Palm Springs, CA

46,714 Population
94 square miles 496.8 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.1%
was 0.1%
 
Population Density
496.8
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
66.2%
was 61.5%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
19.9%
was 21.3%
 
Percent Under 18
12.8%
was 12.9%
 
Percent 65 and Over
29.4%
was 27.6%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.5
was 5.5
Ranked 17th Lowest in CA
Percent Living in Poverty
19.4%
was 18.9%
 
Median Household Income
$46,059
was $44,075
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
51.9
51.6
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
6.3
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
588.8
was 551.0
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
6,391.9
was 5,077.6
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
36,958
was 36,327
 
Median Rent
$973
was $949
 
Total Building Permits
161
was 99
 
Occupied Housing Units
23,556
was 23,163
 
Homeownership Rate
58.7%
was 56.4%
 
Single Family Building Permits
152
was 99
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
392.7
was 386.3
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
57.9%
was 56.6%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
9
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.0
was 2.0
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
4.4
was 2.7
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
3.5
was 2.2
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
94.2%
was 90.3%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
78.3%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.2%
was 98.9%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
88.4%
was 87.5%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
35.3%
was 34.0%
 

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
88.9%
was 91.6%
 
Debt Service Ratio
4.3%
was 3.8%
 
Revenue
 
$155,236,560
$137,328,685
 
Expenditure
 
$142,181,229
$118,987,630
 
Revenue per Capita
$3,387
was $3,030
 
Expenditure per Capita
$3,103
was $2,626
 

+ Upload Other Data