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The Academy of Palm Desert Community Presbyterian Church

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

Posted 10 days ago

The Academy of Palm Desert Community Presbyterian Church

New Head of School is rock solid with an outstanding resume in education. She has reall...

Posted 17 days ago

Abraham Lincoln Elementary School

My kids had a fine time here. The school seems to lack funds, but my kids' teachers pu...

Posted 21 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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