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Desert Hot Springs, CA (California) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $179,072 (it was $78,000 in 2000)
Desert Hot Springs:

$179,072
California:

$509,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $141,279 - $232,048

Desert Hot Springs,CA index of house prices

Total population: 28,164 (Urban population: 16,194 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 265 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 12,048 (9,452 occupied: 4,210 owner occupied, 5,129 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

55%
State:

45%

Housing density: 518 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $123,613.

Median contract rent in 2017: $424 (lower quartile is $353, upper quartile is $522)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2017: $774


Median gross rent in Desert Hot Springs, CA in 2017: $509

Housing units in Desert Hot Springs with a mortgage: 2,667 (54 second mortgage, 166 home equity loan, 15 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,547

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $55,990

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $36,682

Median monthly housing costs: $963


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Desert Hot Springs, California Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1997

Median year apartment built: 1984

Household type by relationship:

Households: 29,118
  • In family households: 24,545 (2,590 male householders, 3,552 female householders)
    3,753 spouses, 9,903 children (9,383 natural, 130 adopted, 386 stepchildren), 1,280 grandchildren, 485 brothers or sisters, 808 parents, 779 other relatives, 1,428 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,379 (1,938 male householders (1,452 living alone)), 1,424 female householders (1,250 living alone)), 993 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 186

Size of family households: 1,950 2-persons, 1,413 3-persons, 1,303 4-persons, 888 5-persons, 331 6-persons, 217 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,718 1-person, 569 2-persons, 73 3-persons, 21 4-persons.

3,902 married couples with children.
3,038 single-parent households (598 men, 2,440 women).

56.3% of residents of Desert Hot Springs speak English at home.
39.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (63% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
1.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (69% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 2% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (40% speak English very well, 48% speak English well, 12% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (16% speak English very well, 37% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 35% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 6,726 (23.1%)
(32.4% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.2
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

4.1
State:

4.0

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Desert Hot Springs, California
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Desert Hot Springs, California
  • 41no bedroom
  • 1181 bedroom
  • 9372 bedrooms
  • 2,3113 bedrooms
  • 7764 bedrooms
  • 165+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Desert Hot Springs, California
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Desert Hot Springs, California
  • 291no bedroom
  • 7881 bedroom
  • 2,0242 bedrooms
  • 1,6863 bedrooms
  • 2824 bedrooms
  • 1135+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Desert Hot Springs in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Desert Hot Springs in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 174no vehicle
  • 1,2521 vehicle
  • 1,7702 vehicles
  • 6343 vehicles
  • 2724 vehicles
  • 255+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Desert Hot Springs in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Desert Hot Springs in renter-occupied apartments
  • 638no vehicle
  • 2,3311 vehicle
  • 1,3872 vehicles
  • 5413 vehicles
  • 1484 vehicles
  • 495+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Desert Hot Springs, California
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Desert Hot Springs, California
  • 421 room
  • 202 rooms
  • 2543 rooms
  • 7444 rooms
  • 1,4765 rooms
  • 9126 rooms
  • 4017 rooms
  • 2288 rooms
  • 1129+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Desert Hot Springs, California
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Desert Hot Springs, California
  • 2351 room
  • 4822 rooms
  • 1,1143 rooms
  • 1,3084 rooms
  • 1,2655 rooms
  • 4416 rooms
  • 1757 rooms
  • 808 rooms
  • 1159+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2017 house/condo value by year built
Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Owners and renters by unit type in Desert Hot Springs, CA
  • Desert Hot Springs, CA household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Desert Hot Springs, CA in 2017
  • 1,315Less than $10,000
  • 1,555$10,000 to $19,999
  • 1,354$20,000 to $29,999
  • 1,055$30,000 to $39,999
  • 934$40,000 to $49,999
  • 690$50,000 to $59,999
  • 870$60,000 to $74,999
  • 674$75,000 to $99,999
  • 425$100,000 to $124,999
  • 96$125,000 to $149,999
  • 126$150,000 to $199,999
  • 44$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2017 in Desert Hot Springs, CA

  • Distribution of house value in Desert Hot Springs, CA in 2017
  • 53Less than $10,000
  • 35$10,000 to $14,999
  • 7$20,000 to $24,999
  • 31$25,000 to $29,999
  • 2$35,000 to $39,999
  • 50$40,000 to $49,999
  • 8$50,000 to $59,999
  • 61$60,000 to $69,999
  • 41$70,000 to $79,999
  • 147$80,000 to $89,999
  • 101$90,000 to $99,999
  • 361$100,000 to $124,999
  • 276$125,000 to $149,999
  • 441$150,000 to $174,999
  • 242$175,000 to $199,999
  • 460$200,000 to $249,999
  • 220$250,000 to $299,999
  • 118$300,000 to $399,999
  • 118$400,000 to $499,999
  • 39$500,000 to $749,999
  • 67$750,000 to $999,999
  • 20$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in Desert Hot Springs, CA

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Desert Hot Springs, CA in 2017
  • 25$150 to $199
  • 38$200 to $249
  • 23$250 to $299
  • 47$300 to $349
  • 78$350 to $399
  • 135$400 to $449
  • 127$450 to $499
  • 262$500 to $549
  • 222$550 to $599
  • 230$600 to $649
  • 299$650 to $699
  • 357$700 to $749
  • 665$750 to $799
  • 515$800 to $899
  • 473$900 to $999
  • 733$1,000 to $1,249
  • 195$1,250 to $1,499
  • 82$1,500 to $1,999
  • 21$2,000 to $2,499
  • 13$2,500 to $2,999
  • 232No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017

Percentage of workers working in this county: 93.8%
Number of people working at home: 457 (4.4% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 431
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 774
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 511
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 906
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 1,836
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 839
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 2,782
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 280
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 438
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 422
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 265
  • 90 or more minutes: 473
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Desert Hot Springs

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,801 (68%)
  • Carpooled: 467 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 55 (1%)
  • Railroad: 10 (0%)
  • Taxi: 96 (2%)
  • Bicycle: 15 (0%)
  • Walked: 205 (5%)
  • Worked at home: 457 (11%)
Class of Workers in 2017
  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 7.4%Males
  • 14.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 13.0%Males
  • 23.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 2.9%Males
  • 2.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 5.6%Males
  • 11.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 23.5%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 6.3%Males
  • 7.3%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Desert Hot Springs, California
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Desert Hot Springs, California
  • 6022010 or later
  • 1,8312000 to 2009
  • 1,7741990 to 1999
  • 1,0381980 to 1989
  • 5271970 to 1979
  • 477Before 1970
Ancestries in Desert Hot Springs, CA

First ancestries reported:

  • American: 533 (2.7%)
  • German: 425 (2.2%)
  • English: 410 (2.1%)
  • Italian: 327 (1.7%)
  • Irish: 218 (1.1%)
  • European: 162 (0.8%)
  • Arab: 149 (0.8%)
  • French: 125 (0.6%)
  • Armenian: 88 (0.5%)
  • Canadian: 81 (0.4%)
  • Polish: 71 (0.4%)
  • Scottish: 61 (0.3%)
  • Dutch: 53 (0.3%)
  • Swedish: 49 (0.3%)
  • Belizean: 43 (0.2%)
  • British: 42 (0.2%)
  • Bulgarian: 37 (0.2%)
  • Danish: 35 (0.2%)
  • Scandinavian: 32 (0.2%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 31 (0.2%)
  • Welsh: 29 (0.1%)
  • Norwegian: 28 (0.1%)
  • Hungarian: 28 (0.1%)
  • Nigerian: 25 (0.1%)
  • Ukrainian: 16 (0.08%)
  • Russian: 16 (0.08%)
  • Cajun: 13 (0.07%)
  • Eastern European: 12 (0.06%)
  • Austrian: 10 (0.05%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 7 (0.04%)
  • Iranian: 6 (0.03%)
  • Yugoslavian: 5 (0.03%)
  • Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 4 (0.02%)

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

Mexico
Desert Hot Springs:

66.5% (4,471)
California:

39.9% (4,196,887)

Guatemala
Desert Hot Springs:

6.5% (437)
California:

2.6% (272,771)

El Salvador
Desert Hot Springs:

4.7% (316)
California:

4.1% (428,905)

Philippines
Desert Hot Springs:

4.5% (300)
California:

8.0% (842,233)

Canada
Desert Hot Springs:

2.4% (164)
California:

1.3% (132,692)

Germany
Desert Hot Springs:

2.0% (137)
California:

0.7% (78,828)

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

  • This state: 17,417
  • Other state: 4,686
  • Northeast: 816
  • Midwest: 1,425
  • South: 1,373
  • West: 1,065

87.1% of Desert Hot Springs residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42.8% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 63.2% lived in California.


Desert Hot Springs:

87.1%
State average:

87.0%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 372
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 44
  • 5th and 6th grade: 434
  • 7th and 8th grade: 249
  • 9th grade: 363
  • 10th grade: 230
  • 11th grade: 379
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 359
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,873
  • Less than 1 year of college: 482
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,548
  • Associate degree: 469
  • Bachelor's degree: 728
  • Master's degree: 181
  • Professional school degree: 62
  • Doctorate degree: 60
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 301
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 84
  • 5th and 6th grade: 744
  • 7th and 8th grade: 131
  • 9th grade: 141
  • 10th grade: 190
  • 11th grade: 446
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 423
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 3,176
  • Less than 1 year of college: 574
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,122
  • Associate degree: 600
  • Bachelor's degree: 908
  • Master's degree: 225
  • Professional school degree: 71
  • Doctorate degree: 46
Educational Attainment for Females
Desert Hot Springs marital status for males
Desert Hot Springs marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,818
  • One, attached: 179
  • Two: 934
  • 3 or 4: 956
  • 5 to 9: 689
  • 10 to 19: 335
  • 20 to 49: 215
  • 50 or more: 328
  • Mobile homes: 804

Median worth of mobile homes: $126,507

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2017: 1.5%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2017: 2.5%

House/condo owner moved in on average 9 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Desert Hot Springs
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Desert Hot Springs, CA
  • 76.5%Utility gas
  • 18.5%Electricity
  • 2.4%No fuel used
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Solar energy
  • 0.3%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Desert Hot Springs, CA
  • 56.5%Utility gas
  • 34.0%Electricity
  • 6.4%No fuel used
  • 2.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Solar energy

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 108
Here:

2.9%
California:

8.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 22
Here:

1.2%
California:

8.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 152
Here:

9.4%
California:

15.1%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability