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ZIP Code 93550

Primary City:Palmdale, CA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Palmdale
County: Los Angeles County
Timezone: Pacific (4:11am)
Area code: 661 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.5, -118.1
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 93550

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 93550. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 93550. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 93550, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Palmdale, CA
Acceptable:
Lake La, Lake Los Angeles

Stats and Demographics for the 93550 ZIP Code

ZIP code 93550 is located in south California and covers a slightly higher than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 93550 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 93550 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 74,929
Population Density 382 people per sq mi
Housing Units 22,961
Median Home Value $137,200
Land Area 196.17 sq mi
Water Area 0.88 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 20,864
Median Household Income $38,316

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 28Male Median Age: 26Female Median Age: 29

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3,5393,4483,8373,8622,9572,4542,2972,3512,4572,4292,0871,7101,128691482332193160
Female3,5313,3383,5963,6803,0372,7092,4482,6962,6652,7142,3361,8211,266892605512368301
Total7,0706,7867,4337,5425,9945,1634,7455,0475,1225,1434,4233,5312,3941,5831,087844561461

Gender

 Male 36,414 49%
 Female 38,515 51%
Gender

Race

 White 34,162 45.6%
 Black Or African American 11,424 15.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 694 0.9%
 Asian 1,825 2.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 134 0.2%
 Other Race 22,643 30.2%
 Two Or More Races 4,047 5.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2011,2292,6413,3522,288996548150
Renter8832,3942,3891,8081,07655427382
Total1,0843,6235,0305,1603,3641,550821232

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 10,212 49%
 Single Guardian 6,561 31%
 Singles 3,119 15%
 Singles With Roommate 972 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 4
 Households without Kids 9,165 44%
 Households with Kids 11,699 56%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male699736696675673682677725691762694785799797775812811754710709
Female711686743743651675693593726645729704727791730770728736716636
Total1,4101,4221,4391,4181,3241,3571,3701,3181,4171,4071,4231,4891,5261,5881,5051,5821,5391,4901,4261,345

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 93550 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 93550 were primarily built in the 1980s. Looking at 93550 real estate data, the median home value of $137,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 93550 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 93550 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 93550 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 74,753 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 88 0.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 7 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 81 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 9,869 43%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,536 7%
 Renter Occupied Households 9,459 41%
 Households Vacant 2,097 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,093 52%
 Rented & Unoccupied 42 2%
 For Sale Only 431 21%
 Sold & Unoccupied 85 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 54 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 392 19%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 118 1%
 1 Bedroom 1,516 16%
 2 Bedroom 3,679 38%
 3+ Bedroom 4,454 46%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $38,316 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 93550 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 93550. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 15,735 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 12,597 25%
 No Earnings 22,975 45%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 15,735 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 12,597 25%
 No Earnings 22,975 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 21,574 89.9%
 Public transportation 985 4.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 58 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 374 1.6%
 Worked at Home 1,004 4.2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 6,335 33.7%
 High School Graduate 10,040 53.4%
 Associate's degree 963 5.1%
 Bachelor's degree 1,150 6.1%
 Master's degree 190 1.0%
 Professional school degree 64 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 51 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 18,214 85.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,001 4.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 2,224 10.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 93550

ZIP Code 93550 is in the Palmdale Elementary School District. There are 21 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 93550.

Antelope Valley Lrn Academy
1601 Palmdale Blvd
Palmdale, CA 93550
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Palmdale Elementary School District
Palmdale Aerospace Academy
38060 20th St East
Palmdale, CA 93550
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Palmdale Elementary School District
Barrel Springs Elementary
3636 Ponderosa Way
Palmdale, CA 93550
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Palmdale Elementary School District
Manzanita Elementary
38620 33rd St
Palmdale, CA 93550
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Palmdale Elementary School District
Tumbleweed Elementary
1100 East Ave R4
Palmdale, CA 93550
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Palmdale Elementary School District
Yucca Elementary
38440 Second St East
Palmdale, CA 93550
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Palmdale Elementary School District
Desert Rose Elementary
37730 27th St East
Palmdale, CA 93550
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Palmdale Elementary School District
Joshua Hills Elementary
3030 Fairfield
Palmdale, CA 93550
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Palmdale Elementary School District
Palm Tree Elementary
326 East Ave R
Palmdale, CA 93550
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Palmdale Elementary School District
Oak Tree Community Day
37230 37th St East
Palmdale, CA 93550
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Palmdale Elementary School District
Dos Caminos
39066 Palm Tree Way
Palmdale, CA 93550
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Palmdale Elementary School District
Antelope Valley Rop
1156 East Ave South
Palmdale, CA 93550
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Antelope Valley Rop School District
Palmdale High School
2137 East Ave R
Palmdale, CA 93550
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Antelope Valley Union High School District
Phoenix High Community Day
2270 East Ave Q
Palmdale, CA 93550
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Antelope Valley Union High School District
R. Rex Parris High School
38801 Clock Tower Plaza Dr
Palmdale, CA 93550
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Antelope Valley Union High School District
Cactus Middle School
3243 East Ave R8
Palmdale, CA 93550
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Palmdale Elementary School District
Desert Willow Intermediate
36555 Sunny Ln
Palmdale, CA 93550
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Palmdale Elementary School District
St Mary'S Catholic School
1600 E Avenue R4
Palmdale, CA 93550
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Patterns in Excellence High School
37841 Lasker Ave
Palmdale, CA 93550
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Private
A Caring Touch Christian Family Center
3035 East Ave S
Palmdale, CA 93550
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Shepherd Christian School
1730 High Vista Ave
Palmdale, CA 93550
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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