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ZIP Code 92240

Primary City:Desert Hot Springs, CA (View All Cities)
County: Riverside County
Timezone: Pacific (3:38am)
Area code: 760 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.92, -116.53
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 92240

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 92240. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 92240. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 92240, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Desert Hot Springs, CA
Acceptable:
Dsrt Hot Spgs

Stats and Demographics for the 92240 ZIP Code

ZIP code 92240 is located in southeast California and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 92240 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 92240 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 34,722
Population Density 949 people per sq mi
Housing Units 14,481
Median Home Value $119,200
Land Area 36.58 sq mi
Water Area 0.34 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,490
Median Household Income $33,682

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 32

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,5251,4781,4791,4901,3041,2051,0851,0411,1371,2081,129866723612429311242164
Female1,5091,4301,3821,4151,1571,1621,1921,0941,1291,1101,103878746653450387271226
Total3,0342,9082,8612,9052,4612,3672,2772,1352,2662,3182,2321,7441,4691,265879698513390

Gender

 Male 17,428 50%
 Female 17,294 50%
Gender

Race

 White 20,594 59.3%
 Black Or African American 2,360 6.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 451 1.3%
 Asian 774 2.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 95 0.3%
 Other Race 8,839 25.5%
 Two Or More Races 1,609 4.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1276061,0161,4211,2481,009622201
Renter4811,2881,2071,07264032916954
Total6081,8942,2232,4931,8881,338791255

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,950 43%
 Single Guardian 2,853 25%
 Singles 2,687 23%
 Singles With Roommate 1,000 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 6,653 58%
 Households with Kids 4,837 42%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male312336300298306307300289276295300287303294300324311288267285
Female296323311309296268283293290265266282294275282306269285273246
Total608659611607602575583582566560566569597569582630580573540531

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 92240 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 92240 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 92240 real estate data, the median home value of $119,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 92240. Rentals in 92240 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 92240 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 34,528 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 5 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 189 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,571 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,679 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,240 36%
 Households Vacant 2,991 21%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 993 33%
 Rented & Unoccupied 25 1%
 For Sale Only 493 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 109 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 837 28%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 534 18%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 216 4%
 1 Bedroom 700 12%
 2 Bedroom 1,845 33%
 3+ Bedroom 2,885 51%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $33,682 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 92240 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 92240. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 7,792 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,083 24%
 No Earnings 11,237 45%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 7,792 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,083 24%
 No Earnings 11,237 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,696 89.7%
 Public transportation 247 2.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 46 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 362 3.0%
 Worked at Home 579 4.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 3,150 30%
 High School Graduate 5,155 50%
 Associate's degree 733 7%
 Bachelor's degree 844 8%
 Master's degree 248 2%
 Professional school degree 120 1%
 Doctorate degree 84 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 7,932 84.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 265 2.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,179 12.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 92240

ZIP Code 92240 is in the Palm Springs Unf School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 92240.

Bubbling Wells Elementary
67501 Camino Campanero
Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Palm Springs Unf School District
Edward L. Wenzlaff Elementary
11625 West Dr
Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Palm Springs Unf School District
Two Bunch Palms Elementary
14250 West Dr
Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Palm Springs Unf School District
Julius Corsini Elementary
68750 Hacienda Dr
Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Palm Springs Unf School District
Desert Springs Middle School
66755 Two Bunch Palms Trail
Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Palm Springs Unf School District
Center for Lrn and Development
66755 Two Bunch Palms Trail
Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Palm Springs Unf School District
Cabot Yerxa Elementary
67067 Desert View
Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Palm Springs Unf School District
Painted Hills Middle School
9250 Sonora Dr
Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Palm Springs Unf School District
Desert Hot Springs High School
65850 Pierson Blvd
Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Palm Springs Unf School District

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