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: 1,000
  • Single Family Addresses: 16,063
  • 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, 2016)


Total Population 53,851
Population in Households 53,784
Population in Familes 48,329
Population in Group Qrtrs 67
Population Density1 652
Diversity Index2 80


Total Households 16,692
Average Household Size 3.22
Family Households 13,573
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 17,776 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,343 (75.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,349 (18.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,084 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $318,537
Average Home Value $352,239


Median Household Income $84,502
Average Household Income $103,680
Per Capita Income $32,191
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.74% 0.79%
Households 0.55% 0.68%
Families 0.55% 0.68%
Median Household Income   2.66%
Per Capita Income   1.77%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Palmdale, CA 93551 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 93551 to the other 1,756 ZIP Codes in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 175 90th
Population Density1 # 905 49th
Diversity Index2 # 500 72nd
Median Household Income # 337 81st
Per Capita Income # 708 60th

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