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The Coachella Valley’s population is on a steady upward trend. The Valley was one of the fastest growing areas in California between 2000 and 2013.  

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Aside from being a popular retirement destination, affordable housing (in comparison to coastal and other areas of California) attracts young families who continue to migrate into the Valley in higher numbers every year.

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The workforce of younger, skilled workers continues to expand with the influx of young families.  Families in the Valley average 3 people per household; with a median household income estimate of just over $50,000.The population growth rate is expected to be more than 15% over the next 5 years, with the expectation of nearly 175,000 households in the Valley by 2015.

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