Desert Hot Springs, CA 92241 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 92241: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Desert Hot Springs, CA 92241

Acceptable Alternative
Dsrt Hot Spgs, CA 92241

Not Acceptable, USPS
Desert Edge, CA 92241
Sky Valley, CA 92241

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 39
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,540
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 36
  • County: Riverside County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.9, Longitude -116.39
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Desert Hot Springs, CA 92241 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 9,471
Population in Households 9,417
Population in Familes 7,072
Population in Group Qrtrs 54
Population Density1 94
Diversity Index2 75


Total Households 4,099
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 2,405
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,606 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,189 (48.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 910 (13.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,507 (38.0%)
Median Home Value $67,151
Average Home Value $147,523


Median Household Income $37,280
Average Household Income $51,724
Per Capita Income $22,633
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.38% 3.67%
Households 1.16% 3.45%
Families 1.16% 3.56%
Median Household Income   -1.68%
Per Capita Income   -0.1%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Desert Hot Springs, CA 92241 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 92241 to the other 1,756 ZIP Codes in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 1016 42nd
Population Density1 # 1214 31st
Diversity Index2 # 657 63rd
Median Household Income # 1496 15th
Per Capita Income # 1225 30th

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