Palmdale Homes for SalePalmdale, California, is a charter city located in Los Angeles County. In 1962 it became the first incorporated city in the Antelope Valley. With a population of about 153,000, Palmdale it is the second largest city in the Antelope Valley, the 32nd largest city in California and the 158th largest city in the United States. It consistently ranks as one of the top 25 fastest growing cities in the nation. Palmdale is separated from Los Angeles by the San Gabriel Mountains. It covers 106 square miles and lies in close proximity to the San Andreas Fault, making it prone to earthquakes. Nearby cities include Antelope Acres, Quartz Hill, Leona Valley, Lancaster, Acton, Lake Los Angeles, Littlerock and Pearblossom.
Palmdale Homes for Sale and Real EstatePalmdale touts itself as a family-oriented community with a high quality of life. The population of the city has increased dramatically since the 1980s and 1990s dues to the large volume of affordable housing in the area. It is also considered a bedroom community for Los Angeles, with many residents commuting there for work.
Palmdale NeighborhoodsPalmdale is divided into several smaller neighborhoods, each with its own character. Some of the major neighborhoods include:
Palmdale Economy and Employment OpportunitiesThe most important industry to Palmdale's local economy is the aerospace industry. In fact, Palmdale is often referred to by its nickname the "aerospace capital of the United States". Aerospace companies located in the area include:
Palmdale AttractionsPalmdale voters recently initiated a new tax that has funded new parks and recreation expansions in the city. Other attractions and events include:
Palmdale Transportation and CommutingPalmdale is one of the largest cities in the country to not be directly served by a major Interstate Freeway or US Highway. Major roads that do serve Palmdale include SR 14, SR 138 and SR 18. The city operates the Palmdale Transportation Center which acts as a hub for public transportation services including Amtrak, Greyhound, Metrolink and the Antelope Valley Transit Authority. Palmdale is also developing a series of bike paths throughout the city. The nearest airports serving Palmdale are the LA/Palmdale Regional Airport, Los Angeles International Airport, and Bob Hope Airport in Burbank.
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The average high temperature in July is 97.5 degrees, with an average low temperature in January of 34.3 degrees. The average rainfall is approximately 7.36 inches per year, with inches of snow per year. No weather information available.
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