Twentynine Palms, California

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Population in 2013: 25,768 (80% urban, 20% rural). Population change since 2000: +74.5%
Males: 13,311  (51.7%)
Females: 12,457  (48.3%)
Median resident age:  24.4 years
California median age:  35.7 years

Zip codes: 92277, 92278.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $40,130 (it was $31,178 in 2000)
Twentynine Palms:

$40,130
CA:

$60,190

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,225 (it was $14,613 in 2000)

Twentynine Palms city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $143,090 (it was $75,000 in 2000)
Twentynine Palms:

$143,090
CA:

$373,100

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $256,398; Detached houses: $274,924; Townhouses or other attached units: $228,898; In 2-unit structures: $269,689; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $217,619; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $228,373; Mobile homes: $45,870; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $78,058

Median gross rent in 2013: $939.

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  • Races in Twentynine Palms, CA (2013)

    Twentynine Palms races chart
    • 15,08258.6%White alone
    • 5,85622.7%Hispanic
    • 1,9377.5%Black alone
    • 1,0704.2%Asian alone
    • 1,0454.1%Two or more races
    • 3051.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 1540.6%American Indian alone
    • 30.01%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Twentynine Palms: 112.1 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (14.5%), Irish (11.9%), English (5.6%), United States (2.8%), Scottish (2.5%), French (2.2%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 2001 feet

Land area: 54.8 square miles.

Population density: 470 people per square mile   (low).

Twentynine Palms,CA real estate house value index trend

Twentynine Palms, California map

For population 25 years and over in Twentynine Palms:

  • High school or higher: 90.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
  • Unemployed: 9.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Twentynine Palms city:

  • Never married: 33.3%
  • Now married: 51.0%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 2.5%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

1,399 residents are foreign born (2.2% Latin America, 1.2% Asia).

This city:

5.4%
California:

26.9%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 61 registered sex offenders living in Twentynine Palms, California as of September 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Twentynine Palms to the number of sex offenders is 422 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,411 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,298 (1.1%)

Twentynine Palms satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $110,900
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $99,300
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $62,900
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $135,900
  • 2002: 14 buildings, average cost: $80,600
  • 2003: 11 buildings, average cost: $87,300
  • 2004: 151 buildings, average cost: $81,700
  • 2005: 382 buildings, average cost: $78,500
  • 2006: 225 buildings, average cost: $84,900
  • 2007: 99 buildings, average cost: $100,500
  • 2008: 31 buildings, average cost: $105,800
  • 2009: 36 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 2010: 47 buildings, average cost: $111,500
  • 2011: 32 buildings, average cost: $107,300
  • 2012: 11 buildings, average cost: $185,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 34.14 N, Longitude: 116.07 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,377 (+17.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 10,717 (85.5%)

Area code: 760

Twentynine Palms household income distribution Twentynine Palms home values distribution

Property values in Twentynine Palms, CA

Crime rates in Twentynine Palms (2001):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 8 rapes (53.2 per 100,000)
  • 6 robberies (39.9 per 100,000)
  • 50 assaults (332.5 per 100,000)
  • 176 burglaries (1,170.4 per 100,000)
  • 286 thefts (1,901.8 per 100,000)
  • 58 auto thefts (385.7 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 327.1 (higher means more crime, US average = 330.8)

Crime rates in Twentynine Palms (2002):

  • 2 murders (13.1 per 100,000)
  • 9 rapes (58.8 per 100,000)
  • 8 robberies (52.3 per 100,000)
  • 46 assaults (300.5 per 100,000)
  • 135 burglaries (881.9 per 100,000)
  • 285 thefts (1,861.9 per 100,000)
  • 51 auto thefts (333.2 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 329.2 (higher means more crime, US average = 328.4)

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

10.2%
California:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (42%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Public administration (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (3%)

Work and jobs in Twentynine Palms: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Twentynine Palms, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 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 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 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 San Bernardino County (42) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 26
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 21, 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

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

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 schools in Twentynine Palms:

Private high school in Twentynine Palms:

  • APOSTOLIC CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 13; Location: 74301 TWO MILE RD; Grades: 1 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Twentynine Palms:

Private elementary/middle schools in Twentynine Palms:

  • LITTLE SCHOOL OF THE DESERT (Students: 83; Location: 6085 OCOTILLO AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • TWENTYNINE PALMS SDA SCHOOL (Students: 9; Location: 72070 SAMARKAND DR; Grades: 2 - 8)
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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

San Bernardino 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 2005 was 94.8. This is worse than average.

City:

94.8
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2005 was 42.0. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

42.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 21.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.5
U.S.:

20.2

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)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.1%
(11.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.7% for Black residents, 23.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 24.1% for American Indian residents, 15.9% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 20.7% for other race residents, 24.9% for two or more races residents)
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

Twentynine Palms, California environmental map by EPA

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Twentynine Palms compared to California state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.

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

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

  • Sunnyvale Garden Suites, 73843 Sunnyvale Dr, Twentynine Palms, CA 92277 , Phone: (760) 361-3939
  • Hotel 29 Palms, 71809 Twentynine Palms Hwy, Twentynine Palms, CA 92277 , Phone: (760) 361-4009, Fax: (760) 361-3350
  • Country Inn Twentynine Palms, 71829 Twentynine Palms Hwy, Twentynine Palms, CA 92277 , Phone: (760) 367-0070, Fax: (760) 367-9806
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites Twentynine Palms, 6333 Encelia Ave, Twentynine Palms, CA 92277 , Phone: (760) 361-5000, Fax: (760) 361-3700
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 72535 Twentynine Palms Hwy, Twentynine Palms, CA 92277 , Phone: (760) 361-1000, Fax: (760) 361-9999
  • El Rancho Dolores Motel, 73352 29palms Hwy, Twentynine Palms, CA 92277 , Phone: (760) 367-3528, Fax: (760) 367-3506
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Twentynine Palms, California

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
California average:

15.4

Twentynine Palms travel time to work - commute Twentynine Palms mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (63%)
  • Electricity (23%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Twentynine Palms:

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

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
San Bernardino County:

1.50 / 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): 114
San Bernardino County:

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.
State:

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

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.4%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
San Bernardino County:

27.1%
California:

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

16.2%
State:

17.9%
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
Financial Administration 3$19,096$76,38412$7,459
Police - Other 4$26,929$80,7870$0
Streets and Highways 6$33,440$66,8800$0
Parks and Recreation 11$56,692$61,8460$0
Totals for Government 24$136,157$68,07912$7,459

Twentynine Palms government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $772,000 ($29.96)
    Parks & Recreation: $536,000 ($20.80)
    Central Staff Services: $74,000 ($2.87)
    Housing & Community Development: $21,000 ($0.81)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,951,000 ($75.71)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,058,000 ($41.06)
    Financial Administration: $454,000 ($17.62)
    Central Staff Services: $318,000 ($12.34)
    Health Services - Other: $276,000 ($10.71)
    General - Other: $85,000 ($3.30)
    Housing & Community Development: $53,000 ($2.06)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $31,000 ($1.20)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $9,000 ($0.35)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Police Protection: $1,767,000 ($68.57)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $65,000 ($2.52)
    Health - Other: $28,000 ($1.09)
    Police Protection: $3,000 ($0.12)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,179,000 ($45.75)

Twentynine Palms government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks & Recreation: $195,000 ($7.57)
    All Other: $40,000 ($1.55)
    Housing & Community Development: $4,000 ($0.16)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $72,000 ($2.79)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $176,000 ($6.83)
    Property Sale Other: $85,000 ($3.30)
    General Revenue, NEC: $76,000 ($2.95)
    Rents: $9,000 ($0.35)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,351,000 ($52.43)
    Highways: $1,162,000 ($45.09)
    All Other: $1,158,000 ($44.94)
  • Tax - Property: $1,369,000 ($53.13)
    Total General Sales: $1,355,000 ($52.58)
    Public Utilities: $421,000 ($16.34)
    Other Selective Sales: $374,000 ($14.51)
    NEC: $151,000 ($5.86)

Twentynine Palms government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $218,000 ($8.46)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $345,000 ($13.39)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $345,000 ($13.39)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $218,000 ($8.46)

Twentynine Palms government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $64,000 ($2.48)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,498,000 ($174.56)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $151,000 ($5.86)

6.59% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,375 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.59%
California average:

5.03%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($439 average AGI)
San Bernardino County:

0.08%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Los Angeles County, CA  2.60% ($38,459 average AGI)
from Riverside County, CA  1.28% ($35,688)
from Orange County, CA  0.43% ($42,770)


6.61% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,070 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.61%
California average:

5.12%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($451 average AGI)
San Bernardino County:

0.09%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Los Angeles County, CA  1.77% ($34,625 average AGI)
to Riverside County, CA  1.53% ($40,820)
to Orange County, CA  0.49% ($44,337)

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 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Twentynine Palms fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 13m43ftTotal length
  • 16,654Total average daily traffic
  • 581Total average daily truck traffic
  • 20,955Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic
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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 69
  • Hazardous Condition: 45
  • Service Call: 77
  • Good Intent Call: 16

Incident types - Twentynine Palms

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Twentynine Palms, CA
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
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

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  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest unemployment growth from 2000 to 2009"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest unemployment in 2009"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage population increase from 2000 to 2006"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Public administration (population 5,000+)"
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  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (8-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
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  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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