Thousand Palms

Thousand Palms is a census-designated place (CDP) in the Coachella Valley of Riverside County, California, United States. The population was 7,715 at the 2010 census, up from 5,120 at the 2000 census.

Thousand Palms is located at 33°49′01″N 116°23′14″W. It borders the cities of Rancho Mirage and Palm Desert. According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 23.6 square miles (61 km2), all of it land.

The location had a post office called Edom in 1913. The post office was moved in 1938 and then renamed as Thousand Palms in 1939.

The 2010 United States Census reported that Thousand Palms had a population of 7,715. The population density was 326.4 people per square mile (126.0/km²). The racial makeup of Thousand Palms was 5,763 (74.7%) White, 105 (1.4%) African American, 75 (1.0%) Native American, 129 (1.7%) Asian, 10 (0.1%) Pacific Islander, 1,422 (18.4%) from other races, and 211 (2.7%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4,051 persons (52.5%).

The Census reported that 7,685 people (99.6% of the population) lived in households, 30 (0.4%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.

There were 2,849 households, out of which 817 (28.7%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 1,431 (50.2%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 314 (11.0%) had a female householder with no husband present, 151 (5.3%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 165 (5.8%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 45 (1.6%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 727 households (25.5%) were made up of individuals and 465 (16.3%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.70. There were 1,896 families (66.5% of all households); the average family size was 3.26.

The population was spread out with 1,754 people (22.7%) under the age of 18, 636 people (8.2%) aged 18 to 24, 1,629 people (21.1%) aged 25 to 44, 1,771 people (23.0%) aged 45 to 64, and 1,925 people (25.0%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43.3 years. For every 100 females there were 100.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.5 males.

There were 3,705 housing units at an average density of 156.8 per square mile (60.5/km²), of which 2,227 (78.2%) were owner-occupied, and 622 (21.8%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 4.4%; the rental vacancy rate was 11.9%. 5,591 people (72.5% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 2,094 people (27.1%) lived in rental housing units.

As of the census of 2000, there were 5,120 people, 1,912 households, and 1,260 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,279.7 people per square mile (494.2/km²). There were 2,557 housing units at an average density of 639.1 per square mile (246.8/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 74.8% White, 0.7% Black, 0.9% Native American, 0.7% Asian, 0.3% Pacific Islander, 19.4% from other races, and 3.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 43.6% of the population.

There were 1,912 households out of which 28.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.7% were married couples living together, 9.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.1% were non-families. 26.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.7 and the average family size was 3.3.

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