palmdale Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 12,731 16.4 % 6.6 %
High School Graduate 26,512 34.2 % 32.6 %
Some College 25,459 32.9 % 24.6 %
Bachelor’s Degree 9,178 11.9 % 22.5 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 3,552 4.6 % 13.7 %
High School Graduate or Higher 59,235 76.5 % 87.1 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 10,298 13.3 % 13.3 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 158,350 - -
19 years old and under 51,596 32.6 % 25.6 %
20 to 44 years old 50,328 31.8 % 12.7 %
45 to 64 years old 41,292 26.1 % 12.7 %
65 years old and older 15,134 9.6 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 83,512 61.5 % 84.6 %
Spanish 51,834 38.2 % 14.3 %
Other Languages 513 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 22,846 39.6 % 33.5 %
Married 26,545 46.0 % 50.5 %
Separated 1,927 3.3 % 2.6 %
Divorced 6,350 11.0 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 48,427 - -
Occupied Housing Units 44,629 92.2 % 87.7 %
Vacant Housing Units 3,798 7.8 % 12.3 %
1-Unit, Detached 38,487 79.5 % 61.4 %
1-Unit, Attached 505 1.0 % 5.8 %
2-Units 290 0.6 % 3.7 %
3 to 4 Units 894 1.8 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 2,169 4.5 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 1,591 3.3 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 2,147 4.4 % 8.8 %
Mobile Homes 2,344 4.8 % 6.3 %
Built 1990 to 1999 13,343 27.6 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 15,239 31.5 % 13.6 %
Built 1970 to 1979 3,530 7.3 % 15.5 %
Built 1960 to 1969 1,383 2.9 % 10.8 %
Built 1940 to 1959 4,147 8.6 % 15.6 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 709 1.5 % 13.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 68,892 45.8 % 75.5 %
African-American 23,906 15.9 % 13.1 %
Native American 1,670 1.1 % 0.8 %
Asian 9,034 6.0 % 5.6 %
Some Other Race 46,899 31.2 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 52,014 55,775
Median Family Income 54,935 68,260
Median Per Capita Income 19,365 29,979
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 64.52 %
  • Temperature 58.8 ℉
  • Rainfall 0.78 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 19.48
    [CDD] 0.02
Earthquakes
Magnitude Probability
5.0 8.18 %
6.0 5.66 %
7.0 2.55 %
8.0 0.07 %
9.0 0.00 %
Moderate Risk Area
Public Information
Unemployment Information
Data sourced by HomeFacts.com