palm desert Demographics

Educational Attainment

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 1,159 3.4 % 6.3 %
High School Graduate 8,181 24.1 % 32.2 %
Some College 11,106 32.7 % 24.4 %
Bachelor’s Degree 8,136 23.9 % 22.9 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 5,426 16.0 % 14.1 %
High School Graduate or Higher 31,185 91.7 % 87.5 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 11,835 34.8 % 34.8 %

Age Statistics

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 51,045 - -
19 years old and under 9,350 18.3 % 25.5 %
20 to 44 years old 12,765 25.0 % 12.6 %
45 to 64 years old 12,798 25.1 % 12.8 %
65 years old and older 16,132 31.6 % 1.9 %

Language Spoken at Home

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 36,070 79.2 % 84.4 %
Spanish 9,218 20.2 % 14.4 %
Other Languages 244 0 % 0 %

Marital Status

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 5,018 24.9 % 33.6 %
Married 10,836 53.7 % 50.4 %
Separated 582 2.9 % 2.5 %
Divorced 3,739 18.5 % 13.4 %

Census Housing Report

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 38,936 - -
Occupied Housing Units 23,729 60.9 % 87.6 %
Vacant Housing Units 15,207 39.1 % 12.4 %
1-Unit, Detached 16,552 42.5 % 61.5 %
1-Unit, Attached 8,549 22.0 % 5.9 %
2-Units 849 2.2 % 3.6 %
3 to 4 Units 3,347 8.6 % 4.4 %
5 to 9 Units 1,932 5.0 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 2,159 5.5 % 4.4 %
20 or More Units 2,760 7.1 % 9.0 %
Mobile Homes 2,754 7.1 % 6.2 %
Boat, RV, or Van 34 0.1 % 0.1 %
Built 1990 to 1999 7,160 18.4 % 13.9 %
Built 1980 to 1989 12,365 31.8 % 13.5 %
Built 1970 to 1979 8,224 21.1 % 15.3 %
Built 1960 to 1969 3,170 8.1 % 10.7 %
Built 1940 to 1959 1,604 4.1 % 15.5 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 182 0.5 % 12.8 %
Electric 6,743 17.3 % 33.9 %
Oil / Kerosene 19 0.0 % 4.2 %
Natural Gas 16,283 41.8 % 42.1 %
Tank or LP Gas 325 0.8 % 4.1 %
Wood 11 0.0 % 1.6 %
Solar 121 0.3 % 0.1 %
Other Fuel 12 0.0 % 0.4 %
None 215 0.6 % 1.0 %

Racial Breakdown

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 42,114 85.9 % 75.1 %
African-American 889 1.8 % 13.1 %
Native American 137 0.3 % 0.9 %
Asian 2,256 4.6 % 5.6 %
Some Other Race 3,625 7.4 % 5.2 %

Economic Statistics

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 53,701 57,617
Median Family Income 65,602 71,062
Median Per Capita Income 38,495 31,128

Weather

  • Chance of Sunshine 83.87 %
  • Temperature 107.2 ℉
  • Rainfall 0.23 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 0
    [CDD] 28.63

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