• Palm Desert CA Info

    Why Would I want to live in Palm Desert California?
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    The benefit of living in Palm Desert is that you have all the "big city" type amenities coupled with any type of housing you might want. 

    From the grand luxury country clubs, the the village feel of South Palm Desert to the newer home and condo developments - Palm Desert
     - more than any other valley city really can offer something for everyone. If you already know the name of the neighborhood you want to live in you can skip to this page: 


    Palm Desert is an exceptionally well planned and well managed city. This translates into things like great public services, amenities and good zoning. I doubt anyone would argue that it is also the shopping hub of the valley. It has many stores but also has the only major Mall in the valley plus the upscale El Paseo

    Living in Palm Desert is easy all you need to do is find a place to live!  Luckily we can help you with that:

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    Palm Desert 
    California was incorporated in November of 1973. The city has a year round population of just over 50,000 people.  Palm Desert area Real Estate represents some of the best over all values in the otherwise pricey California real estate market. The value for the money remains very high when compared to other areas of the state. 

    The proximity to 22 million southern Californians makes it a constant and popular weekend getaway. The warmth of our winters makes it the perfect place to escape the cold and snowy weather in the North.  

    Palm Desert offers an enviable resorts, great neighborhoods and over 320 days of Sunshine per year and loads of activities to keep you as busy as you want to be..  Theater, art and culture abound with hundreds of live performances at dozens of theaters including the McCallum, by world renowned artists every year. 

    The College of the Desert continues to expand its' presence in the Desert and add facilities at the campus in Palm Desert.  Complimenting the great amenities for residents the, new in 2012 Aquatic center, is another plus to living in this vibrant community. Weekends feature a street fair on the grounds of the College.  7am to 2pm in season and 6am to noon the rest of the year!

    A unique feature of Palm Desert is their Art in Public Places program. All over Palm Desert, most notably on El Paseo, you will see unique Art installations. You can get more information and even arrange a tour of current installations by calling 760-568-5240

    Fine dining and world class shopping from the heavy weights of the luxury goods world – Tiffany, Saks 5th Avenue, Gucci as well as The Apple Store, Teavana, Tommy Bahama and more grace the elegant Gardens El Paseo in Palm Desert.  Loads of interesting and unique shops complement these world famous names. The City continues to attract the best of the retail world with Whole Foods, Nordstroms Rack and a Home Goods store anchoring a revamped shopping plaza across from the main mall.

    The Living Desert is a community resource and unique treat for Desert Visitors. A cross between a botanical garden and zoo there are activities and learning experiences for every member of the family it is located at 47900 Portola Avenue just South of El Paseo.  

    Naturally, Palm Desert hosts golf tournaments including the Women’s Samsung World Championship Big Horn Golf club.

    Read more about the great lifestyle in Palm Desert California here on our Blog Post.


    Population: 49,211
    Median Age: 46
    Median Household Income: $58,332

    The 411 On Palm Desert CA
    City Hall 73510 Fred Waring Drive Palm Desert CA 92260 760-346-0611
    Main Library 73-300 Fred Waring Drive Palm Desert CA 92260 760-346-6552
    Police  Non emergency contact 760-836-1600
    Fire  Non emergency contact 760-346-6234
    Post Offices 24-801 Hovley Lane & 45-300 Portola Ave  
    School District Desert Sands Unified School District 47-950 Dune Palms Rd La Quinta 92253 760-777-4200
    Electric Southern California Edison 800-684-8123
    Gas Southern California Gas Company 800-427-2200
    Water Coachella Valley Water District 760-398-2651
    Cable Time Warner Cable 760-340-2225
    The McCallum 73000 Fred Waring Dr, Palm Desert, CA 92260 760-346-6505
    The Living Desert 47900 Portola Ave, Palm Desert, CA 92260 760-346-5694