Lancaster Real Estate Market Conditions

  • Median sales price

    $166,200
    19.3%
    change since last quarter
  • # Active listings

    849
    30-day change

Lancaster Schools and Demographics

 
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Education near Lancaster, CA

City County
High School Graduates 80.56 76.36
College Degree - 2 year 9.53 6.83
College Degree - 4 year 16.21 29.46
Graduate Degree 3.93 6.56
Expenditures per Student 12,346 12,346
Students per Teacher 23 22.4

Elementary Schools near Lancaster, CA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Antelope Valley Learning Academy KG - 08 185 16.7 93534
Columbia Elementary School KG - 05 851 19.5 93535
Del Sur Sr Elementary School KG - 08 841 21.6 93536
Desert View Elementary School KG - 05 803 22.6 93534
Eastside Elementary School KG - 08 838 19.4 93535
El Dorado Elementary School KG - 06 843 22.9 93535
Jack Northrop Elementary School KG - 05 885 23.3 93535
John and Jacquelyn Miller Elementary School KG - 06 740 93536
Joshua Elementary School KG - 05 739 21.1 93535
Lincoln Elementary School KG - 05 804 23.3 93535
Linda Verde Elementary School KG - 08 801 15.8 93535
Mariposa Elementary School KG - 06 801 20.9 93534
Monte Vista Elementary School KG - 06 748 22.4 93534
Nancy Cory Elementary School KG - 06 708 22.4 93536
Quartz Hill Elementary School KG - 06 957 25.5 93536
Sierra Elementary School KG - 05 850 22.2 93534
Sundown Elementary School KG - 06 1,115 26.6 93536
Sunnydale Elementary School KG - 06 697 20.6 93534
Tierra Bonita Elementary School KG - 07 781 19 93535
Valley View Elementary School KG - 08 856 23.7 93536
West Wind Elementary School KG - 05 756 22.6 93536

Middle Schools near Lancaster, CA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Amargosa Creek Middle School 06 - 08 1,049 22.7 93536
Challenger Middle School 04 - 08 665 22.6 93535
Endeavour Middle School 06 - 08 840 21.9 93536
Gifford C. Cole Middle School 05 - 09 889 18.6 93535
Joe Walker Middle School 06 - 08 838 19.7 93536
New Vista Middle School 06 - 08 1,099 21.8 93535
Piute Middle School 06 - 08 1,103 21.4 93535

High Schools near Lancaster, CA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Antelope Valley High School 09 - 12 1,806 16.9 93535
Eastside High School 09 - 12 2,543 21.1 93535
Lancaster High School 08 - 12 2,459 20.7 93536
Quartz Hill High School 09 - 12 3,154 20.7 93536

Ungraded Schools near Lancaster, CA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
* Desert Winds Continuation High School 09 - 12 955 20.4 93535
* Jarvis Camp School 07 - 12 66 93536
* Los Angeles County Online High School 09 - 12 696 288 93534
* McNair Camp School 07 - 12 67 93536
* Onizuka Camp School 07 - 12 59 93536
* Resnik Camp School 07 - 12 74 93536
* Scobee Camp School 07 - 12 67 93536
* Smith Camp School 07 - 12 80 93536
* Soar High (Students on Academic Rise) School 08 - 12 298 21.8 93536
* Westside Community Day School 07 - 12 29 13.2 93535

Private Schools near Lancaster, CA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Antelope Valley Adventist School KG - 8 91 17.8 93534
Antelope Valley Christian School PK - 12 318 14.3 93536
Bethel Christian School PK - 12 425 14.3 93536
Desert Christian Schools PK - 12 1,380 15.7 93534
Desert Montessori Academy PK - 2 49 4.7 93534
Grace Lutheran School PK - 8 125 11.2 93534
Lancaster Baptist School PK - 12 447 19.2 93535
Pinecrest School - Lancaster PK - 8 291 13.6 93536
Sacred Heart Elementary School KG - 8 310 28.2 93534
Vineyard Christian School PK - 7 166 13.6 93535

Colleges near Lancaster, CA

Tuition URL ZIP
Antelope Valley College $780 www.avc.edu 93536
Antelope Valley Medical College 93534
Lancaster Beauty School 93534

Demographics near Lancaster, CA

City County
Neighborhood Type Suburban
Population 155,496 9,840,024
Population Density 1,649 2,425
Median Age 31.5 34.8
People per Household 3.2 3
Median Household Income 51,719 56,241
Average Income per Capita 20,393 27,900

Lancaster Homes for Sale & Real Estate

Lancaster, California, is a charter city located in Los Angeles County.  The city has a population of about 157,000 making it the 30th most populated city in California and the 148th largest city in the country.  It's the predominant city in the Antelope Valley, and has been rated by US News & World Report as one of the best places in the United States to retire.  Lancaster was controlled by Los Angeles County until it was incorporated in 1977. Lancaster covers an area of 94.5 square miles and lies in the high desert near the border of Kern County.  The city is approximately 70 miles north of downtown Los Angeles and is separated from the Los Angeles Basin by the San Gabriel Mountains.

Lancaster Homes for Sale and Real Estate

Lancaster boasts a higher than average percentage of residents who own their own homes.  The average family income in Lancaster is above the national average and housing prices fall below California average, making this an affordable place to buy property.  The city touts itself as a great place to raise a family.

Lancaster Neighborhoods

Like most other cities of this size, Lancaster is divided into several different neighborhoods, each with its own personality and style.  Some of the major neighborhoods in Lancaster include:
  • Lowtree
  • Piute
  • Trend
  • Mariposa
  • Desert View
  • El Dorado
  • Parkview
  • Challenger
  • Lincoln
  • Columbia
  • Tierra Bonita
  • Joshua
  • Linda Verde
  • Yucca

Lancaster Economy and Employment Opportunities

Lancaster's economy has been driven recently by the establishment of large distribution centers for companies such as Michaels, Sygma and Rite Aid.  The city proactively attracts new businesses and retail centers to town through their Redevelopment Agency, and they have been active in the revitalization of Downtown Lancaster. The top employers in Lancaster are:

Lancaster Attractions

The city of Lancaster has endeavored to provide outdoor recreational facilities for its residents and currently features over 600 acres of parkland.  Other local attractions, festivals, destinations and events include:

Lancaster Transportation and Commuting

Lancaster is easily accessed by several major highways and freeways including I-5, I-15 and SR 14.  Local public bus service is provided by the Antelope Valley Transit Authority.  Commuter rail service is provided by Metrolink.  The nearest airports serving Lancaster are the Palmdale Regional Airport, Los Angeles International Airport (70 miles) and Bob Hope Airport in Burbank (60 miles).

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Lancaster Weather

The average high temperature in July is 99 degrees, with an average low temperature in January of 29.2 degrees. The average rainfall is approximately 5.1 inches per year, with 1.1 inches of snow per year. No weather information available.

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The Real Estate Company Of Los
1034 West L-12
Lancaster, CA
661-400-2914
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John Ward Realty
44217 10th St. West
Lancaster, CA
661-860-9810
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Preferred Real Estate & Inv.
646 W. Lancaster Blvd # 103
Lancaster, CA
661-949-2477
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United Country Target Real Es
566 W. Lancaster Blvd
Lancaster, CA
661-373-8026
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Century 21 Yarrow & Associates
44143 20th St West
LANCASTER, CA
661-942-3703
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Century 21 Yarrow & Associates
44143 20th St. West
Lancaster, CA
661-942-3703
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Coldwell Banker Hartwig
43912 N 20th St West
LANCASTER, CA
661-948-8424
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Re/Max All-Pro,Inc.
43832 20th Street West
Lancaster, CA
661-945-9461
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Irene Mendoza, Broker
43832 20th Street West
Lancaster, CA
818-355-8643
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Re/Max All-Pro
43832 20th St
Lancaster, CA
661-945-9461
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