Lancaster Real Estate Market Conditions

  • Median sales price

    $234,000
    19.3%
    change since last quarter
  • # Active listings

    574
    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
Columbia Elementary School KG - 05 880 23.8 93535
Del Sur Sr Elementary School KG - 08 753 27.2 93536
Desert View Elementary School KG - 05 748 28.8 93534
Discovery KG - 08 966 32.2 93535
Eastside Elementary School KG - 06 838 23.3 93535
El Dorado Elementary School KG - 06 795 29.4 93535
Ilead Lancaster Charter KG - 08 112 28 93535
Jack Northrop Elementary School KG - 05 630 28.8 93535
John and Jacquelyn Miller Elementary School KG - 06 697 29 93536
Joshua Elementary School KG - 05 671 28.1 93535
Life Source International Charter KG - 08 279 21.5 93534
Lincoln Elementary School KG - 05 768 31.3 93535
Linda Verde Elementary School KG - 05 757 26 93535
Mariposa Elementary School KG - 06 597 28.4 93534
Monte Vista Elementary School KG - 06 833 28.9 93534
Nancy Cory Elementary School KG - 06 628 28.7 93536
Quartz Hill Elementary School KG - 06 837 28.9 93536
Sierra Elementary School KG - 05 722 26.8 93534
Sundown Elementary School KG - 06 969 28.5 93536
Sunnydale Elementary School KG - 06 657 28.6 93534
Tierra Bonita Elementary School KG - 06 783 23.7 93535
Valley View Elementary School KG - 08 797 27.5 93536
West Wind Elementary School KG - 05 886 34.1 93536

Middle Schools near Lancaster, CA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Amargosa Creek Middle School 06 - 08 1,046 22.3 93536
Challenger Middle School 05 - 08 610 26.7 93535
Endeavour Middle School 06 - 08 786 20.8 93536
Gifford C. Cole Middle School 06 - 08 879 23.8 93535
Joe Walker Middle School 06 - 08 887 26 93536
New Vista Middle School 06 - 08 1,002 23 93535
Piute Middle School 06 - 08 967 20.7 93535

High Schools near Lancaster, CA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Academies of the Antelope Valley 07 - 12 257 18.1 93536
Antelope Valley High School 09 - 12 1,716 21.4 93535
Desert Sands Charter School 09 - 12 1,098 28.6 93534
Eastside High School 09 - 12 2,432 23.7 93535
Lancaster High School 09 - 12 2,374 23.6 93536
Quartz Hill High School 09 - 12 3,198 26.5 93536

Ungraded Schools near Lancaster, CA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
* Desert Winds Continuation High School 09 - 12 1,277 26 93535
* Jarvis Camp School 07 - 12 71 4.3 93536
* McNair Camp School 07 - 12 66 7.3 93536
* Onizuka Camp School 07 - 12 71 7.5 93536
* Resnik Camp School 07 - 12 74 0 93536
* Scobee Camp School 07 - 12 67 0 93536
* Smith Camp School 07 - 12 4 2 93536
* Soar High (Students on Academic Rise) School 09 - 12 387 29.8 93536

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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Re/Max Olson Estates
6355 Topanga Cyn. Blvd #100
Woodland Hills, CA
818-346-7362
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Gately Industries, Inc.
44740 Genoa Ave
Lancaster, CA
661-220-5506
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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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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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