Lancaster Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Lancaster Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
9,119

Age

Under 5 Years:
7.8%
5 - 17:
18.5%
18 - 24:
7.7%
25 - 34:
9.9%
35 - 54:
26.6%
55 - 64:
12.8%
Over 65 Years:
16.6%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
4.1%
4.1%
High School Graduates
75.2%
75.2%
College Graduated
16.4%
16.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Lancaster
$23,744
$23,744
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Lancaster
$30,122
$30,122
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
35.3%

Employment Industries in Lancaster

 
Manufacturing
16.3%
16.3%
Retail
14.1%
14.1%
Healthcare
13.9%
13.9%
Accommodation
13.0%
13.0%
Education
6.9%
6.9%
Other
6.3%
6.3%
Wholesale
5.5%
5.5%
Administration
4.0%
4.0%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
3.9%
3.9%
Transportation
3.8%
3.8%
Finance
2.9%
2.9%
Construction
2.4%
2.4%
Arts
2.3%
2.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
Black or African American
50.6%
50.6%
White
40.1%
40.1%
Hispanic or Latino (Of Any Race)
7.0%
7.0%
Other Race / Two or More Races
2.2%
2.2%
Asian
0.2%
0.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
5.1%
5.1%
Irish
4.2%
4.2%
Scots-Irish
4.0%
4.0%
English
3.4%
3.4%
Scottish
1.7%
1.7%
African
1.6%
1.6%
French
1.1%
1.1%
European
0.8%
0.8%
Italian
0.7%
0.7%
Welsh
0.6%
0.6%
Greek
0.6%
0.6%
Finnish
0.6%
0.6%
Dutch
0.4%
0.4%
Swedish
0.3%
0.3%
Nigerian
0.3%
0.3%
Polish
0.3%
0.3%
Russian
0.2%
0.2%
Swiss
0.1%
0.1%
British
0.1%
0.1%
Lithuanian
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
92.3%
92.3%
Spanish
7.3%
7.3%
Polish
0.4%
0.4%
Langs. of India
0.1%
0.1%
African languages
0.0%
0.0%
Arabic
0.0%
0.0%
Hungarian
0.0%
0.0%
Native American languages
0.0%
0.0%
Navajo
0.0%
0.0%
Pacific Island languages
0.0%
0.0%
Tagalog
0.0%
0.0%
Other Asian languages
0.0%
0.0%
Vietnamese
0.0%
0.0%
Laotian
0.0%
0.0%
Thai
0.0%
0.0%
Miao/Hmong
0.0%
0.0%
Mon-Khmer (Cambodian)
0.0%
0.0%
Korean
0.0%
0.0%
Japanese
0.0%
0.0%
Chinese
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Lancaster Residents:
4.4%