Lancaster County, Virginia Population 2021

Lancaster County, Virginia's estimated population is 10,417 with a growth rate of -0.88% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lancaster County, Virginia is the null largest county in Virginia. The 2010 Population was 11,362 and has seen a growth of -8.32% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202110,417-93-0.88%
202010,510-93-0.88%
201910,603-93-0.87%
201810,696-29-0.27%
201710,725-46-0.43%
201610,771-54-0.50%
201510,825-36-0.33%
201410,861-98-0.89%
201310,959-166-1.49%
201211,125-150-1.33%
201111,275-87-0.77%
201011,3624664.28%
199010,8967677.57%
198010,1291,00310.99%
19709,126-48-0.52%
19609,1745346.18%
19508,640-146-1.66%
19408,786-110-1.24%
19308,896-861-8.82%
19209,75750.05%
19109,7528038.97%
19008,9491,75824.45%
18907,1911,03116.74%
18806,16080515.03%
18705,3552043.96%
18605,1514439.41%
18504,708801.73%
18404,628-173-3.60%
18304,801-716-12.98%
18205,517-75-1.34%
18105,5922174.04%
18005,375-263-4.66%
17905,6380.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.88%
County Website
Founded
1651
County Seat
2010 Population
11,362
Growth Since 2010
-8.32%
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Lancaster County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,29968.06%
Black or African American3,30530.82%
Asian900.84%
Two or More Races250.23%
Some Other Race50.05%
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Lancaster County, Virginia Population By Race

Lancaster County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2021

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Lancaster County, Virginia Median Age

57.3


Total

56.1


Male

58.4


Female

Lancaster County, Virginia Adults

There are 9,084 adults, (3,879 of whom are seniors) in Lancaster County, Virginia.

Lancaster County, Virginia Age Dependency

106

Age Dependency Ratio

74.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Lancaster County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Mujer

5,690

53.06%

Masculino

5,034

46.94%

Lancaster County, Virginia Population by Age

Lancaster County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lancaster County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.9%15.1%
Mujer76.6%23.4%
All75.9%24.1%
Non Family64.9%35.1%
Masculino52.6%47.4%

75.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lancaster County, Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,0622.0975.9
Married2,5832.5184.9
Non Family1,8731.0764.9
Mujer4713.5376.6
Masculino1353.3652.6

2.64

Average Family Size

2.09

Average Household Size

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Lancaster County, Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3093.58%
9th to 12th Grade5206.03%
High School Graduate2,64630.69%
Some College1,81221.02%
Associates Degree6177.16%
Bachelors Degree1,40816.33%
Graduate Degree1,30915.18%
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Lancaster County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lancaster County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White6,2395,8932,367
Black2,2301,763273
Asian867336
Hispanic535031
2+ Races131310
Other Race55

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 76.92%.

Lancaster County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Masculino Mujer
Overall$34,091$39,063$31,527
Less Than 9th Grade$30,208$32,083$12,313
High School Graduate$29,935$30,089$29,757
Some College$28,651$26,964$29,291
Bachelors Degree$46,250$47,500$45,547
Graduate Degree$55,592$107,404$36,845

$34,091

Average Earnings

$39,063

Average Male

$31,527

Average Female

Lancaster County, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lancaster County, Virginia Language by Age

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Lancaster County, Virginia Language

96.43% of Lancaster County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 3.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.06% of the population.

Lancaster County, Virginia Language

Lancaster County, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,1475848.17%
Black3,28444213.46%
Multiple25936.00%

9.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.45%

Male Poverty Rate

12.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lancaster County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lancaster County, Virginia is Multiple, with 36.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lancaster County, Virginia is White, with 8.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.39%.

Lancaster County, Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.71%
High School9.16%
Some College6.90%
Bachelors or Greater3.74%

Lancaster County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed10.19%
Female Employed7.61%
Male Employed3.97%
Male Unemployed1.35%

Lancaster County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lancaster County, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,711$83,097
Families$73,085$100,177
Married Families$81,982-
Non Families$28,013$52,528
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Income by Household Type

Lancaster County, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.4%

Male Marriage Rate

53.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Lancaster County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Lancaster County, Virginia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Lancaster County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Lancaster County, Virginia Marital Status

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1,242

Number of Veterans

1,151

Male Veterans

91

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam561
Korea154
First Gulf War126
Second Gulf War66
World War II63

Lancaster County, Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+518
65 to 74447
55 to 64142
35 to 54132
18 to 343

Lancaster County, Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,03715.86%
Black2058.41%
Hispanic1426.42%

Lancaster County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Lancaster County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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2.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lancaster County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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47.7%

Labor Force Participation

45.8%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Lancaster County, Virginia Employment by Age

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Lancaster County, Virginia Employment by Race

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Lancaster County, Virginia 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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65.13%

Born in Lancaster County, Virginia

97.34%

Native Born

2.66%

Foreign Born

0.91%

Non Citizen

1.74%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.34% of Lancaster County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 65.13% having been born in Virginia. 0.91% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Lancaster County, Virginia Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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