Palm Springs 66 Below average
Palm Springs Livability #661 ranked city in Florida#17,224 ranked city in the USARanks better than 41% of areas
A+ Palm Springs Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
B- Palm Springs Cost of Living Cost of living is 7% lower than Florida
Palm Springs
928% less expensive than the US average
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 75% higher than Florida
Total crime
4,41877% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 2377% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
0%Year over year crime is up
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
A+ Palm Springs User Ratings There are a total of 2 ratings in Palm Springs
Overall user rating
83% 2 total ratings
User reviews rating
90% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
67% 1 total surveys
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      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%.

      Palm Springs transportation information

      StatisticPalm SpringsFloridaNational
      Average one way commute25min27min26min
      Workers who drive to work79.5%79.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool12.3%9.3%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit3.6%2.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.2%0.7%0.6%
      Workers who walk2.4%1.5%2.8%
      Working from home1.0%5.4%4.6%

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      Monthly costs include: fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license fees, taxes, depreciation, and financing.
      Source: The Palm Springs, FL data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).