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Palm Springs is a city in Riverside County, in the Riverside-San Bernardino metro area.
The community was named for local mineral springs.
The latitude of Palm Springs is 33.830N. The longitude is -116.544W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 479 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 45,228.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Palm Springs demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Riverside County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Riverside-San Bernardino area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 92258 ZIP code.
12% of Palm Springs residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Palm Springs ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Palm Springs was $25,957, compared with $21,587 nationally.
27% of Palm Springs residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Palm Springs, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $565. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,192.
Libraries in Palm Springs include Palm Springs Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Palm Springs include Desert Sun
TV stations in Palm Springs include KESQ, KMIR.
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by KPSC.
Riverside County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Palm Springs political report.
Palm Springs restaurants taking online reservations include Boscoso Modern Italian, Citron at the Viceroy Palm Springs, Norma's - Parker Palm Springs, Spencer's Restaurant, Steakhouse at the Spa, Wang's in the Desert ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Palm Springs workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 28 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Palm Springs between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 6.5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was higher than the national norm.
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