StatisticLancasterCaliforniaNational
Population159,65139,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)1,69325691
Median age31.836.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)47%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1850%46%43%
Speak English77%56%79%
Speak Spanish19%29%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Lancaster is 561% higher than California
  • The median age in Lancaster is 12% lower than California
  • In Lancaster 63.40% of the population is White
  • In Lancaster 21.35% of the population is Black
  • In Lancaster 3.98% of the population is Asian

Compare Lancaster, CA Demographics

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      Lancaster population breakdown by race

      RaceLancasterCaliforniaNational
      White63.40%61.26%73.35%
      Black21.35%5.85%12.63%
      Asian3.98%13.85%5.22%
      American Indian0.39%0.74%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.25%0.39%0.18%
      Mixed race4.52%4.62%3.06%
      Other race6.10%13.28%4.75%
      In Lancaster, 38.5% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Lancaster age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Lancaster, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).