Desert Center, CA 92239 ZIP Code Profile

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Preferred City Name & Primary Data

Preferred Name, USPS
Desert Center, CA 92239

Acceptable Alternative
Eagle Mountain, CA 92239
Eagle Mtn, CA 92239

Primary Data:

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Businesses Addresses: 36
  • Single Family Addresses: 1
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Riverside County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.713, Longitude -115.401
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

92239 ZIP Code Profile Overview

  1. The Data section of the 92239 Profile (this page) specifies the USPS Preferred City Name plus any additional city names they associate with this ZIP Code and Primary 92239 ZIP Code Data (see above). This page also has current Demographic Data for 92239 and Peer Comparison Data to other California ZIP Codes.
  2. The Maps section shows the Boundary Map for ZIP Code 92239.
  3. The Photos section shows photos taken in and around Desert Center, CA 92239. The location of the photos (availiable in 2 sizes) are displayed on a map.
  4. The Schools section displays either a list of schools in Desert Center, CA 92239 or a link to Riverside County schools.
  5. The Jobs section is a Jobs and Employment Center for Desert Center, CA 92239 with a searchable database of local area employment opportunities.

Desert Center, CA 92239 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 261
Population in Households 260
Population in Familes 213
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 0
Diversity Index2 81


Total Households 102
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 67
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 172 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 65 (37.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 37 (21.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 70 (40.7%)
Median Home Value $54,412
Average Home Value $143,077


Median Household Income $44,286
Average Household Income $71,331
Per Capita Income $27,957
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.5% 1.7%
Households 1.44% 1.71%
Families 1.46% 1.73%
Median Household Income   2.0%
Per Capita Income   2.18%
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 Center, CA 92239: Peer Comparison by Rank and Percentile (As of July 1, 2014)

The table below compares 92239 to the other 1,675 ZIP Codes in California by rank and percentile. The place with the highest value is ranked # 1. Percentile example: a location that ranks higher than 25% of its peers would be in the 25th percentile of the peer group.

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Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1519 9th
Population Density1 # 1650 2nd
Diversity Index2 # 424 75th
Median Household Income # 1141 32nd
Per Capita Income # 774 54th

Information Updates

The Demographic Data and Peer Comparison Ranking Data for cities, towns, counties, ZIP Codes and Census Designated Places (CDPs) profiled in this California Gazetteer is updated annually. The most recent update was on July 1, 2014.

The USPS report on the number of business and residential addresses being served in each ZIP Code and the ZIP Code Maps are updated 4 times per year. The last update was on August 1, 2014.

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