Palmdale is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Palmdale Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Dauphin County at latitude 40.2979 and longitude -76.6186. Dauphin County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 433 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Palmdale Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 1.49 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.Photos of the local Palmdale, PA area
Also See: Palmdale, PA ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps
|Population in Households||1,265|
|Population in Familes||923|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||71|
|Average Household Size||2.27|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||608 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||346 (56.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||213 (35.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||50 ( 8.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$164,919|
|Average Home Value||$193,387|
|Median Household Income||$50,769|
|Average Household Income||$60,055|
|Per Capita Income||$27,444|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||0.9%|
|Per Capita Income||3.65%|
The table below compares Palmdale to the other 1,764 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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.
|Total Population||# 838||52nd|
|Population Density1||# 1132||36th|
|Diversity Index2||# 216||88th|
|Median Household Income||# 784||56th|
|Per Capita Income||# 517||71st|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Pennsylvania Census Data Comparison Tool.