palm desert Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 1,348 4.0 % 6.6 %
High School Graduate 7,681 22.7 % 32.6 %
Some College 11,036 32.6 % 24.6 %
Bachelor’s Degree 8,690 25.7 % 22.5 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 5,076 15.0 % 13.7 %
High School Graduate or Higher 30,888 91.3 % 87.1 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 12,010 35.5 % 35.5 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 50,565 - -
19 years old and under 9,114 18.0 % 25.6 %
20 to 44 years old 12,272 24.3 % 12.7 %
45 to 64 years old 12,839 25.4 % 12.7 %
65 years old and older 16,340 32.3 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 35,631 79.1 % 84.6 %
Spanish 9,148 20.3 % 14.3 %
Other Languages 261 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 4,643 23.3 % 33.5 %
Married 10,766 54.0 % 50.5 %
Separated 726 3.6 % 2.6 %
Divorced 3,785 19.0 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 39,379 - -
Occupied Housing Units 23,925 60.8 % 87.7 %
Vacant Housing Units 15,454 39.2 % 12.3 %
1-Unit, Detached 16,636 42.2 % 61.4 %
1-Unit, Attached 8,961 22.8 % 5.8 %
2-Units 1,076 2.7 % 3.7 %
3 to 4 Units 2,998 7.6 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 2,214 5.6 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 1,857 4.7 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 2,713 6.9 % 8.8 %
Mobile Homes 2,883 7.3 % 6.3 %
Boat, RV, or Van 41 0.1 % 0.1 %
Built 1990 to 1999 7,098 18.0 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 12,696 32.2 % 13.6 %
Built 1970 to 1979 8,455 21.5 % 15.5 %
Built 1960 to 1969 3,284 8.3 % 10.8 %
Built 1940 to 1959 1,391 3.5 % 15.6 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 172 0.4 % 13.0 %
Electric 6,435 16.3 % 33.5 %
Oil / Kerosene 27 0.1 % 4.4 %
Natural Gas 16,926 43.0 % 42.3 %
Tank or LP Gas 309 0.8 % 4.1 %
Wood 11 0.0 % 1.8 %
Solar 28 0.1 % 0.1 %
None 189 0.5 % 1.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 41,638 85.9 % 75.5 %
African-American 717 1.5 % 13.1 %
Native American 43 0.1 % 0.8 %
Asian 2,689 5.5 % 5.6 %
Some Other Race 3,371 7.0 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 52,892 55,775
Median Family Income 65,973 68,260
Median Per Capita Income 39,219 29,979
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 66.67 %
  • Temperature 85.87 ℉
  • Rainfall 0.09 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 0.4
    [CDD] 7.68
Earthquakes
Magnitude Probability
5.0 9.41 %
6.0 7.13 %
7.0 2.61 %
8.0 0.03 %
9.0 0.00 %
Moderate Risk Area
Public Information
Unemployment Information
Data sourced by HomeFacts.com