Yucca Valley, California Population 2021

21,949
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Yucca Valley is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 21,949, it is the 292nd largest city in California and the 1721st largest city in the United States. Yucca Valley is currently growing at a rate of 0.39% annually and its population has increased by 6.03% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 20,700 in 2010. Yucca Valley reached it's highest population of 21,949 in 2021. Spanning over 40 miles, Yucca Valley has a population density of 551 people per square mile.

The average household income in Yucca Valley is $66,260 with a poverty rate of 20.87%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $919 per month, and the median house value is $172,600. The median age in Yucca Valley is 42.9 years, 42.2 years for males, and 43.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.5 males.

Yucca Valley Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Yucca Valley was:

  • White: 80.27%
  • Black or African American: 7.10%
  • Two or more races: 5.08%
  • Other race: 3.51%
  • Native American: 1.50%
  • Asian: 1.41%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.12%
The current population of Yucca Valley, California is 21,949, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 21,691.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 20,700.

Yucca Valley, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White17,35780.27%
Black or African American1,5357.10%
Two or More Races1,0995.08%
Some Other Race7603.51%
American Indian and Alaska Native3241.50%
Asian3051.41%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2421.12%
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Yucca Valley Population by Race

Yucca Valley Population Pyramid 2021

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Yucca Valley Median Age

42.9


Total

42.2


Male

43.8


Female

Yucca Valley Adults

There are 16,732 adults, (4,418 of whom are seniors) in Yucca Valley.

Yucca Valley Age Dependency

75.6

Age Dependency Ratio

35.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Yucca Valley Sex Ratio

Female

11,235

51.96%

Male

10,387

48.04%

Yucca Valley Population by Age

Yucca Valley Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Yucca Valley Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.3%24.7%
Non Family66.9%33.1%
All66.3%33.7%
Female47.5%52.5%
Male46.1%53.9%

66.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Yucca Valley Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,6522.4866.3
Married3,6243.1475.3
Non Family3,2451.2766.9
Female1,2433.3547.5
Male5403.2646.1

3.11

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

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Yucca Valley Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6104.02%
9th to 12th Grade1,2127.98%
High School Graduate4,64530.58%
Some College4,93032.46%
Associates Degree1,4289.40%
Bachelors Degree1,3288.74%
Graduate Degree1,0366.82%
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Yucca Valley Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Yucca Valley Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,5929,3561,640
Hispanic2,9472,487321
Black748719183
Multiple Races61052561
Other Race51035967
Native American30626230
Asian257204138
Islander242242

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 53.70%.

Yucca Valley Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,782$42,097$25,916
Less Than High School$14,557$16,144$9,821
High School Grad$30,485$38,188$25,607
Some College$30,879$50,492$20,668
Bachelors Degree$63,233$72,589$58,681
Graduate Degree$75,179$72,992$90,446

$31,782

Average Earnings

$42,097

Average Male

$25,916

Average Female

Yucca Valley Earnings by Educational Attainment

Yucca Valley Language by Age

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Yucca Valley Language

84.99% of Yucca Valley residents speak only English, while 15.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.08% of the population.

Yucca Valley Language

Yucca Valley Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,0482,48217.67%
Hispanic4,6871,31027.95%
Multiple1,09950646.04%
Black1,51140126.54%
Other75220126.73%
Asian30518159.34%
Native32412037.04%

20.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.64%

Male Poverty Rate

22.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Yucca Valley

The race most likely to be in poverty in Yucca Valley is Asian, with 59.34% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Yucca Valley is White, with 17.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.98%.

Yucca Valley Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School37.81%
High School18.59%
Some College13.45%
Bachelors or Greater6.53%

Yucca Valley Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed51.00%
Female Unemployed32.53%
Female Employed12.15%
Male Employed6.20%

Yucca Valley Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Yucca Valley Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,757$66,260
Families$65,203$74,704
Married Families$83,922-
Non Families$29,750$49,014
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Income by Household Type

Yucca Valley Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.5%

Male Marriage Rate

42.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Yucca Valley Married by Age and Sex

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Yucca Valley Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Yucca Valley Marital Status by Race

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Yucca Valley Marital Status

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2,029

Number of Veterans

1,922

Male Veterans

107

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam605
First Gulf War430
Second Gulf War333
Korea242
World War II56

Yucca Valley Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74530
55 to 64504
35 to 54462
75+447
18 to 3486

Yucca Valley Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,77713.10%
Hispanic40011.97%
Black968.73%
Other7514.71%
Asian5019.84%
2 or More162.40%
Indian154.63%

Yucca Valley Veterans by Race

Yucca Valley Veterans by Education

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9.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

Yucca Valley Veterans by Education

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53.9%

Labor Force Participation

47.1%

Employment Rate

11.8%

Unemployment Rate

Yucca Valley Employment by Age

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Yucca Valley Employment by Race

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Yucca Valley 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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67.07%

Born in California

92.13%

Native Born

7.87%

Foreign Born

2.11%

Non Citizen

5.75%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.13% of Yucca Valley residents were born in the United States, with 67.07% having been born in California. 2.11% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Yucca Valley Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202121,949860.39%
202021,863860.39%
201921,777860.40%
201821,691410.19%
201721,6501120.52%
201621,5381070.50%
201521,4311270.60%
201421,3042601.24%
201321,044530.25%
201220,9911240.59%
201120,8671720.83%
201020,6953,8302.07%
200016,8653,1642.10%
199013,7015,4075.15%
19808,2944,4017.86%
19703,8930.00%

Yucca Valley Population by Year