Lancaster, New York Population 2022

10,085
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Lancaster is a city located in Erie County New York. Lancaster has a 2020 population of 10,085. Lancaster is currently declining at a rate of -0.08% annually and its population has decreased by -1.99% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,290 in 2010.

The average household income in Lancaster is $70,510 with a poverty rate of 8.84%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $761 per month, and the median house value is $123,700. The median age in Lancaster is 41.1 years, 36.4 years for males, and 43.1 years for females.

Lancaster Demographics

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

  • White: 97.67%
  • Black or African American: 0.66%
  • Asian: 0.63%
  • Two or more races: 0.60%
  • Native American: 0.28%
  • Other race: 0.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lancaster, New York is 10,085 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 10,085.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 10,290.

Lancaster, New York Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,90897.67%
Black or African American670.66%
Asian640.63%
Two or More Races610.60%
American Indian and Alaska Native280.28%
Some Other Race160.16%
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Lancaster Population by Race

Lancaster Population Pyramid $2022

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Lancaster Median Age

41.1


Total

36.4


Male

43.1


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 8,030 adults, (1,714 of whom are seniors) in Lancaster.

Lancaster Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

27.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Lancaster Sex Ratio

Female

5,238

51.64%

Male

4,906

48.36%

Lancaster Population by Age

Lancaster Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lancaster Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female57.8%42.2%
Non Family61.5%38.5%
All70.7%29.3%
Male77.4%22.6%
Married87.2%12.8%

70.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lancaster Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,7132.1470.7
Non Family2,2661.2561.5
Married1,6032.9187.2
Female5833.0257.8
Male2613.2177.4

2.85

Average Family Size

2.14

Average Household Size

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Lancaster Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1121.51%
9th to 12th Grade2192.95%
High School Graduate2,65335.79%
Some College1,64922.25%
Associates Degree84111.35%
Bachelors Degree1,35518.28%
Graduate Degree5837.87%
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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
White7,1586,8271,845
Hispanic13513529
Black515133
Asian404031
Native American2828
Other Race1616

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 asian people with a rate of 77.50%.

Lancaster Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,330$49,137$31,745
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$31,831$41,848$20,643
Some College$36,461$43,403$32,315
Bachelors Degree$50,769$63,938$40,075
Graduate Degree$41,401$53,017$40,488

$38,330

Average Earnings

$49,137

Average Male

$31,745

Average Female

Lancaster Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lancaster Language by Age

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Lancaster Language

94.82% of Lancaster residents speak only English, while 5.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.86% of the population.

Lancaster Language

Lancaster Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,5037097.46%
Hispanic29917458.19%
Black5123.92%
OtherNaN%

8.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.91%

Male Poverty Rate

10.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lancaster

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lancaster is White, with 7.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lancaster is Hispanic, with 58.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.00%.

Lancaster Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.72%
High School6.90%
Some College4.70%
Bachelors or Greater3.41%

Lancaster Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed10.71%
Female Employed7.80%
Male Employed2.30%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Lancaster Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lancaster Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,875$70,510
Families$66,914$78,545
Married Families$87,354-
Non Families$40,692$56,180
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Income by Household Type

Lancaster Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.4%

Male Marriage Rate

38.1%

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 55-64.

Lancaster Marital Status by Race

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Lancaster Marital Status

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613

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam181
Second Gulf War156
First Gulf War153
Korea52
World War II23

Lancaster Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54164
18 to 34120
65 to 74115
55 to 64115
75+99

Lancaster Veterans by Age

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Lancaster Veterans by Race

Lancaster Veterans by Education

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3.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lancaster Veterans by Education

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70.3%

Labor Force Participation

67.9%

Employment Rate

3.3%

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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90.30%

Born in Lancaster

97.79%

Native Born

2.21%

Foreign Born

0.55%

Non Citizen

1.66%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.79% of Lancaster residents were born in the United States, with 90.30% having been born in New York. 0.55% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202210,085-8-0.08%
202110,093-8-0.08%
202010,101-8-0.08%
201910,109-8-0.08%
201810,11770.07%
201710,110-37-0.36%
201610,147-24-0.24%
201510,171-47-0.46%
201410,218-13-0.13%
201310,231-7-0.07%
201210,238-26-0.25%
201110,264-26-0.25%
201010,290-898-0.83%
200011,188-752-0.65%
199011,940-1,116-0.89%
198013,056-309-0.23%
197013,3651,1110.87%
196012,2543,5893.53%
19508,6651,4291.82%
19407,2361960.27%
19307,0409811.51%
19206,0591,6953.34%
19104,3646141.53%
19003,7500.00%

Lancaster Population by Year