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Recent Reviews

James Earl Carter Elementary School

James Earl Carter Elementary, Principal Jeff Hingsen, I have spoke to him about this is...

Posted 25 days ago

Palm Desert Charter Middle School

[Attended: 2010 - 2012] The 2010 review claiming common drug busts and fisticuffs is hu...

Posted 44 days ago

The Academy of Palm Desert Community Presbyterian Church

This school is wonderful! Small class sizes, wonderful teachers, and a proactive admini...

Posted 58 days ago

What's it like to live in Palm Desert?

Palm DesertCaliforniaU.S.
Median household income $57,604 $58,392 $50,935
Median home price $265,200 $302,800 $152,300
Cost of living (% of national avg)127% 135% 100%
Unemployment 13% 11% 9%
Violent crime index (1 is lowest)464
Days per year with some sun: 269
Days per year with some precipitation: 22
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Source: Sperling's Best Places
Population: 48,445
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