La Quinta

La Quinta

You'll find a delightful main street adorned with shops, boutiques, and enticing eateries.

Welcome to La Quinta

A Luxurious Oasis in the Coachella Valley
Welcome to La Quinta, an upscale desert community nestled in the Coachella Valley, where luxury living is a way of life. This captivating desert oasis boasts stunning mountain views, world-class golf courses, and a vibrant local scene. Whether you're drawn to the idea of a desert retreat, a golfer's paradise, or a haven for fine dining and entertainment, La Quinta has it all.

What to Love

  • Great Golf: La Quinta is a golfer's dream come true, with a variety of renowned golf courses, both public and private. The lush fairways and stunning backdrops make every round an exceptional experience.
  • Old Town Charm: Explore the charming Old Town La Quinta, where you'll find a delightful main street adorned with shops, boutiques, and enticing eateries. Strolling through this picturesque area is like stepping back in time.
  • Desert Beauty: The breathtaking mountain views that surround La Quinta are a constant reminder of the area's natural beauty. The warm desert climate and clear skies create the perfect backdrop for outdoor adventures and relaxation.
  • Luxurious Lifestyle: La Quinta offers some of the most luxurious country clubs in the Coachella Valley. Whether you're seeking an upscale community or a prestigious private club, the options are diverse and impressive.

Local Lifestyle

The local lifestyle in La Quinta is all about relaxation and recreation. Residents enjoy an unhurried pace of life, with opportunities to golf, hike, or simply savor the picturesque surroundings. The warm climate encourages outdoor living, from poolside barbecues to leisurely evenings under the stars. For those who appreciate a vibrant social scene, La Quinta offers a calendar of events and festivals throughout the year. It's a place where you can choose to be as active or as laid-back as you desire.
The developments of PGA West, Hideaway, and Madison Club epitomize luxury living. These exclusive communities offer world-class golf courses, stunning homes, and upscale amenities, catering to those who seek a blend of leisure, elegance, and an active, sophisticated lifestyle in a picturesque desert setting.

Dining and Entertainment

Dining and entertainment options in La Quinta are both diverse and enticing. From upscale dining at the renowned La Quinta Cliffhouse to the culinary delights of Old Town La Quinta, the food scene caters to a variety of tastes. Savor fresh seafood, enjoy live music, and enjoy the breathtaking desert views while dining at the many local restaurants. The city's social calendar is filled with events like the La Quinta Arts Festival and live music performances, ensuring there's always something exciting happening.

Things to Do

When it comes to things to do in La Quinta, you'll be spoiled for choice. Spend your days on the greens of prestigious golf courses, or embark on hiking and biking adventures in the nearby Santa Rosa Mountains. Visit Lake Cahuilla for fishing, boating, and picnicking, or explore the cultural treasures of the La Quinta Museum. The city's vibrant arts scene and outdoor festivals add a dynamic touch to the local lifestyle.


La Quinta offers excellent educational options providing top-quality education for families in the area. The city's commitment to academic excellence makes it an attractive destination for those with school-age children.

Overview for La Quinta, CA

37,846 people live in La Quinta, where the median age is 49.6 and the average individual income is $54,089. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

49.6 years

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Around La Quinta, CA

There's plenty to do around La Quinta, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

Somewhat Bikeable
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Aqua Pura, Capstone Fitness, and Shear Shea's.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $ 4.34 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.84 miles 16 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 3.93 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 3.83 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 3.93 miles 14 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 3.8 miles 21 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for La Quinta, CA

La Quinta has 15,375 households, with an average household size of 2.46. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in La Quinta do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 37,846 people call La Quinta home. The population density is 1,073.4 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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50.86 / 49.14%

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Schools in La Quinta, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby La Quinta. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Benjamin Franklin Elementary
K - 5th
10th - 12th
K - 12th
6th - 8th
Colonel Mitchell Paige Middle
6th - 8th
James Madison Elementary
K - 5th
John Adams Early Childhood Learning Center
K - 1st
No rating available
9th - 12th
Harry S. Truman Elementary
K - 5th
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