Palm Springs, CA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 30,979 housing units in Palm Springs. This represents a 1.5% growth from 30,517 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 29,847 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 1,132 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Palm Springs is about 60.7%. Palm Springs's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 33.7%. Average household size is 2.05 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Palm Springs were built after 1973.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type4.60%
One Bedroom19.70%
Two Bedrooms42.20%
Three Bedrooms27.10%
Four Bedrooms5.20%
Five Bedrooms or more1.20%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.05
Median year structure was built1972
Median Value of occupied units$157,000
Median Price asked for vacant units$137,500

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.06
Median year structure was built1974
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$527

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.30%
Second Mortgage6.20%
Home Equity Loan5.10%
Simple Mortgage55.50%
Debt Free32.90%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs21.4%