Palm Desert, California

Population 49,369

Palm Desert is located in Riverside County, CA. The population is 49,369.

There are 6 public schools in Palm Desert with an average Homefacts rating of A. The total crime rate for Palm Desert is low , and there are 42 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Palm Desert is high and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Palm Desert property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Palm Desert include Indian Wells, Rancho Mirage and Bermuda Dunes.

Palm Desert Neighborhood Report

Schools

School Rating is Excellent
  • No High School Diploma: 8.3%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 57%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 34.8%

Crime Rate

33.04% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 220
  • Violent Crimes: 172
  • Robbery: 57
  • Burglary: 802
  • Property Crime: 3
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

57.42% Lower than national avg.
  • 42 offenders in Palm Desert
  • 8.51 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

43 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 0
  • Superfunds: 1
  • Tanks & Spills: 42

Unemployment

High 6.0%
  • California unemployment average: 4.2%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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6 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 6 K-12 public schools in Palm Desert, CA and 11 private schools. Homefacts rates Palm Desert's schools as Excellent, with an overall A rating.
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11 Private Schools

Desert Adventist Academy

Jewish Community School Of The Desert

Montessori School Of The Desert

Morning Stars Learning Program

Palm Desert Learning Tree

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Crime view details

42 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Palm Desert, CA

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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$362,000 compared to July 2018
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    39.1%
  • Rented
    24.3%
  • Owned
    36.7%

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

304 Building Permits View All

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  • In 2014, the city of Palm Desert, CA issued 304 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 304 permits, 208 were issued for single family homes and 96 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Palm Desert, CA issued 201 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 201 permits, 137 were issued for single family homes and 64 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $788
  • 1 Bedroom: $950
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,186
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,661
  • 4 Bedrooms: $2,055

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Environmental Hazards

43 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (925/966)
    Palm Desert, CA has 95.76% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Palm Desert, CA is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index VERY HIGH 7.23 Average
    Palm Desert, CA is a very high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 58.15°
  • February 59.22°
  • March 66.7°
  • April 72.02°
  • May 79.33°
  • June 87.4°
  • July 93.25°
  • August 93.23°
  • September 88.37°
  • October 76.64°
  • November 66.38°
  • December 56.28°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Palm Desert, CA

Earthquakes
Palm Desert, CA has a very high risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Palm Desert, CA has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Palm Desert, CA has a very low risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Palm Desert, CA has a very low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Palm Desert, CA: $53,701

Unemployment

Unemployment in Palm Desert is 6.0%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 4.2% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 38.16%
White Collar - 61.84%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Jerry Brown
  • Sen. Barbara Boxer
  • Sen. Dianne Feinstein

City Representatives

  • Raul Ruiz

Neighborhood Info

0 Airports view all

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0 Cemeteries view all

  • No Cemeteries found in Palm Desert, CA

17 FCC Towers view all

0 Hospitals view all

  • No hospitals found in Palm Desert, CA

1 Library view all

1 Police Station view all

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