Statistic Lancaster California National
Population 157,697 39,512,223 328,239,523
Population density (sq mi) 1,673 256 91
Median age 33.3 36.0 37.7
Male/Female ratio 1.0:1 1.0:1 1.0:1
Married (15yrs & older) 48% 52% 55%
Families w/ Kids under 18 49% 46% 43%
Speak English 72% 56% 79%
Speak Spanish 24% 29% 13%
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Demographics Quick Facts

  • The population density in Lancaster is 553% higher than California
  • The median age in Lancaster is 8% lower than California
  • In Lancaster 54.09% of the population is White
  • In Lancaster 21.07% of the population is Black
  • In Lancaster 4.58% of the population is Asian

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      Lancaster population breakdown by race

      Race Lancaster California National
      White 54.09% 61.26% 73.35%
      Black 21.07% 5.85% 12.63%
      Asian 4.58% 13.85% 5.22%
      American Indian 0.63% 0.74% 0.82%
      Native Hawaiian 0.07% 0.39% 0.18%
      Mixed race 10.11% 4.62% 3.06%
      Other race 9.45% 13.28% 4.75%
      In Lancaster, 43.0% 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.

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