Lancaster, Missouri Population 2021

787
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Lancaster is a city located in Schuyler County Missouri. It is also the county seat of Schuyler County. With a 2020 population of 787, it is the 384th largest city in Missouri and the 11344th largest city in the United States . Lancaster is currently growing at a rate of 1.42% annually and its population has increased by 8.10% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 728 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Lancaster has a population density of 529 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lancaster is $45,163 with a poverty rate of 17.21%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $453 per month, and the median house value is $67,000. The median age in Lancaster is 42.5 years, 40.6 years for males, and 45.2 years for females.

Lancaster Demographics

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

  • White: 95.19%
  • Two or more races: 3.58%
  • Black or African American: 1.23%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Lancaster, Missouri is 787 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 787.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 728.

Lancaster, Missouri Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White77195.19%
Two or More Races293.58%
Black or African American101.23%
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Lancaster Population by Race

Lancaster Population Pyramid $2021

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Lancaster Median Age

42.5


Total

40.6


Male

45.2


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 613 adults, (164 of whom are seniors) in Lancaster.

Lancaster Age Dependency

80.4

Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Lancaster Sex Ratio

Female

395

48.77%

Male

415

51.23%

Lancaster Population by Age

Lancaster Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lancaster Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male6.3%93.8%
Non Family32.9%67.1%
All63.2%36.8%
Female77.8%22.2%
Married89.4%10.6%

63.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lancaster Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2423.3563.2
Married1233.7589.4
Non Family851.7632.9
Female186.4477.8
Male165.196.3

4.14

Average Family Size

3.35

Average Household Size

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Lancaster Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade213.62%
9th to 12th Grade6010.34%
High School Graduate21537.07%
Some College14825.52%
Associates Degree325.52%
Bachelors Degree7312.59%
Graduate Degree315.34%
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Lancaster Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lancaster Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White567493103
2+ Races921
Black44

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 18.17%.

Lancaster Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,703$21,528$27,222
Less Than 9th Grade$9,643$9,226$14,375
High School Graduate$39,167$41,875$28,750
Some College$20,234$$21,172
Bachelors Degree$60,500$48,750$62,604
Graduate Degree$38,125$$38,438

$25,703

Average Earnings

$21,528

Average Male

$27,222

Average Female

Lancaster Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lancaster Language by Age

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Lancaster Language

98.40% of Lancaster residents speak only English, while 1.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.60% of the population.

Lancaster Language

Lancaster Poverty by Race

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17.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.42%

Male Poverty Rate

19.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lancaster

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lancaster is White, with 18.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lancaster is White, with 18.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.57%.

Lancaster Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School17.67%
Some College17.22%
Less Than 9th Grade13.58%
Bachelors or Greater9.62%

Lancaster Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed25.00%
Female Employed12.14%
Male Employed9.42%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Lancaster Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lancaster Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$33,750$45,163
Families$42,969$56,554
Married Families$50,625-
Non Families$20,368$22,387
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Income by Household Type

Lancaster Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.6%

Male Marriage Rate

46.1%

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 20-34.

Lancaster Marital Status by Race

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Lancaster Marital Status

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48

Number of Veterans

41

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam28
Korea6
World War II2
First Gulf War2
Second Gulf War2

Lancaster Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6422
65 to 7412
75+10
35 to 544
18 to 34

Lancaster Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White477.83%
2+ Races111.11%

Lancaster Veterans by Race

Lancaster Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

62.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lancaster Veterans by Education

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54.8%

Labor Force Participation

52.5%

Employment Rate

4.1%

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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70.00%

Born in Lancaster

98.52%

Native Born

1.48%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

1.48%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.52% of Lancaster residents were born in the United States, with 70.00% having been born in Missouri. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Lancaster Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021787111.42%
2020776111.44%
2019765111.46%
2018754121.62%
201774230.41%
2016739-2-0.27%
2015741182.49%
201472340.56%
2013719-3-0.42%
20127220.00%
2011722-10-1.37%
20107320.00%

Lancaster Population by Year