Palm Springs Demographics

Population Estimates 2021

Palm Springs Population, Census 2020 – 44,575
Palm Springs Population, Census 2010 – 44,552

Persons under 5 years – 2.8%
Persons under 18 years – 10.6%
Persons 65 years and over – 32.4%
Female persons, percent – 40.4%

Race and Hispanic Origin
White – 79.4%
Black or African American – 4.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native – 0.9%
Asian – 4,9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander – 0.3%
Two or More Races – 4.6%
Hispanic or Latino – 25.2%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino – 61.9%

Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2016-2020 – 3,759
Foreign born persons, 2016-2020 – 18.9%

Housing
Palm Springs  Owner-occupied housing unit rate – 63.7%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units – $398,100
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage – $2,137
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage – $773
Median gross rent – $1,199

Families & Living Arrangements
Palm Springs  Households – 24,767
Persons per household – 1.93
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+ – 83.3%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+ – 25.5%

Computer and Internet Use
Palm Springs  Households with a computer, percent – 92.1%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription – 87.8%

Education
Palm Springs  High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+ – 92.3%
Bachelor’s degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+ – 42.1%

Health
With a disability, under age 65 years – 10.7%
Palm Springs  Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years – 9.8%

Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+ – 50.5%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+ – 47.1%
Total accommodation and food services sales – 411,178
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue – 758,140
Total manufacturers shipments – 242,877
Total retail sales – 733,115
Total retail sales per capita – $15,970

Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+ – 21.8

Poverty
Median household income (in 2020 dollars) – $57,916
Per capita income in past 12 months – $49,987
Persons in poverty – 16.4%

Businesses
All firms – 6,723
Men-owned firms – 4,309
Women-owned firms – 1,728
Minority-owned firms – 1,674
Nonminority-owned firms – 4,819
Veteran-owned firms – 707
Nonveteran-owned firms – 5,662

Geography
Population per square mile –  473.4
Land area in square miles – 94.12


For 2019

Population – 47,897 (0.783% 1-Year Growth)

Median Age – 55.4 (1.09% 1-Year Increase)

Poverty Rate – 17.3% (0.192% 1-Year Increase)

Median Household Income – $53,441 (6.12% 1-Year Growth)

Median Property Value – $389,800 (5.95% 1-Year Growth)

Employed Population – 19,809 (1.4% 1-Year Growth)

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