Latest Data (2018)
Population 40,414
Nationwide Rank 955

Quick Facts

Lancaster, Ohio is the 955th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Lancaster, Ohio is a city.

Lancaster, Ohio is as large as it has ever been. In 2018 Lancaster had its largest population ever.

Lancaster, Ohio's growth is about average. 50% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Lancaster, Ohio Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
945 Bartlett, Illinois 40,931 11.1%
946 Hickory, North Carolina 40,925 8.5%
947 Fitchburg, Massachusetts 40,882 4.7%
948 Buffalo Grove, Illinois 40,853 -5.5%
949 Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania 40,806 -5.0%
950 Danville, Virginia 40,693 -15.6%
951 Hutchinson, Kansas 40,623 -2.8%
952 Gallatin, Tennessee 40,457 71.7%
953 Florence, Alabama 40,428 11.2%
954 Bullhead City, Arizona 40,421 19.0%
955 Lancaster, Ohio 40,414 13.8%
956 Woburn, Massachusetts 40,397 7.9%
957 Westerville, Ohio 40,387 13.8%
958 Covington, Kentucky 40,366 -6.0%
959 Holyoke, Massachusetts 40,358 1.1%
960 San Gabriel, California 40,335 1.1%
961 Farmers Branch, Texas 40,209 46.2%
962 Hagerstown, Maryland 40,205 9.3%
963 Friendswood, Texas 40,181 37.5%
964 Chelsea, Massachusetts 40,160 14.3%
965 Calexico, California 40,139 46.8%

Similarly Sized Cities In Ohio

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
442 Parma 78,751 -7.9%
515 Canton 70,458 -12.9%
576 Youngstown 64,958 -20.5%
588 Lorain 64,028 -6.8%
605 Hamilton 62,174 2.5%
641 Springfield 59,282 -10.0%
695 Kettering 55,103 -4.4%
723 Elyria 53,881 -3.9%
773 Lakewood 50,100 -11.3%
774 Newark 50,029 7.9%
788 Cuyahoga Falls 49,272 -0.2%
797 Middletown 48,861 -5.3%
800 Dublin 48,647 53.6%
825 Beavercreek 47,391 23.4%
830 Mentor 47,273 -6.0%
834 Euclid 46,946 -10.7%
840 Mansfield 46,560 -9.9%
860 Strongsville 44,853 2.1%
872 Cleveland Heights 44,373 -12.4%
900 Fairfield 42,613 1.1%
924 Grove City 41,625 50.5%
934 Findlay 41,324 5.4%
955 Lancaster 40,414 13.8%
957 Westerville 40,387 13.8%
973 Delaware 39,930 54.2%
1011 Warren 38,382 -20.2%
1012 Reynoldsburg 38,278 18.9%
1018 Huber Heights 38,174 -0.1%
1048 Lima 36,862 -11.7%
1069 Hilliard 36,414 49.1%
1075 Marion 36,087 -3.2%
1093 Gahanna 35,551 9.2%
1095 Upper Arlington 35,522 5.5%
1107 Brunswick 34,897 4.0%
1108 Stow 34,857 7.4%
1142 North Ridgeville 33,889 51.1%
1149 Fairborn 33,658 6.8%
1152 Mason 33,586 49.3%
1187 Massillon 32,410 2.5%
1196 Westlake 32,233 1.4%
1216 North Olmsted 31,591 -7.3%
1218 Bowling Green 31,578 6.4%
1266 North Royalton 30,239 5.3%
1288 Kent 29,662 5.3%
1361 Garfield Heights 27,687 -9.7%
1380 Shaker Heights 27,302 -6.9%
1415 Xenia 26,783 10.1%
1424 Wooster 26,560 5.0%
1448 Troy 26,132 18.2%
1452 Barberton 26,072 -6.6%
1453 Medina 26,072 3.1%
1463 Green 25,783 12.4%
1487 Zanesville 25,364 -0.7%
1504 Riverside 25,151 -6.8%
1532 Sandusky 24,714 -11.1%
1534 Athens 24,688 15.5%
1560 Trotwood 24,435 -10.7%
1561 Avon Lake 24,391 32.8%
1567 Marysville 24,267 49.4%
1594 Wadsworth 23,781 27.8%
1595 Centerville 23,772 3.1%
1625 Avon 23,263 100.4%
1638 Willoughby 22,988 1.6%
1643 Solon 22,911 4.9%
1646 Oxford 22,885 4.1%
1677 Hudson 22,285 -0.9%
1679 Maple Heights 22,278 -14.6%
1713 Chillicothe 21,698 -2.0%
1720 Alliance 21,616 -6.8%
1722 Perrysburg 21,570 22.2%
1735 South Euclid 21,473 -8.5%
1746 Pickerington 21,201 111.4%
1747 Piqua 21,200 2.0%
1781 Lebanon 20,727 20.5%
1793 Sidney 20,516 0.8%
1800 Ashland 20,423 -3.8%
1808 Portsmouth 20,340 -2.5%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 40,414 955
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