Northwest Palmdale median real estate price is $676,160, which is more expensive than 43.0% of the neighborhoods in California and 84.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Northwest Palmdale is currently $2,301, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 79.5% of California neighborhoods.
Northwest Palmdale is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Palmdale, California.
Northwest Palmdale real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Northwest Palmdale neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Northwest Palmdale has a 14.0% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 74.1% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Palmdale, the Northwest Palmdale neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or three. But households in the Northwest Palmdale neighborhood buck this trend. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 41.9% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 98.7% of the neighborhoods in the nation.
One way that the Northwest Palmdale neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 95.5% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.
Did you know that the Northwest Palmdale neighborhood has more Scottish and Armenian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 8.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Scottish ancestry and 1.5% have Armenian ancestry.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the Northwest Palmdale neighborhood in Palmdale are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 79.1% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 7.6% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 57.5% of America's neighborhoods.
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the Northwest Palmdale neighborhood, 32.8% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 31.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (18.4%), and 17.1% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.
The most common language spoken in the Northwest Palmdale neighborhood is English, spoken by 76.6% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (21.2%).
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the Northwest Palmdale neighborhood in Palmdale, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (25.1%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (8.9%), and residents who report Scottish roots (8.2%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (6.7%), along with some English ancestry residents (6.2%), among others. In addition, 14.0% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Northwest Palmdale neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (37.3% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (80.5%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.