Lancaster City PUMA, CA

Public Use Microdata Area (PUMA)

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2020 Population
163,749
0.351% 1-year decline
US Senator
Dianne Feinstein
Democratic Party
US Senator
Alex Padilla
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
34.2
2.4% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
19.9%
7.66% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$58,117
7.22% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$283,000
6.99% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
57,880
1.02% 1-year growth

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In 2020, Lancaster City PUMA, CA had a population of 164k people with a median age of 34.2 and a median household income of $58,117. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Lancaster City PUMA, CA declined from 164,326 to 163,749, a −0.351% decrease and its median household income grew from $54,202 to $58,117, a 7.22% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Lancaster City PUMA, CA are White (Non-Hispanic) (30.4%), White (Hispanic) (24.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (19.7%), Other (Hispanic) (9.33%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (6.88%).

27.2% of the households in Lancaster City PUMA, CA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

95.6% of the residents in Lancaster City PUMA, CA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Los Angeles County (North Central)--Lancaster City PUMA, CA are Antelope Valley College (3,303 degrees awarded in 2020), University of Antelope Valley (365 degrees), and High Desert Medical College (484002) (338 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Lancaster City PUMA, CA was $283,000, and the homeownership rate was 54.1%.

Most people in Lancaster City PUMA, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 31.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Lancaster City PUMA, CA was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Lancaster City PUMA, CA is home to a population of 164k people, from which 95.6% are citizens. As of 2020, 11% of Lancaster City PUMA, CA residents were born outside of the country (18k people).

In 2020, there were 1.23 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (49.8k people) in Lancaster City PUMA, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 40.3k White (Hispanic) and 32.3k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Lancaster City PUMA, CA are Spanish (34,761 households), Tagalog (Incl. Filipino) (1,688 households), and Arabic (788 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
81,899
Women
49.9%
82,094
Men
50.1%

The resident population of United States in 2020 was 163,993 inhabitants, with 50.1% men, and 49.9% women.

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Citizenship

95.6%
2020 Citizenship
96%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 95.6% of Lancaster City PUMA, CA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Lancaster City PUMA, CA was 96%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Lancaster City PUMA, CA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    49.8k ± 2.04k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    40.3k ± 2.39k
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    32.3k ± 1.95k
41.8%
Hispanic Population
68.4k people

In 2020, there were 1.23 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (49.8k people) in Lancaster City PUMA, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 40.3k White (Hispanic) and 32.3k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

41.8% of the people in Lancaster City PUMA, CA are hispanic (68.4k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    6,461 ± 1,934 people
  2. Philippines
    1,847 ± 1,049 people
  3. El Salvador
    1,389 ± 911 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Lancaster City PUMA, CA was Mexico, the natal country of 6,461 Lancaster City PUMA, CA residents, followed by Philippines with 1,847 and El Salvador with 1,389.

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Foreign-Born Population

11%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
18k people
10.4%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
17.1k people

As of 2020, 11% of Lancaster City PUMA, CA residents (18k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Lancaster City PUMA, CA was 10.4%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    34,761 households (22.9%)
  2. Tagalog (Incl. Filipino)
    1,688 households (1.11%)
  3. Arabic
    788 households (0.519%)

27.2% of the households in Lancaster City PUMA, CA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is higher than the national average of 21.5%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Lancaster City PUMA, CA was Spanish. 22.9% of the households in Lancaster City PUMA, CA reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,334 ± 336
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    2,272 ± 379
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,304 ± 303

Lancaster City PUMA, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.03 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Lancaster City PUMA, CA employs 57.9k people. The largest industries in Lancaster City PUMA, CA are Elementary & secondary schools (4,703 people), Construction (4,266 people), and Aircraft & parts manufacturing (3,424 people), and the highest paying industries are Electric & gas, and other combinations ($110,283), Scientific research & development services ($101,482), and Aerospace products & parts manufacturing ($96,894).

Males in Lancaster City PUMA, CA have an average income that is 1.24 times higher than the average income of females, which is $49,520. The income inequality in Lancaster City PUMA, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.394, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
26,954
Women
46.6%
30,926
Men
53.4%

The workforce of Lancaster City PUMA, CA in 2020 was 57,880 people, with 46.6% woman, and 53.4% men.

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Occupations

57.9k
2020 Value
1.02%
1 Year growth
± 1.02%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Lancaster City PUMA, CA grew at a rate of 1.02%, from 57.3k employees to 57.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Lancaster City PUMA, CA, are Registered nurses (1,685 people), Cashiers (1,623 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (1,369 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Lancaster City PUMA, CA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

57.9k
2020 Value
1.02%
1 Year growth
± 1.02%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Lancaster City PUMA, CA grew at a rate of 1.02%, from 57.3k employees to 57.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Lancaster City PUMA, CA, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,703 people), Construction (4,266 people), and Aircraft & parts manufacturing (3,424 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Lancaster City PUMA, CA, though some of these residents may live in Lancaster City PUMA, CA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$45,366
Median earning men ± $1,339
$36,233
Median earning women ± $1,102

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Public Administration ($77,232), Manufacturing ($62,036), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($52,380).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($49,320), Manufacturing ($46,392), and Construction ($45,811).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in California. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from California to other states, or from other states to California.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $407B
  2. $158B
  3. $149B

In 2020, the top outbound California product (by dollars) was Electronics with $407B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($158B) and Mixed freight ($149B).

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$2.26T
2020 Value in California
$4.61T
Projected 2050 Value in California
104% growth

In 2020, total outbound California trade was $2.26T. This is expected to increase 104% to $4.61T by 2050.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from California to other states, or from other states to California.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $83.5B
  2. $44.4B
  3. $43.3B

In 2020, the top outbound California domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $83.5B, followed by Arizona with $44.4B and Ohio and $43.3B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that California shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Dianne Feinstein and Alex Padilla are the senators currently representing the state of California. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

California is currently represented by 53 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from California

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Dianne Feinstein
Senator from California1
Assumed office on November 10, 1992
Elected to the seat to succeed John Seymour (California politician)|John Seymour, who had been appointed to the seat after Pete Wilson was elected Governor of California.
Alex Padilla
Senator from California3
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Kamala Harris, who had become Vice President of the United States.

Dianne Feinstein and Alex Padilla are the senators currently representing California.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from California

California is currently represented by 53 members in the U.S. house.

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In 2020, universities in Lancaster City PUMA, CA awarded 4,511 degrees. The student population of Lancaster City PUMA, CA in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 5,363 male students and 9,203 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Lancaster City PUMA, CA are Hispanic or Latino (2,531 and 56.3%), followed by White (842 and 18.7%), Black or African American (591 and 13.1%), and Asian (212 and 4.71%).

The largest universities in Lancaster City PUMA, CA by number of degrees awarded are Antelope Valley College (3,303 and 73.2%), University of Antelope Valley (365 and 8.09%), and High Desert Medical College (484002) (338 and 7.49%).

The most popular majors in Los Angeles County (North Central)--Lancaster City PUMA, CA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (779 and 17.3%), Airframe Mechanics & Aircraft Maintenance Technology (326 and 7.23%), and General Social Sciences (323 and 7.16%).

The median tuition cost in Los Angeles County (North Central)--Lancaster City PUMA, CA for a public four year colleges is $1,104 for in-state students and $6,960 for out-of-state students.

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2020 there were 14,566 students enrolled in Lancaster City PUMA, CA, 36.8% men and 63.2% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Hispanic or Latino with 8,529 records, of which 62.9% were women and 37.1% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 323 degree-majors awarded
  2. 170 degree-majors awarded
  3. 137 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Los Angeles County (North Central)--Lancaster City PUMA, CA was General Social Sciences with 323 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Los Angeles County (North Central)--Lancaster City PUMA, CA according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 3,303 degrees awarded
  2. 365 degrees awarded
  3. 338 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Antelope Valley College with 3,303 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2020, 1,623 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Lancaster City PUMA, CA, which is 0.562 times less than the 2,888 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Hispanic or Latino students. These 2,531 degrees mean that there were 3.01 times more degrees awarded to Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 842 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 4-year or above ($1,104) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($20) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($2,409) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2020, 1.59% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.28% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Lancaster City PUMA, CA in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (35.9k), Some college (31.3k), and Secondary Education (24.1k).

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The median property value in Lancaster City PUMA, CA was $283,000 in 2020, which is 1.23 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $264,500 to $283,000, a 6.99% increase. The homeownership rate in Lancaster City PUMA, CA is 54.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Lancaster City PUMA, CA have an average commute time of 31.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Lancaster City PUMA, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Lancaster City PUMA, CA is $58,117. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Lancaster City PUMA, CA was Cupertino, Saratoga Cities & Los Gatos Town PUMA, CA with a value of $184,672, followed by San Ramon City & Danville Town PUMA, CA and Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA, with respective values of $170,304 and $164,769.

Property

$283,000
Median Property Value 2020
±$6,663
$27,741
Median Property Taxes
±$1,244

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Lancaster City PUMA, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

54.1%
Homeownership
2020
63.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 54.1% of the housing units in Lancaster City PUMA, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 52.9%.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Lancaster City PUMA, CA was Cupertino, Saratoga Cities & Los Gatos Town PUMA, CA with a value of $184,672, followed by San Ramon City & Danville Town PUMA, CA and Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA, with respective values of $170,304 and $164,769.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$58,117
Median Household Income
± $1,728
51.2k
Number of Households
± 1,749

In 2020, the median household income of the 51.2k households in Lancaster City PUMA, CA grew to $58,117 from the previous year's value of $54,202.

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Wage Distribution

0.394
2020 Wage GINI in Lancaster City PUMA, CA
0.393
2019 Wage GINI in Lancaster City PUMA, CA

In 2020, the income inequality in Lancaster City PUMA, CA was 0.394 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.274% growth from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Lancaster City PUMA, CA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Lancaster City PUMA, CA in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (80.9%)
  2. Carpooled (10.3%)
  3. Worked At Home (5%)

In 2020, 80.9% of workers in Lancaster City PUMA, CA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.3%) and those who worked at home (5%).

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Commute Time

31.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Lancaster City PUMA, CA have a longer commute time (31.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 8.08% of the workforce in Lancaster City PUMA, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Lancaster City PUMA, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Lancaster City PUMA, CA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

19.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Lancaster City PUMA, CA (31.2k out of 157k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Lancaster City PUMA, CA is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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92.8% of the population of Lancaster City PUMA, CA has health coverage, with 51% on employee plans, 23.3% on Medicaid, 9.68% on Medicare, 7.35% on non-group plans, and 1.46% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in California was $7,549 in 2014. This is a 4.04% increase from the previous year ($7,256).

Primary care physicians in California see 1254 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.555% decrease from the previous year (1261 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1149 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 268 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in California, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,254 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in California

Primary care physicians in California see an average of 1,254 patients per year. This represents a 0.555% decrease from the previous year (1,261 patients).

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Community Mobility

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 29.9% under 18 years, 21.5% between 18 and 34 years, 37.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 11.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.4% were men and 51.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

7.16%
Uninsured
51%
Employer Coverage
23.3%
Medicaid
9.68%
Medicare
7.35%
Non-Group
1.46%
Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Lancaster City PUMA, CA declined by 41.2% from 12.2% to 7.16%.

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