Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 92240: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240

Acceptable Alternative
Dsrt Hot Spgs, CA 92240

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 493
  • Single Family Addresses: 12,249
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,006
  • County: Riverside County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.964, Longitude -116.531
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 37,419
Daytime Population: Workers 4,162
Daytime Population: Residents 23,546
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 27,708
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.74
Population in Households 37,231
Population in Familes 30,158
Population in Group Qrtrs 188
Population Density2 623
Diversity Index3 83


Median Household Income $35,806
Average Household Income $48,996
Per Capita Income $16,261


Total Housing Units 15,428 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,442 (41.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,812 (37.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,174 (20.6%)
Median Home Value $159,299
Average Home Value $205,278


Total Households 12,254
Average Household Size 3.04
Family Households 8,285
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.98% 1.4%
Households 0.83% 1.36%
Families 0.79% 1.33%
Median Household Income   0.4%
Per Capita Income   2.27%

Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 92240 to the other 1,761 ZIP Codes in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 444 75th
Population Density # 909 48th
Diversity Index # 356 80th
Median Household Income # 1567 11th
Per Capita Income # 1565 11th

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