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Death Valley, CA (California) Houses and Residents

Total population: 620 (Urban population: 0, Rural population: 629 (14 farm, 615 nonfarm))

Houses: 553 (351 occupied: 153 owner occupied, 207 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

57%
State:

46%

Housing density: 0 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $245,447.

Median contract rent in 2016: $323 (lower quartile is $220, upper quartile is $411)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $598


Median gross rent in Death Valley, CA in 2016: $380

Housing units in Death Valley with a mortgage: 19 (5 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 26



Death Valley, California Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $64,997 (it was $30,400 in 2000)
Death Valley:

$64,997
California:

$477,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $19,545 - $267,284

Household type by relationship:

Households: 18,113
  • In family households: 14,328 (3,239 male householders, 1,594 female householders)
    3,612 spouses, 4,474 children (4,162 natural, 77 adopted, 235 stepchildren), 338 grandchildren, 179 brothers or sisters, 160 parents, 238 other relatives, 400 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,785 (1,717 male householders (1,432 living alone)), 1,499 female householders (1,297 living alone)), 569 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 433 (304 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: -1 2-persons, -1 3-persons, -1 4-persons, -1 5-persons, -1 6-persons, -1 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: -1 1-person, -1 2-persons, -1 3-persons, -1 4-persons, -1 5-persons, -1 6-persons, -1 7-or-more-persons.

2,798 married couples with children.
1,213 single-parent households (353 men, 860 women).

91.7% of residents of Death Valley speak English at home.
3.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
2.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English well).
1.8% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 16 (2.5%)
(125.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

4.8
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.8
State:

4.0

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Death Valley, California:

  • 14no bedroom
  • 431 bedroom
  • 552 bedrooms
  • 343 bedrooms
  • 144 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Death Valley population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Death Valley, California:

  • 9no bedroom
  • 361 bedroom
  • 942 bedrooms
  • 583 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Death Valley population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Death Valley in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 12no vehicle
  • 771 vehicle
  • 442 vehicles
  • 103 vehicles
  • 174 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Death Valley population

Cars and other vehicles available in Death Valley in renter-occupied apartments

  • 0no vehicle
  • 911 vehicle
  • 892 vehicles
  • 133 vehicles
  • 44 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Death Valley population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Death Valley, California:

  • 141 room
  • 132 rooms
  • 263 rooms
  • 504 rooms
  • 335 rooms
  • 56 rooms
  • 107 rooms
  • 58 rooms
  • 49+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Death Valley population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Death Valley, California:

  • 51 room
  • 72 rooms
  • 393 rooms
  • 554 rooms
  • 445 rooms
  • 376 rooms
  • 57 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 59+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Death Valley population

Year house built

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Death Valley, CA household income distribution

  • 37Less than $10,000
  • 19$10,000 to $14,999
  • 23$15,000 to $19,999
  • 12$20,000 to $24,999
  • 4$25,000 to $29,999
  • 15$30,000 to $34,999
  • 19$35,000 to $39,999
  • 7$40,000 to $44,999
  • 13$45,000 to $49,999
  • 24$50,000 to $59,999
  • 39$60,000 to $74,999
  • 15$75,000 to $99,999
  • 41$100,000 to $124,999

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 01995 to March 2000
  • 01990 to 1994
  • 01985 to 1989
  • 01980 to 1984
  • 31975 to 1979
  • 41970 to 1974
  • 01965 to 1969
  • 8Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Death Valley population
Death Valley commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 114
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 82
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 49
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 10
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 5
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 6
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 18
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 0
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 0
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 10
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 0
  • 90 or more minutes: 5
Death Valley, CA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 92.4%
Number of people working at home: 26 (9.0% of all workers)

Death Valley mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 234 (78%)
  • Carpooled: 9 (3%)
  • Bicycle: 5 (2%)
  • Walked: 46 (15%)
  • Other means: 5 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 134
 English: 94
 Irish: 90
 German: 83
 Welsh: 51
 Unclassified or not reported: 33
 United States or American: 19
 Scotch-Irish: 13
 Danish: 9
 Dutch: 9
 European: 9
 Hungarian: 9
 Polish: 9
 Swedish: 9
 French (except Basque): 8
 Russian: 8
 Scottish: 8
 Basque: 5
 Celtic: 5
 French Canadian: 5
 Scandinavian: 5
 Greek: 4
 Portuguese: 4
 British: 3
 Italian: 3

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 33%Germany
  • 27%Thailand
  • 20%Korea
  • 20%Canada

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 241
  • Other state: 369
  • Northeast: 36
  • Midwest: 97
  • South: 62
  • West: 174

41% of Death Valley residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 27% lived in California.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 4
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 9
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 20
  • 11th grade: 0
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 9
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 77
  • Less than 1 year of college: 5
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 48
  • Associate degree: 12
  • Bachelor's degree: 55
  • Master's degree: 7
  • Professional school degree: 5
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 3
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 4
  • 9th grade: 9
  • 10th grade: 5
  • 11th grade: 4
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 29
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 76
  • Less than 1 year of college: 8
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 43
  • Associate degree: 13
  • Bachelor's degree: 23
  • Master's degree: 24
  • Professional school degree: 5
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

Death Valley marital status for males
Death Valley marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 218
  • One, attached: 63
  • Two: 4
  • 3 or 4: 9
  • 5 to 9: 30
  • Mobile homes: 176
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 29

Median worth of mobile homes: $33,506

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1.7%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0.9%

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Death Valley:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Death Valley
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (58.1%)
  • Electricity (39.4%)
  • Other fuel (2.5%)
  • Utility gas (56.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (31.5%)
  • Electricity (12.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 7
Here:

18.4%
California:

9.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 4
Here:

17.4%
California:

7.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 4
Here:

28.6%
California:

15.4%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)