Lancaster City, Ohio Population 2024

41,879

Lancaster City is a city located in Fairfield County and Hocking County Ohio. Lancaster City has a 2024 population of 41,879. Lancaster City is currently growing at a rate of 0.86% annually and its population has increased by 3.1% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 40,621 in 2020.

The average household income in Lancaster City is $71,140 with a poverty rate of 15.47%. The median age in Lancaster City is 38.4 years: 37.5 years for males, and 39.2 years for females.

Lancaster City Demographics

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

  • White: 92.77%
  • Two or more races: 4.33%
  • Black or African American: 1.43%
  • Other race: 0.67%
  • Asian: 0.64%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.12%
  • Native American: 0.05%
State
Ohio
Land Area (mi²)
18.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,300.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
3.1% (1,258)
The current population of Lancaster City, Ohio is 41,879 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 40,621.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White37,62292.77%
Two or more races1,7554.33%
Black or African American5781.43%
Other race2730.67%
Asian2590.64%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander470.12%
Native American220.05%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Lancaster City Population by Race

Lancaster City Population Pyramid 2024

Lancaster City Median Age

38.4

Total

37.5

Male

39.2

Female

Lancaster City Adults

There are 31,531 adults, (7,475 of whom are seniors) in Lancaster City.

Lancaster City Age Dependency

68.6

Age Dependency Ratio

31.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Lancaster City Sex Ratio

Female20,73751.13%
Male19,81948.87%

Lancaster City Population by Age

Lancaster City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All16,7762.3557.442.6
Married6,9093.127822
Non Family6,9081.2847.452.6
Female2,1193.129.270.8
Male8403.0241.158.9

2.95

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

57.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lancaster City Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1,7746.39%
Associates Degree2,3678.53%
Bachelors Degree3,58612.92%
Graduate Degree2,1367.7%
High School Graduate11,84542.68%
Less Than 9th Grade4831.74%
Some College5,56320.04%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Lancaster City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lancaster City Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White25,91623,8055,316
2+ Races835785136
Hispanic518487116
Black37132188
Asian20817647
Other Race15815893
Islander47470
Native American13130

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 58.86%.

Lancaster City Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$58,597$65,263$55,275
Graduate Degree$76,429$87,273$68,281
High School Graduate$37,405$41,981$31,039
Less Than 9th Grade$21,988$24,640$0
Overall$43,542$46,838$38,903
Some College$39,029$47,841$35,435

$43,542

Average Earnings

$46,838

Average Male

$38,903

Average Female

Lancaster City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lancaster City Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lancaster City Language

97.07% of Lancaster City residents speak only English, while 2.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.37% of the population.

Lancaster City Language

Lancaster City Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White36,1065,55815.39%
Asian25916864.86%
Multiple1,6971388.13%
Black43912929.38%
Hispanic9549610.06%
Other265176.42%
Native66100%

15.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.83%

Male Poverty Rate

17.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lancaster City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lancaster City is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lancaster City is Other, with 6.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.14%.

Lancaster City Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.58%
High School15.3%
Some College12.12%
Bachelors or Greater2.89%

Lancaster City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed43.77%
Female Unemployed39.1%
Female Employed9.7%
Male Employed5.13%

Lancaster City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lancaster City Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$72,324$85,697
Households$52,638$71,140
Married Families$93,067$-999,999,999
Non Families$33,766$46,790

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lancaster City Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.8%

Male Marriage Rate

41.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Lancaster City Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lancaster City 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 City Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lancaster City Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

3,031

Number of Veterans

2,879

Male Veterans

152

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam903
First Gulf War695
Second Gulf War503
Korea217
World War II38

Lancaster City Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 64776
75+713
65 to 74655
35 to 54522
18 to 34365

Lancaster City Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2,8909.8%
Black7016.79%
Islander47100%
2+ Races242.21%
Hispanic213.32%

Lancaster City Veterans by Race

Lancaster City Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lancaster City Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.9%

Labor Force Participation

57%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Lancaster City Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lancaster City Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lancaster City Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

81.31%

Born in Lancaster City

98.28%

Native Born

1.72%

Foreign Born

0.99%

Non Citizen

0.73%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.28% of Lancaster City residents were born in the United States, with 81.31% having been born in Ohio. 0.99% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Lancaster City Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202943,6693580.83%
202843,3113580.83%
202742,9533580.84%
202642,5953580.85%
202542,2373580.85%
202441,8793580.86%
202341,5213580.87%
202241,1633580.88%
202140,8051840.45%
202040,621830.2%
201940,538580.14%
201840,4802080.52%
201740,2723860.97%
201639,8861880.47%
201539,6981250.32%
201439,5732870.73%
201339,2864611.19%
201238,825-67-0.17%
201138,8921010.26%
201038,79100%

Lancaster City Population by Year