Lancaster is located in south California. Lancaster is between the Los Angeles, Kern county. Lancaster has 94.28 square miles of land area and 0.27 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Lancaster population is 159,092, which has grown 34.01% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 12.39% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Lancaster median household income is $49,057 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 19.28% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 29.47% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Lancaster median house value is $160,100 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 54.39% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 75.60% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Lancaster is worse than the state average in quality. The Lancaster area code is 661.