Jump to a detailed profile or search site with Google Custom Search

Lancaster, California (CA) Poverty Rate Data
Information about poor and low-income residents


Options
X
Data:
Options
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2016 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram

17.2% of Lancaster, CA residents had an income below the poverty level in 2017, which was 22.5% greater than the poverty level of 13.3% across the entire state of California. Taking into account residents not living in families, 18.6% of high school graduates and 43.6% of non high school graduates live in poverty. The poverty rate was 18.6% among disabled males and 22.3% among disabled females. The renting rate among poor residents was 72.2%. For comparison, it was 33.2% among residents with income above the poverty level.

Poverty rates in Lancaster, CA

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2017:
Lancaster:

17.2%
Whole state:

13.3%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2017:
Lancaster:

9.7%
Whole state:

5.8%

Poverty rate among disabled males:
Lancaster:

18.6%
California:

16.2%
Disability rate in this city among poor males (it is 19.2% among male residents who are not classified as poor):
Lancaster:

27.8%
California:

24.6%

Poverty rate among disabled females:
Lancaster:

22.3%
California:

18.6%
Disability rate in this city among poor females (it is 19.4% among female residents who are not classified as poor):
Lancaster:

26.7%
California:

24.3%

Renting rate in this city among poor and not poor residents:
Residents below poverty level:

72.2%
Residents above poverty level:

33.2%

Poverty by age in Lancaster, CA

Breakdown by age of poor male residents in Lancaster
  • Breakdown by age of poor male residents in Lancaster,CA (percentage below poverty level)
  • 26.3%Under 5 years
  • 29.3%5 years
  • 18.6%6 to 11 years
  • 21.8%12 to 14 years
  • 31.7%15 years
  • 23.9%16 and 17 years
  • 17.7%18 to 24 years
  • 14.9%25 to 34 years
  • 10.4%35 to 44 years
  • 12.7%45 to 54 years
  • 21.0%55 to 64 years
  • 13.2%65 to 74 years
  • 16.5%75 years and over
Breakdown by age of poor female residents in Lancaster
  • Breakdown by age of poor female residents in Lancaster,CA (percentage below poverty level)
  • 19.5%Under 5 years
  • 0.0%5 years
  • 12.3%6 to 11 years
  • 17.2%12 to 14 years
  • 8.7%15 years
  • 7.1%16 and 17 years
  • 23.1%18 to 24 years
  • 17.7%25 to 34 years
  • 17.3%35 to 44 years
  • 14.5%45 to 54 years
  • 21.5%55 to 64 years
  • 13.4%65 to 74 years
  • 20.8%75 years and over
Breakdown by age of very poor residents in Lancaster, CA
  • Breakdown by age of very poor residents in Lancaster,CA (% below half of poverty level)
  • 11.9%Under 5 years
  • 10.5%5 years
  • 8.3%6 to 11 years
  • 7.7%12 to 14 years
  • 6.4%15 years
  • 8.1%16 and 17 years
  • 10.7%18 to 24 years
  • 7.4%25 to 34 years
  • 5.6%35 to 44 years
  • 4.1%45 to 54 years
  • 3.3%55 to 64 years
  • 3.0%65 to 74 years
  • 4.3%75 years and over

Poverty by race and place of birth in Lancaster, CA

Breakdown of poor residents within races (income below poverty level) in Lancaster, CA
  • Breakdown of poor residents within races in Lancaster, CA (%)
  • 12.1%White
  • 28.3%Black
  • 14.9%American Indian
  • 11.4%Asian
  • 7.0%Native Hawaiian
  • 16.4%Other race
  • 16.7%2+ races
  • 17.7%Hispanic
Breakdown of poor residents within races (income below poverty level) in Lancaster, CA
  • Breakdown of poor residents within races in Lancaster, CA (absolute numbers)
  • 6,055White
  • 6,742Black
  • 117American Indian
  • 746Asian
  • 17Native Hawaiian
  • 1,705Other race
  • 1,0262+ races
  • 11,990Hispanic
Poverty status for native-born residents
  • 17.7%Below poverty level
  • 82.3%Above poverty level
Poverty status for foreign-born residents
  • 11.6%Below poverty level
  • 88.4%Above poverty level

Poverty in families in Lancaster, CA

Children below poverty level:
Lancaster, California:

18.3%
State:

17.8%
Poverty rate among high school graduates not in families:
Lancaster:

18.6%
California:

18.0%
Poverty rate among people who did not graduate high school not in families:
Lancaster:

43.6%
California:

43.0%
Poor families by family type
  • 44.4%Married-couple family
  • 15.9%Male, no wife present
  • 39.7%Female, no husband present
Breakdown of poor residents in Lancaster not in families by work experience
  • 2.9%Worked full-time, year-round
  • 35.1%Worked part-time
  • 62.0%Did not work
Breakdown of poor married-couple families by work experience
  • 0.7%Both worked full-time
  • 3.4%One full-time, other part-time
  • 18.6%One full-time, other didn't work
  • 9.2%Both worked part-time
  • 36.8%One part-time, other didn't work
  • 31.3%Both didn't work

Other data

Year house/condo built for residents below and above poverty levels
  • Owners below poverty level
  • 0.0%1999 to 2000
  • 7.0%1995 to 1998
  • 7.4%1990 to 1994
  • 28.3%1980 to 1989
  • 23.3%1970 to 1979
  • 10.6%1960 to 1969
  • 19.8%1950 to 1959
  • 2.3%1940 to 1949
  • 1.3%1939 or earlier
  • Owners above poverty level
  • 1.7%1999 to 2000
  • 6.8%1995 to 1998
  • 18.6%1990 to 1994
  • 32.3%1980 to 1989
  • 13.4%1970 to 1979
  • 7.3%1960 to 1969
  • 17.7%1950 to 1959
  • 1.2%1940 to 1949
  • 0.8%1939 or earlier
Discuss Lancaster, California (CA) on our hugely popular California forum.


City-data.com does not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of any information on this site.  Use at your own risk.
Some parts © 2020 Advameg, Inc.

Table of Contents