|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Palm Desert is 51,541. Palm Desert, California is the 774th largest city in the US.
Palm Desert is located entirely in Riverside County.
The current population of Palm Desert (51,541) is it's peak population.
Palm Desert has grown 15.5% since the 2000. Palm Desert, California's growth is about average. 44% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Palm Desert has a population density of 1,807 people per square mile.
|768||Aliso Viejo, California||51,824||29.5%|
|772||Mooresville, North Carolina||51,594||164.6%|
|774||Palm Desert, California||51,541||15.5%|
|776||Hoffman Estates, Illinois||51,350||3.3%|
|779||Summerville, South Carolina||51,216||81.1%|
The total voting age population of Palm Desert, California, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 40,575. The voting age population is 46.7% male and 53.3% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 36.0% of the residents of Palm Desert are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Palm Desert are 82.5% White, 5.2% Other, 5.0% Asian, 3.9% Two or more races, 3.0% Black, 0.3% American Indian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 23.5% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Palm Desert, 13.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 18.8%. On a per-household basis, 9.0% of families are below the poverty line in Palm Desert.
Among those aged 16 and older, 49.6% of Palm Desert residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 92.3% of Palm Desert residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 36.8% have a bachelor's degree and 14.4% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Palm Desert residents aged 5 and older, 24.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 16.7% of residents speak Spanish at home, 3.7% speak an Indo-European language, and 3.4% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Palm Desert is 5.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Palm Desert, 10.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Palm Desert is $59,977.
In Palm Desert, 62.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 37.2% of housing units in Palm Desert.
Of all the housing units in Palm Desert, 0.3% of them were build before 1940.
In Palm Desert, 15.9% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 6,300 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Palm Desert is $1,319.
In Palm Desert, 84.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.