La Quinta, CA

39,801 Population
35.1 square miles 1,132.8 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.1%
was 0.1%
 
Population Density
1,132.8
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
70.1%
was 69.9%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
15.0%
was 13.6%
 
Percent Under 18
21.2%
was 22.1%
 
Percent 65 and Over
24.4%
was 23.6%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.5
was 4.2
Ranked 17th Lowest in CA
Percent Living in Poverty
10.5%
was 9.6%
 
Median Household Income
$71,338
was $71,091
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
50.9
49.4
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
2.5
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
197.3
was 173.7
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
3,008.3
was 3,816.1
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
24,239
was 24,125
 
Median Rent
$1,381
was $1,341
 
Total Building Permits
250
was 231
 
Occupied Housing Units
15,232
was 15,210
 
Homeownership Rate
69.7%
was 70.3%
 
Single Family Building Permits
116
was 55
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
687.5
was 686.7
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
66.2%
was 66.4%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
134
was 176
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.6
was 2.6
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
10.1
was 9.5
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
6.5
was 6.0
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
90.5%
was 89.2%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
82.4%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.7%
was 99.9%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
89.7%
was 89.6%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
35.5%
was 36.4%
 

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
86.6%
was 84.8%
 
Debt Service Ratio
0.2%
was 0.4%
 
Revenue
$54,120,197
was $47,381,421
 
Expenditure
$54,178,151
was $78,365,563
 
Revenue per Capita
$1,396
was $1,244
 
Expenditure per Capita
$1,397
was $2,058
 

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