Palmdale, California Information & Statistics

Quick Facts

The 2018 population estimate for Palmdale is 156,904, a change of 0.70% when compared to 2014. With an area of 106.32 square miles, this works out to a population density of 1,475.75 persons/mi2.
The number of households in 2018 were estimated to be 43,890, with an average household size of 3.57.
Palmdale's 2018 unemployment rate was 8.72%.
The average household income in Palmdale for 2018 was $76,096, while the median was $60,428.

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Palmdale Fertility Rate

1,841 estimated births

Palmdale Household Characteristics

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Type of Housing

Palmdale Housing Values

Median mortgage payment for 2018: $1,683

Palmdale Average Rent as Percentage of Gross Income

Median rent for 2018: $1,281

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Palmdale Population Data

Period Geography Population
2014 Palmdale city, California 155,810
2015 Palmdale city, California 156,672
2016 Palmdale city, California 156,823
2017 Palmdale city, California 157,358
2018 Palmdale city, California 156,904