Latest Data (2017)
Population 40,280
Nationwide Rank 952

Quick Facts

Lancaster, Ohio is the 952nd largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Lancaster, Ohio is a city.

Lancaster, Ohio is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Lancaster had its largest population ever.

Lancaster, Ohio's growth is about average. 49% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Lancaster, Ohio Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
942 San Gabriel, California 40,514 1.5%
943 Covington, Kentucky 40,455 -5.8%
944 Crystal Lake, Illinois 40,421 5.4%
945 Gainesville, Georgia 40,359 53.2%
946 Weslaco, Texas 40,358 40.2%
947 Calexico, California 40,351 47.5%
948 Holyoke, Massachusetts 40,341 1.1%
949 La Puente, California 40,322 -1.9%
950 Hagerstown, Maryland 40,306 9.5%
951 Quincy, Illinois 40,303 -0.9%
952 Lancaster, Ohio 40,280 13.4%
953 Bullhead City, Arizona 40,252 18.5%
954 Chelsea, Massachusetts 40,227 14.5%
955 Schertz, Texas 40,092 90.4%
956 Hilton Head Island, South Carolina 40,055 17.9%
957 Carol Stream, Illinois 39,989 -1.2%
958 Sumter, South Carolina 39,982 -1.6%
959 Streamwood, Illinois 39,978 9.1%
960 Marlborough, Massachusetts 39,873 8.9%
961 Florence, Alabama 39,852 9.6%
962 Friendswood, Texas 39,839 36.3%

Similarly Sized Cities In Ohio

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
437 Parma 79,167 -7.4%
507 Canton 70,909 -12.3%
569 Youngstown 64,604 -20.9%
578 Lorain 63,841 -7.1%
601 Hamilton 62,092 2.4%
635 Springfield 59,208 -10.1%
687 Kettering 55,175 -4.3%
715 Elyria 53,883 -3.8%
763 Lakewood 50,249 -11.0%
775 Newark 49,423 6.6%
779 Cuyahoga Falls 49,247 -0.3%
789 Middletown 48,823 -5.4%
814 Dublin 47,619 50.3%
823 Euclid 47,201 -10.2%
825 Mentor 47,121 -6.3%
829 Beavercreek 46,948 22.2%
839 Mansfield 46,160 -10.7%
854 Strongsville 44,744 1.9%
857 Cleveland Heights 44,562 -12.0%
900 Fairfield 42,566 1.0%
922 Findlay 41,321 5.3%
930 Grove City 41,022 48.3%
952 Lancaster 40,280 13.4%
965 Westerville 39,737 11.9%
969 Warren 39,562 -17.7%
981 Delaware 39,267 51.6%
1014 Huber Heights 37,986 -0.6%
1020 Reynoldsburg 37,847 17.5%
1036 Lima 37,149 -11.0%
1072 Marion 35,997 -3.4%
1073 Hilliard 35,939 47.2%
1091 Upper Arlington 35,337 4.9%
1092 Gahanna 35,297 8.4%
1103 Brunswick 34,867 3.9%
1105 Stow 34,769 7.1%
1141 Fairborn 33,541 6.5%
1143 North Ridgeville 33,436 49.0%
1152 Mason 33,235 47.8%
1183 Massillon 32,342 2.3%
1187 Westlake 32,297 1.6%
1198 Bowling Green 31,820 7.2%
1202 North Olmsted 31,734 -6.9%
1255 North Royalton 30,294 5.5%
1267 Kent 29,915 6.2%
1352 Garfield Heights 27,835 -9.2%
1368 Shaker Heights 27,440 -6.4%
1410 Wooster 26,618 5.2%
1415 Xenia 26,562 9.2%
1436 Medina 26,190 3.6%
1439 Barberton 26,120 -6.5%
1450 Troy 25,865 17.0%
1458 Green 25,747 12.2%
1474 Zanesville 25,388 -0.6%
1484 Athens 25,214 17.9%
1497 Riverside 25,094 -7.0%
1517 Sandusky 24,845 -10.7%
1547 Trotwood 24,386 -10.9%
1559 Avon Lake 24,184 31.7%
1578 Marysville 23,912 47.2%
1583 Centerville 23,787 3.2%
1599 Wadsworth 23,476 26.2%
1621 Avon 23,054 98.6%
1627 Solon 22,962 5.1%
1633 Willoughby 22,860 1.0%
1634 Oxford 22,859 4.0%
1657 Maple Heights 22,400 -14.1%
1666 Hudson 22,245 -1.1%
1693 Alliance 21,791 -6.0%
1705 South Euclid 21,598 -8.0%
1712 Chillicothe 21,499 -2.9%
1714 Perrysburg 21,482 21.7%
1747 Piqua 20,987 1.0%
1776 Lebanon 20,622 19.9%
1777 Sidney 20,614 1.3%
1788 Ashland 20,455 -3.7%
1790 Portsmouth 20,443 -2.0%
1794 Pickerington 20,402 103.4%
1807 Rocky River 20,216 -2.3%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 40,280 952
2016 39,848 952
2015 39,766 946
2014 39,595 945
2013 39,325 944
2012 38,880 944
2011 38,957 929
2010 38,780 921
2009 37,243 940
2008 36,986 941
2007 36,920 935
2006 36,809 925
2005 36,377 929
2004 36,194 924
2003 36,228 907
2002 36,189 905
2001 35,850 902
2000 35,507 905
1990 34,570 795