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Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms

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Twentynine Palms Base, officially the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center (MCAGCC), is a census-designated place and United States Marine Corps base located in Twentynine Palms in San Bernardino County, California. As of the 2000 census, the base had a total population of 8,413.

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Geography

Twentynine Palms Base is located at 34°14'48" North, 116°5'28" West (34.246588, -116.091026)Template:GR.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the base has a total area of 3.7 km² (1.4 mi²). 3.7 km² (1.4 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water. Please note that this only applies to the main cantonment which includes the base housing; the entire installation is far larger in area (approx. 932 sq mi.).

Demographics

As of the censusTemplate:GR of 2000, there are 8,413 people, 912 households, and 904 families residing on the base. The population density is 2,287.5/km² (5,935.8/mi²). There are 1,006 housing units at an average density of 273.5/km² (709.8/mi²). The racial makeup of the base is 70.26% White, 10.38% African American, 1.40% Native American, 3.09% Asian, 0.29% Pacific Islander, 9.52% from other races, and 5.06% from two or more races. 19.56% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 912 households out of which 73.1% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 94.5% are married couples living together, 3.5% have a female householder with no husband present, and 0.8% are non-families. 0.8% of all households are made up of individuals and 0.0% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 3.40 and the average family size is 3.40.

The age distribution of the base is: 15.4% under the age of 18, 67.0% from 18 to 24, 16.8% from 25 to 44, 0.7% from 45 to 64, and 0.0% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 21 years. For every 100 females there are 404.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 596.3 males. These statistics are consistent with the area's military status.

The median income for a household on the base is $29,500, and the median income for a family is $29,594. Males have a median income of $14,111 versus $17,014 for females. The per capita income for the base is $12,615. 12.1% of the population and 11.9% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 14.0% of those under the age of 18 and 0.0% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Mission

The Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Centerīs (MCAGCC) two-fold mission is to operate live fire combined arms training that promotes readiness of operating forces; and to provide facilities, services, and support, responsive to the needs of tenant commands, Marines, Sailors and their families.

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