Twentynine Palms is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 27,435 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Twentynine Palms is the 266th largest community in California.
The armed forces are a huge part of the life in Twentynine Palms, employing 34.39% of the workforce. While it is a military town, the civilian sector still plays an important role in the local economy, where the Healthcare and Public Service industries employ 17.49% and 14.44% of the civilian workforce, respectively.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 15.55 minutes getting to work every day.
The education level of Twentynine Palms citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 23.92% of adults in Twentynine Palms have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Twentynine Palms in 2018 was $23,325, which is lower middle income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $93,300 for a family of four. However, Twentynine Palms contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Twentynine Palms is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Twentynine Palms home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Twentynine Palms residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Twentynine Palms also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 24.09% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Twentynine Palms include German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in Twentynine Palms is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.