Lancaster, Texas Population 2019

Lancaster, Texas's estimated population is 39,477 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Lancaster, Texas is the 85th largest city in Texas based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 1188.07 people/mi² (458.71 people/km²).

The overall median age is 32.1 years, 29.4 years for males, and 33.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 81.5 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were households in the city, with an average size of 2.98 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, Texas is $51,628, while the mean household income is $61,536.

Lancaster Tx Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 68.78%
  • White: 25.20%
  • Two or more races: 2.83%
  • Other race: 2.28%
  • Native American: 0.46%
  • Asian: 0.38%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.07%

How Many People Live in Lancaster, Texas?

39,477
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201839,477150.04%
201739,4622700.69%
201639,1921980.51%
201538,9943370.87%
201438,6574151.09%
201338,2422710.71%
201237,9715871.57%
201137,3845951.62%
201036,78910,8953.57%
200025,8943,7771.59%
199022,1177,3104.09%
198014,8074,2853.48%
197010,5223,0213.44%
19607,5014,86911.04%
19502,6320.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
Black or African American26,735
White9,795
Two or More Races1,099
Some Other Race885
American Indian and Alaska Native180
Asian148
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander29

Lancaster Tx Population Pyramid 2019

Lancaster Tx Median Age

32.1


Total

29.4


Male

33.5


Female

Lancaster Tx Adults

There are 26,661 adults, (3,324 of whom are seniors) in Lancaster Tx.

Lancaster Tx Age Dependency

66.6

Age Dependency Ratio

14.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Lancaster Tx Sex Ratio

Female

21,416

55.10%

Male

17,455

44.90%

Lancaster Tx Households and Families

Lancaster Tx Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lancaster Tx Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.2%21.8%
All60.4%39.6%
Non Family56.4%43.6%
Female41.4%58.6%
Male38.3%61.7%

60.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,8922.9860.4
Married5,2933.7778.2
Non Family3,4511.1256.4
Female3,4403.5441.4
Male7083.4738.3

3.57

Average Family Size

2.98

Average Household Size

4.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.8%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lancaster Tx Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8403.66%
9th to 12th Grade2,0699.02%
High School Graduate6,74229.40%
Some College6,90330.10%
Associates Degree2,1369.31%
Bachelors Degree3,05113.30%
Graduate Degree1,1925.20%

Lancaster Tx Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black15,47814,3573,130
Hispanic3,4352,018353
White3,4193,168724
Multiple Races59649691
Other Race4143218
Asian14811526
Native American11376
Islander1010

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 21.18%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,218$36,131$31,429
Less Than High School$22,397$25,544$16,588
High School Grad$27,206$31,702$24,533
Some College$34,724$41,276$31,224
Bachelors Degree$45,408$55,750$41,935
Graduate Degree$52,893$60,662$52,802

$33,218

Average Earnings

$36,131

Average Male

$31,429

Average Female

Lancaster Tx Language

Lancaster Tx Language by Age

Lancaster Tx Language

81.56% of Lancaster Tx residents speak only English, while 18.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 17.51% of the population.

Lancaster Tx Poverty

Lancaster Tx Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black26,4794,09215.45%
Hispanic7,3161,97026.93%
White3,65737410.23%
Multiple1,04729227.89%
Other86024027.91%
Asian1454128.28%
Islander292689.66%
Native1302116.15%

17.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.94%

Male Poverty Rate

18.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lancaster Tx

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lancaster Tx is Islander, with 89.66% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lancaster Tx is White, with 10.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.14%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.61%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.62%
High School13.08%
Some College9.25%
Bachelors or Greater2.17%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed39.61%
Male Unemployed24.60%
Female Employed9.93%
Male Employed7.11%

Lancaster Tx Income

Lancaster Tx Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,628$61,536
Families$58,054$68,123
Married Families$73,266-
Non Families$32,446$40,126

Lancaster Tx Marital Status

Lancaster Tx Marital Status

Marriage Rates

40.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.1%

Male Marriage Rate

35.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Lancaster Tx Married by Age and Sex

Lancaster Tx Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Lancaster Tx Marital Status by Race

Lancaster Tx Veterans

1,996

Number of Veterans

1,744

Male Veterans

252

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam738
First Gulf War720
Second Gulf War319
Korea76
World War II54

Lancaster Tx Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
Black1,3757.64%
White5017.08%
Hispanic2375.53%
Other7915.71%
2 or More414.98%

Lancaster Tx Veterans by Education

3.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lancaster Tx Employment Status

71.4%

Labor Force Participation

65.9%

Employment Rate

7.7%

Unemployment Rate

Lancaster Tx 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

75.24%

Born in Texas

92.82%

Native Born

7.18%

Foreign Born

5.20%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.82% of Lancaster Tx residents were born in the United States, with 75.24% having been born in Texas. 5.20% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.