Palm Springs Real Estate Information
Palm Springs is a medium sized community found in the southern portion of the Golden State, California. Palm Springs has a population of approximately forty two thousand eight hundred residents, making it rather populous for its location in the Coachella Valley. Palm Springs is somewhat similar to the cities of Los Angeles and Las Vegas in the sense that they were both brought into existence from a desert landscape, leading to their designation as desert cities. Palm Springs real estate is spread out over a total area of just above ninety five square miles, including a meager four fifths of a square mile of surface water. Palm Springs has a population density of almost five hundred persons per square mile, and has a metropolitan area including more than four hundred and ten thousand residents.
Palm Springs has a rather low average median household and per capita income, although this does not necessarily reflect a state of widespread poverty. Rather, it is an indication of the large number of retirees that decide to purchase Palm Springs homes for sale. The original inhabitants of what is now considered Palm Springs were the Agua Caliente tribe of Cahuilla Indians, who now reside predominately in the Agua Caliente Reservation. Palm Springs' recent popularity is largely attributable to the year-round high temperatures, which resulted in a boost to the real estate and hospitality sectors of the economy. The name “Palm Springs” is most likely taken from a US government survey which listed the location of a spring near two palm groves.
The educational needs of Palm Springs are met predominately by the Palm Springs Unified School District, which includes a total of fourteen elementary schools, the middle schools of Desert Springs, James Workman, Nellie N. Coffman, and Raymond Cree, as well as four high schools and eight preschools. There are also a number of private schools available to residents of Palm Springs houses for rent, including Xavier College Preparatory High and Marywood-Palm Valley School. Points of interest in Palm Springs include the Moorten Botanical Garden and Cactarium, the San Jacinto Mountains, and the Fabulous Palm Springs Follies.
Featured Palm Springs Properties For Sale
This Trophy Home at 2400 Southridge Drive will impress beyond expectation. It is located in a most historic and famous location in Palm Springs,Southridge. Many celebriti...
- Beds 5
- Baths 8.0
- MLS 21470808
Pure Bliss-This prestigious home is located in a most historic and famous location in Palm Springs-Southridge.This is an enclave of only 23 homes. Many celebrities such a...
- Beds 5
- Baths 6.0
- MLS 21470799
In the heart of Old Las Palmas sits this nearly 1.5 acre tennis estate (with lights) by the Los Angeles architectural firm of Buff and Hensman. The epitome of post and be...
- Beds 6
- Baths 7.5
- MLS 13657043PS
Custom built in 1981 this true tennis estate located in The Mesa will take your breath away. The property has approximately 5113 Sq ft with a main house and two guest hou...
- Beds 7
- Baths 7.5
- MLS 13651179PS
The origins of this ranch home in exclusive Smoke Tree Ranch date back to 1938 however don't let that fool you. In 2009 the property was completely transformed and enlar...
- Beds 4
- Baths 5.0
- MLS 41461929
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