Lancaster, Missouri Population 2023

660

Lancaster is a city located in Schuyler County Missouri. It is also the county seat of Schuyler County. With a 2023 population of 660, it is the 432nd largest city in Missouri and the 17445th largest city in the United States.Lancaster is currently declining at a rate of -0.75% annually and its population has decreased by -16.88% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 794 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Lancaster has a population density of 444 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lancaster is $45,163 with a poverty rate of 21.43%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Lancaster is 43.2 years, 42.5 years for males, and 45.4 years for females.

Lancaster Demographics

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

  • White: 97.86%
  • Two or more races: 1.89%
  • Black or African American: 0.25%
  • 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 660 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 794.

Lancaster, Missouri Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Lancaster Population by Race

Lancaster Population Pyramid 2023

Lancaster Median Age

43.2

Total

42.5

Male

45.4

Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 636 adults, (118 of whom are seniors) in Lancaster.

Lancaster Age Dependency

53.3

Age Dependency Ratio

22.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Lancaster Sex Ratio

Female38848.87%
Male40651.13%

Lancaster Population by Age

Lancaster Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

4.47

Average Family Size

3.1

Average Household Size

63.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lancaster Households and Families

Male

Female

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

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 79.53%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 15.35%.

Lancaster Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$31,250

Average Earnings

$21,538

Average Male

$40,000

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

98.78% of Lancaster residents speak only English, while 1.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.22% of the population.

Lancaster Language

Lancaster Poverty by Race

rate

21.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.27%

Male Poverty Rate

20.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lancaster

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lancaster is White, with 21.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lancaster is White, with 21.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.63%.

Lancaster Poverty

Lancaster Poverty Rate by Education

Lancaster Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lancaster Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lancaster Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.7%

Male Marriage Rate

48.4%

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 55-64, 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

43

Number of Veterans

37

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

Lancaster Veterans by War

Lancaster Veterans by Age

count

Lancaster Veterans by Race

Lancaster Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lancaster Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.9%

Labor Force Participation

59.4%

Employment Rate

3.9%

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

88.30%

Born in Lancaster

116.30%

Native Born

1.33%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

1.33%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

116.30% of Lancaster residents were born in the United States, with 88.30% 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: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Lancaster Population by Year