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Palmdale is a city in Los Angeles County, in the Los Angeles-Long Beach metro area.
The latitude of Palmdale is 34.579N. The longitude is -118.115W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,657 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 127,759.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Palmdale demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Los Angeles County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 93552 ZIP code.
9% of Palmdale residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Palmdale ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Palmdale was $16,384, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Palmdale residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Palmdale, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $551. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,194.
Libraries in Palmdale include Lake Los Angeles Library, Palmdale City Library, Youth Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Palmdale include Antelope Valley Press
Los Angeles County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Palmdale political report.
The average commute time for Palmdale workers is 43 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 42 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Palmdale between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 3.6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly lower than the national norm.
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