Living in Palmdale, CA

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Palmdale, California Info Snack

Population
156,293
Unemployment
8.0%
Poverty
15.6%
Median Home
$280,000
Median Income
$62,865
Median Rent
$1,319

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

2,888
Total Crimes
1,837.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
-25.79%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Palmdale
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 2,888 1,837.9 2,772.4 2,476.7
Violent Crime 658 418.7 441.2 366.7
Murder 8 5.1 4.3 5.0
Robbery 194 123.5 132.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 401 255.2 267.1 250.2
Property Crime 2,230 1,419.1 2,331.2 2,109.9
Burglary 447 284.5 386.1 340.5
Larceny 1,384 880.8 1,586.3 1,549.5
Car Theft 399 253.9 358.8 219.9

Palmdale, CA Cost Of Living

114
Palmdale's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Palmdale California National Average
Overall 114 140 100
Services 112 111 100
Groceries 116 118 100
Health 111 113 100
Housing 116 196 100
Transportation 126 128 100
Utilities 107 118 100

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
2019 156,293 -0.4%
2018 156,904 -0.3%
2017 157,358 0.3%
2016 156,823 0.1%
2015 156,672 0.6%
2014 155,810 1.3%
2013 153,885 1.3%
2012 151,841 1.9%
2011 149,001 1.9%
2010 146,184 -

Race / Ethnicity in Palmdale

White
20.0% (31,302)
African American
12.7% (19,772)
American Indian
0.5% (788)
Asian
4.6% (7,189)
Hawaiian
0.1% (231)
Other
0.1% (215)
Two Or More
1.5% (2,419)
Hispanic
60.4% (94,377)
Race Palmdale CA USA
White 20.0% 37.2% 60.7%
African American 12.7% 5.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.5% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 4.6% 14.3% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.4% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.5% 3.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 60.4% 39.0% 18.0%

Gender in Palmdale

Female
51.1% (79,851)
Male
48.9% (76,441)
Gender Palmdale CA USA
Female 51.1% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 48.9% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Palmdale for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
12.0% (18,755)
9-12th Grade
13.0% (20,318)
High School / GED
27.0% (42,199)
Some College
25.0% (39,073)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (12,503)
Bachelor's Degree
11.0% (17,192)
Master's Degree
3.0% (4,688)
Professional Degree
1.0% (1,562)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Palmdale CA USA
< 9th Grade 12.0% 9.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 13.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 27.0% 20.0% 27.0%
Some College 25.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 11.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 3.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Palmdale, California

Less than $10,000
5.4% (836,486)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.3% (666,524)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.3% (1,297,040)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.0% (1,406,867)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.3% (2,084,914)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.0% (2,813,374)
$75,000 to $99,999
15.2% (2,378,747)
$100,000 to $149,999
16.0% (2,497,936)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.9% (920,027)
$200,000 or more
4.7% (727,379)
Income Palmdale CA USA
Less than $10,000 5.4% 4.8% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.3% 4.1% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.3% 7.5% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.0% 7.5% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.3% 10.5% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.0% 15.5% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 15.2% 12.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 16.0% 16.6% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.9% 8.9% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 4.7% 12.2% 7.7%

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