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Lancaster is 20th in Ohio out of 258 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Lancaster Rank Ohio US
Current population (2012) 38,880 29th 11,544,225 313,914,040
Size in square miles 18.8 41st 40,860.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 2,058.3 131st 282.3 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Lancaster Rank Ohio US
Residents younger than 5 7.5% 36th 6.0% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 24.0% 121st 23.1% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 15.7% 132nd 14.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Lancaster Rank Ohio US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 87.3% 181st 87.8% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 15.5% 193rd 24.5% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Lancaster Rank Ohio US
Race - White 95.9% 50th 83.4% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 1.0% 227th 12.5% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.3% 38th 0.3% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.5% 212th 1.8% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 105th 0.0% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.7% 155th 2.0% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 1.6% 174th 3.3% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 95.0% 49th 80.7% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Lancaster Rank Ohio US
Female residents 52.0% 152nd 51.1% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 1.3% 226th 3.9% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Lancaster Rank Ohio US
Housing units 17,685 28th 5,133,446 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 28.0% 90th 22.9% 25.9%
Households 16,505 28th 4,554,007 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 56.7% 238th 68.7% 66.1%
Home median value $121,600 167th $135,600 $186,200
People per household 2.3 202nd 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Lancaster Rank Ohio US
Income per capita $21,887 182nd $25,618 $27,915
Income per household $38,869 206th $48,071 $52,762
Income below poverty line 17.3% 84th 14.8% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Lancaster Rank Ohio US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 2,939 40th 897,939 27,092,908
Retail sales $576,439 38th $138,816,008 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $15,613 114th $12,049 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $90,861 20th $17,779,905 $613,795,732

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