Desert Center is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Desert Center Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Riverside County at latitude 33.7125 and longitude -115.4022. Riverside County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 906 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Desert Center Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 30.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.
The table below compares Desert Center to the other 1,523 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 1329||13th|
|Population Density1||# 1501||2nd|
|Diversity Index2||# 330||79th|
|Median Household Income||# 1022||33rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 756||50th|
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|Population in Households||217|
|Population in Familes||177|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.41|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||149 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||57 (38.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||33 (22.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||59 (39.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$56,667|
|Average Home Value||$134,483|
|Median Household Income||$44,013|
|Average Household Income||$72,370|
|Per Capita Income||$25,620|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.41%|
|Per Capita Income||2.11%|
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