Lancaster SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
4
Diversity
10
Safety
5
Amenities
9
Education
5
Commute
4

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Lancaster, California Info Snack

Lancaster /læn.kæstr/ is a charter city in northern Los Angeles County, in the Antelope Valley of the western Mojave Desert in Southern California. As of 2013, Lancaster was the 31st largest city in California. Lancaster is part of a twin city complex with its southern neighbor Palmdale and together they are the principal cities within the Antelope Valley region and California's High Desert.
Population
159,651
Unemployment
9.6%
Poverty
24.2%
Median Home
$186,000
Median Income
$47,684
Median Rent
$1,085

Rankings for Lancaster in California

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Map Of Lancaster, CA

Population over time in Lancaster

Year Population % Change
2016 159,651 -0.1%
2015 159,774 0.4%
2014 159,092 1.1%
2013 157,368 1.2%
2012 155,496 1.8%
2011 152,678 2.0%
2010 149,709 -

Crime in Lancaster Per 100k

Crime Lancaster CA USA
Violent Crime 758.8 449.3 382.9
Murder 9.3 4.6 5.3
Robbery 209.8 143.2 98.0
Aggravated Assault 489.9 264.2 248.9
Property Crime 2065.3 2496.7 2362.0
Burglary 582.0 446.9 430.4
Larceny 1078.7 1623.9 1694.0
Car Theft 404.6 425.9 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Lancaster

White
33.4% (53,394)
African American
20.8% (33,253)
American Indian
0.2% (241)
Asian
3.9% (6,228)
Hawaiian
0.2% (391)
Other
0.1% (223)
Two Or More
2.8% (4,392)
Hispanic
38.5% (61,529)
Race Lancaster CA USA
White 33.4% 38.4% 60.6%
African American 20.8% 5.6% 10.4%
American Indian 0.2% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 3.9% 13.7% 4.3%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.4% 0.1%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 3.9%
Two Or More 2.8% 2.9% 2.5%
Hispanic 38.5% 38.6% 17.3%

Household Income For Lancaster, California

Less than $10,000
13.2% (21,073)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.7% (7,503)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.9% (14,208)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.1% (16,124)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.8% (23,628)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.8% (28,417)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.7% (20,275)
$100,000 to $149,999
11.6% (18,519)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.6% (5,747)
$200,000 or more
2.6% (4,150)
Income Lancaster CA USA
Less than $10,000 13.2% 5.7% 7.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.7% 4.9% 5.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.9% 9.1% 10.2%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.1% 8.7% 9.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.8% 11.8% 13.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.8% 16.5% 17.8%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.7% 12.1% 12.2%
$100,000 to $149,999 11.6% 15.2% 13.5%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.6% 7.3% 5.4%
$200,000 or more 2.6% 8.7% 5.7%

Gender in Lancaster

Female
49.9% (79,622)
Male
50.1% (80,028)
Gender Lancaster CA USA
Female 49.9% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 50.1% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Lancaster for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
8.2% (13,088)
9-12th Grade
10.5% (16,686)
High School / GED
29.5% (47,145)
Some College
27.4% (43,738)
Associate's Degree
8.9% (14,213)
Bachelor's Degree
10.0% (15,959)
Master's Degree
4.4% (7,026)
Professional Degree
0.7% (1,084)
Doctorate Degree
0.4% (708)
Education Lancaster CA USA
< 9th Grade 8.2% 9.9% 5.6%
9-12th Grade 10.5% 8.0% 7.4%
High School / GED 29.5% 20.6% 27.5%
Some College 27.4% 21.7% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 8.9% 7.8% 8.2%
Bachelor's Degree 10.0% 20.1% 18.8%
Master's Degree 4.4% 8.0% 8.2%
Professional Degree 0.7% 2.3% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.4% 1.6% 1.3%

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