Lancaster is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 158,627, it is the 33rd largest city in California and the 163rd largest city in the United States. Lancaster is currently declining at a rate of -0.13% annually but its population has increased by 1.27% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 156,633 in 2010. Lancaster reached it's highest population of 159,973 in 2015. Spanning over 95 miles, Lancaster has a population density of 1,682 people per square mile.
The average household income in Lancaster is $67,641 with a poverty rate of 23.80%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,162 per month, and the median house value is $242,100. The median age in Lancaster is 32.4 years, 31 years for males, and 34 years for females. For every 100 females there are 101.2 males.