Latest Data (2015)
Population 51,869
Nationwide Rank 730

Quick Facts

Palm Desert, California is the 730th largest city in the United States as of 2015.

Palm Desert, California is a city.

Palm Desert, California is as large as it has ever been. In 2015 Palm Desert had its largest population ever.

Palm Desert, California is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 61% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Palm Desert, California Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities

Rank Name Growth
2000-2015
724 Sammamish, Washington 50.1%
725 Albany, Oregon 27.0%
726 Hoffman Estates, Illinois 4.9%
727 Milford, Connecticut 2.7%
728 Glendora, California 5.0%
729 Brookhaven, Georgia
730 Palm Desert, California 16.3%
731 Joplin, Missouri 13.5%
732 Enid, Oklahoma 10.3%
733 Bonita Springs, Florida 56.4%
734 Caldwell, Idaho 87.0%
735 Minnetonka, Minnesota 1.0%
736 Pinellas Park, Florida 9.4%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2015 51,869 730
2014 51,202 735
2013 50,508 732
2012 50,013 725
2011 49,364 733
2010 48,445 741
2009 51,875 672
2008 50,490 690
2007 50,029 689
2006 49,217 696
2005 49,324 681
2004 49,064 682
2003 48,609 675
2002 47,303 686
2001 45,813 712
2000 44,596 720
1990 30,031 931