Desert Hot Springs, CA

28,092 Population
30.2 square miles 930.2 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.1%
was 0.1%
 
Population Density
930.2
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
59.8%
was 59.4%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
24.2%
was 24.7%
 
Percent Under 18
29.8%
was 30.9%
 
Percent 65 and Over
11.6%
was 10.1%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
4.8
was 8
Ranked 30th Lowest in CA
Percent Living in Poverty
33.9%
was 34.9%
 
Median Household Income
$34,059
was $33,027
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
42.2
43.1
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
24.6
was 7.2
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
816.4
was 991.6
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
3,906.3
was 3,948.3
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
11,538
was 11,099
 
Median Rent
$899
was $901
 
Total Building Permits
9
 
Occupied Housing Units
9,275
was 9,041
 
Homeownership Rate
45.5%
was 42.3%
 
Single Family Building Permits
9
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
381.8
was 367.5
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
30.9%
was 28.3%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
3.0
was 3.1
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
0.8
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.3
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
88.2%
was 86.7%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
73.4%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
96.7%
was 96.2%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
68.1%
was 67.7%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
12.2%
was 11.8%
 

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
87.3%
was 92.0%
 
Debt Service Ratio
3.2%
was 2.0%
 
Revenue
$18,579,490
was $26,604,361
 
Expenditure
$20,690,197
was $24,608,208
 
Revenue per Capita
$671
was $982
 
Expenditure per Capita
$748
was $908
 

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