Twentynine Palms INFORMATION

Population: 16,064

Male 51% Female 49%
Married 61%
Single 39%

City rating

This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.


Overall value

This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.


Density (Population per mile²)

Compared to New York, Twentynine Palms has a very low population density. Twentynine Palms is perfect for those who like a quiet city.

293 Twentynine Palms
27,441 New York

City Info

With a quality of life rating of 8/10 and an overall value of 6/10, there are many things to love about Twentynine Palms, CA, but there are also a few factors that may not be the best fit for everyone. Most homeowners will be happy in Twentynine Palms, but be sure to visit first to make sure it’s the best place for you.

Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Twentynine Palms has a population density of 293, with 16,064 current residents.

Out of the 16,064 current residents, 51% are male and 49% are female. 61% of the residents are married and 39% are single.



Air quality

Bad air quality


  • 78% Sun
  • 4% Rain
  • 1% Snow


71°F average temperature

  • 27 years Median home age
  • $80,290 Median home price
  • -27.76% Home appreciation rate
  • 9.16% Annual property tax
  • 35.1%
    Homes owned
  • 46%
    Homes rented
  • 18.9%
    Homes vacant


As for living in Twentynine Palms, the air quality is 1% and the weather, on average, is 78% sunny, 4% rainy, and 1% snowy. The average temperature is 71°F.

Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Twentynine Palms, you should know that 35.1% of homes are owned while 46% of homes are rented, and 18.9% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $80,290, the median age of homes is 27 years, the annual home appreciation is -27.76% and the annual property tax is 9.16%.



Religious diversity

  • Crime rate (per 100,000)

  • Average age

  • Political majority

    Democrat Democrat


When looking at the community of Twentynine Palms, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Twentynine Palms’s crime rate is 4 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Twentynine Palms is 29 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 52.07% Democratic, 45.75% Republican, and 2.18% Independent.






Student teacher ratio 1:22


  • Management, Business, Art & Sciences
  • Sales & Office Occupations
  • Service Occupations
  • Production, Transportation & Material Moving
  • Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
  • 82%
    High school diploma
  • 10%
    Some college or associates degree
  • 8%
    Bachelors degree
  • 5%
    Graduate or professional degree


When looking at Twentynine Palms, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 14.00% of residents are unemployed in Twentynine Palms (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Twentynine Palms residents: 11.5% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 16.80% are in the arts and sciences field, 24.7% are in the customer service field, 28.8% are in the sales field, 0.00% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 8.8% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 9.3% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:22. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 82.20%, 10.48% of residents have an associate’s degree, 8.10% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 4.60% have a master’s degree.



Average commute time

Daily breakdown: by transport type

  • Public
  • Car
  • Carpool
  • Work at home


If you plan on commuting to work in Twentynine Palms, you should be aware that the average commute time is 23 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Twentynine Palms have a few different options. 72% of commuters use their own cars, 20% of commuters carpool, 1% of commuters use the transit system, and 2% of residents work from home.

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