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Best Places To Live In Palm Desert, CA

  • Palm Desert, CA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 51,045
  • California is full of rude cowards who will shut down everything in the state. There are some states that still open stores and restaurants, but California is gone crazy. Californians are more bad than…[read more]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score71
  • Desert Edge, CA
  • 2.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,848
  • Indian Wells, CA
  • 3.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,194
  • Bermuda Dunes, CA
  • 4.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,339
  • Desert Palms, CA
  • 1.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,940
  • I believe this is a mix up. All the houses listed are actually in Palm Desert, CA. As far as I know there is no place called Desert…[read more]
  • La Quinta, CA
  • 6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 39,801
  • I've lived here now for 15 years. It is not SF, L.A., or SD. Life here is relaxing. The mountain vistas are all around to enjoy with just enough yayaness. Yes, there many semi retired and retirees here;…[read more]
  • Sky Valley, CA
  • 10.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,574
  • Rancho Mirage, CA
  • 4.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 17,876
  • Living in Rancho Mirage, CA, one of the things I have to remind myself not to take for granted is the beautiful views throughout town. In the early spring and late fall months I can enjoy a challenging…[read more]
  • Cathedral City, CA
  • 6.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 53,268
  • Cathedral City, CA is the city in the middle of it all of Palm Springs, CA; Rancho Mirage, CA; and Palm Desert, CA. You can sit in your yard and watch the sunset over the majestic San Jacinto Mountains.…[read more]
  • Indio, CA
  • 7.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 85,401
  • You'll love visiting Indio, California, nicknamed "The City of Festivals." Located in Riverside County, it's only 26 miles east of Palm Springs, 70 miles east of Riverside and 125 miles east of Los…[read more]
  • Palm Springs, CA
  • 12.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 46,714
  • Palm Springs is always crowded and the streets are always full of traffic from the morning to the night. There are homeless drug addicts everywhere in Palm Springs and long lines in each store I go to.…[read more]
  • Coachella, CA
  • 13 miles away (City)
  • Population: 43,826
  • People who are giving reviews are saying my favorite part of Coachella is Palm springs. Thats NOT THE CITY OF COACHELLA, there talking about “Coachella Valley” not the city of Coachella which is poverty…[read more]
  • Thousand Palms, CA
  • 5.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,875
  • Anza, CA
  • 22.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,507
  • Thermal, CA
  • 15.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,396
  • Desert Hot Springs, CA
  • 17.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 28,092
  • Desert Hot Springs is simply not as bad as many think. We've been there two years with no issues or problem. Recently we have had a couple security cameras stolen from our house but the thief was just a…[read more]
  • Oasis, CA
  • 24.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,374
  • Vista Santa Rosa, CA
  • 12 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,775
  • Indio Hills, CA
  • 9.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,119
  • Garnet, CA
  • 15.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,297
  • Mecca, CA
  • 20.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,863
  • Whitewater, CA
  • 20.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 821

Listed above are the best places to live in Palm Desert, CA for 2020. The list of best places is compiled using the AreaVibes Livability Score which is calculated from a score out of 100 and based on various categories. These categories include: amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. Displayed first is the matching location - Palm Desert, CA, followed by the best places to live near Palm Desert, CA, sorted by Livability Score.

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