Lancaster SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
6
Affordability
4
Diversity
9
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8
Education
5
Commute
4

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Lancaster, South Carolina Info Snack

The city of Lancaster /lekstr/ is the county seat of Lancaster County, South Carolina, United States, located in the Charlotte Metropolitan Area. As of the United States Census of 2010, the city population was 9,134 but due to South Carolina's strict annexation laws its actual population is well over twenty thousand people. The city was named after the famous House of Lancaster. Locally, Lancaster is pronounced /lekstr/ LAYN-ks-tr, rather than the usual American pronunciation /lænkæstr/ LAN-kas-tr. The modern British pronunciation is /lækæstr/ LANG-kas-tr.
Population
8,948
Unemployment
16.3%
Poverty
29.0%
Median Home
$119,900
Median Income
$32,371
Median Rent
$720

Rankings for Lancaster in South Carolina

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Map Of Lancaster, SC

Population over time in Lancaster

Year Population % Change
2017 8,948 -0.3%
2016 8,971 1.3%
2015 8,853 0.6%
2014 8,801 1.1%
2013 8,703 1.9%
2012 8,542 1.4%
2011 8,424 1.7%
2010 8,283 -

Race / Ethnicity in Lancaster

White
43.9% (3,931)
African American
49.6% (4,442)
American Indian
0.2% (15)
Asian
0.4% (37)
Hawaiian
0.0% (2)
Other
0.1% (11)
Two Or More
0.5% (48)
Hispanic
5.2% (462)
Race Lancaster SC USA
White 43.9% 63.8% 61.5%
African American 49.6% 27.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 0.4% 1.5% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.5% 1.8% 2.3%
Hispanic 5.2% 5.5% 17.6%

Household Income For Lancaster, South Carolina

Less than $10,000
17.4% (155,695)
$10,000 to $14,999
11.1% (99,322)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.1% (99,322)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.6% (103,796)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.8% (132,430)
$50,000 to $74,999
14.6% (130,640)
$75,000 to $99,999
6.8% (60,846)
$100,000 to $149,999
7.2% (64,425)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.2% (28,633)
$200,000 or more
2.4% (21,475)
Income Lancaster SC USA
Less than $10,000 17.4% 8.2% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 11.1% 5.8% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.1% 11.5% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.6% 11.2% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.8% 14.3% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 14.6% 18.3% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 6.8% 11.8% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 7.2% 11.5% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.2% 3.9% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 2.4% 3.6% 6.3%

Gender in Lancaster

Female
52.6% (4,707)
Male
47.4% (4,240)
Gender Lancaster SC USA
Female 52.6% 51.4% 50.8%
Male 47.4% 48.6% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Lancaster for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
6.8% (611)
9-12th Grade
16.9% (1,508)
High School / GED
27.8% (2,491)
Some College
23.2% (2,077)
Associate's Degree
8.4% (748)
Bachelor's Degree
9.6% (857)
Master's Degree
6.2% (552)
Professional Degree
0.9% (77)
Doctorate Degree
0.3% (24)
Education Lancaster SC USA
< 9th Grade 6.8% 4.5% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 16.9% 9.0% 7.2%
High School / GED 27.8% 29.4% 27.3%
Some College 23.2% 20.8% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 8.4% 9.3% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 9.6% 17.2% 19.1%
Master's Degree 6.2% 7.3% 8.4%
Professional Degree 0.9% 1.5% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.3% 1.1% 1.4%

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