Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Lancaster is 57,503. Lancaster, Pennsylvania is the 689th largest city in the US.
Lancaster is located entirely in Lancaster County.
The peak population of Lancaster was in 2010, when its population was 59,322. In 2010, Lancaster was the 577th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 689th largest city in the US. Lancaster is currently 3.1% smaller than it was in 2010.
Lancaster has grown 1.2% since the 2000. Lancaster, Pennsylvania's growth is extremely below average. 84% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
The total voting age population of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 42,453. The voting age population is 49.1% male and 50.9% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 9.8% of the residents of Lancaster are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Lancaster are 59.8% White, 17.2% Black, 11.6% Other, 6.7% Two or more races, 4.4% Asian, 0.2% American Indian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 38.3% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Lancaster, 23.9% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 35.2%. On a per-household basis, 18.5% of families are below the poverty line in Lancaster.
Among those aged 16 and older, 67.3% of Lancaster residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 78.4% of Lancaster residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 22.9% have a bachelor's degree and 8.4% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Lancaster residents aged 5 and older, 34.9% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 28.9% of residents speak Spanish at home, 2.4% speak an Indo-European language, and 2.4% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Lancaster is 7.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Lancaster, 7.2% 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 $45,514.
In Lancaster, 43.4% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 56.6% of housing units in Lancaster.
Of all the housing units in Lancaster, 56.0% of them were build before 1940.
In Lancaster, 2.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 610 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Lancaster is $866.
In Lancaster, 75.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.
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