Cathedral City, California

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Population in 2017: 54,596 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +28.0%
Males: 28,611  (52.4%)
Females: 25,985  (47.6%)
Median resident age:

37.9 years
California median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 92234, 92241, 92264, 92270, 92276.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $45,622 (it was $38,887 in 2000)
Cathedral City:

$45,622
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,986 (it was $16,215 in 2000)

Cathedral City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $269,187 (it was $113,600 in 2000)
Cathedral City:

$269,187
CA:

$509,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $286,252; detached houses: $317,159; townhouses or other attached units: $300,001; in 2-unit structures: $296,961; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $303,299; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $606,749; mobile homes: $48,373; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $61,370

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,217.

March 2019 cost of living index in Cathedral City: 82.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.7%
(12.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.1% for Black residents, 25.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 14.0% for American Indian residents, 81.6% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 18.2% for other race residents, 18.3% for two or more races residents)
  • Races in Cathedral City, CA (2017)
    • 33,58060.7%Hispanic
    • 16,61630.1%White alone
    • 2,6254.7%Asian alone
    • 1,5622.8%Black alone
    • 7581.4%Two or more races
    • 1820.3%American Indian alone
    • 1810.3%Other race alone
    • 230.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Cathedral City detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 59 registered sex offenders living in Cathedral City, California as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Cathedral City is 928 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Cathedral City by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
3
(5.9)
4
(7.7)
4
(7.4)
2
(3.7)
3
(5.6)
3
(5.6)
4
(7.7)
2
(3.8)
4
(7.5)
1
(1.9)
3
(5.6)
5
(9.2)
2
(3.7)
2
(3.6)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
10
(19.6)
15
(28.7)
18
(33.4)
22
(41.0)
15
(28.2)
17
(31.8)
15
(29.0)
10
(18.9)
9
(17.0)
11
(20.6)
13
(24.1)
18
(33.1)
14
(25.7)
22
(40.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
44
(86.1)
62
(118.8)
49
(90.8)
54
(100.7)
62
(116.5)
49
(91.7)
53
(102.3)
68
(128.6)
44
(82.9)
49
(91.8)
49
(90.8)
51
(93.9)
49
(89.9)
39
(70.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
195
(381.7)
152
(291.3)
133
(246.5)
163
(304.1)
123
(231.0)
180
(336.8)
154
(297.3)
124
(234.6)
92
(173.4)
67
(125.5)
52
(96.4)
78
(143.6)
72
(132.1)
109
(198.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
559
(1,094)
501
(960.2)
501
(928.6)
554
(1,034)
430
(807.7)
556
(1,040)
790
(1,525)
626
(1,184)
399
(751.9)
386
(723.3)
327
(606.2)
275
(506.3)
176
(322.9)
188
(341.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,023
(2,002)
871
(1,669)
906
(1,679)
825
(1,539)
596
(1,120)
660
(1,235)
713
(1,376)
653
(1,235)
417
(785.8)
491
(920.0)
505
(936.1)
429
(789.8)
340
(623.8)
283
(514.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
497
(972.7)
337
(645.9)
380
(704.3)
254
(473.9)
195
(366.3)
289
(540.7)
280
(540.5)
297
(561.8)
302
(569.1)
317
(594.0)
320
(593.2)
393
(723.5)
253
(464.2)
246
(446.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.9)
5
(9.3)
6
(11.3)
9
(16.8)
7
(13.5)
10
(18.9)
1
(1.9)
1
(1.9)
4
(7.4)
5
(9.2)
6
(11.0)
6
(10.9)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)364.1317.9306.6303.2245.6297.0333.8285.4217.8207.8204.3226.7166.0180.3

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City-data.com crime index in Cathedral City, CA

Crime rate in Cathedral City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 72 (48 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.87
California average:

1.99
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Cathedral City, CA City Guides:

Ancestries: German (2.7%), American (2.3%), Italian (1.8%), English (1.7%), Irish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 400 feet

Land area: 19.2 square miles.

Population density: 2,847 people per square mile   (average).

Cathedral City, California map

16,810 residents are foreign born (24.2% Latin America).

This city:

30.4%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,134 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,084 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Coachella Valley, CA (20.8 miles , pop. 118,932).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Riverside, CA (54.4 miles , pop. 255,166).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Diego, CA (81.3 miles , pop. 1,223,400).

Nearest cities:

Rancho Mirage, CA (1.9 miles ),
Palm Springs, CA (2.0 miles ),
Thousand Palms, CA (2.1 miles ),
Palm Desert, CA (2.8 miles ),
Garnet, CA (2.8 miles ),
Desert Edge, CA (2.8 miles ),
Sky Valley, CA (2.9 miles ),
Indian Wells, CA (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 33.81 N, Longitude: 116.46 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -10,487 (-19.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,438 (22.9%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 760

Distribution of median household income in Cathedral City, CA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Cathedral City, CA in 2017
Cathedral City satellite photo by USGS

Cathedral City tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.5%
California:

4.6%
Unemployment by year
Population change in the 1990s: +11,444 (+36.7%).
Most common industries in Cathedral City, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (17.5%)
  • Construction (11.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (8.3%)
  • Health care (8.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.6%)
  • Educational services (5.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (16.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (10.8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.9%)
  • Health care (4.0%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.9%)
  • Public administration (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (18.4%)
  • Health care (13.4%)
  • Educational services (7.8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.6%)
  • Private households (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Cathedral City, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11.1%)
  • Construction laborers (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.8%)
  • Cashiers (4.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.3%)

Average climate in Cathedral City, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Cathedral City, California environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 178. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

178
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.174. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.174
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.66. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.66
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 42.8. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

42.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 25.1. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.1
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.91. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.91
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Cathedral City-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 696% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 26.3 miles away from Cathedral City center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 48.9 miles away from Cathedral City center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 166.5 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 60.0 miles away from Cathedral City center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 87.7 miles away from Cathedral City center
On 6/28/1992 at 15:05:30, a magnitude 6.9 (6.3 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.5 MW, 6.9 ME, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 38.9 miles away from Cathedral City center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Riverside County (43) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 27
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 22, Floods: 18, Storms: 8, Winter Storms: 6, Landslides: 5, Mudslides: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Earthquake: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cathedral City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Cathedral City:

  • CANYON SPRINGS (69696 RAMON ROAD)
  • CHARTER BHS OF SO CA PALM SPRINGS (provides emergency services, 69696 RAMON ROAD)
  • CATHEDRAL CITY DIALYSIS (30885 DATE PALM DRIVE)
  • DESERT OASIS HEALTHCARE-HOME HEALTH SERVICES (35-325 DATE PALM DRIVE, SUITE #236)
  • LIFECARE SOLUTIONS, INC (27620 LANDAU BLVD STE 1)

Heliports located in Cathedral City:

Amtrak stations near Cathedral City:

  • 5 miles: PALM SPRINGS (300 N. INDIAN AVE.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 8 miles: PALM DESERT (MONTEREY AVE. & SAN GORGONIO WAY) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 8 miles: PALM SPRINGS - NORTH (PALM SPRINGS, INDIAN CANYON DR. @ I-10) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public restrooms, public payphones.

College/University in Cathedral City:

  • Mayfield College (Full-time enrollment: 238; Location: 35-325 Date Palm Dr Ste 101; Private, for-profit; Website: www.mayfieldcollege.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cathedral City:

  • College of the Desert (about 7 miles; Palm Desert, CA; Full-time enrollment: 5,686)
  • Mt San Jacinto Community College District (about 30 miles; San Jacinto, CA; FT enrollment: 8,426)
  • Crafton Hills College (about 40 miles; Yucaipa, CA; FT enrollment: 3,222)
  • Moreno Valley College (about 43 miles; Moreno Valley, CA; FT enrollment: 4,650)
  • University of Redlands (about 44 miles; Redlands, CA; FT enrollment: 4,854)
  • Loma Linda University (about 49 miles; Loma Linda, CA; FT enrollment: 2,839)
  • The Art Institute of California-Argosy University Inland Empire (about 50 miles; San Bernardino, CA; FT enrollment: 2,238)

Public high schools in Cathedral City:

Private high school in Cathedral City:

  • STEPPING STONES (Students: 50, Location: 68550 DINAH SHORE DR, Grades: 2-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Cathedral City:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Cathedral City: McPherson Ranch (A), Outdoor Resorts of America Golf Course (B), Olympic Golf and Tennis Driving Range (C), Desert Princess Resort and Country Club (D), De Anza Country Club (E), Cathedral City Branch Riverside City and County Public Library (F), Cathedral City Fire Department Station 413 (G), Cathedral City Fire Department Station 411 (H), Cathedral City Fire Department Station 412 (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Canyon Plaza Shopping Center (1), Date Palm Shopping Center (2), Century Plaza Shopping Center (3), Cathedral Village Shopping Center (4), Cathedral Plaza Shopping Center (5), Cathedral City Shopping Plaza Shopping Center (6), Cathedral City Marketplace Shopping Center (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Palm Springs District Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Palm Canyon Wash (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Cathedral City include: Agua Caliente Park (1), Century Park (2), Panorama Park (3), Second Street Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Comfort Suites (69151 E. Palm Canyon) (1), Beckley's Villa Motel (67500 East Palm Canyon Drive) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Jeremy Thornburg - Football player, Thomas Shewmake - College basketball player (CS Northridge Matadors).

Riverside County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This city:

3.0 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

64.9%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

10.8%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 3.8% of all households

People in group quarters in Cathedral City in 2010:

  • 148 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 66 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 32 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 25 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 20 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Cathedral City in 2000:

  • 108 people in other group homes
  • 32 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 5 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Banks with branches in Cathedral City (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Cathedral City Branch at 68-435 Highway 111, branch established on 1954/04/19. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Cathedral City Stater Bros. Banking at 67800 Vista Chino, branch established on 2010/05/03. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Cathedral City Branch at 35950 Date Palm Drive, branch established on 1892/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Cathedral City Branch at 69255 Ramon Road, branch established on 2001/08/12. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Pacific Western Bank: Cathedral City Branch at 30-855 Date Palm Drive, branch established on 1990/01/16. Info updated 2011/03/14: Bank assets: $5,513.1 mil, Deposits: $4,614.5 mil, headquarters in Los Angeles, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 78 total offices, Holding Company: Capgen Capital Group Ii Lp

For population 15 years and over in Cathedral City:

Marital status in Cathedral City, CA
  • Never married: 37.1%
  • Now married: 45.5%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

For population 25 years and over in Cathedral City:

  • High school or higher: 77.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.4
California average:

15.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Cathedral City
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Religion statistics for Cathedral City, CA (based on Riverside County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic602,76551
Evangelical Protestant240,306741
Other77,581194
Mainline Protestant29,535103
Black Protestant19,17040
Orthodox3,64711
None1,216,637-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 330
This county:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 11
Riverside County:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 91
Riverside County:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 311
Here:

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,125
Here:

5.45 / 10,000 pop.
California:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Riverside County:

7.7%
State:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Riverside County:

24.5%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.2%
California:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.3%
California:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.2%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.4
State:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.1%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.7%
California:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Cathedral City:

6.8
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
Cathedral City:

32.2%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
Here:

54.5%
California:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Cathedral City:

79.7%
California:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Cathedral City, CA Residents

Cathedral City government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $2,758,000 ($50.52)
    Regular Highways: $2,238,000 ($40.99)
    Parks and Recreation: $146,000 ($2.67)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $15,077,000 ($276.16)
    Housing and Community Development: $10,942,000 ($200.42)
    Central Staff Services: $7,278,000 ($133.31)
    Local Fire Protection: $6,753,000 ($123.69)
    Regular Highways: $4,500,000 ($82.42)
    Health - Other: $2,899,000 ($53.10)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,494,000 ($27.36)
    Parks and Recreation: $852,000 ($15.61)
    Financial Administration: $745,000 ($13.65)
    Solid Waste Management: $441,000 ($8.08)
    General - Other: $162,000 ($2.97)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $85,000 ($1.56)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $10,865,000 ($199.01)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing and Community Development: $1,924,000 ($35.24)
    Police Protection: $337,000 ($6.17)
    General - Other: $178,000 ($3.26)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $14,485,000 ($265.31)

Cathedral City government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $2,727,000 ($49.95)
    Housing and Community Development: $785,000 ($14.38)
    Solid Waste Management: $697,000 ($12.77)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,685,000 ($30.86)
    Housing and Community Development: $524,000 ($9.60)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,179,000 ($58.23)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,629,000 ($29.84)
    Sale of Property: $751,000 ($13.76)
    Fines and Forfeits: $734,000 ($13.44)
    Special Assessments: $446,000 ($8.17)
    Rents: $166,000 ($3.04)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,599,000 ($47.60)
    Highways: $1,456,000 ($26.67)
    General Local Government Support: $38,000 ($0.70)
  • Tax - Property: $36,582,000 ($670.05)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $9,568,000 ($175.25)
    Public Utilities Sales: $4,619,000 ($84.60)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,136,000 ($20.81)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $411,000 ($7.53)
    Other License: $241,000 ($4.41)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $128,000 ($2.34)
    Other: $42,000 ($0.77)

Cathedral City government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $289,570,000 ($5303.87)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $271,439,000 ($4971.77)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,947,000 ($145.56)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $315,000 ($5.77)

Cathedral City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,040,000 ($238.85)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,547,000 ($303.08)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $59,549,000 ($1090.72)

6.47% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($57,010 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.47%
California average:

5.03%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($452 average AGI)
Riverside County:

0.05%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from San Bernardino County, CA  1.31% ($51,234 average AGI)
from Los Angeles County, CA  1.23% ($57,313)
from Orange County, CA  1.00% ($64,976)


5.66% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,625 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.66%
California average:

5.21%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($480 average AGI)
Riverside County:

0.05%
California average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to San Bernardino County, CA  1.11% ($44,347 average AGI)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.77% ($46,622)
to Orange County, CA  0.71% ($58,801)
Businesses in Cathedral City, CA
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness1Kroger1
7-Eleven2MasterBrand Cabinets1
99 Cents Only Stores1Mazda1
AT&T1McDonald's2
Applebee's1Nissan1
AutoZone1Panda Express1
Baskin-Robbins1Payless1
Big O Tires1Penske1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Burlington Coat Factory1Quality1
CVS2RadioShack1
Carl\s Jr.2Rite Aid1
Chevrolet1SONIC Drive-In1
Circle K4Sprint Nextel2
Cold Stone Creamery1Starbucks3
DHL1Subaru1
Dennys1Subway4
Discount Tire1T-Mobile1
Domino's Pizza1Taco Bell1
El Pollo Loco2Target1
FedEx5The Room Place1
GNC1Trader Joe's1
Goodwill1Travelodge1
H&R Block2U-Haul1
Holiday Inn1UPS7
Honda1Vans1
IHOP1Volkswagen1
Jones New York1Walgreens3
KFC1

Strongest AM radio stations in Cathedral City:

  • KWXY (1340 AM; 1 kW; CATHEDRAL CITY, CA; Owner: GLEN BARNETT, INC.)
  • KGAM (1450 AM; 1 kW; PALM SPRINGS, CA; Owner: R & R RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KNWQ (1140 AM; 10 kW; PALM SPRINGS, CA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KPSI (920 AM; 5 kW; PALM SPRINGS, CA; Owner: R & R RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KXPS (1010 AM; 4 kW; THOUSAND PALMS, CA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KCMJ (1270 AM; 5 kW; THOUSAND PALMS, CA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KNWZ (970 AM; 5 kW; COACHELLA, CA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KPLS (830 AM; 50 kW; ORANGE, CA; Owner: CRN LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFMB (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: MIDWEST TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCBQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: RADIO 1210, INC.)
  • KTNQ (1020 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTNQ-AM LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cathedral City:

  • KLOB (94.7 FM; THOUSAND PALMS, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KEZN (103.1 FM; PALM DESERT, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KMRJ (99.5 FM; RANCHO MIRAGE, CA; Owner: DANIEL P. MITCHELL)
  • KHCS (91.7 FM; PALM DESERT, CA; Owner: PRAIRIE AVENUE GOSPEL CENTER)
  • K280CV (103.9 FM; CATHEDRAL CITY, CA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KDES-FM (104.7 FM; PALM SPRINGS, CA; Owner: R & R RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KWXY-FM (98.5 FM; CATHEDRAL CITY, CA; Owner: GLEN BARNETT, INC.)
  • KATY-FM (101.3 FM; IDYLLWILD, CA; Owner: ALL PRO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLRD (90.1 FM; YUCAIPA, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K201AR (88.1 FM; BANNING, CA; Owner: KSGN, INC.)
  • K232CX (94.3 FM; DESERT HOT SPRINGS, CA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KYOR (106.9 FM; YUCCA VALLEY, CA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KRTM (88.9 FM; TEMECULA, CA; Owner: PENFOLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KCLB-FM (93.7 FM; COACHELLA, CA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KWRP (96.1 FM; SAN JACINTO, CA; Owner: MAGIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPSC (88.5 FM; PALM SPRINGS, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA)
  • KUOR-FM (89.1 FM; REDLANDS, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF REDLANDS)
  • KCRI (89.3 FM; INDIO, CA; Owner: SANTA MONICA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DIST.)
  • KJJZ (102.3 FM; INDIO, CA; Owner: R M BROADCASTING L.L.C.)
  • KUNA-FM (96.7 FM; LA QUINTA, CA; Owner: GULF-CALIFORNIA BROADCAST COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Cathedral City:

  • KESQ-TV (Channel 42; PALM SPRINGS, CA; Owner: GULF-CALIFORNIA BROADCAST COMPANY)
  • KYAV-LP (Channel 12; PALM SPRINGS, CA; Owner: JDF INVESTMENT CO. LLC)
  • KVPS-LP (Channel 8; INDIO, CA; Owner: VALCOM BROADCASTING LLC)
  • KMIR-TV (Channel 36; PALM SPRINGS, CA; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • K25GW (Channel 25; INDIO, CA; Owner: DESERT SPRINGS, INC.)
  • KPSP-LP (Channel 58; CATHEDRAL CITY-PALM, CA; Owner: DESERT TELEVISION LLC)
  • KVES-LP (Channel 28; PALM SPRINGS, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KDPX-LP (Channel 45; CATHEDRAL CITY, CA; Owner: CHARLES R. MEEKER)
  • K21DO (Channel 21; PALM SPRINGS/INDIO, CA; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K32EM (Channel 32; MORONGO VALLEY, CA; Owner: COUNTY OF SAN BERNARDINO AREA 70)
  • K34EU (Channel 34; MORONGO VALLEY, CA; Owner: COUNTY OF SAN BERNARDINO AREA 70)
  • K13WJ (Channel 13; MORONGO VALLEY, CA; Owner: COUNTY OF SAN BERNARDINO AREA 70)
  • K62AO (Channel 62; MORONGO VALLEY, CA; Owner: COUNTY OF SAN BERNARDINO AREA 70)
  • K21GI (Channel 21; MORONGO VALLEY, CA; Owner: COUNTY OF SAN BERNARDINO AREA 70)
  • K30GU (Channel 30; MORONGO VALLEY, CA; Owner: COUNTY OF SAN BERNARDINO AREA 70)
  • K67BH (Channel 67; MORONGO VALLEY, CA; Owner: COUNTY OF SAN BERNARDINO AREA 70)
  • K66BM (Channel 66; PALM SPRINGS, CA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KPSE-LP (Channel 50; PALM SPRINGS, CA; Owner: MIRAGE MEDIA, LLC)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Cathedral City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 82ft / 25.1mTotal length
  • $9,557,000Total costs
  • 357,000Total average daily traffic
  • 31,550Total average daily truck traffic
  • 517,361Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Cathedral City, CA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 21990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Cathedral City, CA
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 10 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED307$171,138372$165,520558$202,58712$119,5200$0358$182,97511$53,777
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED31$168,47866$167,42589$210,6596$73,9220$062$191,8967$43,877
APPLICATIONS DENIED58$178,405132$159,115399$223,14234$86,1701$830,790196$199,43714$47,148
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN43$183,42182$150,406209$209,88615$141,7740$076$176,7870$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS8$180,79624$165,56261$211,5465$195,3040$030$189,9110$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 14 tracts in Cathedral City, CA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 10 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED42$165,4703$290,6308$176,005
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED21$191,4181$198,0003$208,697
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$223,8757$316,4132$126,580
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$53,9501$199,8903$97,007
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$195,8032$313,4450$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Cathedral City, CA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Cathedral City, CA - Value

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 93. The highest number of fires - 198 took place in 2011, and the least - 0 in 2008. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Cathedral City, CA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (53.5%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (20.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Cathedral City, CA
    • 74453.5%Outside Fires
    • 28920.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 26519.1%Structure Fires
    • 926.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Cathedral City, CA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Cathedral City, California:

  • Quaility Inn & Suites Date Palm, 69151 E Palm Cyn Dr, Cathedral City, California 92234 , Phone: (619) 324-5939
  • DoubleTree by Hilton Golf Resort Palm Springs, 67967 Vis Chino, Cathedral City, California 92234 , Phone: (760) 322-7000, Fax: (760) 322-6853
  • Staybridge Suites Cathedral City, 67711 30th Ave, Cathedral city, California 92234 , Phone: (877) 238-8889, Fax: (760) 680-7071
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Cathedral City, California
Most common first names in Cathedral City, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John14473.3 years
James13869.6 years
Robert13672.6 years
William12674.2 years
Mary8579.2 years
Richard8271.9 years
Joseph7575.9 years
Charles7374.4 years
George6975.4 years
Donald5772.3 years
Most common last names in Cathedral City, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4970.7 years
Johnson3875.9 years
Davis2977.3 years
Miller2677.5 years
Brown2471.6 years
Anderson2377.6 years
Jones2377.7 years
Williams2270.2 years
Wilson2177.7 years
Martin1977.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Cathedral City, CA
  • 73.9%Utility gas
  • 19.4%Electricity
  • 2.9%No fuel used
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Solar energy
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Wood
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Cathedral City, CA
  • 59.7%Utility gas
  • 33.6%Electricity
  • 5.1%No fuel used
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%Solar energy


Cathedral City compared to California state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • House age below state average.

Cathedral City on our top lists:

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  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: administrative and support and waste management services (population 50,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (population 50,000+)"
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  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest daily high temperatures (population 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: accommodation and food services (population 50,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of unmarried partner households (population 50,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the hottest summers (population 50,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest average yearly precipitation (population 50,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 100 cities with strongest arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services industries (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: food preparation and serving related occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of police officers per 1000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely lesbian couples (counted as self-reported female-female unmarried-partner households) (population 50,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of males (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: arts, entertainment, and recreation (population 50,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: administrative and support and waste management services (population 50,000+)"
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  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: arts, entertainment, and recreation (population 50,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index decrease from 2011 to 2012 (population 50,000+)"
  • #26 (92270) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of returns reporting salary or wage in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #80 (92264) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most hotels or motels in 2005"
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  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
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