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    570 Knollview Court, Palmdale, CA 93551
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    38300 30Th Street East, Palmdale, CA 93550
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    • $1,695+
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    37925-45 30Th St. East, Palmdale, CA 93550
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    • 1 BED
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    • $1,025
    • $1,150
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    1240 E. Ave. S, Palmdale, CA 93550
    6 Units available
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    • $1,045+
    • $1,195+
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    200 E. Ave. R., Palmdale, CA 93550
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    • $1,050
    • $1,345
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    38110 5Th St. East, Palmdale, CA 93550
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    38235 10Th Street East, Palmdale, CA 93550
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    • $907
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    38040 27Th Street East, Palmdale, CA 93550
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    • $1,482
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    4160 East Avenue R, Palmdale, CA 93552
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    38530 Tierra Subida Avenue, Palmdale, CA 93551
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    1828 Nessa Dr, Lancaster, CA 93535
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    1830 E. Ave J-4., Lancaster, CA 93535
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    • $975
    • $1,175
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    43758 CHALLENGER WAY, LANCASTER, CA 93535
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    43519 Kirkland Ave, Lancaster, CA 93535
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    • 2 BEDS
    • $1,397+
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    532 East Ave J9, Lanacaster, CA 93535
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    • 4 BEDS
    • $2,799
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    43230 Gadsden, Lancaster, CA 93534
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    • $1,600+
    • $1,635+
    • $1,950+
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    43530 Gadsden Ave, Lancaster, CA 93534
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    • $1,645+
    • $1,436+
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    44063 Beech Avenue, Lancaster, CA 93534
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    • $735
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    1530 W. Ave. K-8, Lancaster, CA 93534
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    44710 N. Division St., Lancaster, CA 93535
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    43436 N 16Th Street West, Lancaster, CA 93534
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    • $1,429+
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    • $1,824+
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    43862 15Th St., Lancaster, CA 93534
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    43253 20Th St., Lancaster, CA 93534
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    44045 15Th St. W., Lancaster, CA 93534
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    1800 W. Avenue J-12, Lancaster, CA 93534
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Average rent in Palmdale, CA

$1,786/mo Palmdale, CA average rental price, November 2022
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Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in Palmdale, CA last updated?

Prices and availability in Palmdale, CA were last updated on 28 Nov 2022.

What are the best apartments in Palmdale, CA?

The best apartments in Palmdale, CA are: The Fountains at Palmdale, The Arches at Regional Center West, Mountain Shadow, Villa Sierra and Ridge View Village.

What is the average rent in Palmdale, CA?

The average rent in Palmdale, CA is $1,786. Start your search for apartments in Palmdale, CA now.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Palmdale, CA?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Palmdale, CA is between $907 and $1,825. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Palmdale, CA now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Palmdale, CA?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Palmdale, CA is between $907 and $2,328. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Palmdale, CA.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Palmdale, CA?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Palmdale, CA is between $1,375 and $2,487. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Palmdale, CA.

What type of rental buildings are in Palmdale, CA?

In Palmdale, 36% of the residents are renting compared to 64% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 9% of Palmdale’s rentals, 30% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 57% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in Palmdale, CA?

The average age of rental buildings in Palmdale is 34 years old, with 20% being newer apartment buildings completed since 2000. The average height of apartment buildings in the city is 2 stories, of which all are garden-style apartment communities, none are mid-sized buildings, and none are high-rises. These characteristics describe large-scale apartment communities of 50 apartments or more.

What apartment floorplans are common in Palmdale, CA?

Studio apartments in Palmdale are around 3% of rentals, while 1-bedroom floor plans represent 29% of the total stock. For those in search of larger rentals, 2-bedroom floorplans make up 54% of all rentals. More generous apartments with 3 bedrooms or more are also available in this city for those in search of more space.

Renter's guide to Palmdale, CA

The sunny mountain town of Palmdale, CA welcomes you!

While it may technically be a suburb of LA, you’ll feel like you’re in your own world here, since the San Gabriel Mountains shield it from the LA metro area.

The economy is great too. In fact, WalletHub ranked Palmdale as the 12th most diversified economy in the US in 2015. This is great news, whether you're a millennial just getting started in their career or you're looking for a place to raise a family.

Palmdale is located in Los Angeles County and is about 106 square-miles, roughly the same size as nearby Lancaster – but just 4% as big as the city of Los Angeles.

It's 9 miles from Lancaster, 53 miles from Burbank, and 64 miles from LA.

Palmdale has what's known as a high desert climate. Average summer highs are in the upper 90s, but the low humidity and high altitude make it feel a lot cooler. Winter lows can drop to around 35ºF, but snowfall is rare

Tips for renting in Palmdale, CA

The state of California provides some excellent benefits to tenants.

For example, if your landlord fails to make vital repairs, you have a host of options. You can withhold rent, sue, notify state inspectors, or even move out without notice.

You could also do the repairs yourself and deduct the cost from your rent. However, you're restricted to a maximum deduction equal to a single month’s rent, and you can only exercise this option once every 12 months.

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Palmdale, CA demographics

Palmdale, CA has a population of 153,240 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 77,869 of Palmdale’s residents are women and 75,371 are men. The median age of those who live in Palmdale, CA is 32.3.

Living in Palmdale, CA

With its mountains and desert vistas, the views in Palmdale are nothing short of breathtaking. Speaking of the outdoors, locals just love the city’s extensive bike lane system. And with Palmdale's low crime rate, you'll feel plenty safe while you cycle.

Unfortunately, wildfires in the area can be a hazard, particularly during the dry summer months. Fortunately, the local and county fire services are well-trained and experienced in controlling these blazes.

Palmdale, CA households

  • 34,048 Family
    8,639 Non-family
  • 20,222 Children
    22,465 No Children
  • 42,687Total Number of Households
  • 3.58Average People Per Household
  • $65,444Median Household Income

According to U.S. Census data, there are 42,687 households in Palmdale, CA. 34,048 are family households and 8,639 are non-family households. There are 20,222 households with children in Palmdale and 22,465 households without children. On average, about 3.58 people live in a household in Palmdale, CA.

Things to do in Palmdale, CA

Being such a short drive away from LA means Palmdales residents have plenty to look forward to in the form of pro sports. You've got the iconic Lakers, of course, plus the Dodgers and the city's newly acquired NFL team, the LA Rams.

If shopping's more your thing, you're in luck. Palmdale has its own massive, one million square-foot shopping mall, Antelope Valley Mall. It boats 150 shops and over a dozen restaurants. There's even a theater, if you're in the mood for a flick.

Or you can check out the swap meet at Palmdale International Shopping Mall.

Fun for the whole family can be had at the DryTown Water Park, where you and the crew can cool down on a warm summer day. Or for something a little drier, check out Blackbird Airpark, located at Edwards Air Force Base. Here you can see actual Blackbird combat aircraft and tour the on-site museum.

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Fun for the whole family can be had at the DryTown Water Park, where you and the crew can cool down on a warm summer day. Or for something a little drier, check out Blackbird Airpark, located at Edwards Air Force Base. Here you can see actual Blackbird combat aircraft and tour the on-site museum.

Palmdale has several parks for locals to enjoy. Have fun on the playground at Anaverde Park, or kick around a soccer ball on the fields at Arnie Quinones Park. There’s also Domenic Massari Park and Marie Kerr Park, both of which have their own skate parks.

For a romantic outing, consider a date night at the Palmdale Amphitheater, where you can find live music or outdoor movies, depending on the day. Or take a couples music or dance class at the Chimbole Cultural Center. 

The nearby city of Lancaster has a couple of great annual festivals, the California Poppy Festival and the Antelope Valley Fair. Both feature exhibits, vendors, local food, and music. And of course, the fair also has rides and games for the young and old.

The nearby city of Lancaster has a couple of great annual festivals, the California Poppy Festival and the Antelope Valley Fair. Both feature exhibits, vendors, local food, and music. And of course, the fair also has rides and games for the young and old.

Desert pioneer history is alive and well in Palmdale, with several nearby ghost towns for you to visit. Or if you like your entertainment a little more alive, there's the Palmdale Playhouse, a thriving community theater.

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Palmdale, CA employment & economy

The city has plenty of job diversity, but you’ll find the most opportunities in the education, aerospace, and medical fields. The two school districts mentioned above employ thousands, in addition to careers available at the many community colleges and university campuses.

The aerospace sector is heavily represented by Lockheed Martin, Boeing, and Northrop Grumman, three major companies. If you work in healthcare, you may be able to find a spot at Palmdale Regional Medical Center, which employs over 800 people.

Education in Palmdale, CA

Palmdale is part of several school districts and has more schools than almost anywhere else in the country. The Palmdale school district has almost 30 elementary schools, while the Antelope Valley Union High School district provides 12 secondary schools.

In addition to the many universities and colleges located in nearby LA, Palmdale itself is home to campuses for California State University and Chapman University. The Palmdale Institute of Technology, run by NASA, also offers advanced courses in aerospace engineering and science.

Palmdale, CA education statistics

The level of education of the population of Palmdale, CA is as follows: 10% have no high school education, 42% completed some high school, 27% partially completed college, 7% have an Associate Degree, 10% have a Bachelor Degree, and 4% have a Graduate Degree.

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