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What Bert Has To Say About Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario Metro Area

Riverside County and San Bernardino County to the north form this metro area. Like many such metro areas in the Southwest, it extends far into uninhabited desert areas, in this case east through the Mojave Desert to the Nevada/Arizona border. Larger than nine U.S. states, it is often referred to as the Inland Empire. Cities in the western portion, including Riverside, San Bernardino, Ontario, and a patchwork of other communities, are developed suburbs of the Los Angeles area with a rapidly growing and increasingly self-sufficient economy.


  • Profile: Suburban complex
  • Time zone: Pacific Standard Time
  • Elevation: 850
  • Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
  • City: Palm Desert
  • Zip Codes: Palm Desert (zip 92260)

Quick Facts About Palm Desert

    The unemployment rate in Palm Desert (zip 92260) is 4.90 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Palm Desert (zip 92260) jobs have Increased by 1.17 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Palm Desert (zip 92260)'s cost of living is 35.80% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Palm Desert (zip 92260)'s population is 31,365 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 7.42 percent.
    Average Commute time is 19 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Palm Desert (zip 92260) is $339,300. Home appreciation the last year has been 25.50 percent.
    Palm Desert (zip 92260) public schools spend $10,116 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 24.1 students per teacher in Palm Desert (zip 92260).

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Great place for a 2nd home due to dry and arid climate. Abundant sunshine, great golf courses, beautiful mountain ranges. Summer months can be VERY hot, but lifestyle... (read more)
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