Palm Springs demographics profile

StatisticPalm SpringsCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)49623291
Median age53.736.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.3:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)46%52%55%
Speak English72%56%79%
Speak Spanish20%29%13%
Palm Springs, CA has a population of 46,714 and is the 886th largest city in the United States. The population density is 496 per sq mi which is 113% higher than the California average and 447% higher than the national average. The median age in Palm Springs is 54 which is approximately 49% higher than the California average of 36. In Palm Springs, 46% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 72% speak English and 20% speak Spanish. 39% of Palm Springs residents were born in California, 40% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 20% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Palm Springs is 113% higher than California.
  • The median age in Palm Springs is 49% higher than California.
  • In Palm Springs 82.38% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Palm Springs 4.60% of the population is African American.
  • In Palm Springs 4.75% of the population is Asian.

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Palm Springs population breakdown by race

RacePalm SpringsCaliforniaNational
African American4.60%5.85%12.63%
American Indian0.72%0.74%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.38%0.39%0.18%
Mixed race3.14%4.62%3.06%
Other race4.01%13.28%4.75%
In Palm Springs, 25.8% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Palm Springs age breakdown

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Age of children in married couples

Source: The Palm Springs, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).