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Total population: 48,184 (Urban population: 46,453, Rural population: 1,731 (all nonfarm))

Palm Springs,CA index of house prices


Houses: 30,979 (20,540 occupied: 12,463 owner occupied, 8,077 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

39%
State:

40%

Housing density: 329 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $361,782.


Median contract rent in 2009: $836 (lower quartile is $701, upper quartile is $1,080)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $1,128


Median gross rent in Palm Springs, CA in 2009: $937


Housing units in Palm Springs with a mortgage: 6,216 (572 second mortgage, 475 home equity loan, 29 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,049


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $63,724


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $39,471


Median monthly housing costs: $1,043





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Palm Springs, California Age and Sex of Residents


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $257,135 (it was $135,700 in 2000)
Palm Springs:

$257,135
California:

$384,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $157,038 - $403,303

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $386,401
Here:

$386,401
State:

$521,364

Townhouses or other attached units: $273,631
Here:

$273,631
State:

$436,871

In 2-unit structures: $357,875
Here:

$357,875
State:

$634,434

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $234,385
Here:

$234,385
State:

$443,730

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $178,134
Here:

$178,134
State:

$418,318

Mobile homes: $81,387
Here:

$81,387
State:

$59,450

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $63,177
Here:

$63,177
State:

$63,652

Household type by relationship:

Households: 42,156
  • In family households: 28,659 (6,929 male householders, 2,640 female householders)
    7,277 spouses, 8,362 children (7,740 natural, 293 adopted, 329 stepchildren), 638 grandchildren, 532 brothers or sisters, 537 parents, 881 other relatives, 863 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 13,497 (5,788 male householders (4,075 living alone)), 5,119 female householders (4,422 living alone)), 2,590 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 692 (301 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 5,214 2-persons, 1,781 3-persons, 1,255 4-persons, 700 5-persons, 351 6-persons, 268 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 8,497 1-person, 2,268 2-persons, 109 3-persons, 20 4-persons, 9 5-persons, 2 6-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons.

4,257 married couples with children.
2,049 single-parent households (495 men, 1,554 women).

72.4% of residents of Palm Springs speak English at home.
18.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (45% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 22% speak English not well, 10% don't speak English at all).
5.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (72% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
3.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (58% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (63% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 9,166 (21.4%)
(37.7% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.3
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.5
State:

3.5

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Palm Springs, California
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 62
  • 2 rooms: 292
  • 3 rooms: 800
  • 4 rooms: 2,102
  • 5 rooms: 3,578
  • 6 rooms: 2,987
  • 7 rooms: 1,499
  • 8 rooms: 648
  • 9 or more rooms: 495
  • 1 room: 787
  • 2 rooms: 1,392
  • 3 rooms: 1,877
  • 4 rooms: 2,109
  • 5 rooms: 1,176
  • 6 rooms: 533
  • 7 rooms: 146
  • 8 rooms: 41
  • 9 or more rooms: 16
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Palm Springs, California
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 144
  • 1 bedroom: 1,012
  • 2 bedrooms: 4,617
  • 3 bedrooms: 5,135
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,304
  • 5+ bedrooms: 251
  • no bedroom: 1,094
  • 1 bedroom: 2,938
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,028
  • 3 bedrooms: 889
  • 4 bedrooms: 99
  • 5+ bedrooms: 29
Cars and other vehicles available in Palm Springs, California in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 585
  • 1 vehicle: 5,729
  • 2 vehicles: 4,684
  • 3 vehicles: 1,053
  • 4 vehicles: 251
  • 5+ vehicles: 161
  • no vehicle: 1,648
  • 1 vehicle: 4,708
  • 2 vehicles: 1,487
  • 3 vehicles: 160
  • 4 vehicles: 39
  • 5+ vehicles: 35

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 1,093
  • 2000 to 2004: 1,828
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,949
  • 1980 to 1989: 7,777
  • 1970 to 1979: 10,949
  • 1960 to 1969: 6,393
  • 1950 to 1959: 4,173
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,474
  • 1939 or earlier: 791

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Palm Springs, CA house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Palm Springs, CA:

  • Less than $10,000: 265
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 133
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 127
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 90
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 93
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 104
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 95
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 148
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 162
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 170
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 165
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 93
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 118
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 494
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 658
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 882
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 906
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 1864
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 1747
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 2110
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 1006
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 1263
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 597
  • $1,000,000 or more: 739
 


Palm Springs rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Palm Springs:

  • Less than $100: 15 people
  • $100 to $149: 19
  • $150 to $199: 36
  • $200 to $249: 88
  • $250 to $299: 124
  • $300 to $349: 61
  • $350 to $399: 107
  • $400 to $449: 140
  • $450 to $499: 201
  • $500 to $549: 156
  • $550 to $599: 67
  • $600 to $649: 250
  • $650 to $699: 319
  • $700 to $749: 522
  • $750 to $799: 643
  • $800 to $899: 1,419
  • $900 to $999: 1,220
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 1,864
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 988
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 520
  • $2,000 or more: 488
  • No cash rent: 428
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 1,773
  • 1990 to 1994: 1,531
  • 1985 to 1989: 1,611
  • 1980 to 1984: 943
  • 1975 to 1979: 664
  • 1970 to 1974: 481
  • 1970 to 1974: 393
  • 1965 to 1969: 1,770


Palm Springs, CA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 92.5%
Number of people working at home: 1,030 (5.9% of all workers)


Palm Springs commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 799
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 3378
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 3180
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 2494
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 1805
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 819
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 1922
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 304
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 214
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 379
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 418
  • 90 or more minutes: 659
 


Palm Springs mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 12,831 (74%)
  • Carpooled: 2,115 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 353 (2%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 2 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 5 (0%)
  • Railroad: 10 (0%)
  • Taxi: 6 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 27 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 186 (1%)
  • Walked: 644 (4%)
  • Other means: 192 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,030 (6%)
 


Palm Springs, CA household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 2109
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 1646
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 1723
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 1625
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 1511
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 1333
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 1213
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 1073
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 827
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 1406
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 1750
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 1667
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 1018
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 507
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 479
  • $200,000 or more: 589
 

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 13238
 English: 3862
 German: 3771
 Irish: 2614
 United States or American: 1761
 Italian: 1689
 French (except Basque): 856
 Russian: 798
 Polish: 757
 Norwegian: 641
 Scottish: 616
 Swedish: 590
 Scotch-Irish: 576
 Dutch: 405
 European: 286
 Hungarian: 278
 Canadian: 277
 French Canadian: 242
 Danish: 208
 Greek: 207
 Austrian: 195
 Welsh: 187
 British: 182
 Arab:: 138
 Lithuanian: 132
 Swiss: 129
 Portuguese: 115
 Romanian: 112
 Czech: 91
 Scandinavian: 79
 Czechoslovakian: 78
 Ukrainian: 77
 Subsaharan African:: 73
 Croatian: 72
 Armenian: 68
 African: 65
 Yugoslavian: 62
 Iranian: 59
 Bulgarian: 58
 Belgian: 51
 Serbian: 48
 Celtic: 48
 Slovak: 46
 Finnish: 45
 Eastern European: 43
 Arab/Arabic: 43
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 37
 Jamaican: 35
 Syrian: 35
 Australian: 32
 Lebanese: 28
 Northern European: 27
 Israeli: 23
 Egyptian: 19
 Icelander: 17
 Pennsylvania German: 17
 Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac: 16
 Turkish: 13
 Latvian: 12
 Basque: 12
 Jordanian: 7
 Slavic: 7
 Maltese: 6
 Brazilian: 6
 Iraqi: 4
 South African: 4
 Albanian: 3
 Slovene: 2
 Other Subsaharan African: 2
 Other Arab: 2
 Liberian: 2
 West Indian: 2
 Afghan: 2
 New Zealander: 2


Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):



  • Mexico (45%)
  • Philippines (10%)
  • Canada (8%)
  • Guatemala (6%)
  • United Kingdom (4%)
  • Germany (4%)
  • El Salvador (2%)


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 14944
  • Northeast: 4571
  • Midwest: 7513
  • South: 3681
  • West: 2563

49% of Palm Springs residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 52% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 58% lived in California.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 271
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 179
  • 5th and 6th grade: 438
  • 7th and 8th grade: 304
  • 9th grade: 353
  • 10th grade: 220
  • 11th grade: 304
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 719
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 3,206
  • Less than 1 year of college: 972
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 3,507
  • Associate degree: 1,050
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,200
  • Master's degree: 1,170
  • Professional school degree: 782
  • Doctorate degree: 264

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 240
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 161
  • 5th and 6th grade: 398
  • 7th and 8th grade: 322
  • 9th grade: 303
  • 10th grade: 399
  • 11th grade: 572
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 814
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 3,943
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,467
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 2,986
  • Associate degree: 939
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,026
  • Master's degree: 875
  • Professional school degree: 313
  • Doctorate degree: 80

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 5.7%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 6.1%


Unemployment rate for Black males: 4.2%
Unemployment rate for Black females: 9.5%


Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native males: 9.0%
Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native females: 3.4%


Unemployment rate for Asian males: 3.3%
Unemployment rate for Asian females: 6.6%


Unemployment rate for other race males: 4.8%
Unemployment rate for other race females: 14.9%


Unemployment rate for two or more race males: 9.3%
Unemployment rate for two or more race females: 2.4%


Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino males: 5.3%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino females: 10.3%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $48,381
  • Black householders: $31,733
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $33,893
  • Asian householders: $63,425
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $127,672
  • Some other race householders: $30,963
  • Two or more races householders: $43,636
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $34,796
Palm Springs household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Palm Springs household income for Black householders
Palm Springs household income for American Indian and Alaska Native householders
Palm Springs household income for Asian householders
Palm Springs household income for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders
Palm Springs household income for Some other race householders
Palm Springs household income for Two or more races householders
Palm Springs household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Palm Springs marital status for males
Palm Springs marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $314,929
  • Black or African American householders: $147,800
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $266,420
  • Asian householders: $210,900
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $219,995
  • Some other race householders: $233,449
  • Two or more races householders: $225,869
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $221,700

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 10,163
  • One, attached: 6,191
  • Two: 661
  • 3 or 4: 1,841
  • 5 to 9: 2,468
  • 10 to 19: 2,139
  • 20 to 49: 1,771
  • 50 or more: 3,499
  • Mobile homes: 2,172
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 74

Median worth of mobile homes: $49,200


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 9 years ago


Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Palm Springs:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Palm Springs
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (78.2%)
  • Electricity (19.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.3%)
  • Utility gas (52.1%)
  • Electricity (44.9%)
  • No fuel used (1.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.9%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 282
Here:

8.7%
California:

9.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 58
Here:

3.5%
California:

7.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 198
Here:

12.8%
California:

15.4%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


 

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