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ZIP Code 92260

Post Office City:Palm Desert, CA (View All Cities)
County: Riverside County
Timezone: Pacific (6:11pm)
Area code: 760 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.71, -116.41
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 92260

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 92260. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 92260 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Palm Desert, CA

Stats and Demographics for the 92260 ZIP Code

ZIP code 92260 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 92260 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is slightly less than average. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 92260 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 31,753
Population Density 1,118 people per sq mi
Housing Units 22,799
Median Home Value $297,500
Land Area 28.40 sq mi
Water Area 0.15 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 15,037
Median Household Income $49,446

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 52Male Median Age: 50Female Median Age: 54


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 56876881,375
5-96586661,324
10-147596441,403
15-198107621,572
20-248618151,676
25-297687681,536
30-346666931,359
35-396647151,379
40-447268061,532
45-498579641,821
50-549051,0431,948
55-599331,1312,064
60-641,0551,3382,393
65-691,0321,3932,425
70-741,0471,3132,360
75-799461,0932,039
80-848731,0061,879
85 Plus6739951,668

Gender

 Male 14,920 47%
 Female 16,833 53%
Gender

Race

 White 25,963 81.8%
 Black Or African American 498 1.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 176 0.6%
 Asian 952 3.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 32 0.1%
 Other Race 3,346 10.5%
 Two Or More Races 786 2.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2465491556
25-342641,0651,329
35-445789791,557
45-541,2508872,137
55-641,9127352,647
65-742,4135452,958
75-842,2004582,658
85 Plus8593361,195

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,310 42%
 Single Guardian 2,051 14%
 Singles 5,325 35%
 Singles With Roommate 1,351 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 12,237 81%
 Households with Kids 2,800 19%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1149129278
2127160287
3138138276
4142134276
5129135264
6140128268
7125148273
8135132267
9129123252
10159136295
11159119278
12140122262
13149135284
14152132284
15163160323
16171151322
17169145314
18150144294
19157162319
20164168332

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 92260 has a large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 92260 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 92260 real estate data, the median home value of $297,500 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 92260 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 92260 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 92260 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

For more information, see Palm Desert, CA home values.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 31,501 99.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 165 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 87 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,587 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,954 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,496 24%
 Households Vacant 7,762 34%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,139 14.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 39 0.5%
 For Sale Only 445 5.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 58 0.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 5,617 72.4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 464 6.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 257 4%
 1 Bedroom 1,645 27%
 2 Bedroom 3,107 52%
 3+ Bedroom 992 17%
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 $49,446 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 92260 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. More commuters in 92260 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 7,886 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,068 25%
 No Earnings 13,049 47%
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 7,886 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,068 25%
 No Earnings 13,049 47%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,059 85.2%
 Public transportation 347 2.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 47 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 497 3.8%
 Worked at Home 1,033 8.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 2,324 9%
 High School Graduate 12,474 49%
 Associate's degree 2,087 8%
 Bachelor's degree 5,388 21%
 Master's degree 2,030 8%
 Professional school degree 801 3%
 Doctorate degree 279 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,270 74.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 766 17.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 347 7.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 92260

ZIP Code 92260 is in the following school districts: Desert Sands Unified School District and Private. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 92260.

Abraham Lincoln Elementary
74-100 Rutledge Way
Palm Desert, CA 92260
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Desert Sands Unified School District
Palm Desert Charter Middle School
74-200 Rutledge Way
Palm Desert, CA 92260
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Desert Sands Unified School District
George Washington Charter
45-768 Portola Ave.
Palm Desert, CA 92260
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Desert Sands Unified School District
James Earl Carter Elementary
74-251 Hovley Ln. E.
Palm Desert, CA 92260
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Desert Sands Unified School District
Palm Desert High School
74-910 Aztec Rd.
Palm Desert, CA 92260
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Desert Sands Unified School District
Sacred Heart School
43775 Deep Canyon Rd
Palm Desert, CA 92260
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Pdcpc Preschool and Kindergarten
47321 Highway 74
Palm Desert, CA 92260
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
The Academy of Palm Desert Community Presbyterian
47321 Highway 74
Palm Desert, CA 92260
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Montessori School of the Desert
73925 Fred Waring Dr
Palm Desert, CA 92260
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Morning Stars Learning Program
74015 Aster Dr
Palm Desert, CA 92260
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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