Palm Desert

From upscale gated communities to luxurious desert retreats, Palm Desert offers residents a blend of elegance and tranquility.
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Welcome to Palm Desert

Nestled amidst the breathtaking Coachella Valley, Palm Desert, California, epitomizes desert living at its finest. Its real estate market boasts a diverse range of properties, from upscale gated communities to luxurious desert retreats, offering residents a blend of elegance and tranquility. Entertainment flourishes in Palm Desert, with a vibrant cultural scene highlighted by the McCallum Theatre and the El Paseo Shopping District, providing endless opportunities for leisure and exploration. Embracing an active lifestyle, Palm Desert is renowned for its world-class golf and tennis facilities, attracting enthusiasts from around the globe to tee off on lush fairways or engage in spirited matches under the sun-drenched skies.
 
Outdoor enthusiasts revel in the abundance of hiking and biking trails, immersing themselves in the scenic beauty of the nearby Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument. Culinary delights await at the city's eclectic array of restaurants, offering everything from upscale dining experiences to casual eateries serving local delicacies. Additionally, the Living Desert Zoo and Gardens offers a unique opportunity to explore the desert's diverse ecosystem, featuring fascinating exhibits and interactive experiences with native wildlife. In Palm Desert, the fusion of luxury, recreation, and culinary excellence creates an idyllic desert oasis that captivates residents and visitors alike, inviting them to embrace the essence of desert living.
 
Palm Desert NE Properties
Domani
Not Applicable
Sun City
 
Palm Desert East Properties      
Amastista at Capri Golden Sun Estates Palm Lake The Lakes Country Club
Avondale Country Club Indian Ridge Palm Valley Country Club Tierra Vista
Belmonte Estates Indian Wells Village Primrose Tucson
Brenna at Capri Mountain View Falls Regency Estates Vista Del Montana
Desert Breezes Not Applicable Regency Palms Waring Place Whitehawk
Desert Falls Country Club Oasis Country Club River Estates Woodhaven Country Club
Desert Falls Estates Palm Desert Country Club Royal Palms Condos  
Desert Falls the Links Palm Desert Country Club Gardens Sandcastle Homes  
Desert Rose Palm Desert Country Club Villas Spanish Walk  
Emerald Isle Palm Desert Resort Country Club Sunterrace  
 
Palm Desert North Properties      
Bravo Glenwood Merano Palm Desert Mobile Estates
Canyon Crest Hidden Palms Montage Palm Gate
Casablanca Hovley Court Montage palm desert Palm Gate Homes
Chaparral Country Club Hovley Estate Montecito homes Palmira
Chatham Court Hovley Palms Monterey Country Club Park Palms
College View Estates Kauffman/Broad Monterey Meadows Paseo Vista
Country Club Villas Kingston Court Monterey Ridge Pele Place
Desert Mirage La Paloma – 641 Monterey Sands Petunia
Dolce La Placita Not Applicable  
Encore Lago De Palmas Olive Grove  
Genesis Lantana Palm Desert Greens  
 
Palm Desert North Developments      
Portola Country Club Sonata 1 The Glen University Park
Portola Del Sol Sonata 2 The Grove Vineyards
Portola Palms Suncrest Country Club The Hovely Collection Vista Palm Desert
Portola Pointe Sundance The Retreat at Desert Willow Waring Court
Portola Village Terracina The Villas in Old Palm Springs Wedgewood Glen
Sage at Palm Desert The Boulders at Palm Desert University Park Winterhaven
Sagewood The Estates at Desert Springs Valley Palms  
Silver Sands RC The Gallery Venezia  
 
Palm Desert South Properties      
BigHorn Golf Club El Paseo Village Lupine Palm Desert Tennis Club
Cahuilla Hills El Paseo Villas Marrakesh Country Club Ryway Cottages
Canyon Cove 805 Fairview Cottages Montecito Condos Sand & Shadows
Casa Mia Indian Creek Villas Monterra Sandpiper Palm Desert
Chukker Inn Indian Hills 880 Mountain Shadows Sandroc
Condolane Indian Springs Mobiles Mountain Villas Sandroc II
Continental Six International Lodge Mountainback Serenity
Corsican Villas Ironwood Country Club Noe Jack Shadow Mountain Fairway Cottages
Cypress Estates Kings Point Not Applicable Shadow Mountain Resort
Deep Canyon Tennis Club Linda Visa Estates Nueve Grande  
Palm Desert South Developments      
Shadowcliff Colony Sommerset South Palm Desert The Reserve Whispering Sands
Shar-Don Stone Eagle Villa Paseo  
Silver Spur Community Summit Village Greens  
Silver Spur Ranch Sun & Stars Vista Paseo  

Overview for Palm Desert, CA

51,081 people live in Palm Desert, where the median age is 56.2 and the average individual income is $50,320. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

51,081

Total Population

56.2 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$50,320

Average individual Income

Around Palm Desert, CA

There's plenty to do around Palm Desert, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Car-Dependent
Walking Score
26
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Silver Spur BBQ, Josie’s On El Paseo, and Iyengar Yoga Palm Desert.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 3.86 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 1.53 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.22 miles 18 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.96 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.91 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.07 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Palm Desert, CA

Palm Desert has 23,951 households, with an average household size of 2.12. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Palm Desert do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 51,081 people call Palm Desert home. The population density is 1,905.13 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

51,081

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

56.2

Median Age

46.97 / 53.03%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
23,951

Total Households

2.12

Average Household Size

$50,320

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
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Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Palm Desert, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Palm Desert. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Morning Stars Learning Program
PRIVATE
K - K
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 10th
No rating available
Palm Desert Learning Tree Center
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Montessori School Of The Valley
PRIVATE
PreK - 3rd
No rating available
Montessori School Of The Desert
PRIVATE
PreK - 2nd
No rating available
Palm Desert Learning Tree
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Ronald Reagan Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Palm Desert Charter Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Abraham Lincoln Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
James Earl Carter Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
George Washington Charter
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5

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