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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataCalifornia

Economic Statistics

Palmdale, California

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over76,832100.0
In labor force48,28662.8
Civilian labor force
48,18362.7
Employed
43,47456.6
Unemployed
4,7096.1
Percent of civilian labor force
9.8(X)
Armed Forces
1030.1
Not in labor force28,54637.2
Females 16 years and over40,364100.0
In labor force21,25152.6
Civilian labor force
21,23852.6
Employed
18,93546.9
Own children under 6 years12,046100.0
All parents in family in labor force5,69347.3
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over42,219100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone29,37769.6
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled9,78223.2
Public transportation (including taxicab)1,1302.7
Walked4241.0
Other means4071.0
Worked at home1,0992.6
Mean travel time to work (minutes)42.9(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over43,474100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations12,26328.2
Service occupations6,99216.1
Sales and office occupations11,99927.6
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations600.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations5,26112.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations6,89915.9
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining1310.3
Construction2,9556.8
Manufacturing6,88615.8
Wholesale trade1,1022.5
Retail trade5,66213.0
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities2,7146.2
Information1,7854.1
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing2,5505.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services3,7268.6
Educational, health and social services8,36019.2
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services3,5218.1
Other services (except public administration)2,0024.6
Public administration2,0804.8
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers32,64175.1
Government workers7,91218.2
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business2,7136.2
Unpaid family workers2080.5
INCOME IN 1999
Households34,387100.0
Less than $10,0003,0238.8
$10,000 to $14,9991,9475.7
$15,000 to $24,9993,62710.5
$25,000 to $34,9993,89011.3
$35,000 to $49,9995,73916.7
$50,000 to $74,9997,89823.0
$75,000 to $99,9994,42212.9
$100,000 to $149,9993,0368.8
$150,000 to $199,9995141.5
$200,000 or more2910.8
Median household income (dollars)46,941(X)
With earnings29,41385.5
Mean earnings (dollars)
55,255(X)
With Social Security income5,65016.4
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,834(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,8005.2
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,625(X)
With public assistance income2,8148.2
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
5,937(X)
With retirement income4,74013.8
Mean retirement income (dollars)
16,274(X)
Families28,225100.0
Less than $10,0002,0847.4
$10,000 to $14,9991,4595.2
$15,000 to $24,9992,84610.1
$25,000 to $34,9993,19811.3
$35,000 to $49,9994,73816.8
$50,000 to $74,9996,70623.8
$75,000 to $99,9993,79113.4
$100,000 to $149,9992,6749.5
$150,000 to $199,9994741.7
$200,000 or more2550.9
Median family income (dollars)49,293(X)
Per capita income (dollars)16,384(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers42,190(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers29,401(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families3,642(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.9
With related children under 18 years3,268(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.2
With related children under 5 years
1,756(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.2
Families with female householder, no husband present1,881(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)33.7
With related children under 18 years1,746(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)39.3
With related children under 5 years
844(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)50.4
Individuals18,272(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.8
18 years and over9,514(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.1
65 years and over
582(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.7
Related children under 18 years8,560(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.1
Related children 5 to 17 years
6,167(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.2
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over3,210(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.8
(X) Not applicable.



Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P30, P32, P33, P43, P46, P49, P50, P51, P52, P53, P58, P62, P63, P64, P65, P67, P71, P72, P73, P74, P76, P77, P82, P87, P90, PCT47, PCT52, and PCT53

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