Palmdale, CA 93551 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 93551: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Palmdale, CA 93551

Acceptable Alternative
City Ranch, CA 93551
Leona Valley, CA 93551
Quartz Hill, CA 93551

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,003
  • Single Family Addresses: 16,224
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,000
  • County: Los Angeles County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.601, Longitude -118.19
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Palmdale, CA 93551 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 54,902
Daytime Population: Workers 18,811
Daytime Population: Residents 30,167
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 48,978
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 54,833
Population in Familes 49,276
Population in Group Qrtrs 69
Population Density2 628
Diversity Index3 80


Median Household Income $89,140
Average Household Income $110,433
Per Capita Income $34,249


Total Housing Units 18,064 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,643 (75.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,357 (18.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,064 ( 5.9%)
Median Home Value $344,843
Average Home Value $378,174


Total Households 17,000
Average Household Size 3.23
Family Households 13,826
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.91% 0.81%
Households 0.72% 0.7%
Families 0.72% 0.7%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   2.32%

Palmdale, CA 93551 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 93551 to the other 1,761 ZIP Codes in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 176 90th
Population Density # 905 49th
Diversity Index # 514 71st
Median Household Income # 330 81st
Per Capita Income # 699 60th

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