Lancaster, California

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Population in 2017: 160,316 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +35.0%
Males: 83,481  (52.1%)
Females: 76,835  (47.9%)
Median resident age:

34.1 years
California median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 93534.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $52,878 (it was $41,127 in 2000)
Lancaster:

$52,878
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,960 (it was $16,935 in 2000)

Lancaster city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $262,400 (it was $97,800 in 2000)
Lancaster:

$262,400
CA:

$509,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $258,597; detached houses: $277,689; townhouses or other attached units: $302,559; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $546,547; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $156,737; mobile homes: $66,677; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $142,245

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,193.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lancaster: 128.7 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 17.2%
(12.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.3% for Black residents, 17.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 17.9% for American Indian residents, 8.2% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 20.8% for other race residents, 18.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Lancaster, CA (2017)
    • 70,35243.9%Hispanic
    • 51,34432.0%White alone
    • 24,17715.1%Black alone
    • 8,4765.3%Asian alone
    • 4,4112.8%Two or more races
    • 1,0740.7%American Indian alone
    • 2730.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 2160.1%Other race alone

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



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 442 registered sex offenders living in Lancaster, California as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lancaster is 362 to 1.


Crime rates in Lancaster by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
16
(12.3)
19
(14.0)
12
(8.3)
10
(6.8)
10
(6.7)
7
(4.7)
4
(2.5)
8
(5.0)
9
(5.6)
4
(2.5)
7
(4.3)
7
(4.3)
15
(9.3)
7
(4.4)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
54
(41.6)
56
(41.4)
59
(40.9)
61
(41.5)
60
(40.3)
60
(40.4)
42
(26.5)
54
(33.9)
40
(25.0)
54
(33.7)
82
(50.6)
73
(45.1)
80
(49.8)
94
(58.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
347
(267.4)
432
(319.4)
435
(301.6)
354
(240.8)
322
(216.5)
255
(171.6)
273
(172.3)
313
(196.7)
261
(163.3)
249
(155.4)
326
(201.1)
340
(209.9)
337
(209.8)
298
(185.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
769
(592.5)
767
(567.1)
805
(558.2)
765
(520.3)
584
(392.6)
578
(388.9)
532
(335.7)
484
(304.1)
522
(326.7)
584
(364.6)
590
(364.0)
683
(421.7)
787
(489.9)
794
(493.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1,260
(970.8)
1,539
(1,138)
1,612
(1,118)
1,562
(1,062)
1,206
(810.8)
1,033
(695.0)
986
(622.2)
1,043
(655.3)
1,062
(664.6)
1,140
(711.7)
1,342
(827.9)
1,059
(653.9)
935
(582.0)
1,001
(622.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2,436
(1,877)
2,440
(1,804)
2,599
(1,802)
2,465
(1,677)
1,829
(1,230)
1,939
(1,305)
1,843
(1,163)
2,051
(1,289)
2,030
(1,270)
2,057
(1,284)
1,982
(1,223)
1,816
(1,121)
1,733
(1,079)
2,074
(1,290)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1,011
(779.0)
1,048
(774.9)
845
(586.0)
505
(343.5)
472
(317.3)
439
(295.4)
387
(244.2)
404
(253.8)
403
(252.2)
464
(289.7)
494
(304.8)
613
(378.5)
650
(404.6)
730
(453.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
70
(53.9)
46
(34.0)
89
(61.7)
63
(42.9)
50
(33.6)
44
(29.6)
35
(22.1)
64
(40.2)
49
(30.7)
37
(23.1)
70
(43.2)
67
(41.4)
40
(24.9)
28
(17.4)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)462.0484.3448.7392.0320.5295.4254.7274.7263.1275.9313.5312.9335.7341.3

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City-data.com crime index in Lancaster, CA

Crime rate in Lancaster detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
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Ancestries: German (3.0%), American (2.5%), Italian (1.9%), English (1.5%), Irish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 2355 feet

Land area: 94.0 square miles.

Population density: 1,706 people per square mile   (low).

Lancaster, California map

18,738 residents are foreign born (7.4% Latin America, 2.2% Asia).

This city:

11.6%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,811 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,023 (1.1%)

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 )

Latitude: 34.69 N, Longitude: 118.15 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -6,716 (-4.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 31,082 (52.5%)

Area code: 661

Distribution of median household income in Lancaster, CA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Lancaster, CA in 2017

Property values in Lancaster, CA

Lancaster satellite photo by USGS

Detailed articles:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.4%
California:

4.6%
Unemployment by year
Population change in the 1990s: +20,140 (+20.4%).
Most common industries in Lancaster, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (10.9%)
  • Health care (9.7%)
  • Public administration (8.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.0%)
  • Construction (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (10.2%)
  • Public administration (10.1%)
  • Educational services (6.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.6%)
  • Educational services (16.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.0%)
  • Public administration (6.1%)
  • Social assistance (5.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Lancaster, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Cashiers (3.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (2.8%)
  • Registered nurses (2.8%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (2.7%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (2.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.1%)
  • Construction laborers (3.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (2.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2017
  • Cashiers (5.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Registered nurses (4.3%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (3.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.7%)

Average climate in Lancaster, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Lancaster, California environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 94.6. This is worse than average.

City:

94.6
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.213. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.213
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 8.65. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.65
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 39.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

39.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 25.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.28. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.28
U.S.:

8.46

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 Lancaster 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 (52) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 26
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 34, Floods: 14, Storms: 9, Landslides: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 4, Earthquakes: 3, 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

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)

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)

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)

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 (Full-time 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 (Full-time enrollment: 593; Location: 43770 Fifteenth St W Ste 115; Private, for-profit; Website: www.ccicolleges.edu)
  • Western Beauty Institute (Full-time enrollment: 234; Location: 2733 W Avenue L; Private, for-profit; Website: www.wbi.edu)
  • Lancaster Beauty School (Full-time enrollment: 123; Location: 44646 N 10th St W; Private, for-profit; Website: lancasterbeautyschool.com)
  • San Joaquin Valley College-Lancaster (Full-time 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:

  • LANCASTER HIGH (Students: 1,892, Location: 44701 32ND ST. W., Grades: 9-12)
  • EASTSIDE HIGH (Students: 1,561, Location: 3200 E. AVE. J-8, Grades: 9-12)
  • ANTELOPE VALLEY HIGH (Students: 1,092, Location: 44900 N. DIVISION ST., Grades: 9-12)
  • DESERT SANDS CHARTER (Students: 825, Location: 44130 20TH ST. W., Grades: 9-12, Charter school)
  • SOAR HIGH (STUDENTS ON ACADEMIC RISE) (Students: 207, Location: 3041 W. AVE. K, Grades: 9-12)
  • DESERT WINDS CONTINUATION HIGH (Students: 167, Location: 45030 THIRD ST. E., Grades: 9-12)
  • MCNAIR CAMP (Location: 5300 WEST AVE. L, Grades: 7-12)
  • JARVIS CAMP (Location: 5300 WEST AVE. L, Grades: 7-12)
  • SMITH CAMP (Location: 5300 WEST AVE. L, Grades: 7-12)
  • RESNIK CAMP (Location: 5300 WEST AVE. L, Grades: 7-12)

Private high schools in Lancaster:

  • DESERT CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS (Students: 1,314, Location: 44662 15TH ST W, Grades: PK-12)
  • PARACLETE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 724, Location: 42145 30TH ST W, Grades: 9-12)
  • LANCASTER BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 398, Location: 4020 E LANCASTER BLVD, Grades: KG-12)
  • BETHEL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 393, Location: 3100 W AVENUE K, Grades: PK-12)
  • ANTELOPE VALLEY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 270, Location: 3700 W AVENUE L, Grades: PK-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Lancaster:

Private elementary/middle schools in Lancaster:

  • SACRED HEART ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 313, Location: 625 W KETTERING ST, Grades: KG-8)
  • PINECREST SCHOOL - LANCASTER (Students: 242, Location: 2110 W AVENUE K, Grades: PK-8)
  • VINEYARD CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 184, Location: 1011 E AVENUE I, Grades: PK-8)
  • GRACE LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 92, Location: 856 W NEWGROVE ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • ANTELOPE VALLEY ADVENTIST SCHOOL (Students: 90, Location: 45002 FERN AVE, Grades: KG-8)
  • DESERT MONTESSORI ACADEMY (Students: 40, Location: 44503 FERN AVE, Grades: PK-3)
  • LANCASTER MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 16, Location: NEW GROVE AVE, Grades: PK-2)
See full list of schools located in Lancaster

User-submitted facts and corrections:

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

Points of interest:

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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

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).

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

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)
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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Lancaster:

Marital status in Lancaster, CA
  • Never married: 40.8%
  • Now married: 46.9%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 6.6%

For population 25 years and over in Lancaster:

  • High school or higher: 84.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 11.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.8
California average:

15.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Lancaster
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhood in Lancaster (Lancaster, California Neighborhood Map):

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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.
State:

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

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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
This county:

1.23 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
California:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Los Angeles County:

7.5%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

20.4%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

18.6%
California:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.3%
California:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.0%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Lancaster:

28.8
California:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.8%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Lancaster:

11.1%
State:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Lancaster:

32.5%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
This city:

54.9%
California:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Lancaster:

80.4%
California:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lancaster, CA Residents
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
Streets and Highways 78$456,767$70,2720$0
Parks and Recreation 51$261,569$61,546184$126,373
Other Government Administration 37$211,433$68,5733$12,483
Sewerage 24$132,890$66,4451$4,428
Housing and Community Development (Local) 22$165,405$90,2211$1,705
Financial Administration 22$129,897$70,8530$0
Police - Other 14$66,400$56,9141$1,120
Other and Unallocable 13$85,560$78,9780$0
Water Supply 2$11,275$67,6500$0
Totals for Government 263$1,521,196$69,408190$146,109

Lancaster government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $14,437,000 ($90.05)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $18,764,000 ($117.04)
    General - Other: $14,527,000 ($90.61)
    Regular Highways: $11,754,000 ($73.32)
    Parks and Recreation: $10,347,000 ($64.54)
    Housing and Community Development: $4,941,000 ($30.82)
    Police Protection: $4,850,000 ($30.25)
    Financial Administration: $3,418,000 ($21.32)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $3,089,000 ($19.27)
    Transit Utilities: $2,415,000 ($15.06)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,566,000 ($9.77)
    Health - Other: $459,000 ($2.86)
    Water Utilities: $68,000 ($0.42)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $18,911,000 ($117.96)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $22,461,000 ($140.10)
    Other - Transit Utilities: $1,769,000 ($11.03)
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $560,000 ($3.49)
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $195,000 ($1.22)
    Other - General - Other: $173,000 ($1.08)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $6,252,000 ($39.00)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $19,631,000 ($122.45)

Lancaster government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $2,681,000 ($16.72)
    Other: $1,310,000 ($8.17)
    Housing and Community Development: $882,000 ($5.50)
    Regular Highways: $16,000 ($0.10)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $2,307,000 ($14.39)
    Highways: $599,000 ($3.74)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $7,333,000 ($45.74)
    General Revenue - Other: $4,536,000 ($28.29)
    Interest Earnings: $4,056,000 ($25.30)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,254,000 ($7.82)
    Rents: $1,049,000 ($6.54)
    Donations From Private Sources: $27,000 ($0.17)
    Sale of Property: $5,000 ($0.03)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,000 ($0.01)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,930,000 ($18.28)
    Highways: $2,529,000 ($15.78)
    General Local Government Support: $23,000 ($0.14)
  • Tax - Property: $38,131,000 ($237.85)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $27,927,000 ($174.20)
    Public Utilities Sales: $10,220,000 ($63.75)
    Other License: $6,933,000 ($43.25)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,315,000 ($8.20)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $897,000 ($5.60)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $406,000 ($2.53)

Lancaster government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $295,220,000 ($1841.49)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $281,834,000 ($1757.99)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $94,710,000 ($590.77)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $85,526,000 ($533.48)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,386,000 ($83.50)
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $9,184,000 ($57.29)

Lancaster government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $39,000 ($0.24)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $68,627,000 ($428.07)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $137,194,000 ($855.77)

3.12% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($67,418 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.12%
California average:

5.03%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,909 average AGI)
Los Angeles County:

0.05%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Orange County, CA  0.44% ($64,742 average AGI)
from San Bernardino County, CA  0.27% ($44,592)
from Riverside County, CA  0.16% ($46,622)


3.70% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($71,222 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.70%
California average:

5.21%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,510 average AGI)
Los Angeles County:

0.06%
California average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Orange County, CA  0.53% ($74,627 average AGI)
to San Bernardino County, CA  0.44% ($47,062)
to Riverside County, CA  0.25% ($57,313)
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

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
See more detailed statistics of Lancaster fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 75Number of bridges
  • 692ft / 211mTotal length
  • $9,612,000Total costs
  • 2,137,433Total average daily traffic
  • 115,414Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Lancaster, CA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31920-1929
  • 21950-1959
  • 291960-1969
  • 261970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 91990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 12010-2018
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: 188 (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: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 77 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 235 (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: 923 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lancaster)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 151 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Lancaster)
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 in Lancaster, CA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lancaster, CA - Value

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 256. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 579 took place in 2005, and the least - 0 in 2006. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Lancaster, CA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (52.2%), and Structure Fires (25.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Lancaster, CA
    • 1,86952.2%Outside Fires
    • 92525.9%Structure Fires
    • 54915.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 2356.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lancaster, CA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Lancaster, California:

  • Best Western Antelope Valley Inn, 44055 N Sierra Hwy, Lancaster, California 93534 , Phone: (661) 948-4651, Fax: (661) 948-4532
  • Oxford Inns & Suites, 1651 West Ave K, Lancaster, California 93534 , Phone: (661) 949-3423, Fax: (661) 949-0896
  • Essex House Hotel & Convention Center, 44916 N 10TH St W, Lancaster, California 93534 , Phone: (661) 948-0961, Fax: (661) 945-3821
  • Motel 6, 43540 17TH St West, Lancaster, California 93534 , Phone: (661) 948-0435, Fax: (661) 940-0657
  • Americas Best Value Inn & Suites, 44131 Sierra Hwy, Lancaster, California 93534 , Phone: (661) 945-8771, Fax: (661) 948-3355
  • Comfort Inn & Suites, 1825 West Ave J12, Lancaster, California 93534 , Phone: (661) 723-2001, Fax: (661) 723-0292
  • Holiday Inn Express Lancaster, 43719 17St, Lancaster, California 93534 , Phone: (661) 951-8848, Fax: (661) 951-8838
  • Hampton Inn & Suites Lancaster, 2300 Double Play Way, Lancaster, California 93536 , Phone: (661) 940-9194, Fax: (661) 940-9167
  • 4 other hotels and motels
All 12 fire-safe hotels and motels in Lancaster, California
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lancaster, CA
  • 90.9%Utility gas
  • 6.6%Electricity
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Wood
  • 0.4%Solar energy
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lancaster, CA
  • 84.4%Utility gas
  • 14.1%Electricity
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Wood
  • 0.1%Other fuel


Lancaster compared to California state average:

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

Lancaster on our top lists:

  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: community and social service occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: personal care and service occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest average yearly precipitation (population 50,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: construction and extraction occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: construction and extraction occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: community and social service occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest average snowfall in a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: other services, except public administration (population 50,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index decrease from 2002 to 2012 (population 50,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: construction (population 50,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest differences between daily high and daily low temperatures (population 50,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of family households, population 100,000+"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in federal prisons and detention centers (population 1,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in training schools for juvenile delinquents (population 1,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest daily high temperatures (population 50,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 100 highest located cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of arson incidents per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average snowfall in a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Southern Africa (population 500+)"
  • #98 (93534) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most offices of physicians in 2005"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
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