It is one of the many communities of the Black Hills Indian Reservation. Desert Shores is located along the northwestern shores of the Salton Sea, in the Imperial Valley. According to the 2010 census, the population of Desert Shores is 1,104. Mexicans account for 76.8% of the population. The white population can't be correctly calculated. There are 421 housing units. The average household size is 2.6 persons per housing unit. Elevation is -200 feet below sea level. Zip code is 92274. Below are several google eath photos of Desert Shores.