Statewide Claims to Fame

Lancaster is 2nd in Texas out of 389 other cities in Race - Black or African American

Lancaster is 9th in Texas out of 389 other cities in Female residents

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Lancaster Rank Texas US
Current population (2012) 37,845 80th 26,059,203 313,914,040
Size in square miles 30.3 72nd 261,231.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,200.8 246th 96.3 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Lancaster Rank Texas US
Residents younger than 5 8.2% 159th 7.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 31.2% 89th 26.8% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 7.2% 308th 10.9% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Lancaster Rank Texas US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 85.3% 147th 80.4% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 18.1% 203rd 26.1% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Lancaster Rank Texas US
Race - White 20.4% 386th 80.6% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 68.7% 2nd 12.3% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.4% 327th 1.0% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.3% 352nd 4.2% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 212th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.1% 267th 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 17.0% 280th 38.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 12.9% 342nd 44.5% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Lancaster Rank Texas US
Female residents 54.2% 9th 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 7.7% 251st 16.2% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Lancaster Rank Texas US
Housing units 13,622 85th 10,098,750 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 19.6% 148th 24.0% 25.9%
Households 12,513 84th 8,667,807 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 67.4% 188th 64.5% 66.1%
Home median value $108,200 186th $126,400 $186,200
People per household 2.8 200th 2.8 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Lancaster Rank Texas US
Income per capita $21,408 203rd $25,548 $27,915
Income per household $52,561 141st $50,920 $52,762
Income below poverty line 13.3% 244th 17.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Lancaster Rank Texas US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 2,842 105th 2,164,852 27,092,908
Retail sales $227,145 165th $311,334,781 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $6,535 260th $13,061 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $22,298 157th $42,054,592 $613,795,732

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