Palm Desert is a city located in Riverside County California. With a 2020 population of 53,567, it is the 172nd largest city in California and the 740th largest city in the United States . Palm Desert is currently growing at a rate of 0.27% annually and its population has increased by 10.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 48,445 in 2010. Palm Desert reached it's highest population of 53,567 in 2021. Spanning over 27 miles, Palm Desert has a population density of 1,998 people per square mile.
The average household income in Palm Desert is $94,797 with a poverty rate of 13.14%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,319 per month, and the median house value is $350,400. The median age in Palm Desert is 54.5 years, 51 years for males, and 56.9 years for females.