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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Lancaster is 40,763. Lancaster, Ohio is the 969th largest city in the US.
Lancaster is located entirely in Fairfield County.
The current population of Lancaster (40,763) is it's peak population.
Lancaster has grown 14.8% since the 2000. Lancaster, Ohio's growth is about average. 49% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Lancaster has a population density of 2,058.3 people per square mile.
|964||Indian Trail, North Carolina||40,953||200.6%|
|968||Mount Juliet, Tennessee||40,766||187.6%|
The total voting age population of Lancaster, Ohio, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 31,101. The voting age population is 48.8% male and 51.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 18.4% of the residents of Lancaster are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Lancaster are 93.3% White, 3.6% Two or more races, 2.2% Black, 0.5% Asian, 0.2% American Indian and 0.2% Other. Additionally, 2.0% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Lancaster, 18.5% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 25.3%. On a per-household basis, 14.3% of families are below the poverty line in Lancaster.
Among those aged 16 and older, 57.6% of Lancaster residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 89.1% of Lancaster residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 17.9% have a bachelor's degree and 6.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Lancaster residents aged 5 and older, 2.1% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.3% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Lancaster is 5.8%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Lancaster, 12.6% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Lancaster is $43,720.
In Lancaster, 55.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 44.7% of housing units in Lancaster.
Of all the housing units in Lancaster, 22.6% of them were build before 1940.
In Lancaster, 12.6% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 2,300 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Lancaster is $797.
In Lancaster, 77.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.