palm desert Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 1,593 4.8 % 6.7 %
High School Graduate 7,753 23.5 % 32.8 %
Some College 10,539 31.9 % 24.8 %
Bachelor’s Degree 8,525 25.8 % 22.1 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 4,594 13.9 % 13.5 %
High School Graduate or Higher 29,869 90.5 % 86.9 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 11,386 34.5 % 34.5 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 49,953 - -
19 years old and under 9,372 18.8 % 25.9 %
20 to 44 years old 11,844 23.7 % 12.8 %
45 to 64 years old 12,913 25.9 % 12.6 %
65 years old and older 15,824 31.7 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 35,563 80.0 % 84.8 %
Spanish 8,706 19.6 % 14.1 %
Other Languages 172 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 4,534 22.7 % 33.2 %
Married 10,968 55.0 % 50.6 %
Separated 751 3.8 % 2.6 %
Divorced 3,693 18.5 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 39,812 - -
Occupied Housing Units 23,636 59.4 % 87.5 %
Vacant Housing Units 16,176 40.6 % 12.5 %
1-Unit, Detached 16,730 42.0 % 61.5 %
1-Unit, Attached 9,078 22.8 % 5.8 %
2-Units 1,105 2.8 % 3.8 %
3 to 4 Units 3,248 8.2 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 2,192 5.5 % 4.9 %
10 to 19 Units 1,742 4.4 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 2,461 6.2 % 8.7 %
Mobile Homes 3,219 8.1 % 6.3 %
Boat, RV, or Van 37 0.1 % 0.1 %
Built 1990 to 1999 6,806 17.1 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 13,321 33.5 % 13.7 %
Built 1970 to 1979 8,917 22.4 % 15.7 %
Built 1960 to 1969 3,124 7.8 % 11.0 %
Built 1940 to 1959 1,575 4.0 % 15.9 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 166 0.4 % 13.1 %
Electric 6,421 16.1 % 32.8 %
Oil / Kerosene 25 0.1 % 4.6 %
Natural Gas 16,714 42.0 % 42.5 %
Tank or LP Gas 257 0.6 % 4.2 %
Wood 11 0.0 % 1.9 %
None 208 0.5 % 1.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 41,286 86.1 % 75.7 %
African-American 612 1.3 % 13.1 %
Native American 139 0.3 % 0.8 %
Asian 2,593 5.4 % 5.4 %
Some Other Race 3,296 6.9 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 52,053 53,657
Median Family Income 68,893 65,910
Median Per Capita Income 39,275 28,889
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 87.10 %
  • Temperature 107.08 ℉
  • Rainfall 0.16 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 0
    [CDD] 28.5
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