Twentynine Palms, California Population 2024

27,784

Twentynine Palms is a city located in San Bernardino County California. Twentynine Palms has a 2024 population of 27,784. Twentynine Palms is currently declining at a rate of -0.67% annually and its population has decreased by -1.05% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 28,079 in 2020.

The average household income in Twentynine Palms is $69,749 with a poverty rate of 17.17%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Twentynine Palms is 24.5 years, 23.2 years for males, and 26 years for females.

Twentynine Palms Demographics

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

  • White: 61.6%
  • Two or more races: 20.76%
  • Black or African American: 8.67%
  • Asian: 3.22%
  • Other race: 3.06%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.88%
  • Native American: 0.82%
Land Area (mi²)
58.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
472.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.05% (-295)
The current population of Twentynine Palms, California is 27,784 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 28,079.

Twentynine Palms, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White17,25161.6%
Two or more races5,81420.76%
Black or African American2,4278.67%
Asian9013.22%
Other race8563.06%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander5271.88%
Native American2300.82%
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White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Twentynine Palms Population by Race

Twentynine Palms Population Pyramid 2024

Twentynine Palms Median Age

24.5

Total

23.2

Male

26

Female

Twentynine Palms Adults

There are 20,623 adults, (1,745 of whom are seniors) in Twentynine Palms.

Twentynine Palms Age Dependency

48.4

Age Dependency Ratio

9.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Twentynine Palms Sex Ratio

Female12,34444.08%
Male15,66255.92%

Twentynine Palms Population by Age

Twentynine Palms Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9,2902.6333.966.1
Married4,6373.2827.872.2
Non Family3,1731.1940.559.5
Female9773.9237.862.2
Male5033.24060
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3.29

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

33.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Twentynine Palms Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Twentynine Palms Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Twentynine Palms Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 97.48%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 37.47%.

Twentynine Palms Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$45,781

Average Earnings

$49,220

Average Male

$40,551

Average Female

Twentynine Palms Earnings by Educational Attainment

Twentynine Palms Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Twentynine Palms Language

82.14% of Twentynine Palms residents speak only English, while 17.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.46% of the population.

Twentynine Palms Language

Twentynine Palms Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White12,8681,44311.21%
Hispanic6,0691,32421.82%
Black1,98279840.26%
Multiple4,77675015.7%
Other83116619.98%
Islander51910019.27%
Asian793405.04%
Native1942010.31%
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17.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.12%

Male Poverty Rate

19.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Twentynine Palms

The race most likely to be in poverty in Twentynine Palms is Black, with 40.26% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Twentynine Palms is Asian, with 5.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.08%.

Twentynine Palms Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.82%
High School16.9%
Some College12.53%
Bachelors or Greater5.3%
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Twentynine Palms Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed78.61%
Female Unemployed56.9%
Female Employed9.74%
Male Employed6.55%
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Twentynine Palms Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Twentynine Palms Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Twentynine Palms Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.0%

Male Marriage Rate

55.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Twentynine Palms Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Twentynine 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 20-34.

Twentynine Palms Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Twentynine Palms Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,116

Number of Veterans

1,685

Male Veterans

431

Female Veterans

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Twentynine Palms Veterans by War

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Twentynine Palms Veterans by Age

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Twentynine Palms Veterans by Race

Twentynine Palms Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Twentynine Palms Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

70.9%

Labor Force Participation

34.4%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Twentynine Palms Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Twentynine Palms Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Twentynine Palms Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

46.4%

Born in Twentynine Palms

93.22%

Native Born

6.78%

Foreign Born

2.52%

Non Citizen

4.26%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.22% of Twentynine Palms residents were born in the United States, with 46.4% having been born in California. 2.52% 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

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202926,849-187-0.69%
202827,036-187-0.69%
202727,223-187-0.68%
202627,410-187-0.68%
202527,597-187-0.67%
202427,784-187-0.67%
202327,971-187-0.66%
202228,158-187-0.66%
202128,3452660.95%
202028,0791,6236.13%
201926,456-313-1.17%
201826,769-45-0.17%
201726,8145402.06%
201626,274860.33%
201526,1881310.5%
201426,057980.38%
201325,959810.31%
201225,8783711.45%
201125,5074001.59%
201025,10710,34370.06%
200014,7642,94324.9%
199011,8214,35658.35%
19807,4651,79831.73%
19705,6674,645454.5%
19501,022
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Twentynine Palms Population by Year