Latest Data (2017)
Population 59,708
Nationwide Rank 631

Quick Facts

Lancaster, Pennsylvania is the 631st largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Lancaster, Pennsylvania is a city.

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

Lancaster, Pennsylvania's growth is below average. 64% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Lancaster, Pennsylvania Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
621 Bristol, Connecticut 60,223 -0.1%
622 Millcreek, Utah 60,192
623 La Mesa, California 60,021 9.5%
624 Woodland, California 60,012 20.6%
625 Taylorsville, Utah 59,992 2.0%
626 West Allis, Wisconsin 59,934 -1.8%
627 Meriden, Connecticut 59,927 2.8%
628 Chapel Hill, North Carolina 59,862 24.6%
629 Pontiac, Michigan 59,792 -11.6%
630 Novi, Michigan 59,715 25.7%
631 Lancaster, Pennsylvania 59,708 5.1%
632 St. Clair Shores, Michigan 59,635 -5.3%
633 Owensboro, Kentucky 59,404 9.5%
634 Sanford, Florida 59,317 51.3%
635 Springfield, Ohio 59,208 -10.1%
636 Porterville, California 59,145 28.7%
637 Royal Oak, Michigan 59,112 -1.4%
638 Ocala, Florida 59,110 24.3%
639 Bartlett, Tennessee 59,102 33.6%
640 San Rafael, California 59,070 5.2%
641 White Plains, New York 59,047 10.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In Pennsylvania

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
317 Erie 97,369 -6.0%
372 Reading 88,423 8.7%
447 Scranton 77,605 2.3%
465 Bethlehem 75,707 6.2%
631 Lancaster 59,708 5.1%
782 Harrisburg 49,192 0.6%
867 York 44,132 6.9%
870 Altoona 44,098 -10.7%
901 State College 42,430 10.5%
934 Wilkes-Barre 40,806 -5.0%
1112 Norristown 34,510 10.1%
1122 Chester 34,077 -7.5%
1181 Bethel Park 32,404 -3.1%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 59,708 631
2016 59,218 629
2015 59,339 620
2014 59,302 613
2013 59,325 605
2012 59,360 592
2011 59,390 585
2010 59,322 577
2009 55,439 622
2008 55,356 615
2007 55,253 600
2006 55,169 596
2005 55,236 594
2004 55,415 590
2003 55,785 567
2002 56,096 554
2001 56,349 538
2000 56,768 524
1990 55,720 446
1900 41,459 90
1890 32,011 94
1880 25,769 77
1870 20,233 67
1860 17,603 52
1850 12,369 54
1840 8,417 45