Blythe, California

Palo Verde College Demographics & Diversity

Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Palo Verde College are predominantly White with a significant Hispanic population. The school has very high racial diversity. 55% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Palo Verde College students
Race Percent of Students
White 45%
Black 12%
Hispanic 31%
Asian 6%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 1%
Two or more races 2%
International 0%
Race Unknown 3%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Extremely Low

There are 449% more male students than female students enrolled at Palo Verde College with a gender ratio of 85% men to 15% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Palo Verde College has a significantly lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is not inclusive of females.

Male to female gender ratio for Palo Verde College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 85%
Women 15%
Enrollment by gender for Palo Verde College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 3,483
Women 635

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Palo Verde College serves a very low number of students outside of California, with 96 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Palo Verde College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 96%
Out of State 0%
Foreign 2%
Unknown Location 2%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$41,306 per year

52% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 82.7%
Part time Undergrads 87.9%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=120953 IPEDS survey data for Palo Verde College.