Palm Desert, CA 92260 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 92260: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Palm Desert, CA 92260

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,707
  • Single Family Addresses: 16,745
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,709
  • County: Riverside County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.728, Longitude -116.372
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Palm Desert, CA 92260 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 33,106
Population in Households 32,870
Population in Familes 23,418
Population in Group Qrtrs 236
Population Density1 1,138
Diversity Index2 62


Total Households 15,570
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 8,611
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 23,379 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,619 (41.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,951 (25.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,809 (33.4%)
Median Home Value $372,852
Average Home Value $434,554


Median Household Income $50,103
Average Household Income $83,245
Per Capita Income $39,458
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.65% 0.92%
Households 0.55% 0.81%
Families 0.51% 0.81%
Median Household Income   0.41%
Per Capita Income   1.72%
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.

Palm Desert, CA 92260 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 92260 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 # 519 71st
Population Density1 # 806 54th
Diversity Index2 # 1036 41st
Median Household Income # 1140 35th
Per Capita Income # 447 75th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.