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Lancaster Population

Lancaster is a city in California, State of United States, located approximately 70 miles north of downtown Los Angeles, and is near the Kern County line. Lancaster population in 2023 is estimated to be 172,008, covers city area of 94.54 sq mi (244.87 sq km), ranks thirtieth largest city in California State, one-hundred-fifty-third city in the United States. Lancaster is a city in northern Los Angeles County, lies in the Antelope Valley of the western Mojave Desert in Southern California. Lancaster population as per 2020 census is 173,516 compared to 2010 population of 156,633 with the increase number of 16,883 people and growth of 10.8 percent.

Below is the Lancaster population by year:
YearPopulationChange %
2010156,822
2011158,0870.81
2012158,3020.14
2013159,1360.53
2014159,7530.39
2015159,9730.14
2016159,831-0.09
2017159,618-0.13
2018159,053-0.35
2019171,2227.65
2020173,5161.34
2021 *170,134-1.949
2022 *171,5570.82
2023 *172,0080.26
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019, 2020 US Census & 2021 estimates updated


Lancaster Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, Total Lancaster population is 157,604, out of these 76,565 are male, 81,039 are female, The sex ratio of Lancaster is 95. The median age of the Lancaster population is 33.5, Lancaster population by age are, under 18 years is 45,388, 16 years and over is 118,925, 18 years and over is 112,216, 21 years and over is 104,786, 65 years and over is 21,979. 48.6% are male, 51.4% are female, Population of Lancaster by age percent-wise is, 28.8% are under 18 years old, 75.5% are 16 years and over, 71.2% are 18 years and over, 66.5% are 21 years and over, 11.0% are 65 years and over. There are total 52,755 housing units, The voting population of Lancaster are 106,181, out of these 50,239 are male voters, 55,942 are female voters, 47.3% are male, 52.7% are female. Lancaster population in 2022 is estimated to be 171,557, and in 2021 is estimated to be 170,134.

Age GroupPopulationPercent
0 -59,5516.1%
5 - 912,3717.8%
10 - 1414,8229.4%
15 - 1912,9748.2%
20 - 248,9625.7%
25 - 3423,31514.8%
35 - 4422,03914.0%
45 - 5418,01911.4%
55 - 598,8685.6%
60 - 649,3625.9%
65 - 7410,6626.8%
75 - 845,3753.4%
85 and over1,2840.8%
Source: 2019 US population by age estimates


Lancaster Population by Race

According to 2019 population of Lancaster by race are:

White Population

White population in Lancaster, California are 94,807, percentage wise 60.2 percent are whites.

Black Population

Black population in Lancaster, California are 40,095, percentage wise 25.4 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Lancaster, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Caribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.

Asian Population

Asian population in Lancaster are 6,418, percentage wise 4.1 percent are asians, out of these 1,165 are Asian Indians, 331 are Chinese, 3,048 are Filipinos, 525 are Japanese, 603 are Korean, 208 are Vietnamese and 538 are other Asian nationals.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic population in Lancaster, California are 66,476. Percentage wise 42.2 percent are hispanics, out of these 50,589 are Mexican people, 3,172 are Puerto Ricans, 319 are Cubans, and 12,396 are other Hispanic or Latinos.

Population by Race157,604Percent
White94,80760.2%
Black or African American40,09525.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native4930.3%
Asian Population6,4184.1%
Asian Indian1,1650.7%
Chinese3310.2%
Filipino3,0481.9%
Japanese5250.3%
Other Asian Population538
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander530.0%
Hispanic or Latino66,47642.2%
Mexican50,58932.1%
Puerto Rican3,1722.0%
Cuban3190.2%
Other Hispanic or Latino12,396
Source: US Census population estimates(2019)


Nativity by Place of Birth

According to 2019 estimates, Lancaster native population is 141,561, out of these 123,349 born in the California state and 16,778 born in other state in the United States. Foreign born or Population born outside the US are 16,043, out of these 9,761 are Naturalized US citizen, 362 are in Europe, 3,085 in Asia, 588 in Africa, 5,726 in Latin America. Non-US Citizens, Total Foreigners living in Lancaster are 6,282, out of these 221 are from Europe, 1,404 are from Asia, 615 from Africa, 3,991 are from Latin America and 51 are from Northern America.

Nativity by Place of BirthPopulation
Native141,561
Born in state of residence123,349
Born in other state in the United States16,778
Northeast2,887
Midwest5,090
South5,526
West3,275
Born outside the United States1,434
Puerto Rico93
U.S. Island Areas0
Born abroad of American parent(s)1,341
Foreign born
Born outside of United States16,043
Naturalized U.S. citizen9,761
Europe362
Asia3,085
Africa588
Oceania0
Latin America5,726
Northern America0
Foreigner
Not a U.S. citizen6,282
Europe221
Asia1,404
Africa615
Oceania0
Latin America3,991
Northern America51
Source: US Census 2019 estimates


Lancaster Housing

According to 2019 census estimates, Total number of houses in Lancaster, California are 52,755, Occupied housing units are 49,220, Rental vacancy rate is 3. Percentage of occupancy is 93, 49.71% of houses are owner occupied and 43.59% of houses are renter occupied in Lancaster. There are 69.47 percent of one-unit detached, 1.01 percent of one-units attached, 1.63 percent of two-unit houses, 3.84 percent of three or four unit homes. 7.04 percent are residing in mobile homes. Average household size of owner occupied is 3 and average household size of renter occupied is 3. 30.15 percent are available with one vehicle, 35.98 percent are available with two vehicles, 21.76 percent are available with three or more vehicles and 5.41 percent are no vehicles available.

HousingUnits
Total housing units52,755
Occupied housing units49,220
Occupied housing units percent93
Rental vacancy rate3
Structure TypeUnits
1-unit, detached36,647
1-unit attached535
2 units860
3 or 4 units2,025
Mobile home3,714
Boat, RV, van, etc.70
Owner-occupied26,222
Renter-occupied22,998
Average household size of owner-occupied unit3
Average household size of renter-occupied unit3
Source: US Census 2019 housing estimates

Lancaster Housing Market

The median value of housing unit in Lancaster, California is $284,100, According to 2019 estimated US census of housing market, 4.10 percent of houses are less than $50,000, 1.40 percent are between $50,000 to $100,000, 1.34 percent are between $100,000 to $150,000, 2.31 percent are between $150,000 to $200,000, 19.28 percent are between $200,000 to $300,000, 19.48 percent are between $300,000 to $500,000, 1.66 percent are between $500,000 to one million, 0.13 percent are over one million and above.

Housing unit valueUnits
Less than $50,0002,161
$50,000 to $99,999738
$100,000 to $149,999707
$150,000 to $199,9991,221
$200,000 to $299,99910,172
$300,000 to $499,99910,278
$500,000 to $999,999878
$1,000,000 or more67
Median (dollars)284,100
Source: US Census 2019 housing market estimates

Lancaster Housing Mortgage

According to 2019 estimates of mortgage, The median monthly owner costs with mortgage is $1,711, 0.26 percent of homes pays less than $500 per month, 3.14 percent pay between $500 to $999, 10.20 percent pay between $1,000 to $1,499, 13.43 percent pay between $1,500 to $1,999, 6.06 percent pay between $2,000 to $2,499, 4.11 percent pay between $2,500 to $2,999, 1.24 percent pay between $3,000 or more.

The median monthly owner costs without mortgage is $572, 0.55 percent of homes pay less than $250, 1.71 percent pays between $250 to $399, 3.88 percent pay between $400 to $599, 3.89 percent pays between $600 to $799, 0.89 percent pays between $800 to $999, and 0.39 percent pays between $1000 or more.

Monthly Owner costs with mortgageUnits
Less than $500139
$500 to $9991,654
$1,000 to $1,4995,380
$1,500 to $1,9997,085
$2,000 to $2,4993,198
$2,500 to $2,9992,167
$3,000 or more656
Median (dollars)1,711
Monthly Owner costs with out mortgageUnits
Less than $250288
$250 to $399902
$400 to $5992,048
$600 to $7992,052
$800 to $999471
$1,000 or more207
Median (dollars)572
Source: US Census 2019 housing mortgage estimates

Lancaster Rental

Total number of Lancaster rental homes or apartments are 22,998, occupied by Renter, The median value of Lancaster average rental rate is $1,317. 5.09 percent of homes are under $500, 21.39 percent of rental rates between $500 to $1000, 59.97 percent housing units are from $1000 to $2000, 9.58 percent are between $2000 to $3000, and 0.59 percent are above $3000.

        
RentalUnits
Less than $5001,170
$500 to $9994,920
$1,000 to $1,4998,149
$1,500 to $1,9995,643
$2,000 to $2,4991,461
$2,500 to $2,999743
$3,000 or more135
Median (dollars)1,317
Source: US Census 2019 housing rental estimates

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