Real Estate Market Update for Lancaster, CA
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Welcome to August's Market Update,. Let’s take a look at residential real-estate activity in your area during the month of August. The number of active listings was up 37% from one year earlier, and down 6% from the previous month. Even so, buyers still enjoyed a greater selection of homes today than they did one year ago. As you can see, the median listing price for the month was just under 200-thousand dollars. Compared to last year, the average number of days units spent on the market before being sold was up 57%. This higher number of days may signal a slowdown in the local inventory-turnover rate. The median sale price was just under 190-thousand dollars. The number of units sold increased 50% year-over-year, and increased 6% month-over-month. These figures may indicate that buyers have been taking advantage of opportunities in this market. Thanks for watching. We hope you use this information to make smart, informed decisions in your upcoming real-estate transactions. Feel free to contact us for more information or further assistance.
Map Information for Lancaster, CA
Area Information for Lancaster, CA
  • Population: 158,040
  • Median Age: 30.64 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 18 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 3
  • Sales Tax: 9%
  • Population Density: 1,676/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: 31.01%
  • Closest Airport: Bob Hope
  • Closest College: The Masters College
  • Closest Jr. College: Antelope Valley College
  • Median Household Income: $51,899
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 22.4%
  • Median Years in Residence: 2.82 yr
  • Median Home Sales Price: $126,325
  • Closest Major Sports Team: Dodgers
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 27%
* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for Lancaster, CA
Median Age: 30.64 Married: 27% Number of Households: 47,936 Households with Children: 22,132
Community:
    • Occupancy Types
      • 3599 Vacant
      • 8822 Owned
      • 12512 Rented
    • Transportation to Work
      • 43% Drive
      • 47% Public Transportation
      • 8% Walk / Bike / Other
      • 8% Work at Home
    National Index Comparisons:
    (100 National Average)
      • Population By Sex(%)
        • 50% Male
        • 50% Female
      • White/Blue Collar Jobs
        • 50% White Collar
        • 50% Blue Collar
      School Data for Lancaster, CA

      School Name Distance Type Grades GreatSchools Rating Parent Rating
      Del Sur Senior Elementary School 5.3 mi Public K-8 3-5 4
      Lancaster High School 6.5 mi Public 9-12 2-5 2
      Fabunni Private School Inc. 6.5 mi Private 10-12 0 0
      Desert View Elementary School 6.5 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 3
      Sundown Elementary School 6.7 mi Public K-6 2-5 4
      Mariposa Elementary School 6.8 mi Public K-7 1 2
      St. Rita Orthodox Catholic School 6.9 mi Catholic K-12 0 0
      West Wind Elementary School 7.0 mi Public K-5 2-5 4
      Amargosa Creek Middle School 7.1 mi Public 6-8 2-5 4
      Sonshine Factory Preschool & Kindergarten 7.2 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Monte Vista Elementary School 7.2 mi Public K-6 1 2
      Calvary Chapel Christian School 7.3 mi Private 1-12 0 0
      Desert Christian Schools 7.4 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 4
      Antelope Valley Adventist School 7.5 mi Private K-8 0 5
      Sacred Heart Elementary School 7.6 mi Catholic K-8 0 4
      Lancaster Montessori School 7.7 mi Private K-2 0 5
      Phoenix Cdc North 7.7 mi Public 9-12 0 0
      Bethel Christian 7.7 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 4
      Soar High (students On Academic Rise) School 7.7 mi Public 9-12 5 3
      Day Star Learning Center 7.7 mi Private 9-12 0 0
      Assistance League Of Antelope Valley Preschool & 7.8 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Los Angeles County Online High School 7.8 mi Public 9-12 1 1
      Grace Lutheran Elementary School 7.8 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 5
      Nancy Cory Elementary School 7.8 mi Public K-6 2 4
      Antelope Valley Community Day School 7.8 mi Public 7-12 0 0
      Lancaster Alternative And Virtual Academies School 8.0 mi Public 1-8 0 0
      Linda Verde Elementary School 8.0 mi Public K-6 0 4
      Piute Middle School 8.0 mi Public 6-8 0 3
      Desert Montessori Academy 8.0 mi Private PRESCHOOL-3 0 0
      Life Source International Charter School 8.1 mi Public K-6 0 3
      Pinecrest Schools - Lancaster 8.1 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 4
      Antelope Valley High School 8.1 mi Public 9-12 1 2
      Crossroads Community Day School 8.1 mi Public K-8 0 0
      Sunnydale Elementary School 8.1 mi Public K-6 1 3
      John And Jacquelyn Miller Elementary School 8.1 mi Public K-6 2-5 3
      Desert Winds Continuation High School 8.1 mi Public 10-12 1 3
      Jordan River Academy 8.2 mi Private 1-12 0 0
      Kindercare Learning Centers Inc #1181 8.2 mi Private PRESCHOOL-PRESCHOOL 0 0
      Quartz Hill High School 8.2 mi Public 9-12 3 3
      Antelope Valley Christian School 8.5 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 3
      Sierra Elementary School 8.6 mi Public K-5 1 3
      Vineyard Christian School 8.7 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 4
      Joe Walker Middle School 8.7 mi Public 7-8 3 3
      El Dorado Elementary School 8.8 mi Public K-6 1 4
      Antelope Valley Learning Academy 8.8 mi Public K-8 1 4
      Joshua Elementary 9.1 mi Public K-5 0 4
      Valley View Elementary School 9.1 mi Public K-8 2-5 4
      Paraclete High School 9.5 mi Catholic 9-12 0 4
      Quartz Hill Elementary School 9.5 mi Public K-6 3 4
      Diego Hills Charter School 9.9 mi Public K-12 1 0
      Lincoln Elementary School 10.0 mi Public K-5 1 3
      New Vista Middle School 10.0 mi Public 6-8 1 3
      Endeavour Middle School 10.0 mi Public 6-8 1 3
      Early Childhood Education 10.0 mi Public - 0 0
      Jack Northrop Elementary School 10.1 mi Public K-5 2 3
      Tierra Bonita Elementary School 10.3 mi Public K-6 1 3
      Gifford C. Cole Middle School 10.5 mi Public 6-8 1 3
      Eastside High School 11.4 mi Public 9-12 1 3
      Columbia Elementary School 11.4 mi Public K-5 1 3
      Lancaster Baptist School 11.5 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 5
      Eastside Elementary School 13.4 mi Public K-6 1 3
      Challenger Middle School 24.9 mi Public 5-8 2 3
      Wilsona Achievement Academy 25.0 mi Public 7-8 0 0
      Proximity to listed schools and their school district(s) does not guarantee enrollment eligibility. Please contact a local real estate professional or the local school district(s) for the most current information relating to schools in the area. Sources: GreatSchools.org and Onboard Informatics © 2014
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