Lancaster, Kentucky Population 2022

3,991
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Lancaster is a city located in Garrard County Kentucky. It is also the county seat of Garrard County. With a 2020 population of 3,991, it is the 103rd largest city in Kentucky and the 7555th largest city in the United States. Lancaster is currently growing at a rate of 1.17% annually and its population has increased by 2.36% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,899 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Lancaster has a population density of 1,823 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lancaster is $56,203 with a poverty rate of 25.19%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $725 per month, and the median house value is $89,800. The median age in Lancaster is 34.9 years, 35.1 years for males, and 34.8 years for females.

Lancaster Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lancasterwas:

  • White: 90.49%
  • Black or African American: 8.39%
  • Two or more races: 1.04%
  • Other race: 0.08%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lancaster, Kentucky is 3,991 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,899.

Lancaster, Kentucky Population 2022

Population by Race

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Lancaster Population by Race

Lancaster Population Pyramid 2022

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Lancaster Median Age

37.2


Total

35.9


Male

38.1


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 2,874 adults, (719 of whom are seniors) in Lancaster.

Lancaster Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

33.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Lancaster Sex Ratio

Female

2,182

56.87%

Male

1,655

43.13%

Lancaster Population by Age

Lancaster Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lancaster Household Types

56.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lancaster Households and Families

2.89

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

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Lancaster Households by Type

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Lancaster Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lancaster Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 80.09%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 12.05%.

Lancaster Educational Attainment by Race

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$26,629

Average Earnings

$27,472

Average Male

$24,453

Average Female

Lancaster Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lancaster Language by Age

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Lancaster Language

99.47% of Lancaster residents speak only English, while 0.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.53% of the population.

Lancaster Language

Lancaster Poverty by Race

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25.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.88%

Male Poverty Rate

30.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lancaster

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lancaster is White, with 26.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lancaster is Multiple, with 77.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.53%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.29%.

Lancaster Poverty

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Lancaster Poverty Rate by Education

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Lancaster Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lancaster Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Lancaster Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.5%

Male Marriage Rate

37.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Lancaster Married by Age and Sex

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Lancaster 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 Marital Status by Race

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Lancaster Marital Status

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204

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Lancaster Veterans by War

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Lancaster Veterans by Age

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Lancaster Veterans by Race

Lancaster Veterans by Education

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16.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lancaster Veterans by Education

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51.6%

Labor Force Participation

47%

Employment Rate

9%

Unemployment Rate

Lancaster Employment by Age

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Lancaster Employment by Race

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Lancaster Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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83.11%

Born in Lancaster

98.57%

Native Born

1.43%

Foreign Born

1.02%

Non Citizen

0.42%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.57% of Lancaster residents were born in the United States, with 83.11% having been born in Kentucky. 1.02% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lancaster Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Lancaster Population by Year