Population density (sq mi)1,47825691
Median age30.436.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1854%46%43%
Speak English59%56%79%
Speak Spanish36%29%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Palmdale is 477% higher than California
  • The median age in Palmdale is 16% lower than California
  • In Palmdale 43.16% of the population is White
  • In Palmdale 12.83% of the population is Black
  • In Palmdale 4.40% of the population is Asian

Compare Palmdale, CA Demographics


      Palmdale population breakdown by race

      American Indian0.75%0.74%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.15%0.39%0.18%
      Mixed race5.23%4.62%3.06%
      Other race33.49%13.28%4.75%
      In Palmdale, 58.6% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Palmdale age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Palmdale, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).