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Best Places To Live In Lancaster, CA

  • Lancaster, CA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 159,651
  • I have been familiar with Lancaster since 1992. I have to say it has grown into a community with promise since then. As with any city, there are the good and the bad. This, however, is all up to one's
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score67
  • Leona Valley, CA
  • 9.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,582
  • Desert View Highlands, CA
  • 7.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,484
  • Elizabeth Lake, CA
  • 11.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,772
  • Agua Dulce, CA
  • 15.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,541
  • Edwards AFB, CA
  • 22.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,513
  • Quartz Hill, CA
  • 3.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 10,291
  • Palmdale, CA
  • 8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 156,823
  • I went to Palmdale High School, class of 1992. Go Falcons! The city of Palmdale is cool because its only an hour's drive from Los Angeles and housing is a lot cheaper. The west side of town is more
  • Acton, CA
  • 13.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,170
  • Littlerock, CA
  • 16 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,786
  • Lake Hughes, CA
  • 15.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 565
  • Lake Los Angeles, CA
  • 20.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 11,609
  • Rosamond, CA
  • 11.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 19,672
  • Sun Village, CA
  • 15.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 12,044

Listed above are the best places to live in Lancaster, CA for 2018. The list of best places is compiled using the AreaVibes Livability Score which is calculated from a score out of 100 and based on various categories. These categories include: amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. Displayed first is the matching location - Lancaster, CA, followed by the best places to live near Lancaster, CA, sorted by Livability Score.

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