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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: 30,979 (20,540 occupied: 13,189 owner occupied, 10,559 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

44%
State:

46%

Housing density: 329 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015: $518,507.

Median contract rent in 2015: $565 (lower quartile is $464, upper quartile is $691)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $1,347


Median gross rent in Palm Springs, CA in 2015: $631

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: $72,981

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $49,046

Median monthly housing costs: $1,007


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Palm Springs, California Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $346,415 (it was $135,700 in 2000)
Palm Springs:

$346,415
California:

$449,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $199,740 - $515,873
Median year house/condo built: 1975

Median year apartment built: 1975

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

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 144no bedroom
  • 1,0121 bedroom
  • 4,6172 bedrooms
  • 5,1353 bedrooms
  • 1,3044 bedrooms
  • 2515+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Palm Springs population

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

  • 1,094no bedroom
  • 2,9381 bedroom
  • 3,0282 bedrooms
  • 8893 bedrooms
  • 994 bedrooms
  • 295+ 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:

  • 585no vehicle
  • 5,7291 vehicle
  • 4,6842 vehicles
  • 1,0533 vehicles
  • 2514 vehicles
  • 1615+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Palm Springs population

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

  • 1,648no vehicle
  • 4,7081 vehicle
  • 1,4872 vehicles
  • 1603 vehicles
  • 394 vehicles
  • 355+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Palm Springs population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 621 room
  • 2922 rooms
  • 8003 rooms
  • 2,1024 rooms
  • 3,5785 rooms
  • 2,9876 rooms
  • 1,4997 rooms
  • 6488 rooms
  • 4959+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Palm Springs population

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

  • 7871 room
  • 1,3922 rooms
  • 1,8773 rooms
  • 2,1094 rooms
  • 1,1765 rooms
  • 5336 rooms
  • 1467 rooms
  • 418 rooms
  • 169+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Palm Springs population

Year house built

Median 2015 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
  • 2,109Less than $10,000
  • 1,646$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,723$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1,625$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,511$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1,333$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1,213$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1,073$40,000 to $44,999
  • 827$45,000 to $49,999
  • 1,406$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,750$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,667$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,018$100,000 to $124,999
  • 507$125,000 to $149,999
  • 479$150,000 to $199,999
  • 589$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Palm Springs, CA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Palm Springs, CA
  • 177Less than $10,000
  • 48$10,000 to $14,999
  • 150$15,000 to $19,999
  • 106$20,000 to $24,999
  • 135$25,000 to $29,999
  • 143$30,000 to $34,999
  • 190$35,000 to $39,999
  • 227$40,000 to $49,999
  • 100$50,000 to $59,999
  • 102$60,000 to $69,999
  • 105$70,000 to $79,999
  • 68$80,000 to $89,999
  • 88$90,000 to $99,999
  • 282$100,000 to $124,999
  • 268$125,000 to $149,999
  • 372$150,000 to $174,999
  • 350$175,000 to $199,999
  • 1,191$200,000 to $249,999
  • 1,398$250,000 to $299,999
  • 2,751$300,000 to $399,999
  • 1,859$400,000 to $499,999
  • 2,387$500,000 to $749,999
  • 738$750,000 to $999,999
  • 330$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 152$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 141$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Palm Springs, CA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Palm Springs, CA
  • 20Less than $100
  • 49$100 to $149
  • 83$150 to $199
  • 240$200 to $249
  • 102$250 to $299
  • 84$300 to $349
  • 59$350 to $399
  • 129$400 to $449
  • 170$450 to $499
  • 233$500 to $549
  • 306$550 to $599
  • 407$600 to $649
  • 734$650 to $699
  • 628$700 to $749
  • 934$750 to $799
  • 1,261$800 to $899
  • 1,034$900 to $999
  • 1,484$1,000 to $1,249
  • 825$1,250 to $1,499
  • 693$1,500 to $1,999
  • 240$2,000 to $2,499
  • 35$2,500 to $2,999
  • 34$3,000 to $3,499
  • 67$3,500 or more
  • 468No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1,7731995 to March 2000
  • 1,5311990 to 1994
  • 1,6111985 to 1989
  • 9431980 to 1984
  • 6641975 to 1979
  • 4811970 to 1974
  • 3931965 to 1969
  • 1,770Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Palm Springs population
Palm Springs commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 799
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 3,378
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 3,180
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 2,494
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 1,805
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 819
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 1,922
  • 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, 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 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%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 13,238
 English: 3,862
 German: 3,771
 Irish: 2,614
 United States or American: 1,761
 Italian: 1,689
 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 (%):

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

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

  • This state: 14,944
  • Northeast: 4,571
  • Midwest: 7,513
  • South: 3,681
  • West: 2,563

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 by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 5.7%Males
  • 6.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 4.2%Males
  • 9.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 9.0%Males
  • 3.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 3.3%Males
  • 6.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 4.8%Males
  • 14.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 9.3%Males
  • 2.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 5.3%Males
  • 10.3%Females
Palm Springs marital status for males
Palm Springs marital status for females

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: $44,735

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 10 years ago

Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Palm Springs:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 78.2%Utility gas
  • 19.8%Electricity
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 52.1%Utility gas
  • 44.9%Electricity
  • 1.7%No fuel used
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

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 (Noninstitutionalized)