Thermal is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Thermal Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Riverside County at latitude 33.6403 and longitude -116.1395. Riverside County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is -118 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Thermal Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 9.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.Photos of the local Thermal, CA area
Also See: Thermal, CA ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps
|Population in Households||2,962|
|Population in Familes||2,723|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||2|
|Average Household Size||4.2|
|Average Family Size||4|
|Total Housing Units||782 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||260 (33.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||446 (57.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||76 ( 9.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$128,378|
|Average Home Value||$197,596|
|Median Household Income||$28,128|
|Average Household Income||$39,321|
|Per Capita Income||$9,484|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.17%|
|Per Capita Income||2.26%|
The table below compares Thermal 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||# 793||48th|
|Population Density1||# 1047||31st|
|Diversity Index2||# 260||83rd|
|Median Household Income||# 1452||5th|
|Per Capita Income||# 1481||3rd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.