Palm Springs, California is heavily populated by tourists, especially during seasons where its colder elsewhere in the country. Although more than a million visitors per year appreciate Palm Springs, and so do more than 45,000 people who have chosen to call Palm Springs their home. Because of the tourism, Palm Springs has more than 130 resorts and hotels and more than a hundred restaurants from which to choose. Plus, there’s no shortage of local attractions. Visit the Coachella Valley Preserve, Morton Botanical Garden, Palm Springs Air Museum, and more. Furthermore, Palm Springs is within 125 miles of San Diego, Los Angeles, and San Bernardino.

Mid-century modern architecture permeates the community, which is broken down into 33 distinct neighborhoods, seven of which have historic and cultural influence. The city manages nine parks throughout the community. In addition to local parks, the area’s landscape lends itself to activities like biking, hiking, golf, horseback riding, swimming, tennis, and more.

Encompassing 94 square miles, Palm Springs is Riverside County’s largest city by land area. The city is home to a population of 46,854 residents in the 92262 zip code. Palm Springs residents earn annual average household incomes of around $45,390. Homes in the area hold average values of approximately $346,415.

Public transportation is readily available throughout Palm Springs, including service by Sun Line Transit Agency, Morongo Basin Transit Authority, Amtrak, and Greyhound. The area is also home to Palm Springs International Airport for guests and residents traveling by air.

Palm Springs Unified School District oversees public education for students in Palm Springs, California, although a wide array of private schools are easily accessible. Within the city, there are seven schools including three elementary, one middle, one high, one charter, and one alternative school.

Rain falls to the tune of about 5 inches per year and four inches of snow. Summer high temperatures are around 107 degrees with winter lows of 44 degrees.

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