Palmdale City PUMA, CA

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Population

169,291

0.785% growth

Median Household Income

$57,027

7.2% growth

Number of Employees

60,822

2.8% growth

Median Property Value

$234,200

10.8% growth

About

In 2017, Palmdale City PUMA, CA had a population of 169k people with a median age of N/A and a median household income of $57,027. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Palmdale City PUMA, CA grew from 167,972 to 169,291, a 0.785% increase and its median household income grew from $53,199 to $57,027, a 7.2% increase.

The population of Palmdale City PUMA, CA is 57.7% Hispanic or Latino, 23.1% White Alone, and 11.8% Black or African American Alone. 40.4% of the people in Palmdale City PUMA, CA speak a non-English language, and 88.6% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Palmdale City PUMA, CA is $234,200, and the homeownership rate is 64.8%. Most people in Palmdale City PUMA, CA commute by N/A, and the average commute time is 25.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Palmdale City PUMA, CA is N/A per household.

Palmdale City PUMA, CA borders Lancaster City PUMA, CA and Castaic PUMA, CA.

Economy

The economy of Palmdale City PUMA, CA employs 60.8k people. The largest industries in Palmdale City PUMA, CA are Construction (4,691 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,726 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,552 people), and the highest paying industries are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($111,137), Electric & gas, and other combinations ($109,416), and Motion pictures & video industries ($93,417).

Median household income in Palmdale City PUMA, CA is $57,027. Males in Palmdale City PUMA, CA have an average income that is 1.25 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,278. The income inequality in Palmdale City PUMA, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.442, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$57,027

2017 value

± $1,805

7.2%

1 Year Growth

± 4.33%

Households in Palmdale City PUMA, CA have a median annual income of $57,027, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $53,199 in 2016, which represents a 7.2% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$56,650

Average Male Salary

± $6,688

$45,278

Average Female Salary

± $7,391

In 2017, full-time male employees in Palmdale City PUMA, CA made 1.25 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $51,965 ± $24,169

  2. White

    $51,612 ± $7,015

  3. Black

    $48,338 ± $14,736

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Palmdale City PUMA, CA workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.01 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.442

2017 Wage GINI

0.442

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Palmdale City PUMA, CA was 0.442 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.134% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Palmdale City PUMA, CA was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Palmdale City PUMA, CA in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2016, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Palmdale City PUMA, CA was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

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Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Palmdale City PUMA, CA (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are N/A N/A, followed by N/A N/A and then N/A N/A.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Palmdale City PUMA, CA is false, followed by false and false.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

60.8k

2017 Value

2.8%

1 Year growth

± 2.8%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Palmdale City PUMA, CA grew at a rate of 2.8%, from 59.2k employees to 60.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Palmdale City PUMA, CA, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,238 people), Cashiers (2,079 people), and Personal care aides (1,609 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Palmdale City PUMA, CA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Palmdale City PUMA, CA, by number of employees, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,238 people), Cashiers (2,079 people), and Personal care aides (1,609 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Palmdale City PUMA, CA has an unusually high number of residents working as Miscellaneous construction workers, including solar photovoltaic installers, septic tank servicers & sewer pipe cleaners (8.77 times higher than expected), Aerospace engineers (8.74 times), and Air traffic controllers & airfield operations specialists (4.24 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Palmdale City PUMA, CA, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($253,029), Air traffic controllers & airfield operations specialists ($147,159), and Credit counselors & loan officers ($118,098).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

60.8k

2017 Value

2.8%

1 Year growth

± 2.8%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Palmdale City PUMA, CA grew at a rate of 2.8%, from 59.2k employees to 60.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Palmdale City PUMA, CA, are Construction (4,691 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,726 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,552 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Palmdale City PUMA, CA, though some of these residents may live in Palmdale City PUMA, CA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Palmdale City PUMA, CA, by number of employees, are Construction (4,691 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,726 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,552 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Palmdale City PUMA, CA has an unusually high number of Aircraft & parts manufacturing (10.9 times higher than expected), Aerospace products & parts manufacturing (9.24 times), and Electric & gas, and other combinations (7.44 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Palmdale City PUMA, CA, by average salary, are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($111,137), Electric & gas, and other combinations ($109,416), and Motion pictures & video industries ($93,417).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from California to other states, or from other states to California.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $196B

  2. $157B

  3. $127B

In 2015, the top outbound California product (by dollars) was Electronics with $196B, followed by Mixed freight with $157B and Gasoline and $127B.

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound California products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$1.54T

2015 Value

$2.48T

Projected 2045 Value

61.2% growth

In 2015, total outbound California trade was $1.54T. This is expected to increase 61.2% to $2.48T by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound California trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from California to other states, or from other states to California.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $63.1B

  2. $42.2B

  3. $31.2B

In 2015, the top outbound California domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $63.1B, followed by Arizona with $42.2B and Washington and $31.2B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that California shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

N/A% of the population of Palmdale City PUMA, CA has health coverage, with N/A% on employee plans, N/A% on Medicaid, N/A% on Medicare, N/A% on non-group plans, and N/A% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Palmdale City PUMA, CA was $7,549 in 2014. This is a 4.04% increase from the previous year ($7,256).

Primary care physicians in Palmdale City PUMA, CA see 1281 patients per year on average, which represents a 0% change from the previous year (1281 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1214 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 324 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Tehama County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (10.6%). Additionally, Tulare County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (33.4%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,281 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in California see an average of 1,281 patients per year. This represents a 0% change from the previous year (1,281 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$7,549

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,735

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,368

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,833

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in California (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.04%, from $7,256 to $7,549.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

N/A%

Uninsured

N/A%

Employer Coverage

N/A%

Medicaid

N/A%

Medicare

N/A%

Non-Group

N/A%

Military or VA

Between N/A and N/A, the percent of uninsured citizens in Palmdale City PUMA, CA N/A by N/A from N/A% to N/A%.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 10.6% prevalence

  2. 10.5% prevalence

  3. 10.3% prevalence

Tehama County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in California, at 10.6%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in California by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Palmdale City PUMA, CA is home to a population of 169k people, from which 88.6% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Palmdale City PUMA, CA residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Palmdale City PUMA, CA is composed of 96.9k Hispanic or Latino residents (57.7%), 38.8k White Alone residents (23.1%), 19.9k Black or African American Alone residents (11.8%), 7.43k Asian Alone residents (4.42%), 3.62k Two or More Races residents (2.16%), 613 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.365%), 571 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.34%), and 103 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0613%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Palmdale City PUMA, CA are Spanish or Spanish Creole (54,608 speakers), Tagalog (2,268 speakers), and Arabic (610 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

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Median Native-Born Age

± N/A

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Median Foreign-Born Age

± N/A

In N/A, the median age of all people in Palmdale City PUMA, CA was N/A. Native-born citizens, with a median age of N/A, were generally N/A than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of N/A. But people in Palmdale City PUMA, CA are getting N/A. In N/A, the average age of all Palmdale City PUMA, CA residents was N/A.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

25.6%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, N/A% of Palmdale City PUMA, CA residents were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Palmdale City PUMA, CA was 25.6%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    20,393 ± 3,288 people

  2. El Salvador

    6,824 ± 1,987 people

  3. Guatemala

    2,703 ± 1,266 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Palmdale City PUMA, CA was Mexico, the natal country of 20,393 Palmdale City PUMA, CA residents, followed by El Salvador with 6,824 and Guatemala with 2,703.

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Citizenship

88.6%

2017 Citizenship

87.6%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 88.6% of Palmdale City PUMA, CA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Palmdale City PUMA, CA was 87.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    96.9k ± 3.58k

  2. White Alone

    38.8k ± 1.8k

  3. Black or African American Alone

    19.9k ± 1.19k

In 2016, there were 2.5 times more Hispanic or Latino residents (96.9k people) in Palmdale City PUMA, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 38.8k White Alone and 19.9k Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Palmdale City PUMA, CA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    54,608 speakers (35.4%)

  2. Tagalog

    2,268 speakers (1.47%)

  3. Arabic

    610 speakers (0.396%)

40.4% of Palmdale City PUMA, CA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Palmdale City PUMA, CA was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 35.4% of the overall population of Palmdale City PUMA, CA are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 1.47% speak Tagalog and 0.396% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

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  3. false

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Palmdale City PUMA, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in false, N/A times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Palmdale City PUMA, CA was $234,200 in 2017, which is 1.08 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $211,400 to $234,200, a 10.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Palmdale City PUMA, CA is 64.8%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Palmdale City PUMA, CA have an average commute time of 25.1 minutes, and they commute by N/A. Car ownership in Palmdale City PUMA, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of N/A per household.

Income

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$57,027

Median Household Income

± $1,805

N/A

Number of Households

± N/A

In 2017, the median household income of the N/A households in Palmdale City PUMA, CA grew to $57,027 from the previous year's value of $53,199.

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Housing

Property Value

$234,200

2017 Median

± $4,207

$211,400

2016 Median

± $4,324

In 2017, the median property value in Palmdale City PUMA, CA grew to to $234,200 from the previous year's value of $211,400.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Palmdale City PUMA, CA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Palmdale City PUMA, CA the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Palmdale City PUMA, CA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Palmdale City PUMA, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

64.8%

2017 Homeownership

64.1%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 64.8% of the housing units in Palmdale City PUMA, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 64.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Palmdale City PUMA, CA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

N/A

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Palmdale City PUMA, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Palmdale City PUMA, CA have N/A, followed by N/A.

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Commute Time

25.1 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Palmdale City PUMA, CA have a similar commute time (25.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, N/A% of the workforce in Palmdale City PUMA, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

In N/A, the most common method of travel for workers in Palmdale City PUMA, CA was N/A, followed by those who N/A and those who N/A.

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