|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Palmdale is 165,761. Palmdale, California is the 159th largest city in the US.
Palmdale is located entirely in Los Angeles County.
The peak population of Palmdale was in 2020, when its population was 169,279. In 2020, Palmdale was the 157th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 159th largest city in the US. Palmdale is currently 2.1% smaller than it was in 2020.
Palmdale has grown 41.0% since the 2000. Palmdale, California is growing moderately quickly; it is growing faster than 77% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
Palmdale has a population density of 1,441.6 people per square mile.
|154||Garden Grove, California||170,488||3.0%|
|157||Pembroke Pines, Florida||169,391||22.5%|
|158||Fort Collins, Colorado||168,538||40.3%|
|163||Paterson, New Jersey||157,794||5.6%|
|165||Macon-Bibb County, Georgia||156,762|
The total voting age population of Palmdale, California, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 93,664. The voting age population is 48.2% male and 51.8% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 9.3% of the residents of Palmdale are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Palmdale are 46.1% White, 29.1% Other, 13.2% Black, 5.0% Two or more races, 4.7% Asian, 1.6% American Indian and 0.4% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 60.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Palmdale, 15.6% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 21.6%. On a per-household basis, 13.6% of families are below the poverty line in Palmdale.
Among those aged 16 and older, 59.7% of Palmdale residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 74.6% of Palmdale residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 15.5% have a bachelor's degree and 4.6% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Palmdale residents aged 5 and older, 44.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 39.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 3.2% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Palmdale is 8.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Palmdale, 17.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Palmdale is $62,865.
In Palmdale, 65.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 34.7% of housing units in Palmdale.
Of all the housing units in Palmdale, 0.9% of them were build before 1940.
In Palmdale, 21.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 9,900 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Palmdale is $1,319.
In Palmdale, 86.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.