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Lancaster, CA (California) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $284,100 (it was $97,800 in 2000)
Lancaster:

$284,100
California:

$568,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $220,500 - $366,800

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $309,544
Here:

$309,544
State:

$765,845

Townhouses or other attached units: $330,443
Here:

$330,443
State:

$677,010

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $511,100
Here:

$511,100
State:

$661,682

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $187,179
Here:

$187,179
State:

$672,204

Mobile homes: $69,137
Here:

$69,137
State:

$158,037

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $193,536
Here:

$193,536
State:

$99,065

Lancaster,CA index of house prices

Total population: 161,043 (Urban population: 117,985, Rural population: 798 (55 farm, 743 nonfarm))

Houses: 52,755 (49,220 occupied: 26,222 owner occupied, 22,998 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

47%
State:

45%

Housing density: 561 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $203,422.

Median contract rent in 2019: $1,126 (lower quartile is $466, upper quartile is $1,356)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2019: $527


Median gross rent in Lancaster, CA in 2019: $1,286

Housing units in Lancaster with a mortgage: 20,254 (724 second mortgage, 1,115 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,968

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $78,686

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $49,459

Median monthly housing costs: $1,396


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Lancaster, California Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1985

Median year apartment built: 1985

Household type by relationship:

Households: 157,604
  • Male householders: 26,473 (4,886 living alone), Female householders: 22,747 (5,885 living alone)
  • 22,515 spouses (22,337 opposite-sex spouses), 2,283 unmarried partners, (1,974 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 57,024 children (53,766 natural, 969 adopted, 2,289 stepchildren), 5,283 grandchildren, 2,325 brothers or sisters, 3,437 parents, 930 foster children, 2,775 other relatives, 4,643 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 7,169

Size of family households: 11,953 2-persons, 7,399 3-persons, 8,422 4-persons, 5,142 5-persons, 2,109 6-persons, 926 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 10,771 1-person, 2,093 2-persons, 164 3-persons, 174 4-persons, 67 6-persons.

22,226 married couples with children.
15,685 single-parent households (2,034 men, 13,651 women).

74.0% of residents of Lancaster speak English at home.
20.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (58% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (71% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
2.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (54% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak other language at home (79% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 16,043 (10.2%)
(60.8% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.6
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

5.0
State:

3.9

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Lancaster, California
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Lancaster, California
  • 56no bedroom
  • 3201 bedroom
  • 2,6972 bedrooms
  • 11,7963 bedrooms
  • 9,1144 bedrooms
  • 2,2395+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lancaster, California
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lancaster, California
  • 667no bedroom
  • 2,3741 bedroom
  • 7,5842 bedrooms
  • 7,6993 bedrooms
  • 3,6164 bedrooms
  • 1,0585+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Lancaster in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Lancaster in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 422no vehicle
  • 5,4811 vehicle
  • 11,8102 vehicles
  • 5,8373 vehicles
  • 2,1134 vehicles
  • 5595+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Lancaster in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Lancaster in renter-occupied apartments
  • 2,430no vehicle
  • 10,4271 vehicle
  • 7,1712 vehicles
  • 1,8853 vehicles
  • 6274 vehicles
  • 4585+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lancaster, California
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lancaster, California
  • 561 room
  • 3202 rooms
  • 2333 rooms
  • 2,9944 rooms
  • 4,4245 rooms
  • 4,7326 rooms
  • 4,7887 rooms
  • 5,4738 rooms
  • 3,2029+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lancaster, California
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lancaster, California
  • 6671 room
  • 6922 rooms
  • 1,9953 rooms
  • 6,6954 rooms
  • 3,0535 rooms
  • 4,0956 rooms
  • 2,0987 rooms
  • 2,9458 rooms
  • 7589+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2019 house/condo value by year built
Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Owners and renters by unit type in Lancaster, CA
  • Lancaster, CA household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Lancaster, CA in 2019
  • 3,766Less than $10,000
  • 4,240$10,000 to $19,999
  • 5,020$20,000 to $29,999
  • 3,506$30,000 to $39,999
  • 5,297$40,000 to $49,999
  • 3,638$50,000 to $59,999
  • 5,431$60,000 to $74,999
  • 6,782$75,000 to $99,999
  • 5,087$100,000 to $124,999
  • 2,556$125,000 to $149,999
  • 2,413$150,000 to $199,999
  • 1,484$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2019 in Lancaster, CA

  • Distribution of house value in Lancaster, CA in 2019
  • 397Less than $10,000
  • 182$10,000 to $14,999
  • 93$15,000 to $19,999
  • 275$20,000 to $24,999
  • 103$25,000 to $29,999
  • 250$30,000 to $34,999
  • 98$35,000 to $39,999
  • 382$40,000 to $49,999
  • 249$50,000 to $59,999
  • 241$60,000 to $69,999
  • 210$70,000 to $79,999
  • 71$80,000 to $89,999
  • 93$90,000 to $99,999
  • 443$100,000 to $124,999
  • 998$125,000 to $149,999
  • 807$150,000 to $174,999
  • 709$175,000 to $199,999
  • 2,635$200,000 to $249,999
  • 2,749$250,000 to $299,999
  • 3,508$300,000 to $399,999
  • 1,524$400,000 to $499,999
  • 1,143$500,000 to $749,999
  • 225$750,000 to $999,999
  • 230$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 141$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in Lancaster, CA

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Lancaster, CA in 2019
  • 80Less than $100
  • 51$150 to $199
  • 161$200 to $249
  • 386$250 to $299
  • 310$300 to $349
  • 319$350 to $399
  • 143$400 to $449
  • 652$450 to $499
  • 545$500 to $549
  • 935$550 to $599
  • 158$600 to $649
  • 730$650 to $699
  • 719$700 to $749
  • 460$750 to $799
  • 525$800 to $899
  • 1,490$900 to $999
  • 4,907$1,000 to $1,249
  • 2,883$1,250 to $1,499
  • 5,691$1,500 to $1,999
  • 796$2,000 to $2,499
  • 145$2,500 to $2,999
  • 69$3,000 to $3,499
  • 66$3,500 or more
  • 777No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2019

Percentage of workers working in this county: 92.0%
Number of people working at home: 3,980 (6.8% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 1,463
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 3,740
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 8,365
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 11,570
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 7,313
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 2,016
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 2,560
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 445
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 1,157
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 3,848
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 7,758
  • 90 or more minutes: 4,140
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Lancaster

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 50,198 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 4,591 (8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 355 (1%)
  • Taxi: 457 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 126 (0%)
  • Walked: 392 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 3,980 (7%)
Class of Workers in 2019
  • Unemployment by race in 2019
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 6.6%Males
  • 9.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 10.5%Males
  • 8.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 15.9%Males
  • 4.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 2.6%Males
  • 5.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 10.0%Males
  • 5.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 10.2%Males
  • 2.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 4.4%Males
  • 5.4%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Lancaster, California
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Lancaster, California
  • 2,5172010 or later
  • 2,8622000 to 2009
  • 3,5121990 to 1999
  • 5,1701980 to 1989
  • 3,0961970 to 1979
  • 2,474Before 1970
Ancestries in Lancaster, CA

First ancestries reported:

  • American: 3,055 (2.6%)
  • German: 2,771 (2.4%)
  • Italian: 2,414 (2.1%)
  • Irish: 1,737 (1.5%)
  • English: 1,379 (1.2%)
  • European: 746 (0.6%)
  • French: 579 (0.5%)
  • Belizean: 448 (0.4%)
  • Polish: 341 (0.3%)
  • African: 340 (0.3%)
  • Norwegian: 294 (0.3%)
  • Swedish: 235 (0.2%)
  • Egyptian: 217 (0.2%)
  • British: 216 (0.2%)
  • Dutch: 213 (0.2%)
  • Ethiopian: 181 (0.2%)
  • Scottish: 178 (0.2%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 160 (0.1%)
  • Assyrian: 152 (0.1%)
  • Arab: 151 (0.1%)
  • Afghan: 147 (0.1%)
  • Jordanian: 134 (0.1%)
  • Iranian: 117 (0.1%)
  • Jamaican: 114 (0.10%)
  • Armenian: 112 (0.10%)
  • Welsh: 112 (0.10%)
  • Northern European: 101 (0.09%)
  • Russian: 96 (0.08%)
  • Eastern European: 90 (0.08%)
  • Brazilian: 79 (0.07%)
  • Danish: 72 (0.06%)
  • Scandinavian: 71 (0.06%)
  • French Canadian: 70 (0.06%)
  • Lebanese: 62 (0.05%)
  • Hungarian: 60 (0.05%)
  • Nigerian: 57 (0.05%)
  • Greek: 56 (0.05%)
  • Finnish: 49 (0.04%)
  • Canadian: 45 (0.04%)
  • Portuguese: 41 (0.04%)
  • Czech: 37 (0.03%)
  • Haitian: 37 (0.03%)
  • Ukrainian: 26 (0.02%)
  • Cajun: 21 (0.02%)
  • Yugoslavian: 21 (0.02%)
  • Syrian: 19 (0.02%)
  • Israeli: 19 (0.02%)
  • Serbian: 17 (0.01%)
  • Ugandan: 17 (0.01%)
  • Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 17 (0.01%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 16 (0.01%)
  • Austrian: 15 (0.01%)
  • West Indian: 14 (0.01%)
  • South African: 12 (0.01%)
  • Kenyan: 11 (0.01%)
  • Slovak: 10 (0.01%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 10 (0.01%)
  • Guyanese: 10 (0.01%)
  • Belgian: 9 (0.01%)
  • Romanian: 9 (0.01%)
  • Australian: 8 (0.01%)
  • Swiss: 8 (0.01%)
  • Turkish: 7 (0.01%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents (%):

Mexico
Lancaster:

32.2% (5,389)
California:

38.6% (4,076,121)

Philippines
Lancaster:

12.8% (2,152)
California:

8.0% (844,794)

El Salvador
Lancaster:

9.7% (1,624)
California:

4.2% (438,296)

Guatemala
Lancaster:

5.0% (834)
California:

2.7% (281,344)

Nigeria
Lancaster:

3.6% (595)
California:

0.3% (27,884)

Korea
Lancaster:

3.3% (557)
California:

3.0% (317,966)

India
Lancaster:

2.6% (432)
California:

4.8% (505,205)

Honduras
Lancaster:

1.8% (303)
California:

0.6% (61,934)

Peru
Lancaster:

1.6% (261)
California:

0.7% (72,619)

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 123,349
  • Other state: 16,778
  • Northeast: 2,887
  • Midwest: 5,090
  • South: 5,526
  • West: 3,275

91.8% of Lancaster residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42.3% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 59.8% lived in California.


Lancaster:

91.8%
State average:

87.1%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 1,005
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 490
  • 5th and 6th grade: 1,213
  • 7th and 8th grade: 873
  • 9th grade: 1,339
  • 10th grade: 722
  • 11th grade: 2,007
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1,703
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 13,974
  • Less than 1 year of college: 2,418
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 8,597
  • Associate degree: 3,514
  • Bachelor's degree: 5,414
  • Master's degree: 2,166
  • Professional school degree: 315
  • Doctorate degree: 226
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 678
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 799
  • 5th and 6th grade: 1,148
  • 7th and 8th grade: 952
  • 9th grade: 301
  • 10th grade: 1,096
  • 11th grade: 850
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 2,042
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 15,356
  • Less than 1 year of college: 3,074
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 10,703
  • Associate degree: 5,831
  • Bachelor's degree: 6,529
  • Master's degree: 3,350
  • Professional school degree: 169
  • Doctorate degree: 70
Educational Attainment for Females
Lancaster marital status for males
Lancaster marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 36,647
  • One, attached: 535
  • Two: 860
  • 3 or 4: 2,025
  • 5 to 9: 4,085
  • 10 to 19: 1,367
  • 20 to 49: 848
  • 50 or more: 2,604
  • Mobile homes: 3,714
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 70

Median worth of mobile homes: $43,400

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2019: 1.0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2019: 3.5%

House/condo owner moved in on average 10 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Lancaster
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lancaster, CA
  • 89.8%Utility gas
  • 7.7%Electricity
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Solar energy
  • 0.5%Wood
  • 0.5%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lancaster, CA
  • 84.6%Utility gas
  • 14.0%Electricity
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Solar energy
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 709
Here:

3.3%
California:

8.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 762
Here:

6.3%
California:

8.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2,116
Here:

16.9%
California:

14.4%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability