Palm Springs, CA Population by Age

The median age in Palm Springs, CA is 56.6, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 7.45% were under the age of 15, 12.03% aged 15 to 29, 48.11% aged 30 to 64, 28.93% aged 65 to 84, and 3.48% were 85 years of age and older.
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Updated Sep 17, 2023

Palm Springs, CA population age distribution

A complete breakdown of Palm Springs's age demographics from 0 to 85 years, distributed across 18 age groups is listed in the table below.

Age Group Population % of Total Population
Under 5 years 1,116 2.49%
5 to 9 years 1,164 2.6%
10 to 14 years 1,057 2.36%
15 to 19 years 1,168 2.61%
20 to 24 years 1,755 3.92%
25 to 29 years 2,467 5.51%
30 to 34 years 1,851 4.13%
35 to 39 years 1,787 3.99%
40 to 44 years 2,202 4.92%
45 to 49 years 2,455 5.48%
50 to 54 years 3,861 8.62%
55 to 59 years 4,569 10.2%
60 to 64 years 4,828 10.78%
65 to 69 years 4,600 10.27%
70 to 74 years 3,838 8.57%
75 to 79 years 3,020 6.74%
80 to 84 years 1,504 3.36%
85 years and over 1,557 3.48%
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Palm Springs, CA population by age group

Key stats
6,260
Population under 25 years
8,307
Population aged 25-44
15,713
Population aged 45-64
14,519
Population aged 65+

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey (ACS) 2021

The graph shows Palm Springs's population by age group, with age group on x-axis and the respective age group's percent of the total population on y-axis
Palm Springs, CA population by age group. The largest age group was 60-64 years with a poulation of 4,828 (10.78% of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

The largest age group in Palm Springs, CA was for the group of age 60-64 years with a population of 4,828 (10.78%), according to the 2021 American Community Survey.

At the same time, the smallest age group in Palm Springs, CA was the 10-14 years with a population of 1,057 (2.36%).

Palm Springs, CA population by age cohort

To better understand the age distribution of Palm Springs, CA's population, we divided it into the following 3 cohorts:

  • Children : Under the age of 18 years
  • Adults (working population): Between the age of 18 and 64 years
  • Seniors: 65 years and above
The pie chart shows Palm Springs's population divided into segments, with each segment representing an age cohort. The area of each segment is in the same proportion of a circle as the population of the cohort is of the total population.
Palm Springs, CA population by age cohorts (Children: Under 18 years; Working population: 18-64 years; Senior population: 65 years or more). The largest age group was 18 - 64 years with a poulation of 26,273 (58.65% of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Here's the population for each of the three cohorts.

Age Group Population % of Total Population
Under 18 years 4,007 8.94%
18 to 64 years 26,273 58.65%
85 years and over 14,519 32.41%
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Key stats for each age cohort as per our analysis of U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey:

  • Palm Springs's population under 18 was 8.94%, compared to the 22.51% nationwide.
  • Palm Springs's working population (between 18 and 64) was 58.65%, compared to 61.45% nationwide.
  • Palm Springs's elderly or the senior population (over 65 age) was 32.41% as compared to 16.04% nationwide.

Palm Springs, CA population pyramid

Population pyramid for Palm Springs, CA is charted below using the estimates from U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey 5-Year estimates. A wide base suggests population increase, narrow base indicates declining birth rates.

Key stats from our analysis of the Palm Springs's population pyramid:

  • Youth dependency ratio, which is the number of children aged 0-14 per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Palm Springs, CA, is 12.4.
  • Old-age dependency ratio, which is the number of persons aged 65 or over per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Palm Springs, CA, is 53.9.
  • Total dependency ratio for Palm Springs, CA is 66.3.
  • Potential support ratio, which is the number of youth (working age population) per elderly, for Palm Springs, CA is 1.9.
The graph shows Palm Springs's population across different age group and gender, with population on x-axis and population y-axis. The male population is plotted on the left in blue color whereas the female population is plotted on the right in pink color.
Palm Springs, CA population pyramid i.e. Palm Springs population distrubution across age and gender. Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Here's the Palm Springs, CA's male and female population across different age groups:

Age Group Population(Male) Population(Female) Total Population
Under 5 years 764 352 1,116
5 to 9 years 648 516 1,164
10 to 14 years 632 425 1,057
15 to 19 years 531 637 1,168
20 to 24 years 894 861 1,755
25 to 29 years 1,123 1,344 2,467
30 to 34 years 1,216 635 1,851
35 to 39 years 1,022 765 1,787
40 to 44 years 1,362 840 2,202
45 to 49 years 1,524 931 2,455
50 to 54 years 2,515 1,346 3,861
55 to 59 years 3,043 1,526 4,569
60 to 64 years 3,142 1,686 4,828
65 to 69 years 2,894 1,706 4,600
70 to 74 years 2,234 1,604 3,838
75 to 79 years 1,708 1,312 3,020
80 to 84 years 870 634 1,504
85 years and over 699 858 1,557
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Things to know

What is the population of Palm Springs, CA under 18?

Palm Springs's population under the age of 18 is 4,007, as per the latest U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey estimates. This population is 8.94% of the total resident population of Palm Springs, CA.

What is the aging population in Palm Springs, CA?

Palm Springs's population aged 65 years and above was 14,519. As per the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey, this population is 32.41% of the entire population.

References

Datasets

Explore datasets by year of publication.
2023
Palm Springs, CA Age Group Population Dataset: A complete breakdown of Palm Springs age demographics from 0 to 85 years, distributed across 18 age groups
Last updated September 16, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the Palm Springs population distribution across 18 age groups. It lists the population in each age group along with the percentage population relative of the total population for Palm Springs. The dataset can be utilized to understand the population distribution of Palm Springs by age. For example, using this dataset, we can identify the largest age group in Palm Springs.

Key observations

The largest age group in Palm Springs, CA was for the group of age 60-64 years with a population of 4,828 (10.78%), according to the 2021 American Community Survey. At the same time, the smallest age group in Palm Springs, CA was the 10-14 years with a population of 1,057 (2.36%). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Palm Springs population by age group

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age groups:

  • Under 5 years
  • 5 to 9 years
  • 10 to 14 years
  • 15 to 19 years
  • 20 to 24 years
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • 40 to 44 years
  • 45 to 49 years
  • 50 to 54 years
  • 55 to 59 years
  • 60 to 64 years
  • 65 to 69 years
  • 70 to 74 years
  • 75 to 79 years
  • 80 to 84 years
  • 85 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age group in consideration
  • Population: The population for the specific age group in the Palm Springs is shown in this column.
  • % of Total Population: This column displays the population of each age group as a proportion of Palm Springs total population. Please note that the sum of all percentages may not equal one due to rounding of values.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Palm Springs Population by Age. You can refer the same here

Palm Springs, CA Age Cohorts Dataset: Children, Working Adults, and Seniors in Palm Springs - Population and Percentage Analysis
Last updated September 16, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the Palm Springs population by age cohorts (Children: Under 18 years; Working population: 18-64 years; Senior population: 65 years or more). It lists the population in each age cohort group along with its percentage relative to the total population of Palm Springs. The dataset can be utilized to understand the population distribution across children, working population and senior population for dependency ratio, housing requirements, ageing, migration patterns etc.

Key observations

The largest age group was $b3_v1 with a poulation of $b3_v2 ($b3_v3 of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Palm Springs population by age cohort

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age cohorts:

  • Under 18 years
  • 18 to 64 years
  • 65 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age cohort for the Palm Springs population analysis. Total expected values are 3 groups ( Children, Working Population and Senior Population).
  • Population: The population for the age cohort in Palm Springs is shown in the following column.
  • Percent of Total Population: The population as a percent of total population of the Palm Springs is shown in the following column.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Palm Springs Population by Age. You can refer the same here

Palm Springs, CA Population Pyramid Dataset: Age Groups, Male and Female Population, and Total Population for Demographics Analysis
Last updated September 16, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the data for the Palm Springs, CA population pyramid, which represents the Palm Springs population distribution across age and gender, using estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey 5-Year estimates. It lists the male and female population for each age group, along with the total population for those age groups. Higher numbers at the bottom of the table suggest population growth, whereas higher numbers at the top indicate declining birth rates. Furthermore, the dataset can be utilized to understand the youth dependency ratio, old-age dependency ratio, total dependency ratio, and potential support ratio.

Key observations

  • Youth dependency ratio, which is the number of children aged 0-14 per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Palm Springs, CA, is 12.4.
  • Old-age dependency ratio, which is the number of persons aged 65 or over per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Palm Springs, CA, is 53.9.
  • Total dependency ratio for Palm Springs, CA is 66.3.
  • Potential support ratio, which is the number of youth (working age population) per elderly, for Palm Springs, CA is 1.9.

Palm Springs population pyramid

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age groups:

  • Under 5 years
  • 5 to 9 years
  • 10 to 14 years
  • 15 to 19 years
  • 20 to 24 years
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • 40 to 44 years
  • 45 to 49 years
  • 50 to 54 years
  • 55 to 59 years
  • 60 to 64 years
  • 65 to 69 years
  • 70 to 74 years
  • 75 to 79 years
  • 80 to 84 years
  • 85 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age group for the Palm Springs population analysis. Total expected values are 18 and are define above in the age groups section.
  • Population (Male): The male population in the Palm Springs for the selected age group is shown in the following column.
  • Population (Female): The female population in the Palm Springs for the selected age group is shown in the following column.
  • Total Population: The total population of the Palm Springs for the selected age group is shown in the following column.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Palm Springs Population by Age. You can refer the same here

If you're looking for datasets from another year, please feel free to contact us at research@neilsberg.com and we'll be happy to assist you further.

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