Lancaster County, Virginia Population 2020

Lancaster County, Virginia's estimated population is 10,791 with a growth rate of 0.04% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lancaster County, Virginia is the 114th largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202010,79140.04%
201910,78740.04%
201810,78340.04%
201710,779100.09%
201610,769-56-0.52%
201510,825-37-0.34%
201410,862-97-0.89%
201310,959-165-1.48%
201211,124-150-1.33%
201111,274-88-0.77%
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%
2020 Growth Rate
0.04%
County Website
Founded
1651
County Seat
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Lancaster County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,36668.18%
Black or African American3,32030.73%
Asian600.56%
Two or More Races580.54%
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Lancaster County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2020

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Lancaster County, Virginia Median Age

56.7


Total

55.2


Male

58.6


Female

Lancaster County, Virginia Adults

There are 9,126 adults, (3,836 of whom are seniors) in Lancaster County, Virginia.

Lancaster County, Virginia Age Dependency

104.2

Age Dependency Ratio

72.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Lancaster County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

5,696

52.72%

Male

5,108

47.28%

Lancaster County, Virginia Households and Families

Lancaster County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lancaster County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.4%10.6%
All75.7%24.3%
Female72.7%27.3%
Non Family61.1%38.9%
Male55.4%44.6%

75.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,1422.0875.7
Married2,4912.5689.4
Non Family1,9951.1561.1
Female4723.2572.7
Male1842.755.4

2.62

Average Family Size

2.08

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Lancaster County, Virginia Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3934.58%
9th to 12th Grade5596.52%
High School Graduate2,60330.36%
Some College1,83421.39%
Associates Degree5376.26%
Bachelors Degree1,38416.14%
Graduate Degree1,26314.73%
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Lancaster County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,2875,8532,395
Black2,1881,685216
Asian584714
Hispanic252111
Multiple Races151511

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 73.33%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,561$35,323$28,079
Less Than High School$25,500$27,258$13,068
High School Grad$26,845$28,219$24,250
Some College$30,386$37,708$26,643
Bachelors Degree$46,196$47,772$45,924
Graduate Degree$61,250$103,041$36,310

$31,561

Average Earnings

$35,323

Average Male

$28,079

Average Female

Lancaster County, Virginia Language

Lancaster County, Virginia Language by Age

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Lancaster County, Virginia Language

96.64% of Lancaster County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 3.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.82% of the population.

Lancaster County, Virginia Poverty

Lancaster County, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,2505868.08%
Black3,29836911.19%
Multiple581525.86%
Hispanic471123.40%
Asian6023.33%

9.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.75%

Male Poverty Rate

11.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lancaster County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lancaster County, Virginia is Multiple, with 25.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lancaster County, Virginia is Asian, with 3.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.41%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.61%
High School9.78%
Some College5.68%
Bachelors or Greater4.72%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed24.07%
Male Unemployed13.00%
Male Employed6.54%
Female Employed5.18%

Lancaster County, Virginia Income

Lancaster County, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,739$77,428
Families$68,822$94,836
Married Families$79,232-
Non Families$23,646$48,445
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Lancaster County, Virginia Marital Status

Lancaster County, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.7%

Male Marriage Rate

51.6%

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 55-64.

Lancaster County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Lancaster County, Virginia Veterans

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1,209

Number of Veterans

1,104

Male Veterans

105

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam495
First Gulf War141
World War II107
Korea105
Second Gulf War45
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Age Group Veterans
75+477
65 to 74426
55 to 64191
35 to 54115
18 to 34
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,04015.81%
Black1696.83%

Lancaster County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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1.99%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lancaster County, Virginia Employment Status

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47.8%

Labor Force Participation

46.2%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

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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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64.80%

Born in Virginia

97.10%

Native Born

2.90%

Foreign Born

1.32%

Non Citizen

1.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.10% of Lancaster County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 64.80% having been born in Virginia. 1.32% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

  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