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A+ Palm Springs Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
B- Palm Springs Cost of Living Cost of living is 6% lower than Florida
Palm Springs
937% less expensive than the US average
Florida
991% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Palm Springs cost of living
F Palm Springs Crime Total crime is 61% higher than Florida
Total crime
4,70471% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 2271% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-29%Year over year crime is down
Palm Springs crime
F Palm Springs Employment Household income is 29% lower than Florida
Median household income
$34,62137% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$16,61744% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
8%66% higher than the US average
Palm Springs employment
C- Palm Springs Housing Home value is 42% lower than Florida
Median home value
$96,50048% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$1,05411% higher than the US average
Home ownership
48%25% lower than the US average
Palm Springs real estate or Palm Springs rentals
F Palm Springs Schools HS graduation rate is 17% lower than Florida
High school grad. rates
69%17% lower than the US average
School test scores
31%37% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
16:11% lower than the US average
Palm Springs K-12 schools or Palm Springs colleges

Living in Palm Springs, FL

Located in the state of Florida, Palm Springs is a medium-sized city with a population of 23,592 residents. With a population density of 5,612 people per square mile, Palm Springs is well above the nation's average density level. At 78%, the majority of the Palm Springs population is White; this is followed by 15% Black and 1% Asian. Additionally, more than a quarter of the population of Palm Springs are of Hispanic or Latino origin, and 53% of the population also speak Spanish. The median age of all Palm Springs residents is 33, which is well below the national average. This is a good indication that this city could be ideal for young singles.

Living in Palm Springs can be a fulfilling experience for anyone moving to the area. Having said that, in the state of Florida, there are many desirable places to live, so choose wisely! The best areas in Palm Springs and in surrounding cities are easier to find when you are able to make informed decisions. Using data from crime, weather, employment, you will see a detailed breakdown of the most important information as well as comparisons to the Florida and national averages.

Palm Springs, FL receives 68 out of 100 for its livability score; this results in a ranking of #666 in Florida and #13,571 in the USA. There are seven total categories that create the livability score. Palm Springs ranks well for amenities (A+), cost of living (B-) and weather (A). Palm Springs does not score well for the following: crime (F), education (F) and employment (F). It might be a smart idea to take a closer look at each category to find out why.

Conveniently located amenities and interesting attractions are a great way to continuously enjoy Palm Springs on a regular basis. Knowing that there are an abundance of amenities and things to do can ensure that you always have access to nearby grocery stores, restaurants and coffee shops.

Certain items on your wish list like shopping, restaurants, nightlife and proximity to public transportation are all important factors to search for. Having said that, perhaps the most important metric to consider when contemplating a move to Palm Springs is real estate affordability. The median home price for Palm Springs homes is $96,500, which is 42.1% lower than the Florida average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Palm Springs, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 2.8, which is 17.6% lower than the Florida average. Purchasing your new home can come with many financial benefits, some of which are more lucrative than others. Perhaps the most notable benefit could be the appreciation of your new home. Home appreciation rates are a good way to generate tax-free equity on a long term basis. The year over year appreciation rates in Palm Springs were 10.1%, and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 18.7%.

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Compare Palm Springs, FL Livability To Other Cities

Best Neighborhoods In & Around Palm Springs, FL

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
South Side, West Palm Beach8136,777
Flamingo Park, West Palm Beach794.5998
El Cid, West Palm Beach784.5728
Sunshine Park, West Palm Beach774.4348
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
River Walk, West Palm Beach766.7916
Northwood Pines, West Palm Beach757.5978
Downtown, West Palm Beach755.51,486
Southland Park, West Palm Beach744.1942

Best Cities Near Palm Springs, FL

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Cabana Colony, FL86152,578
Lake Clarke Shores, FL851.33,517
Coconut Creek, FL8525.457,731
South Palm Beach, FL854.81,309
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Jupiter, FL8519.460,597
Hillsboro Beach, FL8424.61,467
North Palm Beach, FL8412.812,581
Lazy Lake, FL8433.534
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Palm Springs is located in Palm Beach County in Florida and it is known for its friendly neighborhoods. The village of Palm Springs contains all types of amenities that make everything convenient for its residents. Having lived in Palm Springs, I had access to almost everything that a resident would want, including friendly neighbors.

The area is excellent for students who are in school and families with children. There are plenty of schools in the area and it is considered a safe area with the local police patrolling the area regularly. Palm springs has everything a person would wish to have in a neighborhood. There are several restaurants in the village offering delicious food from diverse group of cultures. Aside from restaurants, there are many shopping places around for those who love to shop. It is an all around convenient area to live in. I have really enjoyed living in Palm Springs. The sun shines almost everyday. It is a beautiful place to be in.

The village of Palm Springs offers a lot of amenities for children to spend time with one another and also for families to bond. There are many places in the area to get involved in activities, including sports. Palm Springs is also close to the beach and even has a waterpark for kids to enjoy. Living in Palm Springs is like having an all in one package considering it has a lot of resources available to help students further their education, there is also an airport nearby and amazing neighbors all around with safety being made a priority in the village. Palm Springs is the place to live in.
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Source: The Palm Springs, FL data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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