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Social Characteristics of City of Palmdale, CA

Palmdale, CA Selected Social Characteristics 2010-2014 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

  • American Community Survey types of households (All)
    42,012
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households)
    33,993
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households)
    80.9%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households having own children under 18 years)
    19,193
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households having own children under 18 years)
    45.7%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family)
    22,806
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family)
    54.3%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family / own children under 18 years)
    12,733
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family / own children under 18 years)
    30.3%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family)
    3,340
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family)
    8.0%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family / own children under 18 years)
    1,622
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family / own children under 18 years)
    3.9%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present)
    7,847
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present)
    18.7%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present, family - With own children under 18 years)
    4,838
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present, family - With own children under 18 years)
    11.5%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households)
    8,019
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households)
    19.1%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone)
    6,081
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone)
    14.5%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone, 65 years and over)
    2,041
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone, 65 years and over)
    4.9%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All households with one or more people under 18 years)
    22,272
  • Percentage of types of households (All households with one or more people under 18 years)
    53.0%
  • American Community Survey types of households (households with one or more people 65 years and over)
    8,345
  • Percentage of types of households (households with one or more people 65 years and over)
    19.9%
  • American Community Survey types of households (Average sized households)
    3.70
  • American Community Survey types of households (Average family size households)
    4.07
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (All)
    155,638
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Householder)
    42,012
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Householder)
    27.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Spouse)
    22,847
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Spouse)
    14.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Child)
    62,010
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Child)
    39.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Other relatives)
    19,342
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Other relatives)
    12.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives)
    9,427
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives)
    6.1%
  • American Community Survey persons in households by relationship (Not relatives) Unmarried partner
    3,307
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives) Unmarried partner
    2.1%
  • American Community Survey number of males 15 years and older (by Marital status)
    55,018
  • American Community Survey number of unmarried males 15 years and older
    22,338
  • Percentage number of unmarried males 15 years and older
    40.6%
  • American Community Survey number of married males 15 years and older (not including separated)
    26,249
  • Percentage number of married males 15 years and older (not including separated)
    47.7%
  • American Community Survey number of separated males 15 years and older
    1,130
  • Percentage number of separated males 15 years and older
    2.1%
  • American Community Survey number of widowed males 15 years and older
    976
  • Percentage number of widowed males 15 years and older
    1.8%
  • American Community Survey number of divorced males 15 years and older
    4,325
  • Percentage number of divorced males 15 years and older
    7.9%
  • American Community Survey number of females 15 years and older (by Marital status)
    59,731
  • American Community Survey number of females never married 15 years and older
    22,440
  • Percentage number of females never married 15 years and older
    37.6%
  • American Community Survey number of females presently married 15 years and older (not including separated)
    25,931
  • Percentage number of females presently married 15 years and older (not including separated)
    43.4%
  • American Community Survey number of separated females 15 years and older
    1,970
  • Percentage of separated females 15 years and older
    3.3%
  • American Community Survey number of widowed females 15 years and older
    3,405
  • Percentage of widowed females 15 years and older
    5.7%
  • American Community Survey number of divorced females 15 years and older
    5,985
  • Percentage of divorced females 15 years and older
    10.0%
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year
    2,524
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year
    1,099
  • Percentage of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year
    43.5%
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000)
    47
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000)
    61
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 15 to 19 years old)
    32
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 20 to 34 years old)
    109
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 35 to 50 years old)
    31
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age
    6,511
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Responsible for grandchildren)
    1,952
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Responsible for grandchildren)
    30.0%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Less than one year, responsible for grandchildren)
    530
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Less than one year, responsible for grandchildren)
    8.1%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (1 or 2 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    479
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (1 or 2 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    7.4%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (3 or 4 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    389
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (3 or 4 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    6.0%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (5 or more years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    554
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (5 or more years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    8.5%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    1,952
  • American Community Survey number of female grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    1,159
  • Percentage of female grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    59.4%
  • American Community Survey number of married grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    1,415
  • Percentage of married grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    72.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons enrolled in school 3 years of age and over
    53,464
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in nursery school, preschool 3 years of age and over
    2,378
  • Percentage of people enrolled in nursery school, preschool 3 years of age and over
    4.4%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in kindergarten 3 years of age and over
    2,994
  • Percentage of people enrolled in kindergarten 3 years of age and over
    5.6%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3 years of age and over
    22,151
  • Percentage of people enrolled in Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3 years of age and over
    41.4%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in High school (grades 9-12) 3 years of age and over
    13,497
  • Percentage of people enrolled in High school (grades 9-12) 3 years of age and over
    25.2%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in College or graduate school 3 years of age and over
    12,444
  • Percentage of people enrolled in College or graduate school 3 years of age and over
    23.3%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with education
    87,101
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with less than 9th grade education
    11,210
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with less than 9th grade education
    12.9%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with 9th to 12th grade (without diploma)
    11,815
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with 9th to 12th grade (without diploma)
    13.6%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older high school graduates and equivalency
    20,984
  • Percentage number of people 25 years of age and older high school graduates and equivalency
    24.1%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with some college and no degree
    23,262
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with some college and no degree
    26.7%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with associate's degree
    6,360
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with associate's degree
    7.3%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with bachelor's degree
    9,284
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with bachelor's degree
    10.7%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with Graduate or professional degree
    4,186
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with Graduate or professional degree
    4.8%
  • Percentage of people with high school graduate or higher
    73.6%
  • Percentage of people with a bachelor's degree or higher
    15.5%
  • American Community Survey number of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older)
    105,591
  • American Community Survey number of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older) Civilian veterans
    6,942
  • Percentage of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older) Civilian veterans
    6.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (By status)
    155,707
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (With a disability)
    16,120
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (With a disability)
    10.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age)
    50,120
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age - with a disability)
    2,061
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age - with a disability)
    4.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years)
    93,847
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years - with a disability)
    9,238
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years - with a disability)
    9.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over)
    11,740
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over - with a disability)
    4,821
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over - with a disability)
    41.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago)
    153,331
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Same house
    129,045
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Same house
    84.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S.
    23,836
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S.
    15.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Same county
    21,117
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Same county
    13.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county
    2,719
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county
    1.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Same state
    1,795
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Same state
    1.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Different state
    924
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Different state
    0.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Abroad
    450
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Abroad
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons (by place of birth)
    155,810
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons
    115,548
  • Percentage of Native persons
    74.2%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in United States)
    114,157
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in United States)
    73.3%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons - (Born in United States - State of residence)
    94,069
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in United States - State of residence)
    60.4%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in United States - State of residence - Born in United States - Different state)
    20,088
  • Percentage of Native persons (State of residence - Born in United States - Different state)
    12.9%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parent(s))
    1,391
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parent(s))
    0.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born
    40,262
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born
    25.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (by U.S. Citizenship status)
    40,262
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (Naturalized U.S. citizen)
    19,496
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born (Naturalized U.S. citizen)
    48.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (Non U.S. citizen)
    20,766
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born (Non U.S. citizen)
    51.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons born abroad the U.S. (by year of entry)
    41,653
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (by year of entry)
    1,391
  • Percent; YEAR OF ENTRY - Native
    1391%
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    107
  • Percentage of all native persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    7.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (entry - before 2010)
    1,284
  • Percentage of all native persons (entry - before 2010)
    92.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (by year of entry)
    40,262
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    749
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    1.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (entry - before 2010)
    39,513
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (entry - before 2010)
    98.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) by world region
    40,262
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Europe
    908
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Europe
    2.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Asia
    5,861
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Asia
    14.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Africa
    529
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Africa
    1.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Oceania
    95
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Oceania
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Latin America
    32,463
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Latin America
    80.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Northern America
    406
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Northern America
    1.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older (by language spoken at home)
    142,388
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking English only
    82,919
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking English only
    58.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English
    59,469
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English
    41.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English which speak English less than very well
    28,084
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English which speak English less than very well
    19.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Spanish at home
    52,653
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Spanish at home
    37.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older, language spoken at home. Spanish, speaks English less than very well
    24,764
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older, language spoken at home. Spanish, speaks English less than very well
    17.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home
    2,089
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home
    1.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    981
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home
    3,959
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home
    2.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    2,015
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    1.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other languages at home
    768
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other languages at home
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking other languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    324
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking other languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons (by ancestry)
    155,810
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of American ancestry
    2,659
  • Percentage of all persons of American ancestry
    1.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Arab ancestry
    1,044
  • Percentage of all persons of Arab ancestry
    0.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Czech ancestry
    232
  • Percentage of all persons of Czech ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Danish ancestry
    490
  • Percentage of all persons of Danish ancestry
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Dutch ancestry
    929
  • Percentage of all persons of Dutch ancestry
    0.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of English ancestry
    5,889
  • Percentage of all persons of English ancestry
    3.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of French (except Basque) ancestry
    1,851
  • Percentage of all persons of French (except Basque) ancestry
    1.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of French Canadian ancestry
    635
  • Percentage of all persons of French Canadian ancestry
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of German ancestry
    8,833
  • Percentage of all persons of German ancestry
    5.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Greek ancestry
    603
  • Percentage of all persons of Greek ancestry
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Hungarian ancestry
    380
  • Percentage of all persons of Hungarian ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Irish ancestry
    8,026
  • Percentage of all persons of Irish ancestry
    5.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Italian ancestry
    3,627
  • Percentage of all persons of Italian ancestry
    2.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Lithuanian ancestry
    20
  • Percentage of all persons of Lithuanian ancestry
    0.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Norwegian ancestry
    849
  • Percentage of all persons of Norwegian ancestry
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Polish ancestry
    1,322
  • Percentage of all persons of Polish ancestry
    0.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Portuguese ancestry
    217
  • Percentage of all persons of Portuguese ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Russian ancestry
    768
  • Percentage of all persons of Russian ancestry
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Scotch-Irish ancestry
    548
  • Percentage of all persons of Scotch-Irish ancestry
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Scottish ancestry
    1,236
  • Percentage of all persons of Scottish ancestry
    0.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Slovak ancestry
    30
  • Percentage of all persons of Slovak ancestry
    0.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Sub-Saharan African ancestry
    1,066
  • Percentage of all persons of Sub-Saharan African ancestry
    0.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Swedish ancestry
    854
  • Percentage of all persons of Swedish ancestry
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Swiss ancestry
    257
  • Percentage of all persons of Swiss ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Ukrainian ancestry
    21
  • Percentage of all persons of Ukrainian ancestry
    0.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Welsh ancestry
    814
  • Percentage of all persons of Welsh ancestry
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups) ancestry
    825
  • Percentage of all persons of West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups) ancestry
    0.5%


Explanation of Symbols
(N) is displayed in columns when the area surveyed can not be shown due to the number of cases sampled being too few.
(-) is displayed in columns when the median is at the lowest interval of an open ended distribution.

Note: The numbers and percentages provided are estimates only and contain a margin of error. All estimates are collected from the census bureau, the margin of error can be viewed by referring to American Community Survey's tables and charts.