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: 1,702
  • Single Family Addresses: 16,803
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,707
  • 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, 2017)


Total Population 33,732
Daytime Population: Workers 28,671
Daytime Population: Residents 19,873
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 48,544
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.44
Population in Households 33,498
Population in Familes 23,847
Population in Group Qrtrs 234
Population Density2 998
Diversity Index3 62


Median Household Income $53,351
Average Household Income $88,677
Per Capita Income $42,150


Total Housing Units 23,535 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,831 (41.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,089 (25.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,615 (32.4%)
Median Home Value $395,976
Average Home Value $468,582


Total Households 15,920
Average Household Size 2.1
Family Households 8,797
Average Family Size 3
  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 0.84% 1.02%
Households 0.81% 0.96%
Families 0.76% 0.95%
Median Household Income   1.82%
Per Capita Income   2.3%

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

The table below compares 92260 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 # 515 71st
Population Density # 831 53rd
Diversity Index # 1032 41st
Median Household Income # 1053 40th
Per Capita Income # 444 75th

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