Lancaster, CA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 41,682 housing units in Lancaster. This represents a 15.1% growth from 36,217 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 41,397 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 285 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Lancaster is about 61.2%. Lancaster's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 8.3%. Average household size is 2.92 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Lancaster were built after 1982.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type3.20%
One Bedroom12.90%
Two Bedrooms23.90%
Three Bedrooms36.50%
Four Bedrooms21.10%
Five Bedrooms or more2.40%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.01
Median year structure was built1983
Median Value of occupied units$103,700
Median Price asked for vacant units$89,300

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.8
Median year structure was built1982
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$549

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.10%
Second Mortgage14.70%
Home Equity Loan4.40%
Simple Mortgage66.50%
Debt Free14.20%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs22.2%