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Twentynine Palms, California
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Twentynine Palms, California

Twentynine Palms is a city located in San Bernardino County, California. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 28,5000.


Twentynine Palms is located at 34°8'18" North, 116°4'21" West (34.138277, -116.072409)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 142.0 km² (54.8 mi²). 142.0 km² (54.8 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.


As of the census of 2000, there are 14,764 people, 5,653 households, and 3,855 families residing in the city. The population density is 104.0/km² (269.3/mi²). There are 6,952 housing units at an average density of 49.0/km² (126.8/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 71.02% White, 9.35% African American, 1.46% Native American, 3.81% Asian, 1.76% Pacific Islander, 6.24% from other races, and 6.36% from two or more races. 14.91% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 5,653 households out of which 39.1% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.8% are married couples living together, 13.7% have a female householder with no husband present, and 31.8% are non-families. 25.1% of all households are made up of individuals and 7.4% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.60 and the average family size is 3.12.

In the city the population is spread out with 31.2% under the age of 18, 15.2% from 18 to 24, 28.4% from 25 to 44, 16.7% from 45 to 64, and 8.6% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 27 years. For every 100 females there are 101.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 98.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $31,178, and the median income for a family is $32,251. Males have a median income of $25,081 versus $25,141 for females. The per capita income for the city is $14,613. 16.8% of the population and 13.6% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 25.3% are under the age of 18 and 10.0% are 65 or older.

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