Twentynine Palms, California

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Population in 2017: 26,542 (80% urban, 20% rural).
Population change since 2000: +79.8%
Males: 14,705  (55.4%)
Females: 11,837  (44.6%)
Median resident age:

24.5 years
California median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 92277, 92278.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $43,879 (it was $31,178 in 2000)
Twentynine Palms:

$43,879
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,972 (it was $14,613 in 2000)

Twentynine Palms city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $140,921 (it was $75,000 in 2000)
Twentynine Palms:

$140,921
CA:

$509,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $231,866; detached houses: $237,894; townhouses or other attached units: $257,236; mobile homes: $26,064

Median gross rent in 2017: $963.

March 2019 cost of living index in Twentynine Palms: 79.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 22.8%
(18.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.3% for Black residents, 21.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 29.7% for American Indian residents, 40.3% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 12.7% for other race residents, 28.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Twentynine Palms, CA (2017)
    • 13,97752.9%White alone
    • 6,03122.8%Hispanic
    • 2,3969.1%Black alone
    • 1,9437.3%Two or more races
    • 9663.7%Asian alone
    • 4191.6%American Indian alone
    • 2010.8%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 580.2%Other race alone

Races in Twentynine Palms detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 73 registered sex offenders living in Twentynine Palms, California as of July 14, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Twentynine Palms is 360 to 1.


Crime rates in Twentynine Palms by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(7.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(7.7)
2
(7.7)
2
(7.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(7.6)
1
(3.7)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
11
(36.3)
7
(24.4)
8
(25.9)
6
(19.1)
5
(14.7)
15
(43.9)
10
(39.5)
11
(42.9)
9
(34.7)
7
(27.0)
8
(30.6)
8
(30.5)
2
(7.6)
16
(59.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
5
(16.5)
13
(45.4)
15
(48.7)
17
(54.1)
9
(26.4)
18
(52.7)
10
(39.5)
11
(42.9)
5
(19.3)
5
(19.3)
13
(49.8)
15
(57.2)
6
(22.9)
16
(59.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
89
(293.9)
61
(212.8)
73
(236.8)
84
(267.5)
100
(293.4)
85
(248.8)
59
(232.8)
59
(230.4)
58
(223.8)
48
(185.1)
63
(241.3)
69
(263.2)
30
(114.5)
48
(179.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
194
(640.7)
186
(648.9)
177
(574.1)
175
(557.4)
211
(619.1)
135
(395.1)
229
(903.6)
196
(765.3)
153
(590.4)
148
(570.6)
139
(532.5)
148
(564.6)
142
(541.8)
111
(414.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
270
(891.6)
243
(847.7)
267
(866.0)
342
(1,089)
311
(912.5)
337
(986.4)
239
(943.1)
224
(874.6)
159
(613.6)
118
(455.0)
241
(923.2)
167
(637.1)
139
(530.3)
136
(508.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
66
(218.0)
66
(230.2)
49
(158.9)
73
(232.5)
50
(146.7)
45
(131.7)
55
(217.0)
43
(167.9)
41
(158.2)
35
(134.9)
32
(122.6)
49
(186.9)
45
(171.7)
31
(115.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
8
(26.4)
17
(59.3)
9
(29.2)
6
(19.1)
12
(35.2)
12
(35.1)
4
(15.8)
14
(54.7)
1
(3.9)
9
(34.7)
7
(26.8)
5
(19.1)
8
(30.5)
7
(26.2)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)190.7187.4170.2186.2169.9184.2208.3195.3172.3148.8187.1174.2124.0167.8

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Twentynine Palms, CA City Guides:

Ancestries: German (10.8%), European (8.3%), Irish (4.8%), American (4.8%), English (2.8%), Italian (1.6%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 2001 feet

Land area: 54.8 square miles.

Population density: 484 people per square mile   (low).

Twentynine Palms, California map

1,420 residents are foreign born (2.4% Latin America, 1.2% Asia).

This city:

5.4%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,420 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,445 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Coachella Valley, CA (34.2 miles , pop. 118,932).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Riverside, CA (77.0 miles , pop. 255,166).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Diego, CA (112.6 miles , pop. 1,223,400).

Nearest cities:

Twentynine Palms Base, CA (2.8 miles ),
Joshua Tree, CA (3.8 miles ),
Yucca Valley, CA (4.4 miles ),
Homestead Valley, CA (4.7 miles ),
Indio Hills, CA (4.8 miles ),
Sky Valley, CA (4.8 miles ),
Desert Edge, CA (5.1 miles ),
Desert Hot Springs, CA (5.3 miles )

Latitude: 34.14 N, Longitude: 116.07 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,537 (+9.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 10,244 (79.4%)

Area code: 760

Distribution of median household income in Twentynine Palms, CA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Twentynine Palms, CA in 2017

Property values in Twentynine Palms, CA

Twentynine Palms satellite photo by USGS

Twentynine Palms tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.6%
California:

4.6%
Most common industries in Twentynine Palms, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (15.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.9%)
  • Health care (11.6%)
  • Educational services (9.4%)
  • Construction (5.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (20.7%)
  • Construction (10.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.7%)
  • Health care (6.7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (6.0%)
  • Educational services (4.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.7%)
  • Educational services (13.4%)
  • Public administration (11.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.5%)
  • Social assistance (5.0%)
  • Other direct selling establishments (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Twentynine Palms, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Cashiers (4.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (7.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.6%)

Average climate in Twentynine Palms, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Twentynine Palms, California environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 92.7. This is worse than average.

City:

92.7
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 51.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

51.2
U.S.:

33.3

Earthquake activity:

Twentynine Palms-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 26.5 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 33.3 miles away from Twentynine Palms center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 177.1 miles away from Twentynine Palms center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 67.0 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
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 43.8 miles away from Twentynine Palms center
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 102.1 miles away from Twentynine Palms 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 San Bernardino County (44) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 27
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 23, Floods: 18, Storms: 9, Winter Storms: 6, Landslides: 5, Mudslides: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Earthquake: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Twentynine Palms topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Twentynine Palms:

  • RAI-MONROE-INDIO (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; INDIO, CA)
  • HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER D/P SNF (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; JOSHUA TREE, CA)
  • JOHN F KENNEDY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, INC Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; INDIO, CA)
  • INDIO NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; INDIO, CA)
  • THE SPRINGS AT THE CARLOTTA (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; PALM DESERT, CA)

Airports located in Twentynine Palms:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Twentynine Palms:

  • College of the Desert (about 34 miles; Palm Desert, CA; Full-time enrollment: 5,686)
  • Mt San Jacinto Community College District (about 57 miles; San Jacinto, CA; FT enrollment: 8,426)
  • Crafton Hills College (about 60 miles; Yucaipa, CA; FT enrollment: 3,222)
  • University of Redlands (about 63 miles; Redlands, CA; FT enrollment: 4,854)
  • Moreno Valley College (about 68 miles; Moreno Valley, CA; FT enrollment: 4,650)
  • Loma Linda University (about 69 miles; Loma Linda, CA; FT enrollment: 2,839)
  • The Art Institute of California-Argosy University Inland Empire (about 69 miles; San Bernardino, CA; FT enrollment: 2,238)

Public high school in Twentynine Palms:

Private high school in Twentynine Palms:

  • UHS SCHOOLS MORONGO VALLEY (Students: 17, Location: 5798 UTAH TRL, Grades: 3-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Twentynine Palms:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Twentynine Palms: Smith's Ranch Drive-In (A), Knott Sky Park Campground (B), Four Corners (C), Roadrunner Dunes Golf Course (D), Twentynine Palms Fire Department Station 1 (E), Twentynine Palms Branch San Bernardino County Library (F), Oasis Visitor Center (G), Joshua Tree National Monument Library (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Twentynine Palms include: Church of Christ (A), Faith in the Word Christian Center (B), Korean Blessing Mission Church (C), Palms Southern Baptist Church (D), Saint Martin in the Fields Episcopal Church (E), First Baptist Church of Twentynine Palms (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Twentynine Palms Cemetery (1), Chemehuevi Indian Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: 29 Palms Historical Society (Museums; 6760 National Park Drive) (1), 29 Palms Entertainment Center (Arcades & Amusements; 5025 Adobe Road) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Country Inn Twentynine Palms (71829 Twentynine Palms Hwy) (1), 29 Palms RV & Golf Resort (4949 Desrt Knl Dr) (2), Best Western Garden Inn Suites (71487 29 Palms Highway) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Jim Wallace (politician) - Politician, DeeDee Trotter - 400 m runner.

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Twentynine Palms and their reported violations in the past:

TWENTYNINE PALMS INN (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
JOSHUA TREE NP - COTTONWOOD SPRINGS (Population served: 240, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-17-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Twentynine Palms that have no violations reported:

  • JOSHUA TREE NP - BLACK ROCK CANYON (Population served: 204, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.7 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

72.2%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.6%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
3,347 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary) in 2010
28 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
16 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Twentynine Palms (2011 data):

  • Pacific Western Bank: Twentynine Palms Branch at 73700 Gorgonio Drive, branch established on 1985/08/12. 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
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Twentynine Palms Branch at 6325 Adobe Road, 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
  • The Fort Sill National Bank: Fsnb - Twentynine Palms Branch at Building 1515 Brown Street, branch established on 1996/09/09. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $369.8 mil, Deposits: $324.4 mil, headquarters in Fort Sill, OK, positive income, 71 total offices, Holding Company: Jrmb Ii, Inc

For population 15 years and over in Twentynine Palms:

Marital status in Twentynine Palms, CA
  • Never married: 34.6%
  • Now married: 50.5%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 3.1%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

For population 25 years and over in Twentynine Palms:

  • High school or higher: 88.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 9.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
California average:

15.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Twentynine Palms
Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Twentynine Palms:

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Religion statistics for Twentynine Palms, CA (based on San Bernardino County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic445,33455
Evangelical Protestant243,524832
Other80,047205
Mainline Protestant26,062135
Black Protestant14,96937
Orthodox3,86810
None1,221,406-
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: 301
Here:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 114
Here:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 320
San Bernardino County:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 940
This county:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
California:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.4%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.1%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.2%
State:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.0%
State:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

47.7%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.4
California:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.7%
State:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.7%
California:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

31.8%
State:

31.3%

General health condition:
Here:

57.4%
California:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Twentynine Palms:

81.2%
California:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Twentynine Palms, CA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Parks and Recreation 11$56,692$61,8460$0
Streets and Highways 6$33,440$66,8800$0
Police - Other 4$26,929$80,7870$0
Financial Administration 3$19,096$76,38412$7,459
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 24$136,157$68,07912$7,459

Twentynine Palms government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,062,000 ($40.01)
    Parks and Recreation: $285,000 ($10.74)
    General - Other: $260,000 ($9.80)
    Central Staff Services: $258,000 ($9.72)
    Housing and Community Development: $192,000 ($7.23)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $2,139,000 ($80.59)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,408,000 ($53.05)
    Regular Highways: $1,119,000 ($42.16)
    Health - Other: $504,000 ($18.99)
    Housing and Community Development: $481,000 ($18.12)
    General - Other: $389,000 ($14.66)
    Financial Administration: $283,000 ($10.66)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $140,000 ($5.27)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $509,000 ($19.18)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $3,082,000 ($116.12)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $112,000 ($4.22)
    General - Other: $31,000 ($1.17)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,691,000 ($63.71)

Twentynine Palms government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $163,000 ($6.14)
    Other: $81,000 ($3.05)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $168,000 ($6.33)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $72,000 ($2.71)
    Special Assessments: $57,000 ($2.15)
    Interest Earnings: $42,000 ($1.58)
    Rents: $42,000 ($1.58)
    Sale of Property: $12,000 ($0.45)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $862,000 ($32.48)
    Other: $116,000 ($4.37)
    General Local Government Support: $39,000 ($1.47)
  • Tax - Property: $5,807,000 ($218.79)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,528,000 ($57.57)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,036,000 ($39.03)
    Public Utilities Sales: $664,000 ($25.02)
    Other License: $397,000 ($14.96)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $43,000 ($1.62)
    Other: $20,000 ($0.75)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $18,000 ($0.68)

Twentynine Palms government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,313,000 ($426.23)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,034,000 ($415.72)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $279,000 ($10.51)

Twentynine Palms government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,745,000 ($630.89)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,063,000 ($115.40)

6.15% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,506 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.15%
California average:

5.03%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($422 average AGI)
San Bernardino County:

0.06%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Los Angeles County, CA  2.36% ($47,062 average AGI)
from Riverside County, CA  1.21% ($44,347)
from Orange County, CA  0.45% ($54,634)


6.04% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($50,360 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.04%
California average:

5.21%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($442 average AGI)
San Bernardino County:

0.06%
California average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Riverside County, CA  1.44% ($51,234 average AGI)
to Los Angeles County, CA  1.41% ($44,592)
to Orange County, CA  0.44% ($65,610)
Businesses in Twentynine Palms, CA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1KFC1
AT&T1Marriott1
AutoZone1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Best Western1McDonald's1
Carl\s Jr.1Motel 61
Cinnabon 1Papa John's Pizza1
Circle K2Quiznos1
Curves1Rite Aid1
Dennys1Sprint Nextel1
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
FedEx4U-Haul1
GNC2UPS1
H&R Block1YMCA1
Holiday Inn1

Strongest AM radio stations in Twentynine Palms:

  • KQYN (1250 AM; 1 kW; TWENTY NINE PALMS, CA; Owner: THREE D RADIO, INC.)
  • KNWQ (1140 AM; 10 kW; PALM SPRINGS, CA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KPLS (830 AM; 50 kW; ORANGE, CA; Owner: CRN LICENSES, LLC)
  • 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)
  • KFMB (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: MIDWEST TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KPSI (920 AM; 5 kW; PALM SPRINGS, CA; Owner: R & R RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KCMJ (1270 AM; 5 kW; THOUSAND PALMS, CA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KNWZ (970 AM; 5 kW; COACHELLA, CA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KXPS (1010 AM; 4 kW; THOUSAND PALMS, CA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KTNQ (1020 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTNQ-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KCBQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: RADIO 1210, INC.)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Twentynine Palms:

  • KYOR (106.9 FM; YUCCA VALLEY, CA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KDHI (92.1 FM; JOSHUA TREE, CA; Owner: THREE D RADIO, INC.)
  • KPLM-FM1 (106.1 FM; JOSHUA TREE & TWENTY, CA; Owner: RM BROADCASTING LLC)
  • KCDZ (107.7 FM; TWENTYNINE PALMS, CA; Owner: MORONGO BASIN B/CASTING CORPORATION)
  • KLRD (90.1 FM; YUCAIPA, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KKJT (96.3 FM; TWENTYNINE PALMS, CA; Owner: THREE D RADIO, INC.)
  • K201AR (88.1 FM; BANNING, CA; Owner: KSGN, INC.)
  • K232CX (94.3 FM; DESERT HOT SPRINGS, CA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KATY-FM (101.3 FM; IDYLLWILD, CA; Owner: ALL PRO 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)
  • KZAL (105.5 FM; DESERT CENTER, CA; Owner: WORLDWIDE MULTI-MEDIA B/C CO.)
  • KCXX (103.9 FM; LAKE ARROWHEAD, CA; Owner: ALL-PRO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRTM (88.9 FM; TEMECULA, CA; Owner: PENFOLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KCLB-FM (93.7 FM; COACHELLA, CA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KXSB (101.7 FM; BIG BEAR LAKE, CA; Owner: LAZER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • KLOB (94.7 FM; THOUSAND PALMS, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Twentynine Palms:

  • KVMD (Channel 31; TWENTYNINE PALMS, CA; Owner: KVMD LICENSEE CO., LLC)
  • KESQ-TV (Channel 42; PALM SPRINGS, CA; Owner: GULF-CALIFORNIA BROADCAST COMPANY)
  • K38EE (Channel 38; TWENTYNINE PALMS, CA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K57EV (Channel 57; JOSHUA TREE, CA; Owner: COUNTY OF SAN BERNARDINO AREA 70)
  • K15FC (Channel 15; JOSHUA TREE, CA; Owner: COUNTY OF SAN BERNARDINO AREA 70)
  • K59BM (Channel 59; JOSHUA TREE, ETC., CA; Owner: COUNTY OF SAN BERNARDINO AREA 70)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Twentynine Palms fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 46ft / 14.0mTotal length
  • 28,284Total average daily traffic
  • 1,489Total average daily truck traffic
  • 43,439Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Twentynine Palms)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Twentynine Palms, CA)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 199 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Twentynine Palms)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Twentynine Palms)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 18 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 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 ORIGINATED81$140,28822$80,40362$143,8938$44,3360$023$78,1361$138,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$110,9282$2,40510$109,9870$00$05$126,7461$100,660
APPLICATIONS DENIED15$147,8994$74,42343$114,26011$55,4331$35,70016$64,0311$77,820
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN9$113,3401$62,11028$139,3161$64,2500$07$74,4401$170,630
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$169,0180$04$151,8730$00$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0104.14 , 0104.15

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$93,7300$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$171,975
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0104.14 , 0104.15

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Twentynine Palms, CA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Twentynine Palms, CA - Value

2006 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2006 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 13. The highest number of reported fires - 69 took place in 2006, and the least - 0 in 2008. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Twentynine Palms, CA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (37.4%), and Structure Fires (33.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Twentynine Palms, CA
    • 6437.4%Outside Fires
    • 5833.9%Structure Fires
    • 4425.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 52.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Twentynine Palms, CA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Twentynine Palms, California:

  • Rodeway Inn & Suite Joshua Tree 29 Palms, 71809 Twentynine Palms Hwy, Twentynine Palms, California 92277 , Phone: (760) 361-4009, Fax: (760) 361-3350
  • Country Inn Twentynine Palms, 71829 Twentynine Palms Hwy, Twentynine Palms, California 92277 , Phone: (760) 367-0070, Fax: (760) 367-9806
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites Twentynine Palms, 6333 Encelia Ave, Twentynine Palms, California 92277 , Phone: (760) 361-5000, Fax: (760) 361-3700
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 72535 Twentynine Palms Hwy, Twentynine Palms, California 92277 , Phone: (760) 361-1000, Fax: (760) 361-9999
  • El Rancho Dolores Motel, 73352 29palms Hwy, Twentynine Palms, California 92277 , Phone: (760) 367-3528, Fax: (760) 367-3506
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Twentynine Palms, California
Most common first names in Twentynine Palms, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John11473.2 years
William11073.3 years
Robert8673.1 years
James8467.9 years
Mary7376.8 years
Charles6674.4 years
George6371.9 years
Dorothy4679.1 years
Richard4564.7 years
Helen4477.4 years
Most common last names in Twentynine Palms, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4775.5 years
Johnson2570.5 years
Williams2571.7 years
Brown2576.9 years
Davis2273.0 years
Jones2271.3 years
Moore1973.6 years
Thompson1770.2 years
Wilson1775.5 years
Anderson1776.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Twentynine Palms, CA
  • 62.9%Utility gas
  • 20.7%Electricity
  • 13.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Wood
  • 1.2%Solar energy
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Twentynine Palms, CA
  • 64.1%Utility gas
  • 28.5%Electricity
  • 4.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%No fuel used
  • 1.1%Other fuel
  • 0.9%Wood
  • 0.1%Solar energy


Twentynine Palms compared to California state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.

Twentynine Palms on our top lists:

  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: public administration (population 5,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least people living the same house as 1 year ago (population 5,000+))"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of arson incidents per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 100 high-educated but low-earning cities"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking a motorcycle to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: public administration (population 5,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
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