What is the current population of Lancaster?

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 Geography [top]

What county is Lancaster, Ohio in?

Lancaster is located entirely in Fairfield County.

What is the size of Lancaster, Ohio in square miles?

Lancaster has an area of 18.8 square miles.

Lancaster Population Facts [top]

What was the peak population of Lancaster?

The current population of Lancaster (40,763) is it's peak population.

How quickly is Lancaster growing?

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.

What is the population density of Lancaster, Ohio?

Lancaster has a population density of 2,058.3 people per square mile.

Lancaster Demographics [top]

What is the voting age population of Lancaster, Ohio?

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.

What percentage of Lancaster, Ohio residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 18.4% of the residents of Lancaster are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Lancaster, Ohio?

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.

What percentage of Lancaster, Ohio residents are below the poverty line?

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.

What percentage of Lancaster, Ohio residents are in the labor force?

Among those aged 16 and older, 57.6% of Lancaster residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Lancaster, Ohio residents?

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.

What percentage of Lancaster, Ohio residents speak a non-English language at home?

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.

Lancaster Income & Labor Statistics [top]

What is the unemployment rate in Lancaster, Ohio?

The unemployment rate in Lancaster is 5.8%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

What percentage of Lancaster, Ohio residents work for the government?

In Lancaster, 12.6% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.

What is the median income in Lancaster, Ohio?

The median household income in Lancaster is $43,720.

Lancaster Housing & Rent Statistics [top]

What percentage of housing units are owner-occupied in Lancaster, Ohio?

In Lancaster, 55.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

What percentage of housing units are rented in Lancaster, Ohio?

Renters occupy 44.7% of housing units in Lancaster.

What percentage of Lancaster, Ohio housing units were built before 1940?

Of all the housing units in Lancaster, 22.6% of them were build before 1940.

What percentage of Lancaster, Ohio housing units were built after 2000?

In Lancaster, 12.6% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 2,300 units.

What is the median monthly rent in Lancaster, Ohio?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Lancaster is $797.

What percentage of households in Lancaster, Ohio have broadband internet?

In Lancaster, 77.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.

Lancaster Population By Year

Population Graph For Lancaster
Year Population Rank in US
2021 40,763 969
2020 40,590 973
2019 40,505 960
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
2000 35,507 905
1990 34,570 795

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US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
959 Reynoldsburg, Ohio 41,050 27.5%
960 Germantown, Tennessee 41,034 8.5%
961 Weslaco, Texas 41,024 42.5%
962 Hallandale Beach, Florida 41,005 19.3%
963 Friendswood, Texas 41,004 40.3%
964 Indian Trail, North Carolina 40,953 200.6%
965 Maplewood, Minnesota 40,940 15.6%
966 Lebanon, Tennessee 40,888 99.4%
967 Covington, Kentucky 40,837 -4.9%
968 Mount Juliet, Tennessee 40,766 187.6%
969 Lancaster, Ohio 40,763 14.8%
970 Lancaster, Texas 40,728 56.6%
971 Brighton, Colorado 40,693 91.0%
972 Annapolis, Maryland 40,687 13.0%
973 Lynnwood, Washington 40,592 19.9%
974 Westfield, Massachusetts 40,575 1.2%
975 Bartlett, Illinois 40,539 10.0%
976 DeKalb, Illinois 40,486 3.2%
977 Romeoville, Illinois 40,469 83.2%
978 Valley Stream, New York 40,414 11.2%
979 Crystal Lake, Illinois 40,411 5.3%

Similarly Sized Cities In Ohio

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
445 Parma 79,982 -6.4%
534 Canton 70,426 -12.9%
582 Lorain 65,430 -4.7%
609 Hamilton 62,947 3.8%
643 Youngstown 60,270 -26.2%
666 Springfield 58,763 -10.7%
690 Kettering 57,377 -0.4%
754 Elyria 52,816 -5.8%
783 Middletown 50,998 -1.2%
786 Cuyahoga Falls 50,810 2.8%
794 Newark 50,383 8.7%
798 Lakewood 50,104 -11.3%
813 Dublin 49,085 54.9%
814 Euclid 48,928 -6.9%
837 Mansfield 47,669 -7.8%
845 Mentor 47,221 -6.1%
854 Beavercreek 46,636 21.4%
862 Strongsville 46,042 4.9%
891 Cleveland Heights 44,652 -11.8%
893 Fairfield 44,562 5.7%
925 Huber Heights 43,272 13.1%
929 Delaware 42,814 65.3%
949 Grove City 41,787 51.1%
959 Reynoldsburg 41,050 27.5%
969 Lancaster 40,763 14.8%
991 Findlay 39,942 1.8%
1017 Warren 39,020 -18.9%
1022 Westerville 38,862 9.5%
1075 Hilliard 36,892 51.1%
1089 Upper Arlington 36,295 7.8%
1092 North Ridgeville 36,240 61.5%
1105 Lima 35,868 -14.1%
1106 Marion 35,868 -3.8%
1121 Gahanna 35,440 8.9%
1127 Brunswick 35,340 5.3%
1138 Mason 35,089 56.0%
1151 Fairborn 34,620 9.9%
1160 Stow 34,342 5.8%
1169 Westlake 33,986 6.9%
1223 Massillon 32,231 1.9%
1232 North Olmsted 31,991 -6.1%
1275 North Royalton 30,965 7.8%
1290 Bowling Green 30,677 3.4%
1331 Garfield Heights 29,369 -4.2%
1349 Shaker Heights 28,970 -1.2%
1403 Kent 27,751 -1.4%
1426 Green 27,337 19.2%
1454 Wooster 26,751 5.8%
1473 Troy 26,432 19.5%
1482 Marysville 26,223 61.5%
1504 Medina 25,934 2.6%
1522 Avon Lake 25,588 39.3%
1527 Xenia 25,463 4.7%
1537 Avon 25,266 117.6%
1556 Perrysburg 25,114 42.2%
1561 Barberton 24,983 -10.5%
1571 Sandusky 24,758 -11.0%
1572 Centerville 24,729 7.3%
1573 Zanesville 24,721 -3.2%
1599 Riverside 24,350 -9.8%
1602 Athens 24,311 13.7%
1604 Wadsworth 24,261 30.4%
1625 Pickerington 23,971 139.0%
1628 Solon 23,929 9.5%
1631 Willoughby 23,898 5.6%
1660 Maple Heights 23,322 -10.6%
1676 Hudson 22,983 2.1%
1678 Trotwood 22,968 -16.1%
1697 Oxford 22,625 3.0%
1733 Chillicothe 22,009 -0.6%
1747 Alliance 21,801 -6.0%
1757 South Euclid 21,608 -7.9%
1765 Rocky River 21,510 3.9%
1791 Lebanon 21,191 23.2%
1831 Painesville 20,591 16.7%
1833 Parma Heights 20,543 -5.0%
1842 Piqua 20,442 -1.5%
1844 Sidney 20,421 0.3%

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