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Cost of Living

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Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Lancaster, California is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Lancaster, California is more expensive.

Overall, Lancaster, California cost of living is 105.10.

  COST OF LIVINGLancaster, CaliforniaUnited States
  Overall  105100
  Grocery  110100
  Health  111100
  Housing  98100
  Utilities  111100
  Transportation  111100
  Miscellaneous  105100


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Nice place to live but jobs are hard to come by.
Lancaster, CA is nice, however we have found it is extremely difficult to get a job in this city in this economy. I find myself having to work 65 miles away to make... (read more)
re: Now too over crowded ---- ugh - 10/8/2010
That's because all the gangbangers from L.A and the valley have moved out... (read more)
Lancaster, CA weather
I've lived in Lancaster, CA for 7 years. We usually have 1 week of spring weather and 1 week of fall weather. The rest of the year is either 118 degrees during the... (read more)
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Excellent Place Work-Wise for Aviation Enthusiasts
Lived here for the past 13 years working for the government. Excellent area job-wise for Engineers and Aviation enthusiasts since this is an area rich in Flight test... (read more)
Great Life; Great Community!
My husband and l raised all four of our children in Lancaster, California after moving from the Silicon Valley. It has been wonderful to see the opportunities my kids... (read more)
re: Best to live somewhere else - 4/3/2014
My husband's brother and wife bought a home out there 10 years ago dirt cheap and they are bored ass fuck drunks all day everyday, ever since they left the valley quite... (read more)
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