Living in Lancaster, CA

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Lancaster SnackAbility

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

Lancaster, CA Crime Report

4,998
Total Crimes
3,107.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
21.01%
Above National Average

Lancaster, CA Cost Of Living

111
Lancaster's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average

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
159,662
Unemployment
7.6%
Poverty
23.8%
Median Home
$242,100
Median Income
$52,504
Median Rent
$1,162

Lancaster, CA Photos

Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Lancaster in California

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Map Of Lancaster, CA

Population over time in Lancaster

Year Population % Change
2017 159,662 -0.3%
2016 160,113 0.3%
2015 159,651 -0.1%
2014 159,774 0.4%
2013 159,092 1.1%
2012 157,368 1.2%
2011 155,496 1.8%
2010 152,678 2.0%
2009 149,709 -
Crime/100k Lancaster CA USA
Violent Crime 741.8 447.4 368.9
Murder 4.4 4.4 5.0
Robbery 185.3 137.3 86.2
Aggravated Assault 493.7 266.5 246.8
Property Crime 2366.0 2380.4 2199.5
Burglary 622.4 416.2 376.0
Larceny 1289.7 1571.8 1594.6
Car Theft 453.9 392.4 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Lancaster

White
31.1% (49,669)
African American
21.3% (33,958)
American Indian
0.4% (564)
Asian
4.3% (6,889)
Hawaiian
0.1% (232)
Other
0.2% (281)
Two Or More
2.9% (4,666)
Hispanic
39.7% (63,403)
Race Lancaster CA USA
White 31.1% 37.5% 61.1%
African American 21.3% 5.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.4% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 4.3% 14.1% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.4% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.9% 3.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 39.7% 38.9% 17.8%

Household Income For Lancaster, California

Less than $10,000
13.5% (2,155,185)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.2% (825,953)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.0% (1,275,285)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.6% (1,206,930)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.3% (2,287,539)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.5% (2,787,802)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.7% (2,024,172)
$100,000 to $149,999
12.4% (1,987,649)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.2% (830,309)
$200,000 or more
3.7% (585,371)
Income Lancaster CA USA
Less than $10,000 13.5% 5.1% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.2% 4.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.0% 8.0% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.6% 7.9% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.3% 10.9% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.5% 15.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.7% 12.3% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 12.4% 16.2% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.2% 8.3% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 3.7% 11.0% 7.0%

Gender in Lancaster

Female
49.7% (79,363)
Male
50.3% (80,299)
Gender Lancaster CA USA
Female 49.7% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 50.3% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Lancaster for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
8.0% (12,772)
9-12th Grade
10.0% (15,966)
High School / GED
30.0% (47,898)
Some College
26.0% (41,512)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (15,966)
Bachelor's Degree
10.0% (15,966)
Master's Degree
5.0% (7,983)
Professional Degree
1.0% (1,596)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Lancaster CA USA
< 9th Grade 8.0% 9.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 10.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 30.0% 21.0% 27.0%
Some College 26.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 10.0% 21.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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