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Popular Desert Hot Springs Apartments
Desert Hot Springs, California, 92240
1 BedroomUp to $440
2 BedroomsUp to $654
3 BedroomsUp to $746
Palm Springs, California, 92264
2 Bedrooms$1,095 - $1,420
Cathedral City, California, 92234
1 Bedroom$525 - $691
Cathedral City, California, 92234
3+ Bedrooms$879 - $1,035
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Desert Hot Springs Apartment Rental Market
Household Income City State City Compared to State Less than $10,000 16.5% 8.4% +8.1% $10,000 to $14,999 11.7% 5.6% +6.1% $15,000 to $19,999 11.9% 5.6% +6.3% $20,000 to $24,999 7.9% 5.8% +2.1% $25,000 to $29,999 9.4% 5.7% +3.7% $30,000 to $34,999 8.7% 5.7% +3.0% $35,000 to $39,999 5.2% 5.4% -0.2% $40,000 to $44,999 3.8% 5.2% -1.4% $45,000 to $49,999 3.2% 4.6% -1.4% $50,000 to $59,999 7.9% 8.6% -0.7% $60,000 to $74,999 7.3% 10.6% -3.3% $75,000 to $99,999 3.4% 11.5% -8.1% $100,000 to $124,999 1.4% 6.8% -5.4% $125,000 to $149,999 0.8% 3.6% -2.8% $150,000 to $199,999 0.7% 3.3% -2.6% $200,000 or more 0.2% 3.6% -3.4%
Cost of Living
Share of Household Income Spent on Rent City State City Compared to State Less than 10.0% 4.3% 4.8% -0.5% 10.0% to 14.9% 7.1% 9.8% -2.7% 15.0% to 19.9% 9.6% 13.6% -4.0% 20.0% to 24.9% 11.9% 13.1% -1.2% 25.0% to 29.9% 9.3% 11.0% -1.7% 30.0% to 34.9% 8.9% 8.2% +0.7% 35.0% to 39.9% 10.4% 5.9% +4.5% 40.0% to 49.9% 10.2% 8.0% +2.2% 50.0% or more 24.1% 20.2% +3.9% Not computed 4.1% 5.4% -1.3%
Age Demographic of Renters
Age Demographic of Renters City State City Compared to State 15 to 24 years 12.3% 9.6% +2.7% 25 to 34 years 25.7% 29.3% -3.6% 35 to 44 years 25.5% 25.8% -0.3% 45 to 54 years 15.4% 16.5% -1.1% 55 to 64 years 9.6% 8.0% +1.6% 65 to 74 years 6.9% 5.3% +1.6% 75 to 84 years 3.7% 4.0% -0.3% 85 years and over 1.0% 1.6% -0.6%
Travel Time to Work
Travel Time to Work City State City Compared to State Less than 30 minutes 29.4% 30.9% -1.5% 30 to 44 minutes 31.2% 24.5% +6.7% 45 to 59 minutes 8.6% 13.8% -5.2% 60 or more minutes 30.7% 30.8% -0.1%
Source: 2000 Census
Stressed out by your current living situation? Looking for a city you can truly relax in? Look no further than Desert Hot Springs, California. This city, world-renowned for its hot mineral water aquifers, offers residents beautiful scenery, fine dining, shopping, and more than 20 spas. Rent an apartment in what the city’s official website calls a “get-away-from-it-all destination.” You’ll feel like you’re on vacation everyday -- minus the bickering and cheesy photo ops. Pamper yourself and rent in Desert Hot Springs. You deserve it. Want to find out more about Cabot's Pueblo Museum? Check out our LocalTalk for local tips and information about Desert Hot Springs’ earliest inhabitant. Looking for a great apartment rental near the Carl May Community Center? Talk to our local experts by using the ""Ask a Question"" feature and learn more about what it’s like to live in Desert Hot Springs, a city that is “Clearly Above the Rest
Don’t miss the Desert Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce Arts and Crafts Fair. Get a second roommate and you’ll have more money to spend on a much-deserved spa treatment. Check out our rental and census data tables as well as our other fact sheets for more info about affordability and options for your future new digs. Start looking for an apartment in this charming California city by checking out some of the rentals listed below.
The first homesteader in the area that is now Desert Hot Springs was a man by the name of Cabot Yerxa. Yerxa discovered hot water on what he named Miracle Hill and built an adobe by hand here over a span of more than 20 years. You too can enjoy the hot springs like Yerxa without all that time-consuming adobe making (just be sure to visit Cabot's Pueblo Museum for a tour.) Desert Hot Springs, founded in 1941 by L.W. Coffee and named for the area’s hot springs, has grown into a bustling community and center for tourism. Unlike the tourists visiting for the area’s spas, you can enjoy the splendor that is Desert Hot Springs year-round. Rent one of DHS’s great apartments and you’ll know the satisfaction that the city’s more than 25,000 people feel every day. The fact that Desert Hot Springs’ population was 16,582 as of the 2000 census shows that people are clamoring to live here. Why not rent an apartment in Spa City, visit a spa, and find out what all the fuss is about? Get here while the water’s hot.
You’re sure to meet some laid-back, friendly people in Hot Springs – soothing spring waters will do that to you. There’s no better way to make friends with your new neighbors than to attend a community event. Who says you need snow and freezing cold temperatures to celebrate the holidays? Be sure to attend the annual holiday parade, the longest running parade in Coachella Valley. For more community fun, check out the annual Festival of the Waters. Enjoy food, entertainment, art and crafts, and more while getting to know your new neighbors. Speaking of arts and crafts, be sure to attend the Chamber of Commerce Arts and Crafts Fair. The Chamber of Commerce hosts numerous events throughout the year including a chili cook-off, bingo, desert hoedown, various dinners, and much more. The Community Center, Public Library, and Senior Center are also great places to meet Desert Hot Springs residents and have some fun. Whether you’re in the mood for relaxing in hot springs or eating hot chili, Hot Springs has what you’re looking for. Doing both at the same time, however, is not suggested.
Hot Springs and Hot Food
Relaxing in a spa all day, you’re going to get hungry. If you’re looking to pamper your stomach, Desert Hot Springs has numerous restaurants to choose from no matter what type of food you enjoy. Visit South of the Border for some truly authentic Mexican cuisine. Don’t forget to finish your meal with a slice of fried cheesecake. More in the mood for Italian? Visit Miracle Springs Resort & Spa and stop by The Capri Restaurant for a plate of chicken marsala. Head over to Kam Lun Chinese Restaurant and try the Mongolian beef. These are just a few of the great restaurants to choose from should you rent one of Desert Hot Spring’s fantastic apartments. Come for the hot springs, stay for the hot tamales.
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How is the nightlife in Desert Hot Springs?
Desert Hot Springs is a resort town full of spas where most people have come to relax in the desert. Thus, despite its population of 25,000, the city's nightlife is virtually nonexistent. The only two bars in town are located at the intersection of Pierson Blvd and Palm Dr. These include Escapade Cocktail Lounge and Playoffs, a sports bar.
What kinds of job opportunities are available in Desert Hot Springs?
Primarily a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders, Desert Hot Springs residents are employed by a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Of those, office and administrative support (15 percent), sales jobs (11 percent), and maintenance occupations (9 percent) are particularly popular. The top ten industries in which most employed Desert Hot Springs citizens work are retail (17 percent), accommodation (14 percent), construction (12 percent), healthcare (10 percent), administration (8 percent), arts (6 percent), education (5 percent), transportation (4 percent), public service (3 percent), and manufacturing (3 percent). After that comes information technology (3 percent), professional, scientific, and technical services (3 percent), and real estate (3 percent).
Will I need a car in Desert Hot Springs?
You might not need a car in Desert Hot Springs. Close to 4 percent of residents uses public transportation to get around, which is 40 percent greater than the California average and 89 percent greater than the national average. Public bus service is provided by Sunline Transit Agency, and intracity transportation is provided by Amtrak, whose nearest stop is the Palm Springs platform. Still, close to 70 percent of Desert Hot Springs residents do drive a car as their primary mode of transportation.