Lancaster employment information

Income per capita$19,703$29,906$28,555
Median household income$49,057$61,489$53,482
Median income owner occupied$65,498$83,693$68,142
Median income renter occupied$32,243$41,358$33,219
Median earnings male$38,854$35,724$36,116
Median earnings female$29,957$26,620$25,692
Unemployment rate6.9%7.0%5.8%
Poverty level22.7%16.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Lancaster is 31% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Lancaster is 8% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Lancaster is 19% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Lancaster is 46% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Lancaster median earnings by income bracket

Lancaster employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry12.4%0.6%
Manufacturing sector15.1%1.1%
Financial & insurance services1.9%4.3%
Wholesale & retail services14.9%13.4%
Public administration9.3%8.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.8%2.3%
Education, health & social services12.5%39.6%

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Rosamond, CA18,658$59,09911%
Lancaster, CA159,092$49,0578%

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Elk Grove, CA158,455$79,05148%
Pembroke Pines, FL159,920$61,53915%
Eugene, OR158,131$42,71520%
Salem, OR157,967$46,27313%
Peoria, AZ160,231$63,02518%
Lancaster, CA159,092$49,0578%
Source: The Lancaster, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.