Desert Palms CDP, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Desert Palms CDP, California - Basic Facts

The Desert Palms Census Designated Place had a population of 7,001 as of July 1, 2016. Desert Palms CDP ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Desert Palms CDP is located at latitude 33.7791 and longitude -116.2982 in Riverside County. The formal boundaries for the Desert Palms Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.67 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

The Desert Palms Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629131) has a U2 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place without an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Desert Palms Census Designated Place is located within Coachella Valley CCD of Riverside County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Desert Palms CDP population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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Desert Palms CDP, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 7,001
Population in Households 7,001
Population in Familes 5,160
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,621
Diversity Index2 13
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,109
Average Household Size 1.7
Family Households 2,513
Average Family Size 2

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 5,104 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,710 (72.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 399 ( 7.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 995 (19.5%)
Median Home Value $448,117
Average Home Value $479,704
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $53,950
Average Household Income $77,462
Per Capita Income $45,477
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.1% 0.47%
Households 0.02% 0.36%
Families -0.03% 0.34%
Median Household Income   1.0%
Per Capita Income   1.78%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Desert Palms CDP, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Desert Palms CDP to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 565 63rd
Population Density1 # 520 66th
Diversity Index2 # 1503 1st
Median Household Income # 787 48th
Per Capita Income # 235 85th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.