|Rancho Mirage, California|
Location in Riverside County and the state of California
|- Total||24. Riverside County is a County located in the southeastern part of the U California ( is a US state on the West Coast of the United States, along the Pacific Ocean. Wikipedia talkFeatured lists for an explanation of this and other inclusion tags below -->This list of countries, arranged alphabetically The United States of America —commonly referred to as the The political units and divisions of the United States include The 50 states (four of these being officially styled as Commonwealths) which are typically California ( is a US state on the West Coast of the United States, along the Pacific Ocean. The US state of California is divided into fifty-eight counties. Riverside County is a County located in the southeastern part of the U Area is a Quantity expressing the two- Dimensional size of a defined part of a Surface, typically a region bounded by a closed Curve. 7 sq mi (64 km²)|
|- Land||24. The square mile is an imperial and US unit of Area equal the area of a square of one statute mile. Square Kilometre ( US spelling square kilometer) symbol km2, is a decimal multiple of the SI unit of 3 sq mi (63 km²)|
|- Water||0. 4 sq mi (1 km²)|
|Elevation||272 ft (83 m)|
|- Density||536. The elevation of a Geographic location is its height above a fixed reference point often the mean sea level. A foot (plural feet or foot; symbol or abbreviation ft or sometimes &prime – the prime symbol) is a non-SI unit The metre or meter is a unit of Length. It is the basic unit of Length in the Metric system and in the International Population density (in agriculture standing stock and Standing crop) is a measurement of Population per unit area or unit volume 4/sq mi (207/km²)|
|Time zone||PST (UTC-8)|
|- Summer (DST)||PDT (UTC-7)|
|GNIS feature ID||1661281|
Rancho Mirage is a city in Riverside County, California, United States. The Pacific Time Zone observes Standard time by subtracting eight hours from Coordinated Universal Time ( UTC-8) UTC−8 is a band of Timezones separated from the Universal Coordinated Time by 8 hours Daylight saving time ( DST UTC−7 can be observed in Mountain Standard Time Zone Pacific Daylight Time Zone Canada The ZIP code is the system of Postal codes used by the United States Postal Service (USPS A telephone numbering plan is a plan for allocating Telephone number ranges to countries regions areas and exchanges and to non-fixed telephone networks ImageArea_code_760png|right|Map of California area codes in Federal Information Processing Standards ( FIPS) are publicly announced standards developed by the United States Federal government for use by all non-military The Geographic Names Information System ( GNIS) is a database that contains name and locative information about more than two million physical and cultural features located throughout Riverside County is a County located in the southeastern part of the U California ( is a US state on the West Coast of the United States, along the Pacific Ocean. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the The population was 13,249 at the 2000 census, but the seasonal (part-time) population can exceed 20,000. In between Cathedral City and Palm Desert, it is one of the eight cities of the Coachella Valley (Palm Springs area). Cathedral City is a city in Riverside County, California, United States. Palm Desert is a city in Riverside County, California, in the Coachella Valley, approximately east of Palm Springs. The Coachella Valley ( pronounced /koʊəˈtʃɛlə/ in English) is a large stretch of land in Southern California that is populated by close to a million Rancho Mirage was incorporated in 1973 from a merger of Mirage Cove with five unincorporated areas known as the "Cove communities" (Desert, Magnesia, Palmas, Tamarisk and Thunderbird), but had 3,000 permanent residents at the time. Year 1973 ( MCMLXXIII) was a Common year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar of the 1973 Gregorian calendar.
Although the first modern settlements date back to the 1920s and 1930s, Rancho Mirage got its claim to fame after World War II. The Annenberg Estate or Sunnylands in the area had long been popular with the wealthy and powerful, including Frank Sinatra, Bob Hope, Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Mary Martin, Harry Caray and Lloyd Campbell and the Campbells. Walter Hubert Annenberg ( March 13, 1908 – October 1, 2002) was an American billionaire publisher, philanthropist Francis Albert "Frank" Sinatra (December 12 1915 &ndash May 14 1998 was an American singer and actor Bob Hope, KBE KCSG ( May 29, 1903 &ndash July 27, 2003) was an American comedian and actor who appeared in Fred Astaire (born Frederick Austerlitz; May 10, 1899 &ndash June 22, 1987) was an American Academy Award Ginger Rogers ( July 16, 1911 &ndash April 25, 1995) was an Academy Award -winning American film and stage actress Mary Virginia Martin ( December 1, 1913 – November 3, 1990) was an American Tony Award -winning star of stage film Harry Caray (b Harry Christopher Carabina, March 1, 1914, St Louis, Mo Several US presidents have vacationed here, and Gerald Ford was a frequent visitor who later bought a house. Gerald Rudolph Ford Jr (July 14 1913 December 26 2006 was the thirty-eighth President of the United States, serving from 1974 to 1977 and the fortieth Vice President The Betty Ford Center is located in the Eisenhower Medical Center of the town. The Betty Ford Center is a drug and alcohol rehabilitation center for adults in Rancho Mirage California, United States, co-founded by former U The Eisenhower Medical Center of Rancho Mirage California, USA is the Coachella Valley 's only not-for-profit hospital one of the top one hundred hospitals in the President Gerald Ford was living in the town at the time of his death. Gerald Rudolph Ford Jr (July 14 1913 December 26 2006 was the thirty-eighth President of the United States, serving from 1974 to 1977 and the fortieth Vice President
Rancho Mirage boasts of 12 golf courses, also known as country clubs. A golf course consists of a series of holes each consisting of a Teeing ground, Fairway, rough and other hazards and a green with a pin and cup all designed for A country club is a private Club which offers a variety of recreational Sports facilities usually located in city outskirts or rural areas The city's first golf resort was the Thunderbird Guest Ranch, opened in 1946 for entertainers and business clientele. Other golf resorts are the Tamarisk, Mission Hills, the Springs, Sunrise, KSL Resorts' Rancho Las Palmas hotel (opened in 1979 to replace the Desert Air golf and private airport from 1954-1978), Rancho Mirage, Morningside, Mission Hills North Course, Westin Hotels Mission Hills resort, and Tuscania by Sunrise Company opened in 2006.
The Agua Caliente Mission Band of Cahuilla Indians of Palm Springs runs the Agua Caliente Casino on the intersection of Bob Hope Drive and Ramon Road off the I-10 freeway, opened in 2002. The Cahuilla are a tribe of Native Americans that have inhabited the U The Agua Caliente Casino is an Indian-gaming facility in Rancho Mirage California. Interstate 10 ( I-10) is the southernmost east-west coast-to-coast Interstate highway in the United States. The thriving casino is a popular destination for locals, tourists, and gaming enthusiasts, and the tribal board announced in 2006 that Agua Caliente Casino will include a 12-story hotel, two golf courses, tennis courts, a shopping mall, and a convention center-sports arena facility, but will break ground after a federal environmental report.
Rancho Mirage has expanded its economic profile from once regulated to seasonal, resort-based and low-paying, to include more light industry and commerce by the I-10 freeway and Union Pacific Railroad, high-end retail centers like the River shopping complex, opened in 2005 and built around an artificial lake that resembles a castle's moat. The city includes one elementary school (Rancho Mirage Elementary) that is part of the Palm Springs Unified School District, and the District is building a new high school, with an expected completion date of the 2009-10 school year.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 24. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title) is the government agency that is responsible for the United States Census 7 square miles (64. The square mile is an imperial and US unit of Area equal the area of a square of one statute mile. 0 km²), of which, 24. Square Kilometre ( US spelling square kilometer) symbol km2, is a decimal multiple of the SI unit of 3 square miles (63. 0 km²) of it is land and 0. 4 square miles (1. 0 km²) of it (1. 58%) is water, including the 10-story Desert Island hotel-golf resort built on an island surrounded by an artificial lake.
As of the census of 2000, there were 13,249 people, 6,813 households, and 4,074 families residing in the city. A census is the procedure of acquiring information about every member of a given population The population density was 544. Population density (in agriculture standing stock and Standing crop) is a measurement of Population per unit area or unit volume 9 people per square mile (210. 4/km²). There were 11,816 housing units at an average density of 486. 0/sq mi (187. 7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 92. 69% White, 0. 89% African American, 0. 20% Native American, 1. 25% Asian, 0. 11% Pacific Islander, 3. 62% from other races, and 1. 25% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 9. 44% of the population.
There were 6,813 households out of which 10. 5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52. 9% were married couples living together, 5. NOTICE TO WOULD-BE ROMEOS ************** 2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 40. 2% were non-families. 32. 3% of all households were made up of individuals and 19. 8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1. 92 and the average family size was 2. 36.
In the city the population was spread out with 10. 3% under the age of 18, 2. 7% from 18 to 24, 14. 0% from 25 to 44, 30. 0% from 45 to 64, and 43. 0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 61 years. For every 100 females there were 91. 8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91. 1 males. Rancho Mirage owes its legacy to being a retirement haven for senior citizens since the 1950's. Old age consists of ages nearing or surpassing the Average life span of Human beings and thus the end of the human life cycle. In 2003, the Rancho Mirage was named the best resort town in the world by the London Imperial Traveler Magazine. Contemplation of building a new airport 30 minutes away (the Desert Cities Regional Airport in Coachella) from Rancho Mirage is still in debate. Jacqueline Cochran Regional Airport is a public Airport located in Thermal, California, 20 miles (32 km southeast of Palm Springs. For the music and arts festival see Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival Coachella is a city in Riverside County, California
The median income for a household in the city was $59,826 and the median income for a family was $78,384. Income, refers to consumption opportunity gained by an entity within a specified time frame which is generally expressed in monetary terms Males had a median income of $50,027 versus $36,529 for females. The per capita income for the city was $58,603. Per capita income means how much each individual receives in monetary terms of the yearly income generated in the country About 4. 4% of families and 5. 9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9. The poverty threshold, or poverty line, is the minimum level of Income deemed necessary to achieve an adequate Standard of living in a given country 4% of those under age 18 and 3. 2% of those age 65 or over.
In the state legislature Rancho Mirage is located in the 37th Senate District, represented by Republican Jim Battin, and in the 64th Assembly District, represented by Republican John J. Benoit. The California State Legislature is the state legislature of the U The California State Senate is the upper house of the California State Legislature. James Franklin Battin (born July 28 1962 in Billings Montana) is the California State Senator for District 37 which includes much of Riverside The California State Assembly is the Lower house of the California State Legislature. John J Benoit (born December 1951 is a US politician currently serving as a Republican member of the California State Assembly, representing the Federally, Rancho Mirage is located in California's 45th congressional district, which has a Cook PVI of R +3 and is represented by Republican Mary Bono Mack. California's 45th congressional district covers part of Riverside County. The Cook Partisan Voting Index ( CPVI) sometimes referred to as simply the Partisan Voting Index ( PVI) is a measurement of how strongly an American Mary Bono Mack (born October 24, 1961) is an American politician and since 1998 has been a Republican member of the United States House
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