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Palm Springs, CA (California) Houses and Residents

Palm Springs,CA index of house prices

Total population: 46,854 (Urban population: 41,309, Rural population: 1,539 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 37,458 (23,867 occupied: 13,890 owner occupied, 10,007 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

42%
State:

46%

Housing density: 397 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $505,086.

Median contract rent in 2016: $565 (lower quartile is $464, upper quartile is $691)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $1,485


Median gross rent in Palm Springs, CA in 2016: $631

Housing units in Palm Springs with a mortgage: 7,655 (191 second mortgage, 639 home equity loan, 64 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,325

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $74,124

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $49,914

Median monthly housing costs: $1,063


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Palm Springs, California Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $361,570 (it was $135,700 in 2000)
Palm Springs:

$361,570
California:

$477,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $214,278 - $555,455

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $568,804
Here:

$568,804
State:

$662,746

Townhouses or other attached units: $286,625
Here:

$286,625
State:

$572,965

In 2-unit structures: $231,302
Here:

$231,302
State:

$907,600

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $213,230
Here:

$213,230
State:

$578,996

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $384,430
Here:

$384,430
State:

$548,947

Mobile homes: $81,175
Here:

$81,175
State:

$109,501
Median year house/condo built: 1975

Median year apartment built: 1975

Household type by relationship:

Households: 47,997
  • In family households: 28,362 (5,260 male householders, 4,113 female householders)
    7,099 spouses, 8,195 children (7,570 natural, 245 adopted, 373 stepchildren), 724 grandchildren, 578 brothers or sisters, 966 parents, 561 other relatives, 758 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 19,322 (9,827 male householders (7,183 living alone)), 5,117 female householders (4,504 living alone)), 4,455 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 481

Size of family households: 6,059 2-persons, 1,446 3-persons, 1,137 4-persons, 659 5-persons, 220 6-persons, 52 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 11,642 1-person, 2,954 2-persons, 178 3-persons, 38 4-persons, 22 5-persons, 3 6-persons.

2,988 married couples with children.
2,178 single-parent households (658 men, 1,520 women).

71.2% of residents of Palm Springs speak English at home.
20.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (62% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
4.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (81% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 4% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
3.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (57% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (74% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 3% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 9,502 (19.8%)
(44.1% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.2
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.7
State:

4.0

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Palm Springs, California:

  • 36no bedroom
  • 1,0221 bedroom
  • 5,4162 bedrooms
  • 5,5953 bedrooms
  • 1,5394 bedrooms
  • 2425+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Palm Springs population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Palm Springs, California:

  • 1,110no bedroom
  • 3,2781 bedroom
  • 4,2072 bedrooms
  • 1,3013 bedrooms
  • 3564 bedrooms
  • 325+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Palm Springs population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Palm Springs in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 440no vehicle
  • 6,6301 vehicle
  • 4,6062 vehicles
  • 1,3783 vehicles
  • 3984 vehicles
  • 1065+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Palm Springs population

Cars and other vehicles available in Palm Springs in renter-occupied apartments

  • 1,151no vehicle
  • 5,6171 vehicle
  • 2,5122 vehicles
  • 3673 vehicles
  • 804 vehicles
  • 385+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Palm Springs population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Palm Springs, California:

  • 251 room
  • 1102 rooms
  • 1,0273 rooms
  • 3,4354 rooms
  • 3,7255 rooms
  • 2,6636 rooms
  • 1,4927 rooms
  • 7658 rooms
  • 7709+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Palm Springs population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Palm Springs, California:

  • 9601 room
  • 6922 rooms
  • 2,6973 rooms
  • 3,4444 rooms
  • 1,3795 rooms
  • 6436 rooms
  • 2937 rooms
  • 898 rooms
  • 729+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Palm Springs population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Palm Springs, CA household income distribution

  • Palm Springs, CA household income distribution
  • 1,891Less than $10,000
  • 1,603$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,526$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1,795$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,387$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1,144$30,000 to $34,999
  • 902$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1,174$40,000 to $44,999
  • 904$45,000 to $49,999
  • 1,937$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,911$60,000 to $74,999
  • 2,222$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,542$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,070$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,196$150,000 to $199,999
  • 1,571$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Palm Springs, CA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Palm Springs, CA
  • 165Less than $10,000
  • 37$10,000 to $14,999
  • 109$15,000 to $19,999
  • 151$20,000 to $24,999
  • 107$25,000 to $29,999
  • 117$30,000 to $34,999
  • 118$35,000 to $39,999
  • 250$40,000 to $49,999
  • 110$50,000 to $59,999
  • 139$60,000 to $69,999
  • 152$70,000 to $79,999
  • 69$80,000 to $89,999
  • 69$90,000 to $99,999
  • 296$100,000 to $124,999
  • 263$125,000 to $149,999
  • 346$150,000 to $174,999
  • 336$175,000 to $199,999
  • 982$200,000 to $249,999
  • 1,366$250,000 to $299,999
  • 2,803$300,000 to $399,999
  • 1,915$400,000 to $499,999
  • 2,659$500,000 to $749,999
  • 1,034$750,000 to $999,999
  • 330$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 284$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 227$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Palm Springs, CA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Palm Springs, CA
  • 24Less than $100
  • 17$100 to $149
  • 66$150 to $199
  • 154$200 to $249
  • 69$250 to $299
  • 51$300 to $349
  • 56$350 to $399
  • 105$400 to $449
  • 146$450 to $499
  • 159$500 to $549
  • 154$550 to $599
  • 313$600 to $649
  • 516$650 to $699
  • 721$700 to $749
  • 834$750 to $799
  • 1,319$800 to $899
  • 873$900 to $999
  • 1,342$1,000 to $1,249
  • 832$1,250 to $1,499
  • 869$1,500 to $1,999
  • 270$2,000 to $2,499
  • 70$2,500 to $2,999
  • 21$3,000 to $3,499
  • 10$3,500 or more
  • 477No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1,2952010 or later
  • 2,4582000 to 2009
  • 2,0241990 to 1999
  • 2,5541980 to 1989
  • 1,1451970 to 1979
  • 2,163Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Palm Springs population
Palm Springs commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 581
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 3,901
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 3,661
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 2,173
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 1,891
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 1,051
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 1,849
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 261
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 196
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 504
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 576
  • 90 or more minutes: 713
Palm Springs, CA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 90.5%
Number of people working at home: 2,765 (13.7% of all workers)

Palm Springs mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 27,338 (77%)
  • Carpooled: 3,592 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 382 (1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 31 (0%)
  • Railroad: 20 (0%)
  • Taxi: 455 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 131 (0%)
  • Walked: 593 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 2,765 (8%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 1,564
 English: 1,486
 Irish: 1,153
 Italian: 1,132
 American: 917
 European: 393
 Polish: 297
 Russian: 291
 Scottish: 261
 Dutch: 233
 British: 224
 Norwegian: 223
 French (except Basque): 215
 Swedish: 211
 Scotch-Irish: 209
 Armenian: 180
 Eastern European: 173
 Canadian: 167
 Greek: 150
 Hungarian: 122
 French Canadian: 104
 Danish: 101
 Ukrainian: 98
 Welsh: 96
 Iranian: 91
 Northern European: 88
 Portuguese: 81
 Serbian: 69
 Croatian: 56
 Swiss: 53
 Czech: 51
 Slovak: 47
 Romanian: 43
 Austrian: 42
 Scandinavian: 41
 Finnish: 35
 Latvian: 34
 Lebanese: 29
 Australian: 27
 Luxemburger: 26
 Czechoslovakian: 26
 African: 24
 Celtic: 23
 Brazilian: 23
 Yugoslavian: 18
 Egyptian: 15
 Lithuanian: 14
 Belgian: 14
 Ghanaian: 13
 Cajun: 13
 Basque: 11
 Bahamian: 11
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 11
 Afghan: 10
 Slovene: 10
 Pennsylvania German: 9
 Guyanese: 8
 Palestinian: 8
 Turkish: 7
 Albanian: 6
 Israeli: 6
 South African: 6
 Estonian: 5
 Barbadian: 5
 Slavic: 4
 Icelander: 4
 Liberian: 4
 Iraqi: 3
 Arab: 3
 West Indian: 3
 German Russian: 2
 Maltese: 1
 Bulgarian: 1

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

  • 39%Mexico
  • 11%Philippines
  • 9%Canada
  • 3%Germany
  • 3%El Salvador
  • 2%England
  • 2%Guatemala

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

  • This state: 18,913
  • Other state: 18,149
  • Northeast: 5,204
  • Midwest: 6,360
  • South: 3,728
  • West: 2,941

83% of Palm Springs residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 54% lived in California.

Palm Springs:

83.2%
State average:

86.6%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 238
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 135
  • 5th and 6th grade: 419
  • 7th and 8th grade: 181
  • 9th grade: 414
  • 10th grade: 236
  • 11th grade: 234
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 535
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 4,218
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,481
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 4,298
  • Associate degree: 1,809
  • Bachelor's degree: 5,396
  • Master's degree: 2,142
  • Professional school degree: 1,228
  • Doctorate degree: 544

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 302
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 169
  • 5th and 6th grade: 419
  • 7th and 8th grade: 113
  • 9th grade: 242
  • 10th grade: 208
  • 11th grade: 239
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 371
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 3,809
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,268
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 3,023
  • Associate degree: 1,295
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,081
  • Master's degree: 1,401
  • Professional school degree: 460
  • Doctorate degree: 236

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 7.6%Males
  • 8.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 22.9%Males
  • 15.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 2.7%Males
  • 13.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 5.4%Males
  • 3.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 3.0%Males
  • 5.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 12.7%Males
  • 9.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 6.0%Males
  • 6.6%Females
Palm Springs marital status for males
Palm Springs marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 13,500
  • One, attached: 11,043
  • Two: 519
  • 3 or 4: 1,835
  • 5 to 9: 2,545
  • 10 to 19: 2,505
  • 20 to 49: 1,070
  • 50 or more: 1,946
  • Mobile homes: 2,340
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 1

Median worth of mobile homes: $52,591

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 1.5%

House/condo owner moved in on average 12 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 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 (72.9%)
  • Electricity (25.1%)
  • Solar energy (1.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.0%)
  • No fuel used (0.7%)
  • Wood (0.2%)
  • Utility gas (51.7%)
  • Electricity (46.9%)
  • No fuel used (2.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.7%)
  • Other fuel (0.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 154
Here:

6.2%
California:

7.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 84
Here:

5.5%
California:

7.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 278
Here:

17.8%
California:

15.5%

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 (Noninstitutionalized)