Lancaster, Wisconsin Population 2024

3,889

Lancaster is a city located in Grant County Wisconsin. Lancaster has a 2024 population of 3,889. It is also the county seat of Grant County. Lancaster is currently declining at a rate of -0.13% annually and its population has decreased by -0.56% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,911 in 2020.

The average household income in Lancaster is $84,847 with a poverty rate of 4.14%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Lancaster is 40.9 years, 41 years for males, and 40.7 years for females.

Lancaster Demographics

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

  • White: 96.96%
  • Two or more races: 1.66%
  • Asian: 0.89%
  • Black or African American: 0.46%
  • Native American: 0.03%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,292.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.56% (-22)
The current population of Lancaster, Wisconsin is 3,889 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,911.

Lancaster, Wisconsin Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,79896.96%
Two or more races651.66%
Asian350.89%
Black or African American180.46%
Native American10.03%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Lancaster Population by Race

Lancaster Population Pyramid 2024

Lancaster Median Age

40.9

Total

41

Male

40.7

Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 3,217 adults, (690 of whom are seniors) in Lancaster.

Lancaster Age Dependency

55

Age Dependency Ratio

27.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Lancaster Sex Ratio

Female2,00551.19%
Male1,91248.81%

Lancaster Population by Age

Lancaster Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,5612.4670.729.3
Married8783.0689.510.5
Non Family5101.2747.652.4
Female872.9258.641.4
Male862.8827.972.1

2.97

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

70.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lancaster Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade963.66%
Associates Degree55020.95%
Bachelors Degree47418.06%
Graduate Degree1736.59%
High School Graduate85732.65%
Less Than 9th Grade451.71%
Some College43016.38%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,5342,406624
Hispanic37370
Asian353523
2+ Races28280
Black1860
Native American100

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 65.71%.

Lancaster Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$56,614$55,792$76,797
Graduate Degree$60,556$72,500$60,556
High School Graduate$37,031$43,160$32,625
Less Than 9th Grade$26,800$26,800$0
Overall$48,353$51,173$46,037
Some College$52,667$58,496$41,929

$48,353

Average Earnings

$51,173

Average Male

$46,037

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

98.7% of Lancaster residents speak only English, while 1.3% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.76% of the population.

Lancaster Language

Lancaster Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,7281544.13%
Multiple6546.15%
Native11100%

4.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.42%

Male Poverty Rate

4.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lancaster

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lancaster is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lancaster is White, with 4.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.99%.

Lancaster Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade7.44%
High School4.41%
Some College1.75%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Lancaster Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed56.25%
Male Unemployed5.56%
Female Employed1.73%
Male Employed0.78%

Lancaster Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lancaster Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$92,986$101,332
Households$77,328$84,847
Married Families$101,111$-999,999,999
Non Families$32,244$45,624

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lancaster Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.2%

Male Marriage Rate

51.4%

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 45-54.

Lancaster Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lancaster Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

167

Number of Veterans

167

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam74
First Gulf War45
Korea16
Second Gulf War0
World War II0

Lancaster Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+69
35 to 5445
65 to 7435
55 to 6418
18 to 340

Lancaster Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1675.34%

Lancaster Veterans by Race

Lancaster Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lancaster Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

70.6%

Labor Force Participation

69.6%

Employment Rate

1.5%

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

76.97%

Born in Lancaster

99.31%

Native Born

0.69%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0.69%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.31% of Lancaster residents were born in the United States, with 76.97% having been born in Wisconsin. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Lancaster Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,861-6-0.16%
20283,867-5-0.13%
20273,872-6-0.15%
20263,878-5-0.13%
20253,883-6-0.15%
20243,889-5-0.13%
20233,894-6-0.15%
20223,900-10-0.26%
20213,910-1-0.03%
20203,9112005.39%
20193,711-25-0.67%
20183,736-12-0.32%
20173,748-8-0.21%
20163,756-21-0.56%
20153,777-7-0.18%
20143,784-34-0.89%
20133,818-8-0.21%
20123,826-30-0.78%
20113,856-21-0.54%
20103,877-193-4.74%
20004,070-122-2.91%
19904,1921162.85%
19804,0763208.52%
19703,756531.43%
19603,70343713.38%
19503,26630310.23%
19402,96300%
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Lancaster Population by Year