Living in Lancaster, CA

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Lancaster, California Info Snack

Population
159,028
Unemployment
6.5%
Poverty
21.7%
Median Home
$261,400
Median Income
$55,237
Median Rent
$1,215

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

4,705
Total Crimes
2,952.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
19.23%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Lancaster
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 4,705 2,952.9 2,772.4 2,476.7
Violent Crime 1,359 852.9 441.2 366.7
Murder 7 4.4 4.3 5.0
Robbery 374 234.7 132.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 864 542.3 267.1 250.2
Property Crime 3,346 2,100.0 2,331.2 2,109.9
Burglary 792 497.1 386.1 340.5
Larceny 1,916 1,202.5 1,586.3 1,549.5
Car Theft 638 400.4 358.8 219.9

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 112 111 100
Groceries 116 118 100
Health 111 113 100
Housing 105 196 100
Transportation 126 128 100
Utilities 107 118 100

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Map Of Lancaster, CA

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Population over time in Lancaster

Year Population % Change
2019 159,028 -0.4%
2018 159,662 -0.3%
2017 160,113 0.3%
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 -

Race / Ethnicity in Lancaster

White
30.1% (47,827)
African American
20.5% (32,571)
American Indian
0.4% (557)
Asian
4.5% (7,202)
Hawaiian
0.1% (110)
Other
0.1% (212)
Two Or More
2.8% (4,476)
Hispanic
41.5% (66,073)
Race Lancaster CA USA
White 30.1% 37.2% 60.7%
African American 20.5% 5.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.4% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 4.5% 14.3% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.4% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.8% 3.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 41.5% 39.0% 18.0%

Gender in Lancaster

Female
49.7% (79,068)
Male
50.3% (79,960)
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% (12,722)
9-12th Grade
10.0% (15,902)
High School / GED
29.0% (46,118)
Some College
26.0% (41,347)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (15,902)
Bachelor's Degree
11.0% (17,493)
Master's Degree
5.0% (7,951)
Professional Degree
1.0% (1,590)
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 29.0% 20.0% 27.0%
Some College 26.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 11.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Lancaster, California

Less than $10,000
12.0% (1,905,372)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.0% (788,475)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.1% (1,286,564)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.5% (1,186,351)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.0% (2,220,564)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.5% (2,776,201)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.1% (2,085,623)
$100,000 to $149,999
13.4% (2,125,643)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.4% (860,906)
$200,000 or more
4.2% (667,095)
Income Lancaster CA USA
Less than $10,000 12.0% 4.8% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.0% 4.1% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.1% 7.5% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.5% 7.5% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.0% 10.5% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.5% 15.5% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.1% 12.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 13.4% 16.6% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.4% 8.9% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 4.2% 12.2% 7.7%

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