Palm Desert

33.7222° N, 116.3745° W

Welcome to Palm Desert

A postcard-worthy residential haven nestled in the heart of the Coachella Valley


Embraced by sweeping mountain views, Palm Desert is renowned for its sunny weather, beautiful scenery and relaxed lifestyle. Boasting a rich history dating back to the early 20th Century, the area was home to a colony of farmers in its early days, slowly growing and expanding across the Coachella Valley.


Today, Palm Desert is known as a sanctuary for lovers of local art and culture, premium shopping, recreation and top-tier schools. The real estate market in Palm Desert is strong, with a wide variety of homes available that cater to the needs of retirees, young families, and those who appreciate the rewards of a country club atmosphere.


What to Love

Warm, sunny weather year-round

Outstanding schools

Proximity to LA, Orange County and San Diego

Stunning desert beauty


Local Lifestyle

Palm Desert is home to those who cherish natural beauty in a city-close setting, where an abundance of recreation, top golf courses and urban conveniences blend perfectly with its famous weather. The surreal landscapes of Joshua Tree National Park are nearby, and Palm Desert’s proximity to San Diego, Los Angeles and Orange counties has made it a favorite destination for weekend getaways.


Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

From down-home dining to on-trend cuisine, Palm Desert showcases an unprecedented selection of restaurants that spans the globe. Breakfast is a popular time for gathering with friends in the desert, and the city’s classic diners and fairway-side restaurants don’t disappoint. High-end shopping and dining awaits at El Paseo, where both restaurants and boutiques rival those found on Beverly Hills’ Rodeo Drive.


Things to Do

Homeowners and tourists alike appreciate Palm Desert’s extensive list of places to go and things to do. One can't-miss attraction is The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens, where guests can get up close and personal with some of the area's most fascinating wildlife. Fashion Week at El Paseo is a feast for the eyes, and the McCallum Theater offers performances on par with Broadway. Golf is huge in Palm Desert, with the Classic Club Golf and Desert Willow Golf Resort being two of the area’s perennial favorites.



Palm Desert is part of the award-winning Desert Sands Unified School District, offering excellent educational opportunities to students in all grade levels. The city features respected private schools, and local colleges and universities make it easy to gain a robust, well-rounded higher education.


Overview for Palm Desert, CA

51,081 people live in Palm Desert, where the median age is 56.2 and the average individual income is $50,320. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

56.2 years

Median Age


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With many decades of combined knowledge of the Coachella Valley, Stanton Williams Group looks forward to providing you with a real estate experience that is second to none. Please feel free to explore our website, and contact us with any questions you may have.