Lancaster, CA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Lancaster, California Info Snack

Population
157,697
Unemployment
6.6%
Poverty
20.2%
Median Home
$280,300
Median Income
$58,413
Median Rent
$1,274

Lancaster SnackAbility

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

Lancaster, CA Crime Report

3,888
Total Crimes
2,465.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
5.10%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Lancaster
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 3,888 2,465.6 2,581.0 2,346.0
Violent Crime 1,198 759.7 442.0 387.8
Murder 16 10.1 5.6 6.5
Robbery 257 163.0 113.6 73.9
Aggravated Assault 841 533.3 288.7 279.7
Property Crime 2,690 1,705.9 2,138.9 1,958.2
Burglary 624 395.7 369.7 314.2
Larceny 1,307 828.8 1,341.7 1,398.0
Car Theft 759 481.3 427.6 246.0

Lancaster, CA Cost Of Living

111
Lancaster's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Lancaster California National Average
Overall 111 140 100
Services 117 112 100
Groceries 114 113 100
Health 113 115 100
Housing 105 198 100
Transportation 136 134 100
Utilities 109 126 100

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Rankings for Lancaster in California

Map Of Lancaster, CA

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Population over time in Lancaster

Year Population % Change
2020 157,697 -1.2%
2019 159,662 -0.3%
2018 160,113 0.3%
2017 159,651 -0.1%
2016 159,774 0.4%
2015 159,092 1.1%
2014 157,368 1.2%
2013 155,496 1.8%
2012 152,678 2.0%
2011 149,709 -

Race / Ethnicity in Lancaster

White
28.2% (44,445)
African American
20.6% (32,407)
American Indian
0.4% (553)
Asian
4.4% (6,957)
Hawaiian
0.1% (101)
Other
0.2% (310)
Two Or More
3.2% (5,084)
Hispanic
43.0% (67,840)
Race Lancaster CA USA
White 28.2% 36.5% 60.1%
African American 20.6% 5.4% 12.2%
American Indian 0.4% 0.3% 0.6%
Asian 4.4% 14.6% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.3% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 3.2% 3.4% 2.8%
Hispanic 43.0% 39.1% 18.2%

Gender in Lancaster

Female
49.8% (78,529)
Male
50.2% (79,168)
Gender Lancaster CA USA
Female 49.8% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 50.2% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Lancaster for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
7.0% (11,038)
9-12th Grade
10.0% (15,769)
High School / GED
30.0% (47,309)
Some College
24.0% (37,847)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (15,769)
Bachelor's Degree
12.0% (18,923)
Master's Degree
6.0% (9,461)
Professional Degree
1.0% (1,576)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Lancaster CA USA
< 9th Grade 7.0% 8.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 10.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 30.0% 20.0% 27.0%
Some College 24.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 12.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Lancaster, California

Less than $10,000
9.1% (1,440,195)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.9% (769,004)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.6% (1,363,460)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.6% (1,196,485)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.8% (2,182,194)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.6% (2,939,343)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.7% (2,004,681)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.7% (2,319,199)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.2% (820,710)
$200,000 or more
4.7% (734,424)
Income Lancaster CA USA
Less than $10,000 9.1% 4.7% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.9% 3.9% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.6% 6.9% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.6% 7.1% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.8% 10.0% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.6% 15.3% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.7% 12.3% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.7% 17.1% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.2% 9.4% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 4.7% 13.3% 8.3%

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