In 1986, the population of the City of Palmdale was 23,350. Today, Palmdale is a thriving community with over 167,398 residents.
Palmdale is an upper-middle class community with an average household income of $73,482 in 2017. Palmdale residents enjoy a comfortable hometown feel with a strong family orientation, excellent education system and abundant recreational opportunities in a safe environment.
|Date Incorporated||August 24, 1962|
|Area in Square Miles||106.6|
|Number of Business Licenses||8,102|
|Annual Sales & Use Tax Revenue||$20,402,000|
|Average Rainfall||8 inches|
|Average Temperature (July)||98 degrees|
|Average Temperature (January)||56 degrees|
|Elevation at City Hall||2,600 feet|
|Longitude at City Hall||118 degrees 6 minutes West|
|Latitude at City Hall||35 degrees 35 minutes North|
|Wind Direction||Predominantly from the southwest|
|Wind Speeds||Average 7 to 10 miles per hour (mph)|
Last Updated: August 2022