Latest Data (2017)
Population 8,976
Nationwide Rank 3269

Quick Facts

Lancaster, South Carolina is the 3,269th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Lancaster, South Carolina is a city.

Lancaster, South Carolina is currently 5.7% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Lancaster, South Carolina's growth is about average. 42% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Lancaster, South Carolina Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
3259 Wood-Ridge, New Jersey 9,018 18.0%
3260 Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania 9,016 0.0%
3261 Grants, New Mexico 9,011 2.1%
3262 Rio Vista, California 9,009 90.7%
3263 Aliquippa, Pennsylvania 9,006 -22.6%
3264 Alma, Michigan 8,995 -3.2%
3265 Oakwood, Ohio 8,993 1393.8%
3266 Lake Elmo, Minnesota 8,983 29.4%
3267 Shawano, Wisconsin 8,980 4.5%
3268 Waseca, Minnesota 8,978 -6.8%
3269 Lancaster, South Carolina 8,976 8.0%
3270 Sheffield Lake, Ohio 8,976 -3.9%
3271 Carencro, Louisiana 8,973 45.0%
3272 Garden City, Georgia 8,970 -11.3%
3273 Monett, Missouri 8,969 15.7%
3274 New Richmond, Wisconsin 8,966 38.1%
3275 Brigantine, New Jersey 8,963 -28.7%
3276 Fairview, Texas 8,950 227.0%
3277 Florence, Oregon 8,947 22.7%
3278 Waterford, California 8,947 27.8%
3279 Park Ridge, New Jersey 8,944 2.9%

Similarly Sized Cities In South Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
2023 Fort Mill 17,557 118.5%
2051 West Columbia 17,265 29.1%
2100 Clemson 16,649 40.3%
2137 North Myrtle Beach 16,310 44.0%
2363 Cayce 14,086 15.2%
2422 Beaufort 13,729 7.9%
2530 Orangeburg 12,954 0.3%
2541 Port Royal 12,886 37.4%
2557 Gaffney 12,782 -1.3%
2646 Irmo 12,250 8.7%
2672 James Island 12,083
2873 Moncks Corner 10,933 76.5%
2982 Forest Acres 10,380 -0.4%
2996 Tega Cay 10,339 143.3%
3004 Newberry 10,302 -0.4%
3269 Lancaster 8,976 8.0%
3298 Laurens 8,887 -8.4%
3304 Georgetown 8,860 -1.7%
3363 Fountain Inn 8,688 39.2%
3405 Clinton 8,503 -6.9%
3457 Seneca 8,340 8.1%
3537 York 8,147 16.4%
3566 Bennettsville 8,038 -15.6%
3634 Union 7,821 -11.0%
3702 Hartsville 7,626 0.8%
3853 Camden 7,168 7.0%
4018 Lake City 6,670 2.9%
4096 Marion 6,472 -8.0%
4108 Dillon 6,444 -0.9%
4223 Clover 6,085 50.7%
4259 Darlington 5,999 -11.7%
4269 Hardeeville 5,967 181.9%
4417 Cheraw 5,639 1.0%
4504 Chester 5,420 -16.0%
4524 Batesburg-Leesville 5,377 -2.8%
4625 Central 5,179 41.0%
4626 Hollywood 5,179 24.4%
4647 Walterboro 5,121 -4.5%
4659 Travelers Rest 5,108 25.4%
4677 Abbeville 5,083 -13.4%
4860 Edgefield 4,755 7.2%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 8,976 3,269
2016 9,134 3,222
2015 8,956 3,259
2014 8,960 3,236
2013 9,045 3,215
2012 8,755 3,264
2011 8,618 3,283
2010 8,526 3,292
2009 10,160 2,908
2008 9,959 2,920
2007 9,718 2,951
2006 9,482 2,975
2005 9,336 2,980
2004 9,235 2,996
2003 9,016 3,017
2002 8,867 3,041
2001 8,563 3,100
2000 8,304 3,155
1990 9,523 2,559