Palmdale employment information

Income per capita$19,438$29,906$28,555
Median household income$54,921$61,489$53,482
Median income owner occupied$68,843$83,693$68,142
Median income renter occupied$31,947$41,358$33,219
Median earnings male$32,519$35,724$36,116
Median earnings female$22,676$26,620$25,692
Unemployment rate8.5%7.0%5.8%
Poverty level21.3%16.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Palmdale is 32% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Palmdale is 3% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Palmdale is 46% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Palmdale is 37% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Palmdale median earnings by income bracket

Palmdale employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry13.6%1.1%
Manufacturing sector15.0%1.1%
Financial & insurance services2.6%5.6%
Wholesale & retail services15.4%15.0%
Public administration5.5%4.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.8%2.7%
Education, health & social services10.2%35.6%

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Palmdale, CA155,810$54,9213%

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Source: The Palmdale, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.