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Retire To Palm Springs, CA
City Report

Palm Springs, California is one of the great places in the U.S. to live in retirement. Find city facts on home sales prices, air quality, water quality, medical care, cost of living, taxes, weather and other demographics.



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Read the city profile and recent blog posts from local real estate and community experts. The EPA map on page 3 shows superfund cleanups in the area and the interactive map below provides a birds-eye view of the city.

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Palm Springs, California
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Palm Springs, California


Palm Springs Population
. 1990 2000 2010
Riverside County blank blank 2,189,641
Palm Springs 40,181 42,807 44,552



Palm Springs
Home Sales Prices
(new & existing homes)
. Monthly Average Annual Average Yr-Over-Yr Change
2013 .$305,1598.9%
2012 .$280,1343.9%
2011 .$269,586-2.1%
2010 .$275,287-7.5%
2009 . $297,467 -21.3%
2008 . $378,160 -22.1%





Home Sales Price to Big City Comparison
(2013)
. Palm Springs GPTR 99 City Avg
Home Price $305,159 $345,000
Nearest Big City Los Angeles na
Home Sales Price in Los Angeles $449,000 $251,000
Home Sales Price Bargain Index 55% of Los Angeles home prices 137%



Home Sales Price to Renting Comparison
(2013)
. Palm Springs GPTR 99 City Avg
Home Price $305,159 $345,000
Monthly Rent $1,577 $1,363
Price/Rent Index 13.0 times the annual rent 17.0



Palm Springs
Cost of Living (2013)
112% GPTR 99 City Average
118%



Palm Springs Taxes
(2012-2013)
blank Tax Rate Days Worked to Pay State Rank Tax Rate
(99 City Avg)
Days Worked to Pay
(99 City Avg)
State and Local Sales Tax 8.4% -- 9* 6.8% --
Federal, State and Local Tax -- 111 days 11* -- 107 days
* State rank of 1 pays the highest taxes



Palm Springs Building Permits
(single family homes)
2012 99
2011 105
2010 25
2009 59
2008 61



Palm Springs Interactive Maps


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