Palmdale, CA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 37,136 housing units in Palmdale. This represents a 52.2% growth from 24,400 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 36,665 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 471 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Palmdale is about 71.1%. Palmdale's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 7.5%. Average household size is 3.39 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Palmdale were built after 1986.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type4.70%
One Bedroom9%
Two Bedrooms18.30%
Three Bedrooms39.30%
Four Bedrooms24.50%
Five Bedrooms or more4.10%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.44
Median year structure was built1988
Median Value of occupied units$116,400
Median Price asked for vacant units$104,100

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.27
Median year structure was built1983
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$486

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.10%
Second Mortgage16.40%
Home Equity Loan4.70%
Simple Mortgage70.40%
Debt Free8.40%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs24.3%