Is Whitewater, Cathedral City a good place to live?

Is Whitewater, Cathedral City a nice place to live? Should I move to Whitewater, Cathedral City? What is it like living in Whitewater, Cathedral City? Find out information on living conditions, demographics, transit options, schools, daycares, things to do, and homes for sale.

Before you even start your home buying search, you’d want to know which area to move to. Several factors can influence the choice of place such as demographics, nearby schools, amenities, local community, and more. If you’re considering moving to Whitewater, Cathedral City, there are several ways for you to identify if Whitewater is a good fit for you.

Whitewater: Highlights

Total Population
8k
Walk Score
36
Median Home Price
$371,250
Median Rent
$1,175
Median Household Income
$33,073
Median Individual Income
$20,176

  Whitewater Neighborhood Guide

Who are your Whitewater neighbors?

The demographics of a place can be a fair indicator of how ‘neighborly’ a place is. 77% of the households in Whitewater are renter-occupied making it suitable for people looking for a community where residents generally keep to themselves. The total population of Whitewater is 8,494, the median age is 29 years, and the average household size is 3.5.

Total Population
8k
Median Age
30
Renters
77%
Owners
23%

Is Whitewater a walkable neighborhood?

Quality of life is subjective and can depend on a variety of things. While some home buyers might want a walkable city that offers ample things to do closer to where they live, others might prefer the suburbs with their tranquil streets, peace and quiet, and proximity to open spaces and nature. For some, the idea of being car-dependent is unacceptable, while for others, a reasonable drive time to their favorite weekend hangout is a dream come true.

Walk Score
36
Bike Score
39

Taking that into account, it would be great to know what amenities are available in the neighborhood, and whether you can complete most of your daily tasks on foot. Whitewater, Cathedral City has a walk score of 36 and a bike score of 39. Most errands require a car.

The nearest airport is Palm Springs International Airport.

Also, if you have an electric vehicle and are looking for homes near electric-vehicle charging stations, this neighborhood might be a good fit. There are 1 electric vehicle charging locations in Whitewater, Cathedral City with 1 level 2 charging points.

What are the public transit options in Whitewater?

We cannot find any nearby public transit options for Whitewater

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What are the best schools in Whitewater, Cathedral City?

The definition of a good school can vary depending on what people are looking for - some might be interested in schools which have great sports programs, while others might be looking at schools that are better at preparing kids for higher education. Since perspective can make a difference, independent bodies like Niche assign ratings to schools and are commonly used by parents to make a decision. However, you are encouraged to verify these ratings through other sources including visiting the campus.

It is not surprising to note that places with highly-rated public schools tend to have relatively higher home prices because of the perpetual demand for those neighborhoods. If you have children or plan on having in the future, checking out the nearby schools and their ratings is a good idea. Cielo Vista Charter School (#7 in metro), Desert Learning Academy (#12 in metro), Sunny Sands Elementary School (#15 in metro) are among 4 C and higher rated public elementary schools in the district. Cielo Vista Charter School (#3 in metro), Desert Learning Academy (#5 in metro), James Workman Middle School (#6 in metro) among middle schools in the district. Cathedral City High School (#8 in metro), Rancho Mirage High School (#6 in metro), Desert Learning Academy (#7 in metro) among high schools in the district.

Choosing an area with good school rating consistency is important. While the area you’re looking at right now might have great elementary schools for your young children, it’s well worth examining the middle and high schools they’ll grow up to attend. The nearby elementary school, middle school and high school quality ratings from Niche are very similar. If you have children and desire a consistent school experience as they grow up, this neighborhood may be a good place to plant long-term roots.

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What are the activities for kids in Whitewater, Cathedral City?

For households with kids, accessibility to nearby parks, playgrounds, daycare centers as well as highly-rated preschools is key. There are a few parks and playgrounds in Whitewater, Cathedral City, including Healing Fields, Patriot Park, and Town Square Park. These playgrounds provide great recreational facilities for kids, as well as adults. Families can enjoy a nice picnic under the shade in summer months, or walk along the trail for a weekend activity with the kids.

Proximity to good daycare centres is extremely important, especially if the parents have a full-time job. For young families in Whitewater, Cathedral City, childcare options include Ana's WeeCare, Massage Envy, Eisenhower Urgent Care, and First School. Proximity to urgent care centers such as Eisenhower Urgent Care is also a plus.

What's nearby Whitewater?

Whether a neighborhood is a good place to live or not could also depend on the nearby amenities. Having a high walk score means that there are a lot of places nearby like stores, restaurants, coffee shops, schools, and more. While the scores are by no means perfect, they are a good indicator for "stuff to do" around those places. Things like proximity to grocery stores, dining options, and parks can make a huge difference in your daily lives.

There are also plenty of dining options for the residents of Whitewater, Cathedral City. You can grab your morning cup of coffee from Rubio's, Starbucks, or Sunshine Cafe and sit down for a relaxed weekend brunch at Rubio's or Sunshine Cafe. Dessert shops like Panera Bread, Frankie's Old World Biscotti, and Baskin-Robbins in Whitewater, Cathedral City are great options for satifying your sweet tooth. Residents love to order tacos from Salsas Restaurant, Santa Fe Mexican Restaurant, or Taqueria San Miguel and burgers from Tony's Burgers, Georges Bar & Grill, or Boy's Hamburgers. Salsas Restaurant, Boy's Hamburgers, or Santa Fe Mexican Restaurant are some great spots for a fun dine-in experience.

Whitewater, Cathedral City has quite a few grocery stores including Fil Am Oriental Mart, Food 4 Less, and Trader Joe's.

What are the things to do in Whitewater?

We cannot find nearby things to do for Whitewater

Who is the best internet provider in Whitewater, Cathedral City?

A good internet and broadband connection is a must-have, whether you work from home or not. Broadband internet connection options in Whitewater, Cathedral City include satellite, ADSL, fiber, terrestrial fixed wireless, and DOCSIS from 9 different providers. Aside from optic fiber which provides Gbps speeds, you can get up to 940 mbps download speeds via DOCSIS powered by Charter Communications Inc.

What are the noise levels and air quality in Whitewater, Cathedral City?

Most often than not, the higher the walk score, the higher the noise. So if you’re an extremely noise-sensitive person and it’s absolutely intolerable, you may need to opt for a neighborhood with a lower walk score.

Should I buy a house in Whitewater, Cathedral City?

Median Home Price
$371,250
Median Price / Sqft
$217
New Listings
7
Home Sold
4

There is one important indicator of knowing how good the neighborhood is - the number of homes sold in the past. A high percentage of homes sold in the past say, 5 years could indicate that it’s an up and coming neighborhood with people looking to settle here. At the same time, a neighborhood with low home sales, in spite of getting listed on the market could indicate that current residents are looking to move out. It would be nice to speak to residents of this neighborhood to understand what they loved, or didn’t like about living here.

13 homes were listed for sale this month in Whitewater, Cathedral City. This is 44% higher compared to last month. 5 homes were sold in Whitewater, Cathedral City this month.

You can also look at several other factors before deciding to make the move. For example, do all the houses in the neighborhood look almost identical? That could mean that the homeowners association might not be the most adjusting. Is there space for parking? Where would your friends and family park when they come to visit you? Your garage could already be full with your own vehicles. How well is the neighborhood maintained? It could help you identify whether you’d want to live next to such neighbors.

Homes for sale in Whitewater

There are currently no homes for sale in Whitewater.

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