.30%

Male Poverty Rate

23.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Twentynine Palms

The race most likely to be in poverty in Twentynine Palms is Black, with 43.12% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Twentynine Palms is Other, with 4.02% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.73%.

Twentynine Palms Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.14%
Some College22.66%
High School22.03%
Bachelors or Greater7.13%

Twentynine Palms Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed81.07%
Female Unemployed42.05%
Female Employed16.13%
Male Employed10.91%

Twentynine Palms Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Twentynine Palms Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,226$56,108
Families$45,604$60,232
Married Families$49,151-
Non Families$37,598$44,486
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Income by Household Type

Twentynine Palms Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.5%

Male Marriage Rate

60.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Twentynine Palms Married by Age and Sex

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Twentynine Palms 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.

Twentynine Palms Marital Status by Race

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Twentynine Palms Marital Status

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2,539

Number of Veterans

2,124

Male Veterans

415

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1,413
First Gulf War652
Vietnam337
World War II44
Korea39

Twentynine Palms Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 341,026
35 to 54652
55 to 64384
65 to 74252
75+225

Twentynine Palms Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,90020.28%
Hispanic57422.23%
Black32127.11%
2 or More14838.95%
Other8622.22%
Asian7310.50%
Indian64.23%
Hawaiian51.09%

Twentynine Palms Veterans by Race

Twentynine Palms Veterans by Education

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13.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Twentynine Palms Veterans by Education

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71.4%

Labor Force Participation

34.9%

Employment Rate

10.4%

Unemployment Rate

Twentynine Palms Employment by Age

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Twentynine Palms Employment by Race

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Twentynine 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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44.61%

Born in California

93.10%

Native Born

6.90%

Foreign Born

2.88%

Non Citizen

4.02%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.10% of Twentynine Palms residents were born in the United States, with 44.61% having been born in California. 2.88% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Twentynine Palms Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202125,477-298-1.16%
202025,775-298-1.14%
201926,073-298-1.13%
201826,371-107-0.40%
201726,4785372.07%
201625,941700.27%
201525,8711200.47%
201425,751650.25%
201325,686790.31%
201225,6072450.97%
201125,3622611.04%
201025,10110,3375.45%
200014,7642,9432.25%
199011,8214,3564.70%
19807,4651,7982.79%
19705,6674,6458.94%
19501,0220.00%

Twentynine Palms Population by Year