Cathedral City, California

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Population in 2014: 53,437 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +25.3%
Males: 27,673  (51.8%)
Females: 25,764  (48.2%)
Median resident age:  35.4 years
California median age:  35.7 years

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

Cathedral City Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2013: $42,494 (it was $38,887 in 2000)
Cathedral City:

$42,494
CA:

$60,190

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,376 (it was $16,215 in 2000)

Cathedral City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $183,696 (it was $113,600 in 2000)
Cathedral City:

$183,696
CA:

$373,100

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $192,987; Detached houses: $218,711; Townhouses or other attached units: $194,853; In 2-unit structures: $217,526; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $120,179; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $106,239; Mobile homes: $43,860; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $59,951

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,119.

  • Races in Cathedral City, CA (2013)

    Cathedral City races chart
    • 31,93060.0%Hispanic
    • 16,10130.3%White alone
    • 2,9405.5%Asian alone
    • 1,6273.1%Black alone
    • 5121.0%Two or more races
    • 1400.3%American Indian alone
    • 110.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Cathedral City: 117.2 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (5.7%), Irish (4.0%), United States (3.9%), English (3.7%), Italian (2.7%), French (1.3%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 400 feet

Land area: 19.2 square miles.

Population density: 2,787 people per square mile   (average).

Cathedral City,CA real estate house value index trend

Cathedral City, California map

For population 25 years and over in Cathedral City:

  • High school or higher: 75.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 10.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cathedral City city:

  • Never married: 35.8%
  • Now married: 44.7%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

18,249 residents are foreign born (27.7% Latin America).

This city:

34.3%
California:

26.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,480 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,768 (1.3%)

Cathedral City satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 197 buildings, average cost: $125,600
  • 1998: 216 buildings, average cost: $125,600
  • 1999: 225 buildings, average cost: $125,600
  • 2000: 219 buildings, average cost: $125,600
  • 2001: 492 buildings, average cost: $156,300
  • 2002: 641 buildings, average cost: $167,700
  • 2003: 386 buildings, average cost: $203,600
  • 2004: 336 buildings, average cost: $194,300
  • 2005: 412 buildings, average cost: $223,000
  • 2006: 166 buildings, average cost: $212,400
  • 2007: 40 buildings, average cost: $210,800
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $202,200
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $225,400
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $197,200
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $233,200
  • 2012: 9 buildings, average cost: $217,500
  • 2013: 10 buildings, average cost: $220,700
  • 2014: 32 buildings, average cost: $205,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 33.81 N, Longitude: 116.46 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -9,546 (-17.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,565 (21.4%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 760

Cathedral City household income distribution Cathedral City home values distribution

Crime rates in Cathedral City by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 7213442334241
per 100,000 15.84.32.05.97.77.43.75.65.67.73.87.51.9
Rapes 716161015182215171510911
per 100,000 15.834.232.619.628.733.441.028.231.829.018.917.020.6
Robberies 53485344624954624953684449
per 100,000 119.9102.6108.086.1118.890.8100.7116.591.7102.3128.682.991.8
Assaults 1521581691951521331631231801541249267
per 100,000 343.8337.7344.3381.7291.3246.5304.1231.0336.8297.3234.6173.4125.5
Burglaries 495556676559501501554430556790626399386
per 100,000 1,119.61,188.51,377.11,094.1960.2928.61,033.6807.71,040.21,525.01,184.1751.9723.3
Thefts 8078499601,023871906825596660713653417491
per 100,000 1,825.21,814.81,955.72,002.21,669.31,679.21,539.21,119.51,234.81,376.41,235.2785.8920.0
Auto thefts 411380602497337380254195289280297302317
per 100,000 929.6812.31,226.4972.7645.9704.3473.9366.3540.7540.5561.8569.1594.0
Arson 00100156971011
per 100,000 0.00.02.00.00.01.99.311.316.813.518.91.91.9
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 347.3329.0374.5337.4294.6284.1281.0227.6275.2309.4264.5201.8192.6

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Cathedral City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 68 (47 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.88
California average:

2.32

Cathedral City tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.1%
California:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +11,444 (+36.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (18%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (20%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (17%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Cathedral City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Cathedral City, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 the 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 the 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 the 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 (42) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 25
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 22, Floods: 17, Storms: 8, Winter Storms: 6, Landslides: 5, Mudslides: 3, Earthquake: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cathedral City topographic map

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

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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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

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 307. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

307
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.104. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.104
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 6.22. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.22
U.S.:

6.40

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 47.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

47.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 33.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.4
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.38. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.38
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 22.1%
(11.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.3% for Black residents, 27.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.1% for American Indian residents, 23.6% for other race residents, 32.8% for two or more races residents)
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

Cathedral City, California environmental map by EPA

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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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.6
California average:

15.4

Cathedral City travel time to work - commute Cathedral City mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Cathedral City city (based on Riverside County data)

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
Riverside County:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.7%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Riverside County:

24.5%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.2%
State:

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
Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 36$211,909$70,63623$2,852
Fire - Other 9$30,972$41,2960$0
Streets and Highways 18$82,040$54,6930$0
Solid Waste Management 1$4,778$57,3360$0
Parks and Recreation 15$42,881$34,3052$3,456
Other and Unallocable 6$25,631$51,2620$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 13$64,177$59,2401$1,933
Financial Administration 10$47,067$56,4801$1,636
Other Government Administration 12$66,703$66,7037$5,570
Police Protection - Officers 56$323,359$69,2910$0
Police - Other 18$94,885$63,2572$3,713
Totals for Government 194$994,403$61,50936$19,160

Cathedral City government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks & Recreation: $2,680,000 ($50.15)
    Housing & Community Development: $2,358,000 ($44.13)
    Regular Highways: $1,100,000 ($20.58)
    Police Protection: $258,000 ($4.83)
  • Current Operations - Housing & Community Development: $10,474,000 ($196.01)
    Police Protection: $6,522,000 ($122.05)
    Fire Protection: $3,432,000 ($64.23)
    Central Staff Services: $2,158,000 ($40.38)
    Regular Highways: $1,923,000 ($35.99)
    Financial Administration: $1,496,000 ($28.00)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,197,000 ($22.40)
    Health Services - Other: $633,000 ($11.85)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $523,000 ($9.79)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $401,000 ($7.50)
    General - Other: $16,000 ($0.30)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,815,000 ($90.11)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing & Community Development: $603,000 ($11.28)
    Central Staff: $37,000 ($0.69)
    Fire Protection: $15,000 ($0.28)
    Regular Highways: $13,000 ($0.24)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $4,000 ($0.07)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $9,850,000 ($184.33)

Cathedral City government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $1,864,000 ($34.88)
    Housing & Community Development: $354,000 ($6.62)
    Parks & Recreation: $182,000 ($3.41)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $129,000 ($2.41)
    All Other: $18,000 ($0.34)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,413,000 ($45.16)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,053,000 ($19.71)
    Special Assessments: $895,000 ($16.75)
    Rents: $146,000 ($2.73)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,481,000 ($46.43)
    All Other: $1,173,000 ($21.95)
    Highways: $763,000 ($14.28)
    Health & Hospitals: $55,000 ($1.03)
  • Tax - Property: $18,088,000 ($338.49)
    Total General Sales: $7,817,000 ($146.28)
    NEC: $1,856,000 ($34.73)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,464,000 ($27.40)
    Public Utilities: $1,294,000 ($24.22)

Cathedral City government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $755,000 ($14.13)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $79,376,000 ($1485.41)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $50,801,000 ($950.67)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $25,745,000 ($481.78)
    Industrial Revenue: $755,000 ($14.13)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $2,830,000 ($52.96)

Cathedral City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $15,279,000 ($285.93)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $21,042,000 ($393.77)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $12,114,000 ($226.70)

6.73% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($44,075 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.73%
California average:

5.03%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($337 average AGI)
Riverside County:

0.05%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from San Bernardino County, CA  1.45% ($40,820 average AGI)
from Los Angeles County, CA  1.38% ($43,924)
from Orange County, CA  1.03% ($49,190)


6.01% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,982 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.01%
California average:

5.12%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($396 average AGI)
Riverside County:

0.06%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to San Bernardino County, CA  1.22% ($35,688 average AGI)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.94% ($37,493)
to Orange County, CA  0.88% ($47,472)

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 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Cathedral City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 54m177ftTotal length
  • $6,555,000Total costs
  • 256,000Total average daily traffic
  • 8,920Total average daily truck traffic
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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5
  • Hazardous Condition: 3
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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (74%)
  • Electricity (24%)
  • No fuel used (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
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

Cathedral City compared to California state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age below state average.

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  • #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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  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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