The median age was 45.6 years. The population density was 1,053.9 people per square mile (406.9/km2). La Quinta is a not walkable city in California with a Walk Score of 22. Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard lived in secret on a ranch in La Quinta from 1978 to the early 1980s.[50]. Visitors to Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim, California, and EPCOT at the Walt Disney World Resort in Bay Lake, Florida, are treated to a brief glimpse of the foothills in one of the park's attractions: Soarin' Over California. Olympic ice figure skater Dorothy Hamill lived in La Quinta. The 2010 United States Census[26] reported that La Quinta had a population of 37,467. The Tom Fazio-designed golf course at The Quarry at La Quinta is ranked among the top 100 golf courses in the United States. Get directions, maps, and traffic for La Quinta, CA. Another local and pro football player, Oscar Lua played for the New England Patriots. There were 8,445 households, out of which 38.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.6% were married couples living together, 9.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.4% were non-families. Chad Mayes. "The Quarry stacks up with America's best". For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.1 males. 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Five hundred years ago, the Colorado River changed its course and the east Coachella Valley flooded, leading to the creation of Lake Cahuilla, which is fresh water.[14]. #3 Best Value of 11 places to stay in La Quinta. Free parking. Fritz Burns-La Quinta Community Pool Park, La Quinta Trails (hiking and bike trails), This page was last edited on 18 November 2020, at 19:45. Special offer. east Asians) population belonging to the middle and upper-middle class. Winters are warm with daytime highs often between 68 and 86 °F (20 and 30 °C). Free parking. La Quinta Resort & Club, A Waldorf Astoria Resort. The population was 37,467 at the 2010 census, up from 23,694 at the 2000 census. The #1 Best Value of 11 places to stay in La Quinta. La Quinta is located at 33°40′31″N 116°17′51″W / 33.67528°N 116.29750°W / 33.67528; -116.29750 (33.675373, −116.297391). NFL Football player Jeff Webb of the Kansas City Chiefs went to La Quinta High School, though he lived in Indio. La Quinta is home to approximately 37,079 people and 12,483 jobs. Most of the minorities are recently moved-in families sought starter homes and/or relocated from urban centers of Southern California during the 1990s and 2000s, and from families of two or more races (to represent multiracial identity). The climate of the Coachella Valley is influenced by the surrounding geography. [18] La Quinta grew at a higher rate than most other cities in California during the 1990s and 2000s. Summit High School, an alternative/independent studies school. The Cahuilla Indians were the first ancestors of La Quinta. "[21] The Village District includes private commercial developments such as "Old Town" and "Plaza Calle Tampico," and contains many professional offices, the City museum, small tourist-oriented shops and boutiques, and several restaurants.[22]. 5,585 reviews. The racial makeup of La Quinta was 29,489 (78.7%) White (63.1% Non-Hispanic White),[27] 713 (1.9%) African American, 230 (0.6%) Native American, 1,176 (3.1%) Asian, 41 (0.1%) Pacific Islander, 4,595 (12.3%) from other races, and 1,223 (3.3%) from two or more races. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.3 males. In addition to standard service industries, La Quinta is the site of the first Wal-Mart Supercenter in California. La Quinta (Spanish for the fifth) is a resort city in Riverside County, California, United States, specifically in the Coachella Valley between Indian Wells and Indio. John Adams Early Childhood Education Center, formerly Elementary school until 2016. The estimated 2012 population was 38,075, similar to Palm Springs. Among those destinations is the La Quinta Resort and Club, a resort dating to 1926, where director Frank Capra wrote the screenplay for Lost Horizon. There are 710 active homes for sale in La Quinta, CA, which spend an average of 55 days on the market. From 1,111 La Quinta attractions, Yelp helps you discover popular restaurants, hotels, tours, shopping, and nightlife for your vacation. [51], "La Quinta" redirects here. For every 100 females, there were 96.2 males. Free Wifi. At the time, California and federal land surveyors declared the sand dunes uninhabitable, only the hard rock ground of the "Marshall Cove" held potential farming and residential development. Dine, Play, Shop, Stay! High mountain ranges on three sides contribute to its unique and year-round warm climate, with some of the warmest winters west of the Rocky Mountains. The population was 37,467 at the 2010 census, up from 23,694 at the 2000 census. Click here for more information and to apply. [43], Two city restaurants are owned by notable residents including professional golfer Arnold Palmer, The Arnold Palmer Restaurant, and Devane's Old Town, owned and operated by actor William Devane. Check flight prices and hotel availability for your visit. Get the latest information on how the City is utilizing these funds. For every 100 females, there were 93.5 males. Homes for sale in La Quinta, CA have a median listing price of $585,450. The Santa Rosa Mountains (California) are nestled against the golf course and can be seen easily in the segment. The city has a public library that began operations in 2005. [34], There is also an airport, Jacqueline Cochran Regional Airport, in the community of Thermal 10 miles (16 km) to the east.[35].