Latest Data (2015)
Population 161,103
Nationwide Rank 157

Quick Facts

Lancaster, California is the 157th largest city in the United States as of 2015.

Lancaster, California is a city.

Lancaster, California is as large as it has ever been. In 2015 Lancaster had its largest population ever.

Lancaster, California is growing moderately quickly. It is growing faster than 77% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Lancaster, California Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities

Rank Name Growth
2000-2015
151 Pembroke Pines, Florida 20.5%
152 Salem, Oregon 19.3%
153 Corona, California 27.2%
154 Eugene, Oregon 17.5%
155 McKinney, Texas 190.9%
156 Fort Collins, Colorado 34.2%
157 Lancaster, California 35.2%
158 Cary, North Carolina 64.0%
159 Palmdale, California 34.7%
160 Hayward, California 12.2%
161 Salinas, California 9.6%
162 Frisco, Texas 337.6%
163 Springfield, Massachusetts 1.6%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2015 161,103 157
2014 161,043 154
2013 159,523 153
2012 159,055 151
2011 158,372 147
2010 156,633 147
2009 145,776 163
2008 144,156 164
2007 141,473 165
2006 138,209 173
2005 132,391 177
2004 127,385 181
2003 124,722 182
2002 123,282 186
2001 121,005 188
2000 119,147 188
1990 98,445 209