Lancaster, California

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Population in 2013: 159,523 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +34.4%
Males: 80,264  (50.3%)
Females: 79,259  (49.7%)
Median resident age:  32.7 years
California median age:  35.7 years

Zip codes: 93534.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $45,616 (it was $41,127 in 2000)
Lancaster:

$45,616
CA:

$60,190

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,115 (it was $16,935 in 2000)

Lancaster city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $157,000 (it was $97,800 in 2000)
Lancaster:

$157,000
CA:

$373,100

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $551,439; Detached houses: $586,622; Townhouses or other attached units: $430,826; In 2-unit structures: $538,009; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $423,149; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $428,884; Mobile homes: $89,129; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $15,622

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,075.

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  • Races in Lancaster, CA (2013)

    Lancaster races chart
    • 63,73640.0%Hispanic
    • 52,88533.2%White alone
    • 31,09419.5%Black alone
    • 6,0263.8%Asian alone
    • 5,0083.1%Two or more races
    • 2420.2%American Indian alone
    • 2840.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 2460.2%Other race alone

Races in Lancaster detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Lancaster: 121.2 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (5.7%), Irish (4.2%), English (4.1%), Italian (2.9%), United States (2.4%), French (1.4%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 2355 feet

Land area: 94.0 square miles.

Population density: 1,697 people per square mile   (low).

Lancaster,CA real estate house value index trend

Lancaster, California map

For population 25 years and over in Lancaster:

  • High school or higher: 80.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 11.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lancaster city:

  • Never married: 37.7%
  • Now married: 44.8%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

22,982 residents are foreign born (9.4% Latin America, 2.2% Asia).

This city:

14.4%
California:

26.9%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 374 registered sex offenders living in Lancaster, California as of August 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Lancaster to the number of sex offenders is 425 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,580 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,701 (1.6%)

Lancaster satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Upper San Gabriel Valley, CA (40.6 miles , pop. 320,969).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (43.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: North Antelope Valley, CA (1.2 miles ), Quartz Hill, CA (2.1 miles ), Desert View Highlands, CA (2.6 miles ), Palmdale, CA (2.8 miles ), Leona Valley, CA (3.0 miles ), South Antelope Valley, CA (3.6 miles ), Rosamond, CA (3.6 miles ), Elizabeth Lake, CA (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 422 buildings, average cost: $138,800
  • 1998: 296 buildings, average cost: $141,500
  • 1999: 341 buildings, average cost: $138,400
  • 2000: 279 buildings, average cost: $143,000
  • 2001: 577 buildings, average cost: $141,500
  • 2002: 437 buildings, average cost: $146,300
  • 2003: 972 buildings, average cost: $156,900
  • 2004: 1740 buildings, average cost: $173,800
  • 2005: 2799 buildings, average cost: $181,000
  • 2006: 1663 buildings, average cost: $179,400
  • 2007: 806 buildings, average cost: $171,600
  • 2008: 296 buildings, average cost: $144,700
  • 2009: 187 buildings, average cost: $195,200
  • 2010: 277 buildings, average cost: $210,400
  • 2011: 175 buildings, average cost: $240,400
  • 2012: 192 buildings, average cost: $248,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 34.69 N, Longitude: 118.15 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -5,089 (-3.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 27,284 (48.5%)

Area code: 661

Lancaster household income distribution Lancaster home values distribution

Property values in Lancaster, CA


Crime rates in Lancaster by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 712181516191210107489
per 100,000 5.89.714.311.812.314.08.36.86.74.72.55.05.6
Rapes 56576846545659616060425440
per 100,000 46.346.354.036.141.641.440.941.540.340.426.533.925.0
Robberies 263313322321347432435354322255273313261
per 100,000 217.5254.3255.8252.1267.4319.4301.6240.8216.5171.6172.3196.7163.3
Assaults 837980862709769767805765584578532484522
per 100,000 692.2796.2684.7556.7592.5567.1558.2520.3392.6388.9335.7304.1326.7
Burglaries 1,1591,1791,0751,0681,2601,5391,6121,5621,2061,0339861,0431,062
per 100,000 958.5957.9853.9838.6970.81,138.01,117.81,062.5810.8695.0622.2655.3664.6
Thefts 1,9091,8932,0262,2362,4362,4402,5992,4651,8291,9391,8432,0512,030
per 100,000 1,578.71,538.01,609.21,755.81,877.01,804.21,802.21,676.71,229.61,304.61,163.01,288.71,270.4
Auto thefts 5166899341,0671,0111,048845505472439387404403
per 100,000 426.7559.8741.9837.9779.0774.9586.0343.5317.3295.4244.2253.8252.2
Arson 55636051704689635044356449
per 100,000 45.551.247.740.053.934.061.742.933.629.622.140.230.7
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 435.6486.6490.2455.1483.0506.3469.1409.8335.1308.8266.2287.2275.1

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Lancaster detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Detailed articles:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

11.6%
California:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +20,140 (+20.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (15%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Lancaster: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Lancaster, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Lancaster-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 738% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 52.7 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi) earthquake occurred 98.9 miles away from Lancaster center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 98.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 164.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/17/1994 at 12:30:55, a magnitude 6.8 (6.4 MB, 6.8 MS, 6.7 MW, Depth: 11.4 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 43.9 miles away from Lancaster center, causing 60 deaths (60 shaking deaths) and 7000 injuries
On 6/28/1992 at 15:05:30, a magnitude 6.9 (6.3 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.5 MW, 6.9 ME, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 81.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Los Angeles County (51) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 24
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 34, Floods: 14, Storms: 9, Landslides: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 4, Earthquakes: 2, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lancaster topographic map

Birthplace of: Bob Hannah - Motorcycle racer, Chris Gocong - Football player, Kevin Appier - Baseball player, Michael Glenn Williams - Composer, Sean Douglass - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Detroit Tigers, born: Apr 28, 1979), Steve Buechele - Baseball player, Bruce Van Dyke - Football player, Chaz Schilens - Football wide receiver, Christopher Avalos - Boxer, Jonathan Smith - College basketball player (CS Northridge Matadors).

Main business address for: REXHALL INDUSTRIES INC (MOTOR HOMES).

Hospitals in Lancaster:

  • ANTELOPE VALLEY HOSPICE (44325 LOWTREE AVENUE)
  • ANTELOPE VALLEY HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 1600 W AVE J)
  • LAC/HIGH DESERT HOSPITAL (44900 N 60TH ST W)
  • PROCARE HOSPICE (42442 NORTH 10TH STREET WEST SUITE E)
  • REGIONAL VALLEY SURGERY CENTER (1720 WEST AVENUE J)

Dialysis Facilities in Lancaster:

  • ANTELOPE VALLEY KIDNEY INSTITUTE (43932 15TH STREET, SUITE 103)
  • DAVITA-ANTELOPE VALLEY DIALYSIS (1759 W. AVENUE J, SUITE 102)
  • FMC-ANTELOPE VALLEY (44950 VALLEY CENTRAL WAY, SUITE 108)

Home Health Centers in Lancaster:

  • CARESOUTH HOMECARE PROFESSIONALS (42225 10TH STREET WEST, SUITE 2 B)
  • MASTERS MEDICAL HOMECARE (44421 NORTH 10TH ST WEST STE G)
  • ST JUDE HOME HEALTH CARE (657 WEST LANCASTER BLVD)
  • VICTORY HOME CARE (1212 W AVENUE J SUITE 100)

Nursing Homes in Lancaster:

  • ANTELOPE VALLEY CARE CENTER (44567 NORTH 15TH ST. WEST)
  • ANTELOPE VALLEY HEALTHCARE (44445 NO.15TH ST. WEST)
  • ANTELOPE VY HOSP MED CTR D P S (1600 WEST AVE J)
  • LANCASTER COMMUNITY HOSPITAL D/P SNF (43830 N 10TH ST W)
  • LANCASTER HEALTH CARE CENTER (1642 WEST AVENUE J)
  • MAYFLOWER GARDENS CONV HOSP (6705 WEST AVENUE M)

Airports and heliports located in Lancaster:

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Amtrak station:

LANCASTER (44742 SIERRA HWY.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/Universities in Lancaster:

  • Antelope Valley College (Full-time enrollment: 9,206; Location: 3041 West Ave K; Public; Website: www.avc.edu)
  • University of Antelope Valley (FT enrollment: 1,063; Location: 44055 Sierra Highway; Private, for-profit; Website: www.uav.edu/index.aspx?page=288; Offers Master's degree)
  • Career Care Institute (FT enrollment: 593; Location: 43770 Fifteenth St W Ste 115; Private, for-profit; Website: www.ccicolleges.edu)
  • Western Beauty Institute (FT enrollment: 234; Location: 2733 W Avenue L; Private, for-profit; Website: www.wbi.edu)
  • Lancaster Beauty School (FT enrollment: 123; Location: 44646 N 10th St W; Private, for-profit; Website: lancasterbeautyschool.com)
  • San Joaquin Valley College-Lancaster (FT enrollment: 99; Location: 42135 10th Street West; Private, for-profit; Website: www.sjvc.edu/)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Lancaster:

  • Los Angeles Mission College (about 30 miles; Sylmar, CA; Full-time enrollment: 4,825)
  • College of the Canyons (about 31 miles; Santa Clarita, CA; FT enrollment: 11,307)
  • Art Center College of Design (about 36 miles; Pasadena, CA; FT enrollment: 2,346)
  • Glendale Community College (about 37 miles; Glendale, CA; FT enrollment: 11,348)
  • Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Pasadena (about 38 miles; Pasadena, CA; FT enrollment: 2,934)
  • Pasadena City College (about 38 miles; Pasadena, CA; FT enrollment: 14,712)
  • California State University-Northridge (about 38 miles; Northridge, CA; FT enrollment: 28,060)

Biggest public high schools in Lancaster:

Private high schools in Lancaster:

  • DESERT CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS (Students: 1,271; Location: 44662 15TH ST W; Grades: KG - 12)
  • PARACLETE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 827; Location: 42145 N30TH ST W; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • BETHEL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 488; Location: 3100 W AVE K; Grades: PK - 12)
  • LANCASTER BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 447; Location: 4020 E LANCASTER BLVD; Grades: KG - 12)
  • ANTELOPE VALLEY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 385; Location: 3700 W AVE L; Grades: PK - 12)
  • SO CA INDEPENDENT EDUCATIONAL STUDIES (Students: 93; Location: 1734 LINDA AVE; Grades: KG - 12)
  • ST RITA ORTHODOX CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 58; Location: 1734 LINDA AVE; Grades: KG - 12)
  • ACCELERATED LEARNING ACADEMY (Students: 13; Location: 1661 W LANCASTER BLVD; Grades: 6 - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Lancaster:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Lancaster:

  • SACRED HEART ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 318; Location: 45002 DATE AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • PINECREST SCHOOL LANCASTER (Students: 279; Location: 2110 W AVE K; Grades: PK - 8)
  • GRACE LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 193; Location: 856 W NEWGROVE ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • SONSHINE FACTORY PRESCHOOL & KINDERGARTEN (Students: 160; Location: 4115 WEST AVE L-6; Grades: PK - KG)
  • VINEYARD CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 150; Location: 1011 E AVE I; Grades: PK - 6)
  • KINDERCARE LEARNING CENTERS INC #1181 (Students: 97; Location: 43536 22ND ST W; Grades: PK - KG)
  • ANTELOPE VALLEY ADVENTIST SCHOOL (Students: 83; Location: 45045 DATE AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ANTELOPE VALLEY ADVENTIST SCHOOL (Students: 76; Location: 45002 FERN AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ASSISTANCE LEAGUE OF ANTELOPE VALLEY PRESCHOOL & (Students: 72; Location: 808 NEWGROVE AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • DESERT MONTESSORI ACADEMY (Students: 32; Location: 44503 FERN AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Lancaster, map of school districts

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Notable location: Antelope Valley Indian Museum, www.avim.parks.ca.gov Avenue M between East 150th & 170th streets, Lancaster

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Notable locations in Lancaster: Cochems Ranch (A), Mira Loma Detention Facility (B), Los Angeles County Animal Shelter Number 5 (C), Challenger Memorial Youth Center (D), Antelope Substation (E), Lancaster Performing Arts Center (F), Lancaster Museum (G), Lancaster City Hall (H), Lancaster Branch County of Los Angeles Public Library (I), Antelope Valley County Administration Center (J), American Medical Response Antelope Valley (K), Antelope Ambulance Service (L), Rescue Services International (M), California State Prison - Los Angeles County Fire Department (N), Los Angeles County Fire Department Station 129 (O), Los Angeles County Fire Department Station 33 (P), Los Angeles County Fire Department Station 135 (Q), Los Angeles County Fire Department Station 134 (R), Los Angeles County Fire Department Station 130 (S), Los Angeles County Fire Department Station 117 (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: West Lancaster Plaza Shopping Center (1), Valley Central Shopping Center (2), Lancaster Commerce Center Shopping Center (3), East Lancaster Plaza Shopping Center (4), Antelope Valley Plaza Shopping Center (5), Antelope Valley Center Shopping Center (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Lancaster: REXHALL INDUSTRIES INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Lancaster include: Antelope Valley Christian Center (A), Living Word Fellowship Church (B), Grace Lutheran Church (C), Grace Chapel (D), Growing Valley Baptist Church (E), Our Savior's Lutheran Church (F), Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (G), Lancaster Presbyterian Church (H), Sacred Heart Catholic Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Joshua Memorial Park (1), Lancaster Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Pond Two (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Lancaster include: Marauder Stadium (1), Mays Field (2), Antelope Valley Fairgrounds (3), Apollo Park (4), Eastside Park (5), El Dorado Park (6), George Lane Park (7), Hull Park (8), Jane Reynolds Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: California State - Parks & Recreation Dept- High Desert Area Hdqtrs- A V Indian Mu (Museums; 15701 East Avenue M) (1), Antelope Valley Indian Museum (15701 East Avenue M) (2), Allied Arts Cedar Centre (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 44845 North Cedar Av) (3), AAA Automobile Club of Southern California - Local Offices- Lancaster (Tours & Charters; 1234 Commerce Center Drive) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Best Western Antelope Valley I (44055 North Sierra Highway) (1), Aloha Motel (42329 Sierra Highway) (2), Bonaire Motel (42445 Sierra Highway) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Los Angeles County - Juvenile Delinquency- Superior Court Of California-County Of Los Ang (1010 West Avenue J) (1), Los Angeles County - Superior Court Of California-County Of Los Angeles- Lancaster C (42011 4th Street West) (2), Los Angeles County - Civil Management Unit- Sheriff- Court Services Divi (42011 4th Street West) (3), Los Angeles County - Juvenile Dependency- Superior Court Of California-County Of Los Ang (1000 West Avenue J) (4), Social Security Administration - Office Location (44451 20th West) (5), Los Angeles County - Sheriff- Court Services Division- Lancaster Juvenile C (1040 West Avenue J) (6). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Los Angeles County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 97.9. This is worse than average.

City:

97.9
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.275. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.275
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 8.94. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.94
U.S.:

6.58

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 40.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

40.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 26.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 5.48. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.48
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lancaster and their reported violations in the past:

AVERYDALE MWC (Population served: 1,500, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-30-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-30-2006)
CSP - FORT TEJON (Population served: 156, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
CSP - TULE ELK (Population served: 103, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-10-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2008, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2008, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-12-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-12-2005)
AQUA J MUTUAL WATER COMPANY (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-08-2011)
BLEICH FLATS MUTUAL (Population served: 93, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-19-2012)
DEL SUR GARDENS TRAILER PARK (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-28-2012)
RANCHO SIERRA ACRES (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-26-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-26-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lancaster that have no violations reported:

  • CITY OF LANCASTER, SOCCER COMPLEX (Population served: 500, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CSP - RED ROCK CANYON (Population served: 408, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • ANTELOPE PARK MUTUAL WATER COMPANY (Population served: 380, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CALIFORNIAN MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 332, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WASTE MANAGEMENT OF LANCASTER (Population served: 49, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BAXTER MUTUAL WATER CO. (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PROVIDENCE MTNS SRA (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 21.5%
(16.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.5% for Black residents, 21.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 41.4% for American Indian residents, 13.4% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 24.6% for other race residents, 23.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  3.2 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  74.4%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.0%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Lancaster in 2010:

  • 4,562 people in state prisons
  • 1,113 people in federal detention centers
  • 714 people in college/university student housing
  • 513 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 486 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 292 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 261 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 103 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 66 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 49 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 48 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 22 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 22 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 8 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

People in group quarters in Lancaster in 2000:

  • 4,221 people in state prisons
  • 749 people in nursing homes
  • 713 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 682 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 290 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 138 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 96 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 37 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 33 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 23 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 21 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 7 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 5 people in other group homes

Lancaster, California environmental map by EPA

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Lancaster compared to California state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Banks with most branches in Lancaster (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Century Plaza East Branch, 20th Street West And Avenue K Branch, Quartz Hill Towne Center Branch, Lancaster Branch. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Lancaster Office, West 40th & Avenue L Banking Center, 805 W Lancaster Blvd Branch, Lancaster Branch. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Lancaster Main Branch, Quartz Hill Branch, East Palmdale Branch, 10th And K Branch. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • U.S. Bank National Association: East Lancaster Branch, Valley Central Branch, West Lancaster Branch. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Union Bank, National Association: Lancaster Branch at 843 West Lancaster Boulevard, branch established on 1990/12/10. Info updated 2011/09/01: Bank assets: $88,967.5 mil, Deposits: $65,286.4 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 403 total offices, Holding Company: Mitsubishi Ufj Financial Group, Inc.
  • Silvergate Bank: Lancaster Branch at 539 West Lancaster Boulevard, branch established on 1982/05/28. Info updated 2009/12/04: Bank assets: $470.5 mil, Deposits: $282.6 mil, headquarters in La Jolla, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Silvergate Capital Corporation
  • Mojave Desert Bank, National Association: Lancaster Branch at 43830 20th Street West, branch established on 2007/04/25. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $105.1 mil, Deposits: $96.0 mil, headquarters in Mojave, CA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices
  • California Bank & Trust: Lancaster at 831 West Lancaster Boulevard, branch established on 1981/02/02. Info updated 2009/07/20: Bank assets: $10,894.1 mil, Deposits: $9,193.9 mil, headquarters in San Diego, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 109 total offices, Holding Company: Zions Bancorporation
  • American Security Bank: Lancaster Branch at 42548 Tenth Street West, branch established on 1997/09/02. Info updated 2008/09/12: Bank assets: $424.0 mil, Deposits: $370.1 mil, headquarters in Newport Beach, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: America Bancshares, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Lancaster, California:

  • Best Western Antelope Valley Inn, 44055 N Sierra Hwy, Lancaster, CA 93534 , Phone: (661) 948-4651, Fax: (661) 948-4532
  • Oxford Inns & Suites, 1651 West Ave K, Lancaster, CA 93534 , Phone: (661) 949-3423, Fax: (661) 949-0896
  • Desert Inn Motor Hotel, 44219 N Sierra Hwy, Lancaster, CA 93534 , Phone: (661) 942-8401, Fax: (661) 942-8401
  • Essex House Hotel & Convention Center, 44916 N 10TH St W, Lancaster, CA 93534 , Phone: (661) 948-0961, Fax: (661) 945-3821
  • E Z 8 Motels Inc, 43530 N 17TH St W, Lancaster, CA 93534 , Phone: (661) 945-9477
  • Townhouse Motel, 44125 N Sierra Hwy, Lancaster, CA 93534 , Phone: (661) 942-1195, Fax: (661) 945-2084
  • Motel 6, 43540 17TH St West, Lancaster, CA 93534 , Phone: (661) 948-0435, Fax: (661) 940-0657
  • Americas Best Value Inn & Suites, 44131 Sierra Hwy, Lancaster, CA 93534 , Phone: (661) 945-8771, Fax: (661) 948-3355
  • 6 other hotels and motels
All 14 fire-safe hotels and motels in Lancaster, California

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.1
California average:

15.4

Lancaster travel time to work - commute Lancaster mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (89%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhood in Lancaster (Lancaster, California Neighborhood Map):

Religion statistics for Lancaster city (based on Los Angeles County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,542,994275
Evangelical Protestant814,6113,249
Other451,5941,023
Mainline Protestant229,056860
Black Protestant112,338290
Orthodox63,51776
None4,604,495-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2,084
Los Angeles County:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 32
This county:

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 567
Los Angeles County:

0.58 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1,206
Los Angeles County:

1.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7,008
Here:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.5%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Los Angeles County:

20.4%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.6%
State:

17.9%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 22$129,897$70,8530$0
Other Government Administration 37$211,433$68,5733$12,483
Police - Other 14$66,400$56,9141$1,120
Streets and Highways 78$456,767$70,2720$0
Sewerage 24$132,890$66,4451$4,428
Parks and Recreation 51$261,569$61,546184$126,373
Housing and Community Development(Local) 22$165,405$90,2211$1,705
Water Supply 2$11,275$67,6500$0
Other and Unallocable 13$85,560$78,9780$0
Totals for Government 263$1,521,196$69,408190$146,109

Lancaster government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $11,388,000 ($71.39)
    Regular Highways: $11,199,000 ($70.20)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,714,000 ($17.01)
    Water Utilities: $1,692,000 ($10.61)
    Sewerage: $1,544,000 ($9.68)
    Transit Utilities: $1,317,000 ($8.26)
    Central Staff Services: $313,000 ($1.96)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $290,000 ($1.82)
  • Current Operations - Housing and Community Development: $44,499,000 ($278.95)
    Parks and Recreation: $12,720,000 ($79.74)
    Regular Highways: $10,696,000 ($67.05)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $6,928,000 ($43.43)
    Central Staff Services: $5,571,000 ($34.92)
    Financial Administration: $1,728,000 ($10.83)
    Police Protection: $1,601,000 ($10.04)
    General - Other: $1,582,000 ($9.92)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $589,000 ($3.69)
    Transit Utilities: $197,000 ($1.23)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $16,122,000 ($101.06)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Police Protection: $13,418,000 ($84.11)
    Transit Utilities: $1,084,000 ($6.80)
    Water Utilities: $579,000 ($3.63)
    Health - Other: $334,000 ($2.09)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $104,000 ($0.65)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing and Community Development: $1,290,000 ($8.09)
    Parks and Recreation: $55,000 ($0.34)
    Health - Other: $30,000 ($0.19)
    Police Protection: $25,000 ($0.16)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($0.03)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($0.01)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $14,598,000 ($91.51)

Lancaster government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $10,274,000 ($64.40)
    Housing and Community Development: $3,480,000 ($21.82)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,607,000 ($10.07)
    Regular Highways: $679,000 ($4.26)
    Sewerage: $132,000 ($0.83)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $3,979,000 ($24.94)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,436,000 ($34.08)
    Sale of Property: $4,983,000 ($31.24)
    Special Assessments: $3,843,000 ($24.09)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,682,000 ($10.54)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,648,000 ($10.33)
    Rents: $1,540,000 ($9.65)
    Donations From Private Sources: $79,000 ($0.50)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,151,000 ($7.22)
    Transit Utilities: $14,000 ($0.09)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $17,850,000 ($111.90)
    Transit Utilities: $7,904,000 ($49.55)
    All Other: $2,027,000 ($12.71)
    Highways: $1,990,000 ($12.47)
  • Tax - Property: $60,586,000 ($379.79)
    Other License: $32,531,000 ($203.93)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $21,758,000 ($136.39)
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,844,000 ($17.83)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $1,529,000 ($9.58)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,097,000 ($6.88)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $819,000 ($5.13)

Lancaster government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $354,669,000 ($2223.31)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $350,356,000 ($2196.27)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $128,397,000 ($804.88)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $128,397,000 ($804.88)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,831,000 ($30.28)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $518,000 ($3.25)

Lancaster government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $31,474,000 ($197.30)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $172,520,000 ($1081.47)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $156,013,000 ($978.00)

3.18% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($44,176 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.18%
California average:

5.03%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,133 average AGI)
Los Angeles County:

0.04%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Orange County, CA  0.44% ($47,619 average AGI)
from San Bernardino County, CA  0.34% ($34,625)
from Riverside County, CA  0.19% ($37,493)


3.63% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($47,892 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.63%
California average:

5.12%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($921 average AGI)
Los Angeles County:

0.07%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Orange County, CA  0.54% ($53,226 average AGI)
to San Bernardino County, CA  0.50% ($38,459)
to Riverside County, CA  0.28% ($43,924)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lancaster:

  • KAVL (610 AM; 5 kW; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KIRN (670 AM; 35 kW; SIMI VALLEY, CA; Owner: LOTUS OXNARD CORP.)
  • KWJL (1380 AM; 1 kW; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: HIGH DESERT BROADCASTING LLC)
  • KUTY (1470 AM; 5 kW; PALMDALE, CA; Owner: HIGH DESERT BROADCASTING LLC)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KFWB (980 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KDIS (1110 AM; 50 kW; PASADENA, CA; Owner: ABC,INC.)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTNQ (1020 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTNQ-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KXTA (1150 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMPC (1540 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KBLA (1580 AM; 50 kW; SANTA MONICA, CA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lancaster:

  • KTLW (88.9 FM; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: LIFE ON THE WAY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K202DJ (88.3 FM; PALMDALE, CA; Owner: SANTA MONICA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DIST.)
  • KGMX (106.3 FM; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: HIGH DESERT BROADCASTING LLC)
  • KCBS-FM (93.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KSCA (101.9 FM; GLENDALE, CA; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K212FA (90.3 FM; TEMPLE CITY, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KLOS (95.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLOS-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • KOST (103.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLVE (107.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLVE-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KIIS-FM (102.7 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPCC (89.3 FM; PASADENA, CA; Owner: PASADENA AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KHHT (92.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KMZT-FM (105.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: MOUNT WILSON FM BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KBIG-FM (104.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KPFK (90.7 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC)
  • KRTH-FM (101.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • K216EM (91.1 FM; ARCADIA, CA; Owner: LIFE ON THE WAY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KTWV (94.7 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KZLA-FM (93.9 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KPWR (105.9 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Lancaster:

  • KTRO-LP (Channel 50; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: ROBERT D. ADELMAN)
  • KCBS-TV (Channel 2; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KHIZ (Channel 64; BARSTOW, CA; Owner: SUNBELT TELEVISION, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Lancaster fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 55Number of bridges
  • 268m879ftTotal length
  • $1,039,000Total costs
  • 1,526,538Total average daily traffic
  • 98,528Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11950-1959
  • 91960-1969
  • 271970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 101990-1999
  • 52000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Lancaster, CA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lancaster)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 142 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Lancaster, CA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 65 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 189 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 832 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lancaster)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Lancaster)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 191 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 21 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1,690$153,639800$106,758775$182,56832$79,2834$3,522,473489$86,45311$85,515
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED120$139,749115$94,910121$186,35014$25,9890$052$88,70123$45,250
APPLICATIONS DENIED302$154,294239$109,628612$188,15477$56,7020$0200$99,36635$55,563
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN210$155,684121$115,463334$186,86423$84,3100$076$96,3631$109,300
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS49$149,60547$119,25089$201,5946$89,2420$023$99,5743$55,283

Detailed mortgage data for all 28 tracts in Lancaster, CA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 20 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED93$156,2245$183,4520$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED62$190,32614$203,2841$225,450
APPLICATIONS DENIED19$132,9814$229,8701$77,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN13$158,7211$168,5001$56,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS12$181,1672$268,8001$187,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Lancaster, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John50873.3 years
William47872.9 years
Robert45770.0 years
Mary43678.4 years
James39270.6 years
Charles30874.3 years
George26074.0 years
Dorothy24977.5 years
Richard21967.4 years
Joseph21872.8 years
Most common last names in Lancaster, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith21973.8 years
Johnson16774.7 years
Jones15774.3 years
Williams12171.0 years
Brown11470.8 years
Wilson11072.7 years
Thompson9774.1 years
Miller9674.7 years
Anderson9073.7 years
Davis8673.9 years
Businesses in Lancaster, CA
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness2Kmart1
7-Eleven4Kroger2
99 Cents Only Stores2La-Z-Boy1
AT&T2Lane Furniture2
Albertsons1LensCrafters1
AutoZone2Levi Strauss & Co.1
Avenue1Little Caesars Pizza4
Baskin-Robbins2Long John Silver's2
Big O Tires1Lowe's1
Blockbuster1Marshalls1
Brunswick Bowling & Billiards1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Budget Car Rental1Mazda1
Burger King3McDonald's8
CVS5Motel 61
Carl\s Jr.4Nike2
Chevrolet1Panda Express4
Chuck E. Cheese's1Panera Bread1
Church's Chicken1Payless2
Circle K1PetSmart1
Cold Stone Creamery1Pizza Hut3
Comfort Inn1Popeyes1
Costco1RadioShack3
Curves2Rite Aid1
Decora Cabinetry1Safeway1
Dennys2Sears2
Discount Tire1Sprint Nextel1
Domino's Pizza2Staples1
El Pollo Loco1Starbucks4
Famous Footwear1Subaru1
Fashion Bug1Subway10
FedEx13T-Mobile4
Ford1Taco Bell4
GNC2Target1
GameStop1Toyota1
Goodwill2Toys"R"Us1
H&R Block5U-Haul9
Holiday Inn1UPS13
Home Depot1Vans2
HomeTown Buffet1Verizon Wireless2
Honda1Vons1
IHOP1Walgreens4
Jack In The Box4Walmart2
Jamba Juice1Wendy's2
Jones New York6YMCA1
KFC3

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