Lancaster, Kentucky Population 2024

4,066

Lancaster is a city located in Garrard County Kentucky. Lancaster has a 2024 population of 4,066. It is also the county seat of Garrard County.Lancaster is currently growing at a rate of 0.69% annually and its population has increased by 4.2% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,902 in 2020.

The average household income in Lancaster is $69,429 with a poverty rate of 19.24%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Lancaster is 33.4 years, 32 years for males, and 34.2 years for females.

Lancaster Demographics

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

  • White: 85.47%
  • Black or African American: 8.65%
  • Two or more races: 5.76%
  • Other race: 0.13%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
2.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,856.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
4.2% (164)
The current population of Lancaster, Kentucky is 4,066 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,902.

Lancaster, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,37085.47%
Black or African American3418.65%
Two or more races2275.76%
Other race50.13%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Lancaster Population by Race

Lancaster Population Pyramid 2024

Lancaster Median Age

33.4

Total

32

Male

34.2

Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 2,973 adults, (637 of whom are seniors) in Lancaster.

Lancaster Age Dependency

68.8

Age Dependency Ratio

27.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Lancaster Sex Ratio

Female2,24356.89%
Male1,70043.11%

Lancaster Population by Age

Lancaster Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,4382.6755.844.2
Married5513.372.827.2
Non Family4671.4554.445.6
Female3483.237.462.6
Male723.292575
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3.17

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

55.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lancaster Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Lancaster Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lancaster Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

Lancaster Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$33,250

Average Earnings

$34,364

Average Male

$25,774

Average Female

Lancaster Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lancaster Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lancaster Language

99.39% of Lancaster residents speak only English, while 0.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.61% of the population.

Lancaster Language

Lancaster Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,23959418.34%
Multiple18110055.25%
Hispanic1037168.93%
Black3313510.57%
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19.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.37%

Male Poverty Rate

24.5%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lancaster

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lancaster is Hispanic, with 68.93% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lancaster is Black, with 10.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.47%.

Lancaster Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.54%
Some College20.1%
High School15.76%
Bachelors or Greater
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Lancaster Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed20.6%
Female Unemployed16.04%
Male Unemployed14.67%
Male Employed
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Lancaster Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lancaster Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lancaster Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.3%

Male Marriage Rate

35.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Lancaster Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lancaster Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Lancaster Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lancaster Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

216

Number of Veterans

216

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Lancaster Veterans by War

count

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Lancaster Veterans by Age

count

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Lancaster Veterans by Race

Lancaster Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lancaster Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54%

Labor Force Participation

48.2%

Employment Rate

10.9%

Unemployment Rate

Lancaster Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lancaster Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lancaster 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

87.17%

Born in Lancaster

99.19%

Native Born

0.81%

Foreign Born

0.58%

Non Citizen

0.23%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.19% of Lancaster residents were born in the United States, with 87.17% having been born in Kentucky. 0.58% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,206280.67%
20284,178280.67%
20274,150280.68%
20264,122280.68%
20254,094280.69%
20244,066280.69%
20234,038280.7%
20224,010280.7%
20213,982802.05%
20203,902551.43%
20193,847190.5%
20183,828100.26%
20173,818-3-0.08%
20163,821250.66%
20153,796391.04%
20143,757-16-0.42%
20133,773-11-0.29%
20123,784170.45%
20113,767-25-0.66%
20103,792581.55%
20003,7343139.15%
19903,421561.66%
19803,3651354.18%
19703,2302096.92%
19603,021
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Lancaster Population by Year