Desert Hot Springs, CaliforniaDesert Hot Springs
is a city located in Riverside County, California
. As of the 2000
census, the city had a total population of 16,582.
Geography\nDesert Hot Springs is located at 33°57'40" North, 116°30'29" West (33.960996, -116.508073)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the city has a total area of 60.3 km²
). 60.2 km² (23.2 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.04 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.13% water.
Demographics\nAs of the census
, there are 16,582 people, 5,859 households, and 3,755 families residing in the city. The population density
is 275.4/km² (713.2/mi²). There are 7,034 housing units at an average density of 116.8/km² (302.5/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 68.18% White, 6.12% African American
, 1.44% Native American
, 1.97% Asian
, 0.08% Pacific Islander, 16.39% from other races, and 5.83% from two or more races. 40.40% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 5,859 households out of which 38.7% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.3% are married couples living together, 17.9% have a female householder with no husband present, and 35.9% are non-families. 27.6% of all households are made up of individuals and 9.9% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.80 and the average family size is 3.45.
In the city the population is spread out with 33.3% under the age of 18, 9.7% from 18 to 24, 29.4% from 25 to 44, 16.5% from 45 to 64, and 11.1% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 30 years. For every 100 females there are 96.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 91.6 males.
The median income for a household in the city is $25,987, and the median income for a family is $29,126. Males have a median income of $27,873 versus $21,935 for females. The per capita income for the city is $11,954. 27.5% of the population and 22.4% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 37.1% are under the age of 18 and 15.0% are 65 or older.