Palm Desert, California 

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Population

51,675

+6.5% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.3%

Median Income

$52,053

Median Home Price

$349,300

Best Places to Live in Palm Desert, California

Suburban complex - Southern California, 50 to 80 miles east of Los Angeles and Orange County
Pros
-Year-round climate
-Recreation
-Diverse economy
Cons
-Growth and sprawl
-Traffic and crowding
-Air quality

Local Listings in Palm Desert
 $2,950,000 
112 Chalaka Pl
Bed 4 | Bath 5 | 4513 SqFt
 $337,500 
77271 Ohio Cir
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1274 SqFt
 $284,950 
42740 Jacqueline Cir
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1232 SqFt

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.


QUICK FACTS

City: Palm Desert
Zip Codes: 92260 92211
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 850 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Palm Desert is 4.3% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Palm Desert jobs have increased by 2.22%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Palm Desert's cost of living is 34.50% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Palm Desert's Cost of Living

VOTING
Riverside county voted Democratic in the last three Presidential elections, after voting Republican in 2000 and 2004. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Palm Desert's population is 51,675 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 6.47%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 19 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Palm Desert is $349,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.52%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Palm Desert public schools spend $11,214 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 26.8 students per teacher in Palm Desert. More Education


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Housing Market in Palm Desert

It's a good time to buy in Palm Desert. Home Appreciation is up 5.1% in the last 12 months. Browse Palm Desert Real Estate

The median home price in Palm Desert is $349,300. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Palm Desert   12 Reviews
Very unhealthy place to live!! - 7/24/2016
I made the mistake of moving here after a short vacation to be closer to family. Biggest mistake of my life! This is not the place to live if health is important to you.... Read More

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Reply to Brian, The Palm Desert area not what it u - 7/12/2009
"It's A Dry Heat Except in August!"????? What are you talking about? The summer here is longer than your three months that you claim Brian. I have lived in this valley... Read More

the truth about this desert community - 6/19/2009
I agree with C in Indio. I have lived in Palm Desert (next community over) and now West Indio, right next to La Quinta and Rancho Mirage. If you like golf, we have... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN PALM DESERT, CALIFORNIA
92260 92211

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NEW LISTINGS IN PALM DESERT
$2,950,000
112 Chalaka Pl
Bed 4 | Bath 5

$337,500
77271 Ohio Cir
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$284,950
42740 Jacqueline Cir
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$337,733
77765 California Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$397,000
182 Via San Nicolo
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$365,000
158 Via Tramonto
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$895,000
908 Mission Creek Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 4

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