Lancaster, Ohio Population 2019

Lancaster, Ohio's estimated population is 40,414 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Lancaster, Ohio is the 29th largest city in Ohio based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 2143.80 people/mi² (827.72 people/km²).

The overall median age is 39 years, 36.8 years for males, and 41.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.7 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were households in the city, with an average size of 2.39 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was %, with a median rent of $/month. The median house has rooms, and has a value of $.

The median income for households in Lancaster, Ohio is $40,235, while the mean household income is $52,657.

Lancaster Oh Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lancaster Oh was:

  • White: 94.67%
  • Two or more races: 2.49%
  • Black or African American: 1.92%
  • Asian: 0.43%
  • Other race: 0.25%
  • Native American: 0.24%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%

How Many People Live in Lancaster, Ohio?

40,414
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201840,4141810.45%
201740,2333890.98%
201639,8441710.43%
201539,6731090.28%
201439,5642860.73%
201339,2784611.19%
201238,817-66-0.17%
201138,883930.24%
201038,7903,4550.94%
200035,3358280.24%
199034,507-446-0.13%
198034,9532,0420.60%
197032,9112,9950.96%
196029,9165,7362.15%
195024,1802,2400.98%
194021,9403,2241.60%
193018,7164,0102.44%
192014,7061,6131.17%
191013,0934,1023.83%
19008,9911,4361.76%
18907,5557521.05%
18806,8032,0783.71%
18704,7254220.94%
18604,3038202.14%
18503,4832110.63%
18403,2720.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White37,615
Two or More Races988
Black or African American764
Asian171
Some Other Race100
American Indian and Alaska Native94

Lancaster Oh Population Pyramid 2019

Lancaster Oh Median Age

39


Total

36.8


Male

41.3


Female

Lancaster Oh Adults

There are 30,960 adults, (6,837 of whom are seniors) in Lancaster Oh.

Lancaster Oh Age Dependency

64.7

Age Dependency Ratio

28.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Lancaster Oh Sex Ratio

Female

20,729

52.17%

Male

19,003

47.83%

Lancaster Oh Households and Families

Lancaster Oh Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lancaster Oh Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.9%27.1%
All53%47%
Male44.5%55.5%
Non Family41.5%58.5%
Female28.8%71.2%

53.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,2052.3953
Married6,7233.0872.9
Non Family6,3321.2441.5
Female2,2003.2228.8
Male9503.2944.5

3

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lancaster Oh Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7702.81%
9th to 12th Grade2,4148.82%
High School Graduate10,79539.45%
Some College6,12422.38%
Associates Degree2,5389.27%
Bachelors Degree3,21311.74%
Graduate Degree1,5125.53%

Lancaster Oh Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White26,19923,1484,517
Hispanic43135563
Black37034038
Multiple Races30627667
Asian12612650
Other Race1009126
Native American6254

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 39.68%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,205$37,412$24,035
Less Than High School$17,042$19,631$15,056
High School Grad$29,573$34,949$22,633
Some College$29,535$37,658$22,748
Bachelors Degree$42,746$54,375$35,306
Graduate Degree$72,813$78,672$62,303

$31,205

Average Earnings

$37,412

Average Male

$24,035

Average Female

Lancaster Oh Language

Lancaster Oh Language by Age

Lancaster Oh Language

98.46% of Lancaster Oh residents speak only English, while 1.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.87% of the population.

Lancaster Oh Poverty

Lancaster Oh Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White36,4096,66518.31%
Black68938355.59%
Hispanic81129035.76%
Multiple97427828.54%
Native942526.60%
Other10099.00%
Asian16063.75%

19.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.58%

Male Poverty Rate

20.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lancaster Oh

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lancaster Oh is Black, with 55.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lancaster Oh is Asian, with 3.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.93%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.45%
High School16.79%
Some College14.17%
Bachelors or Greater5.15%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed62.38%
Male Unemployed37.37%
Female Employed11.18%
Male Employed6.25%

Lancaster Oh Income

Lancaster Oh Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,235$52,657
Families$53,739$63,756
Married Families$65,373-
Non Families$23,500$32,266

Lancaster Oh Marital Status

Lancaster Oh Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.0%

Male Marriage Rate

42.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Lancaster Oh Married by Age and Sex

Lancaster Oh Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Lancaster Oh Marital Status by Race

Lancaster Oh Veterans

3,089

Number of Veterans

2,786

Male Veterans

303

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,013
First Gulf War500
Korea359
Second Gulf War354
World War II66

Lancaster Oh Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,03210.22%
2 or More519.62%
Hispanic254.98%
Black61.50%

Lancaster Oh Veterans by Education

12.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lancaster Oh Employment Status

58.2%

Labor Force Participation

53.4%

Employment Rate

8.1%

Unemployment Rate

Lancaster Oh Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

81.25%

Born in Ohio

98.97%

Native Born

1.03%

Foreign Born

0.23%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.97% of Lancaster Oh residents were born in the United States, with 81.25% having been born in Ohio. 0.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.