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Palm Desert, CA

Located within the Coachella Valley, Palm Desert is a California city in Riverside County with a population of over 48,500. The city sits just 14 miles east of Palm Springs, 122 miles east of Los Angeles, and 121 miles northeast of San Diego.

While Palm Desert has an immense seasonal snowbird population, the city is a major growth center in the Coachella Valley and is seeing a growing number of full-time residents. Most new residents come from the coasts and nearby urban centers of California, looking for high-value homes that are affordable.

Palm Desert, as the name implies, has a warm climate year round, with summer highs above 108 °F and winter highs reaching 82 °F. The city is certainly a desert, with over 348 days of sunshine each year and annual rainfall of no more than 3 inches.

The top two employers in Palm Desert are the JW Marriott Desert Springs Golf Resort at Marriott Desert Springs Villas and Universal Protection Service.

The large number of golf courses located within Palm Desert have made the city known as the “World’s Golf Capital.” The first golf course and tennis club built in the city was Shadow Mountain in 1952. Today there are over 30 golf courses located within 10 miles of the city.

Palm Desert is also a great destination for hiking and nature appreciation, as there are 14 total natural parks in the city. Additionally, the Coachella Valley National Wildlife Refuge is located just north of the city.

The current median home sale price in Palm Springs is $600,000, which is a 28% increase from the previous year. Homes stay on the market for an average of 37 days. The median rent for an apartment in Palm Desert is $2,028.

Having among the warmest winters in the United States, Palm Desert is known as a popular retreat for “snowbirds”. The city brings in as many as 31,000 seasonal visitors each winter.

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