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Population in 2012: 159,055 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +34.0%
Males: 79,847  (50.2%)
Females: 79,208  (49.8%)

Median resident age:  31.5 years
California median age:  35.3 years

Zip codes: 93534.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $46,380 (it was $41,127 in 2000)
Lancaster:

$46,380
CA:

$58,328
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,032

Lancaster city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $149,300 (it was $97,800 in 2000)
Lancaster:

$149,300
CA:

$349,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $296,995; Detached houses: $328,187; Townhouses or other attached units: $233,408; In 2-unit structures: $183,428; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $271,213; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $197,633; Mobile homes: $48,594; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $19,605

Median gross rent in 2012: $946.

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  • Hispanic - 65,558 (41.2%)
  • White alone - 57,088 (35.9%)
  • Black alone - 26,171 (16.5%)
  • Asian alone - 6,883 (4.3%)
  • Two or more races - 2,317 (1.5%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 950 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 74 (0.05%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lancaster: 120.4 (high, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (7.9%), Irish (5.4%), English (4.7%), Italian (3.5%), French (2.1%), Subsaharan African (1.6%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 2355 feet

Land area: 94.0 square miles.

Population density: 1,692 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Lancaster:

  • High school or higher: 78.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 12.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lancaster city:

  • Never married: 38.4%
  • Now married: 44.4%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

19,391 residents are foreign born (9.4% Latin America, 2.4% Asia).

This city:  13.3%
California:  27.1%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 349 registered sex offenders living in Lancaster, California as of October 23, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Lancaster to the number of sex offenders is 456 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,377 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,692 (1.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: 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

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Latitude: 34.69 N, Longitude: 118.15 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -52,800 (-33.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 23,898 (45.3%)

Area code: 661

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Crime rates in Lancaster by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 571218151619121010748
per 100,000 3.95.89.714.311.812.314.08.36.86.74.72.55.0
Rapes 63565768465456596160604254
per 100,000 49.746.346.354.036.141.641.440.941.540.340.426.533.9
Robberies 230263313322321347432435354322255273313
per 100,000 181.6217.5254.3255.8252.1267.4319.4301.6240.8216.5171.6172.3196.7
Assaults 878837980862709769767805765584578532484
per 100,000 693.1692.2796.2684.7556.7592.5567.1558.2520.3392.6388.9335.7304.1
Burglaries 1,0491,1591,1791,0751,0681,2601,5391,6121,5621,2061,0339861,043
per 100,000 828.1958.5957.9853.9838.6970.81138.01117.81062.5810.8695.0622.2655.3
Thefts 1,6741,9091,8932,0262,2362,4362,4402,5992,4651,8291,9391,8432,051
per 100,000 1321.51578.71538.01609.21755.81877.01804.21802.21676.71229.61304.61163.01288.7
Auto thefts 4245166899341,0671,0111,048845505472439387404
per 100,000 334.7426.7559.8741.9837.9779.0774.9586.0343.5317.3295.4244.2253.8
Arson 63556360517046896350443564
per 100,000 49.745.551.247.740.053.934.061.742.933.629.622.140.2
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 395.5435.6486.6490.2455.1483.0506.3469.1409.8335.1308.8266.2287.2

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

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Lancaster, California accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

15.2%
California:

9.3%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +20,140 (+20.4%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (11%)
  • Transportation equipment (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Health care (17%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (3%)

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Earthquake activity:

Lancaster-area historical earthquake activity is above California state average. It is 2736% 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 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 the city 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
On 4/21/1918 at 22:32:30, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 UK) earthquake occurred 73.0 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: 8, Landslides: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 4, Earthquakes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 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/medical centers in Lancaster:

  • ANTELOPE VALLEY KIDNEY INSTITUTE (Dialysis Facility, 43932 15TH STREET, SUITE 103)
  • DAVITA-ANTELOPE VALLEY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 1759 W. AVENUE J, SUITE 102)
  • FMC-ANTELOPE VALLEY (Dialysis Facility, 44950 VALLEY CENTRAL WAY, SUITE 108)
  • CARESOUTH HOMECARE PROFESSIONALS (Home Health Center, 42225 10TH STREET WEST, SUITE 2 B)
  • MASTERS MEDICAL HOMECARE (Home Health Center, 44421 NORTH 10TH ST WEST STE G)
  • ST JUDE HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, 657 WEST LANCASTER BLVD)
  • VICTORY HOME CARE (Home Health Center, 1212 W AVENUE J SUITE 100)
  • ANTELOPE VALLEY HOSPICE (Hospital, 44325 LOWTREE AVENUE)
  • ANTELOPE VALLEY HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 1600 W AVE J)
  • LAC/HIGH DESERT HOSPITAL (Hospital, 44900 N 60TH ST W)
  • PROCARE HOSPICE (Hospital, 42442 NORTH 10TH STREET WEST SUITE E)
  • REGIONAL VALLEY SURGERY CENTER (Hospital, 1720 WEST AVENUE J)
  • ANTELOPE VALLEY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 44567 NORTH 15TH ST. WEST)
  • ANTELOPE VALLEY HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, 44445 NO.15TH ST. WEST)
  • ANTELOPE VY HOSP MED CTR D P S (Nursing Home, 1600 WEST AVE J)
  • LANCASTER COMMUNITY HOSPITAL D/P SNF (Nursing Home, 43830 N 10TH ST W)
  • LANCASTER HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 1642 WEST AVENUE J)
  • MAYFLOWER GARDENS CONV HOSP (Nursing Home, 6705 WEST AVENUE M)

Political contributions by individuals in Lancaster, CA

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.

Local government website: www.cityoflancasterca.org

Colleges/Universities in Lancaster:

  • Antelope Valley College (Full-time enrollment: 4,777; Location: 3041 West Ave K; Public; Website: www.avc.edu)
  • University of Antelope Valley (FT enrollment: 792; Location: 44201 10th St West; Private, for-profit; Website: www.uav.edu)
  • Career Care Institute (FT enrollment: 637; Location: 43770 Fifteenth St W Ste 115; Private, for-profit; Website: www.careercareinstitute.com)
  • Lancaster Beauty School (FT enrollment: 131; Location: 44646 N 10th St W; Private, for-profit)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Lancaster:

  • Los Angeles Mission College (about 30 miles; Sylmar, CA; Full-time enrollment: 2,500)
  • College of the Canyons (about 31 miles; Santa Clarita, CA; FT enrollment: 6,129)
  • Glendale Community College (about 37 miles; Glendale, CA; FT enrollment: 5,964)
  • Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts (about 38 miles; Pasadena, CA; FT enrollment: 2,253)
  • Pasadena City College (about 38 miles; Pasadena, CA; FT enrollment: 9,164)
  • California State University-Northridge (about 38 miles; Northridge, CA; FT enrollment: 24,473)
  • California Institute of Technology (about 39 miles; Pasadena, CA; FT enrollment: 2,130)

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

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
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AQI  CO  NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 34.7. This is about average.
City:

34.7
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00909. This is significantly better than average. There were 4 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.00909
U.S.:

0.06353
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.147. This is significantly better than average. There were 43 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.147
U.S.:

0.334
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 11.4. This is worse than average. There were 45 monitors within city limits.
City:

11.4
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 34.5. This is worse than average. There were 45 monitors within city limits.
City:

34.5
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.5. This is about average. There were 39 monitors within city limits.
City:

18.5
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.96. This is about average. There were 24 monitors within city limits.
City:

9.96
U.S.:

9.59

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

AVERYDALE MWC (Population served: 1600, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1993 and MAR-01-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed PAO issued (SEP-19-1995), Fed Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2000)
CITY OF LANCASTER, SOCCER COMPLEX (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (APR-24-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-02-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (NOV-02-2000)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (NOV-02-2000)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-23-2000), St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-23-2000), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-23-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
ANTELOPE PARK MUTUAL WATER COMPANY (Population served: 390, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and DEC-31-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUN-30-1993 and DEC-31-2003, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2003)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-1992 and DEC-2003, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2003)
CALIFORNIAN MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 190, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and DEC-31-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-1993 and DEC-2003, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2003)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
AQUA J MUTUAL WATER COMPANY (Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-1993 and DEC-2003, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2003)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
BLEICH FLATS MUTUAL (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-25-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (JUL-12-2000), St Public Notif received (JUL-12-2000), St Public Notif requested (JUL-14-2000)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (JUN-07-2000), St Other (JUN-07-2000), St Public Notif requested (JUN-14-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In APR-1998, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-20-1998)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-1993 and DEC-2003, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2003)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
RANCHO SIERRA ACRES (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-18-1997), St Tech Assistance Visit (NOV-18-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-1997, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (SEP-05-1997)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In APR-1997, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-03-1997)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
DEL SUR GARDENS TRAILER PARK (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2003, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-10-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Other (MAR-04-1999), St Compliance achieved (MAR-04-1999)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between SEP-1998 and NOV-1998, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-24-1998), St Public Notif requested (DEC-31-1998)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-22-1997)
  • MCL, Average - In OCT-1996, Contaminant: Nitrate
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-1993 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations

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

  • CSP - RED ROCK CANYON (Population served: 400, Primary Water Source Type: Surface_water)
  • PROVIDENCE MTNS SRA (Population served: 255, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 24.8%
(17.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.0% for Black residents, 27.2% for Hispanic or Latino 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Lancaster, CA

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 compared to California state average:

Lancaster, California environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median house value significantly 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.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.


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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 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Lancaster travel time to work - commute


Lancaster mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (84%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.08%
Here58.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishSouthern Baptist ConventionLDS (Mormon) ChurchMuslim Estimate
Adherents68.8%10.2%2.0%1.8%1.7%
Congregations6.9%5.0%7.7%5.9%1.2%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA Charismatic Churches IndependentAssemblies of GodUnited Methodist ChurchOther
Adherents1.3%1.3%1.2%1.0%10.7%
Congregations5.2%0.3%6.4%4.4%57.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 16$75,327$56,4951$4,065
Other Government Administration 34$266,814$94,1705$12,801
Police - Other 14$44,973$38,5482$3,148
Streets and Highways 101$458,085$54,4264$5,772
Parks and Recreation 61$261,806$51,503188$188,374
Housing and Community Development(Local) 14$83,601$71,6581$1,353
Other and Unallocable 23$124,878$65,1540$0
Totals for Government 263$1,315,484$60,022201$215,513

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

  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $11,388,000 ($71.60)
    Regular Highways: $11,199,000 ($70.41)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,714,000 ($17.06)
    Water Utilities: $1,692,000 ($10.64)
    Sewerage: $1,544,000 ($9.71)
    Transit Utilities: $1,317,000 ($8.28)
    Central Staff Services: $313,000 ($1.97)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $290,000 ($1.82)
  • Current Operations - Housing and Community Development: $44,499,000 ($279.77)
    Parks and Recreation: $12,720,000 ($79.97)
    Regular Highways: $10,696,000 ($67.25)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $6,928,000 ($43.56)
    Central Staff Services: $5,571,000 ($35.03)
    Financial Administration: $1,728,000 ($10.86)
    Police Protection: $1,601,000 ($10.07)
    General - Other: $1,582,000 ($9.95)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $589,000 ($3.70)
    Transit Utilities: $197,000 ($1.24)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $16,122,000 ($101.36)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Police Protection: $13,418,000 ($84.36)
    Transit Utilities: $1,084,000 ($6.82)
    Water Utilities: $579,000 ($3.64)
    Health - Other: $334,000 ($2.10)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $104,000 ($0.65)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing and Community Development: $1,290,000 ($8.11)
    Parks and Recreation: $55,000 ($0.35)
    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 ($91.78)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $10,274,000 ($64.59)
    Housing and Community Development: $3,480,000 ($21.88)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,607,000 ($10.10)
    Regular Highways: $679,000 ($4.27)
    Sewerage: $132,000 ($0.83)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $3,979,000 ($25.02)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,436,000 ($34.18)
    Sale of Property: $4,983,000 ($31.33)
    Special Assessments: $3,843,000 ($24.16)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,682,000 ($10.57)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,648,000 ($10.36)
    Rents: $1,540,000 ($9.68)
    Donations From Private Sources: $79,000 ($0.50)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,151,000 ($7.24)
    Transit Utilities: $14,000 ($0.09)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $17,850,000 ($112.23)
    Transit Utilities: $7,904,000 ($49.69)
    All Other: $2,027,000 ($12.74)
    Highways: $1,990,000 ($12.51)
  • Tax - Property: $60,586,000 ($380.91)
    Other License: $32,531,000 ($204.53)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $21,758,000 ($136.80)
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,844,000 ($17.88)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $1,529,000 ($9.61)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,097,000 ($6.90)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $819,000 ($5.15)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $354,669,000 ($2229.85)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $350,356,000 ($2202.73)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $128,397,000 ($807.25)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $128,397,000 ($807.25)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,831,000 ($30.37)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $518,000 ($3.26)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $31,474,000 ($197.88)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $172,520,000 ($1084.66)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $156,013,000 ($980.87)

3.22% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($43,821 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.22%
California average:

5.75%

0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,038 average AGI)
Los Angeles County:

0.14%
California average:

0.21%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Orange County, CA  0.46% ($46,009 average AGI)
from San Bernardino County, CA  0.30% ($37,904)
from San Diego County, CA  0.15% ($41,486)


4.58% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($50,578 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.58%
California average:

6.27%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($782 average AGI)
Los Angeles County:

0.06%
California average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to San Bernardino County, CA  0.64% ($39,463 average AGI)
to Orange County, CA  0.60% ($54,756)
to Riverside County, CA  0.35% ($50,596)

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 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 55
Total length: 268 meters (879ft)
Total costs: $1,039,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,526,538
Total average daily truck traffic: 98,528

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 9
  • 1970-1979: 27
  • 1980-1989: 3
  • 1990-1999: 10
  • 2000-2009: 5
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 Fitness2Kroger2
7-Eleven4La-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 Rental1McDonald's8
Burger King3Motel 61
CVS5Nike2
Chuck E. Cheese's1Panda Express4
Church's Chicken1Panera Bread1
Cold Stone Creamery1Payless2
Comfort Inn1PetSmart1
Costco1Pizza Hut3
Curves2Popeyes1
Decora Cabinetry1RadioShack3
Dennys2Rite Aid1
Discount Tire1Safeway1
Domino's Pizza2Sears2
El Pollo Loco1Sprint Nextel1
Famous Footwear1Staples1
Fashion Bug1Starbucks4
FedEx13Subway10
GNC2T-Mobile4
GameStop1Taco Bell4
Goodwill2Target1
H&R Block5Toys"R"Us1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul9
Home Depot1UPS13
HomeTown Buffet1Vans2
IHOP1Verizon Wireless2
Jack In The Box4Vons1
Jamba Juice1Walgreens4
Jones New York6Walmart2
KFC3Wendy's2
Kmart1YMCA1
Browse common businesses in Lancaster, CA


Lancaster on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Transportation equipment (population 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Special education teachers (population 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in state prisons (population 50,000+)"
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