Palermo, California Population 2022

5,589
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Palermo is a city located in Butte County California. With a 2020 population of 5,589, it is the 610th largest city in California and the 6149th largest city in the United States. Palermo is currently growing at a rate of 0.31% annually and its population has increased by 0.61% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,555 in 2020. Spanning over 29 miles, Palermo has a population density of 192 people per square mile.

The average household income in Palermo is $55,321 with a poverty rate of 18.50%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $975 per month, and the median house value is $219,500. The median age in Palermo is 38 years, 36.6 years for males, and 39.9 years for females.

Palermo Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Palermowas:

  • White: 69.49%
  • Other race: 9.47%
  • Two or more races: 7.57%
  • Native American: 5.65%
  • Asian: 4.32%
  • Black or African American: 3.50%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Palermo, California is 5,589 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,555.

Palermo, California Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,61669.49%
Black or African American1823.50%
American Indian and Alaska Native2945.65%
Asian2254.32%
Some Other Race4939.47%
Two or More Races3947.57%
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Palermo Population by Race

Palermo Population Pyramid 2022

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Palermo Median Age

38.8


Total

33.1


Male

41.9


Female

Palermo Adults

There are 3,844 adults, (1,169 of whom are seniors) in Palermo.

Palermo Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

43.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Palermo Sex Ratio

Female

2,480

47.66%

Male

2,724

52.34%

Palermo Population by Age

Palermo Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Palermo Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.8%10.2%
All73.7%26.3%
Male73.6%26.4%
Non Family61.8%38.2%
Female40.3%59.7%

73.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Palermo Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,8602.873.7
Married8923.3689.8
Male1744.1673.6
Female2313.5540.3
Non Family5631.1761.8

3.31

Average Family Size

2.8

Average Household Size

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Palermo Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade36710.71%
9th to 12th Grade45913.39%
High School Graduate93227.20%
Some College1,03430.17%
Associates Degree2988.70%
Bachelors Degree1494.35%
Graduate Degree1885.49%
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Palermo Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Palermo Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian1298924
White2,1491,721254
Other Race25919229
2+ Races29122825
Hispanic64937929
Native American1521165
Black129118

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 91.47%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 18.60%.

Palermo Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,378$31,004$27,242
Less Than 9th Grade$12,250$16,579$11,795
High School Graduate$29,509$48,295$25,833
Some College$31,594$32,188$29,583
Bachelors Degree$61,724$$
Graduate Degree$91,806$$

$28,378

Average Earnings

$31,004

Average Male

$27,242

Average Female

Palermo Earnings by Educational Attainment

Palermo Language by Age

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Palermo Language

73.72% of Palermo residents speak only English, while 26.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 19.91% of the population.

Palermo Language

Palermo Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,83378127.57%
Native2824315.25%
Asian2252310.22%
Other21NaN%
Multiple3947920.05%
Hispanic1,344322.38%

18.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.90%

Male Poverty Rate

19.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Palermo

The race most likely to be in poverty in Palermo is White, with 27.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Palermo is Hispanic, with 2.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.68%.

Palermo Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.28%
High School15.67%
Some College15.39%
Bachelors or Greater19.58%

Palermo Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.76%
Male Unemployed45.38%
Female Employed3.94%
Female Unemployed90.91%

Palermo Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Palermo Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,464$56,310
Families$47,516$63,077
Married Families$64,891-
Non Families$18,011$26,145
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Income by Household Type

Palermo Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.4%

Male Marriage Rate

45.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Palermo Married by Age and Sex

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Palermo Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Palermo Marital Status by Race

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Palermo Marital Status

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376

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War29
First Gulf War29
Vietnam253
Korea43
World War II20

Palermo Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5429
55 to 6446
65 to 74186
75+115

Palermo Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White29711.04%
Native American3416.59%
Other Race278.26%
2+ Races185.54%
Hispanic394.41%

Palermo Veterans by Race

Palermo Veterans by Education

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12.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

55.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Palermo Veterans by Education

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53.5%

Labor Force Participation

48.6%

Employment Rate

9.1%

Unemployment Rate

Palermo Employment by Age

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Palermo Employment by Race

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Palermo Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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71.96%

Born in Palermo

89.03%

Native Born

10.97%

Foreign Born

6.65%

Non Citizen

4.32%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.03% of Palermo residents were born in the United States, with 71.96% having been born in California. 6.65% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Palermo Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20105,3820.00%
20115,399170.32%
20125,416170.31%
20135,433170.31%
20145,450170.31%
20155,467170.31%
20165,484170.31%
20175,501170.31%
20185,518170.31%
20195,535170.31%
20205,555200.36%
20215,572170.31%
20225,589170.31%

Palermo Population by Year