The City of Lancaster is a thriving community of 160,784 located approximately one hour north of Los Angeles. Clean air, attainable housing, wide open spaces, and a close-knit community make Lancaster the ideal place for families. Endless potential for growth, along with a strong commitment to business from local leaders, earned Lancaster the "Most Business-Friendly" Eddy Award from the Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation in 2007. No matter how you look at it, it's positively clear that Lancaster is the perfect place to live, work and play!
People of all ages and ethnic backgrounds call Lancaster home. We take pride in our diversity and recognize that each individual contributes to making our City a stronger, more vibrant community.
Attainable housing and recent economic growth have made Lancaster a very attractive choice for families and businesses who are looking to relocate but wish to enjoy all the advantages that Southern California has to offer.
Lancaster's business-friendly atmosphere has contributed to dramatic economic growth in recent years. New businesses often choose to relocate or open another location in Lancaster, which translates to increases in local job opportunities.
knowledge is the first defense toward ensuring everyone is doing their part to keep our families, friends, businesses and overall community safety. The quality of our city is greatly reflected in the quality of our lives. As such, we encourage everyone to work together by utilizing all available resources established to protect ourselves and each other. Below, a list of information sources is provided to assist citizens regarding a wide range of possible safety needs.