Desert Hot Springs, CA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 7,026 housing units in Desert Hot Springs. This represents a 27.9% growth from 5,494 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 6,867 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 159 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Desert Hot Springs is about 47.6%. Desert Hot Springs's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 17.2%. Average household size is 2.8 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Desert Hot Springs were built after 1981.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type7%
One Bedroom18.80%
Two Bedrooms38%
Three Bedrooms32.10%
Four Bedrooms3.80%
Five Bedrooms or more0.30%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.85
Median year structure was built1982
Median Value of occupied units$81,400
Median Price asked for vacant units$67,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.75
Median year structure was built1980
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$369

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.40%
Second Mortgage8.60%
Home Equity Loan4.20%
Simple Mortgage63.90%
Debt Free23%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs21.7%