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Palm Desert Apartments
Last updated March 4 2024 at 9:36 PM

Palm Desert, CA
255 Apartments for Rent

Palm Desert Apartment Renter's Guide

Overview


Population: 53,275
Population Density: 1,987.1 people/sq mile

What locals are saying

In search of rolling horizons with pink sunsets and palm trees waving in the breeze? Need some respite from the cold, snowy north? Or maybe you already live in Palm Desert, CA and just want to find a nicer apartment. Whatever your situation, we’re certain the answer to a better living place lies within our apartment and rental house listings. From cool, modern apartment complexes with high-rise balconies, wi-fi, terraces and posh fitness centers to older homes for rent with lots of character that offer features like fireplaces and hardwood floors, you're sure to find a perfect fit here in Palm Desert. So let's get started!

Palm Desert is a sunny community in southern California famous for seasonal residents, retirees and “snowbirds” dodging the cold winters

Palm Desert Crime


Overall Crime

High
Overall crime in Palm Desert is high in comparison to the national average.

Violent Crime

Below Average
The level of violent crime in Palm Desert is below average compared to the national average violent crime rate.

Property Crime

High
The level of property crime in Palm Desert is high compared to the national average property crime rate.

Top Schools in Palm Desert


Elementary Schools

8 /10
James Earl Carter Elementary School
Public
K-5
Public
K-5
618 Students
11 Reviews
618
Students
11 Reviews
8 /10
George Washington Charter School
Charter
K-5
Charter
K-5
836 Students
32 Reviews
836
Students
32 Reviews
6 /10
Abraham Lincoln Elementary School
Public
K-5
Public
K-5
609 Students
11 Reviews
609
Students
11 Reviews

Middle Schools

6 /10
Palm Desert Charter Middle School
Charter
6-8
Charter
6-8
1,418 Students
11 Reviews
1,418
Students
11 Reviews

High Schools

7 /10
Palm Desert High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
2,003 Students
9 Reviews
2,003
Students
9 Reviews
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Find an apartment for rent in Palm Desert, CA


Searching for an apartment for rent in Palm Desert, CA? Look no further! Apartment List will help you find a perfect apartment near you. There are 255 available rental units listed on Apartment List in Palm Desert. Click on listings to see photos, floorplans, amenities, prices and availability, and much more!

Tired of browsing? Take our personalized quiz. You’ll answer a couple of simple questions and we’ll put together a list of Palm Desert apartments that are best for you. We’ll also factor in your commute, budget, and preferred amenities. Looking for a pet-friendly rental, or an apartment with in-unit washer and dryer? No problem, we’ll provide you with apartments that match that criteria.

You can trust Apartment List to help you find your next Palm Desert, CA apartment rental! After all, everyone deserves a home they love.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent in Palm Desert?

Apartment Rentals in Palm Desert start at $1,300/month.

How can I find a cheap apartment in Palm Desert?

You can find the lowest-priced apartments in Palm Desert by using the cheap apartments filter.

How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in Palm Desert?

You can use the pet-friendly filter to find Palm Desert apartments that allow pets.

How much should I pay for rent in Palm Desert?

The answer to this question depends on your household income and a couple of other factors. You can use our Rent Calculator to figure out how much you should spend on rent in Palm Desert.

How can I find off-campus housing in Palm Desert?

You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Palm Desert. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include University of California-Riverside, MiraCosta College, Grossmont College, Loma Linda University, and University of Redlands.