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Palmdale Apartments
Last updated April 19 2024 at 10:43 PM

Palmdale, CA
103 Apartments for Rent

Palmdale Apartment Renter's Guide

Overview


Population: 155,079
Population Density: 1,462 people/sq mile
Median Age: 34
Percentage of Family Households: 83%
Median Annual Income: $73,417 / year
Median Rent: $1,658 / month

What locals are saying

"Goin' back home to the village of the sun, Out in back of Palmdale where the turkey farmers run" (- Frank Zappa, "Village of the Sun")

Palmdale is located in northern Los Angeles County, with a population of 153,876. Separated from Los Angeles by the San Gabriel Mountain Range, this gorgeous area is the 6th largest and the fastest growing city within Los Angeles County. The locals have a high quality of life. This city has some very notable places to hike and bike, such as Devil's Punchbowl, which is said to be like a mini Grand Canyon, or the Rancho Vista Golf Course for those who prefer to take to the green instead of the trails. There is something for everyone in the city of Palmdale, including some affordable rental homes worth checking out.

When you know you are going to move is when you should begin preparing for the event, because it is certainly an event! Have the obvious necessities ready from the start, which means you should have your identification, rental history, credit history and references, in addition to your proof of income or work history

Palmdale Demographics


How diverse is Palmdale?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Palmdale is higher than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Palmdale are Hispanic Or Latino (62.6%), White (19.6%), Black Or African American (10%), Asian (4%), Two Or More (2.6%), Other (0.6%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (0.3%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0.3%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Palmdale residents?

The median age in Palmdale is 34 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

How diverse is Palmdale?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Palmdale is higher than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Palmdale are Hispanic Or Latino (62.6%), White (19.6%), Black Or African American (10%), Asian (4%), Two Or More (2.6%), Other (0.6%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (0.3%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0.3%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Palmdale residents?

The median age in Palmdale is 34 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

Palmdale Crime


Overall Crime

Below Average
Overall crime in Palmdale is below average in comparison to the national average.

Violent Crime

Above Average
The level of violent crime in Palmdale is above average compared to the national average violent crime rate.

Property Crime

Below Average
The level of property crime in Palmdale is below average compared to the national average property crime rate.

Top Schools in Palmdale


Elementary Schools

6 /10
Barrel Springs Elementary School
Public
K-5
Public
K-5
692 Students
5 Reviews
692
Students
5 Reviews
6 /10
Los Amigos School
Public
K-8
Public
K-8
945 Students
6 Reviews
945
Students
6 Reviews
6 /10
Palmdale Aerospace Academy
Charter
K-12
Charter
K-12
1,634 Students
4 Reviews
1,634
Students
4 Reviews

Middle Schools

7 /10
Hillview Middle School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
932 Students
6 Reviews
932
Students
6 Reviews
6 /10
Los Amigos School
Public
K-8
Public
K-8
945 Students
6 Reviews
945
Students
6 Reviews
6 /10
Palmdale Aerospace Academy
Charter
K-12
Charter
K-12
1,634 Students
4 Reviews
1,634
Students
4 Reviews

High Schools

6 /10
Palmdale Aerospace Academy
Charter
K-12
Charter
K-12
1,634 Students
4 Reviews
1,634
Students
4 Reviews
4 /10
William J. (Pete) Knight High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
2,853 Students
33 Reviews
2,853
Students
33 Reviews
3 /10
Highland High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
2,703 Students
15 Reviews
2,703
Students
15 Reviews

What Renters Say about Palmdale


Apartment List has released the results for Palmdale from the third annual Apartment List Renter Satisfaction Survey. This survey, which drew on responses from over 45,000 renters nationwide, provides insight on what states and cities must do to meet the needs of the country’s 111 million renters.
47%
Parks and Outdoor Activities
42%
Pet Friendliness
40%
Public Transit
31%
Safety and Crime Rate
31%
Affordability
28%
Quality of Schools
26%
Commute Time
24%
Social Life
23%
Weather
13%
State and Local Taxes
10%
Jobs and Career Opportunities
9%
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Average rent in Palmdale, California

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The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Palmdale is $1,833, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $2,373. Rent rates updated 2 days ago
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Find an apartment for rent in Palmdale, CA


Searching for an apartment for rent in Palmdale, CA? Look no further! Apartment List will help you find a perfect apartment near you. There are 103 available rental units listed on Apartment List in Palmdale. Click on listings to see photos, floorplans, amenities, prices and availability, and much more!

The average rent in Palmdale is $1,725 for a studio, $1,833 for a one-bedroom apartment, and $2,373 for a two-bedroom apartment. If you are looking for a deal, keep an eye out for a red pulsing icon that indicates rent specials.

Tired of browsing? Take our personalized quiz. You’ll answer a couple of simple questions and we’ll put together a list of Palmdale apartments that are best for you. We’ll also factor in your commute, budget, and preferred amenities. Looking for a pet-friendly rental, or an apartment with in-unit washer and dryer? No problem, we’ll provide you with apartments that match that criteria.

You can trust Apartment List to help you find your next Palmdale, CA apartment rental! After all, everyone deserves a home they love.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent in Palmdale?

In Palmdale, the average rent is $1,725 for a studio, $1,833 for a 1-bedroom, $2,373 for a 2-bedroom, and $2,520 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Palmdale, check out our monthly Palmdale Rent Report.

How can I find a cheap apartment in Palmdale?

You can filter cheap apartments in Palmdale by price: under $1,000, under $1,200, under $1,300, under $900.

How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in Palmdale?

You can use the pet-friendly filter to find Palmdale apartments that allow pets.

How much should I pay for rent in Palmdale?

The answer to this question depends on your household income and a couple of other factors. You can use our Rent Calculator to figure out how much you should spend on rent in Palmdale.

How can I find off-campus housing in Palmdale?

You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Palmdale. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include Santa Monica College, Fuller Theological Seminary, Pacific Oaks College, California Institute of Technology, and Pasadena City College.