Palmdale, CA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Palmdale, California Info Snack

Population
153,240
Unemployment
7.4%
Poverty
15.8%
Median Home
$302,800
Median Income
$65,444
Median Rent
$1,333

Palmdale SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
4
Diversity
9
Safety
6
Amenities
8.5
Education
4
Commute
2

Palmdale, CA Crime Report

2,878
Total Crimes
1,852.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
-21.02%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Palmdale
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 2,878 1,852.9 2,581.0 2,346.0
Violent Crime 744 479.0 442.0 387.8
Murder 10 6.4 5.6 6.5
Robbery 153 98.5 113.6 73.9
Aggravated Assault 530 341.2 288.7 279.7
Property Crime 2,134 1,373.9 2,138.9 1,958.2
Burglary 427 274.9 369.7 314.2
Larceny 1,164 749.4 1,341.7 1,398.0
Car Theft 543 349.6 427.6 246.0

Palmdale, CA Cost Of Living

118
Palmdale's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Palmdale California National Average
Overall 118 140 100
Services 114 112 100
Groceries 114 113 100
Health 113 115 100
Housing 114 198 100
Transportation 133 134 100
Utilities 106 126 100

Palmdale, CA Photos

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Rankings for Palmdale in California

Map Of Palmdale, CA

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Population over time in Palmdale

Year Population % Change
2020 153,240 -2.3%
2019 156,904 -0.3%
2018 157,358 0.3%
2017 156,823 0.1%
2016 156,672 0.6%
2015 155,810 1.3%
2014 153,885 1.3%
2013 151,841 1.9%
2012 149,001 1.9%
2011 146,184 -

Race / Ethnicity in Palmdale

White
19.5% (29,852)
African American
12.0% (18,330)
American Indian
0.6% (991)
Asian
4.0% (6,194)
Hawaiian
0.1% (185)
Other
0.4% (642)
Two Or More
1.7% (2,676)
Hispanic
61.6% (94,370)
Race Palmdale CA USA
White 19.5% 36.5% 60.1%
African American 12.0% 5.4% 12.2%
American Indian 0.6% 0.3% 0.6%
Asian 4.0% 14.6% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.3% 0.2%
Other 0.4% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 1.7% 3.4% 2.8%
Hispanic 61.6% 39.1% 18.2%

Gender in Palmdale

Female
50.8% (77,869)
Male
49.2% (75,371)
Gender Palmdale CA USA
Female 50.8% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 49.2% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Palmdale for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
12.0% (18,388)
9-12th Grade
13.0% (19,921)
High School / GED
28.0% (42,907)
Some College
24.0% (36,777)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (10,726)
Bachelor's Degree
11.0% (16,856)
Master's Degree
4.0% (6,129)
Professional Degree
1.0% (1,532)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Palmdale CA USA
< 9th Grade 12.0% 8.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 13.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 28.0% 20.0% 27.0%
Some College 24.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 11.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 4.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Palmdale, California

Less than $10,000
4.8% (737,355)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.5% (688,174)
$15,000 to $24,999
7.5% (1,150,906)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.4% (1,442,761)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.0% (1,989,136)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.4% (2,814,084)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.9% (2,279,914)
$100,000 to $149,999
16.4% (2,518,280)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.0% (920,437)
$200,000 or more
5.1% (782,946)
Income Palmdale CA USA
Less than $10,000 4.8% 4.7% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.5% 3.9% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 7.5% 6.9% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.4% 7.1% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.0% 10.0% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.4% 15.3% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.9% 12.3% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 16.4% 17.1% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.0% 9.4% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 5.1% 13.3% 8.3%

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