Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
Search Homes for Sale
Income per capita$23,185$31,458$29,829
Median household income$58,413$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$78,664$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$38,398$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$43,316$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$34,594$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate3.5%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level20.2%15.8%15.1%
New Real Estate Listings in Lancaster Area
Search Homes for Sale in Lancaster, CA

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Lancaster is 22% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Lancaster is 6% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Lancaster is 25% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Lancaster is 34% higher than the national average

Compare Lancaster, CA Employment


      Best Places for Employment in and Around Lancaster

      See all the best places to live around Lancaster
      How would you rate the job market in Lancaster?
      Write a review to give others more information about this area.
      How accessible is public transit in Lancaster?
      Write a review to give others more information about this area.
      See all Lancaster poll results

      am i middle class

      Input your household income
      $38,938 $58,413 $116,826
      $42,517 $63,783 $127,566
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Lancaster median earnings by income bracket

      Lancaster employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry12.7%12.7%
      Manufacturing sector16.0%16.0%
      Financial & insurance services1.3%1.3%
      Wholesale & retail services12.3%12.3%
      Public administration9.4%9.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.1%8.1%
      Education, health & social services14.7%14.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Leona Valley, CA1,672$112,619103.6%
      Acton, CA7,054$99,07179.1%
      Agua Dulce, CA3,494$90,66463.9%
      Quartz Hill, CA10,405$79,71444.1%
      Elizabeth Lake, CA1,632$76,04237.5%
      Lancaster, CA157,697$58,4135.6%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Alexandria, VA158,309$102,22784.8%
      Hayward, CA158,817$91,49065.4%
      Salinas, CA156,177$67,91422.8%
      Clarksville, TN156,092$55,8190.9%
      Barrie, ON159,618n/a 
      Lancaster, CA157,697$58,4135.6%
      Source: The Lancaster, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).