Palm Springs California

About Palm Springs

Palm Springs is a desert city in Riverside County, California. It is located in the Coachella Valley. It is approximately 37 miles east of San Bernardino.

According to the 2000 United States Census, thee wee 42,807 people, 20,516 households, and 9,457 families living in the city. The population density was 454.2 people per square mile. The median income for a household in the city was $35,973. The median income for a family was $45,318. The per capita income for the city was $25,957.

Palm Springs is where people from all over come to retreat. Major forms of recreation in Palm Springs include golf, swimming, tennis, horseback riding, and hiking.

Points of interest in the area include The Fabulous Palm Springs Follies, Knott’s Soak City, Living Desert Zoo and Gardens, Moorten Botanical Garden and Cactarium, Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, Palm Springs Art Museum, San Jacinto Mountains, and Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians (Indian Canyons).

Education in the area is served by the Palm Springs Unified School District. It is an independent district with five board members. This particular school district has fourteen elementary schools, four middle schools, three comprehensive high schools, one continuation high school, one independent study program, eight head start/state preschools, three full day head start programs, four childcare programs, and an extensive adult education program.

Palm Springs is the 144th largest TV Market. Palm Springs didn’t receive its first TV stations until October, 1968. TV stations serving the Palm Springs and Coachella Valley area include ABC, NBC, CBS, The CW, Fox, My Network, and PBS.

The area is also run by many retail stores. The culture in the city consists of museums and shopping centers. The area is/was home to many notable famous residents as well. The area is home to many media outlets, notable famous residents, and monuments. For more information about restaurants, shopping centers, local retail stores, check your local directory.

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