Living in Lancaster, TX

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Lancaster SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8
Affordability
7
Diversity
8.5
Safety
5
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
5

Lancaster, TX Crime Report

1,154
Total Crimes
2,901.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
12.97%
Above National Average

Lancaster, TX Cost Of Living

95
Lancaster's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average

Lancaster, Texas Info Snack

Lancaster (/lekstr/ LANG-kiss-tr ) is a city in Dallas County, Texas, United States. The population was 36,361 at the 2010 census. Founded in 1852 as a frontier post, Lancaster is one of Dallas County's earliest settlements. Today, it is a suburban community located in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, approximately 15 miles (24 km) south of Downtown Dallas.
Population
39,162
Unemployment
6.4%
Poverty
17.4%
Median Home
$121,600
Median Income
$53,311
Median Rent
$1,027

Lancaster, TX Photos

Rankings for Lancaster in Texas

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Map Of Lancaster, TX

Population over time in Lancaster

Year Population % Change
2017 39,162 0.7%
2016 38,871 1.2%
2015 38,426 0.7%
2014 38,152 1.1%
2013 37,731 1.7%
2012 37,087 2.2%
2011 36,271 3.1%
2010 35,187 2.9%
2009 34,186 -
Crime/100k Lancaster TX USA
Violent Crime 430.0 410.9 368.9
Murder 10.1 4.6 5.0
Robbery 160.9 98.4 86.2
Aggravated Assault 228.8 256.6 246.8
Property Crime 2471.6 2367.2 2199.5
Burglary 374.6 410.8 376.0
Larceny 1639.3 1713.1 1594.6
Car Theft 457.6 243.2 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Lancaster

White
9.2% (3,602)
African American
67.8% (26,533)
American Indian
0.1% (33)
Asian
0.5% (202)
Hawaiian
0.3% (121)
Other
0.0% (14)
Two Or More
2.7% (1,050)
Hispanic
19.4% (7,607)
Race Lancaster TX USA
White 9.2% 42.3% 61.1%
African American 67.8% 11.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 0.5% 4.6% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.7% 1.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 19.4% 39.2% 17.8%

Household Income For Lancaster, Texas

Less than $10,000
6.7% (261,832)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.0% (235,679)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.1% (356,045)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.8% (424,698)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.1% (553,088)
$50,000 to $74,999
21.1% (827,106)
$75,000 to $99,999
15.5% (608,070)
$100,000 to $149,999
11.4% (444,907)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.8% (149,788)
$200,000 or more
1.4% (54,981)
Income Lancaster TX USA
Less than $10,000 6.7% 6.4% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.0% 4.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.1% 9.3% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.8% 9.6% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.1% 12.8% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 21.1% 17.7% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 15.5% 12.2% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 11.4% 14.6% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.8% 6.2% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 1.4% 6.9% 7.0%

Gender in Lancaster

Female
54.9% (21,488)
Male
45.1% (17,674)
Gender Lancaster TX USA
Female 54.9% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 45.1% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Lancaster for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (1,958)
9-12th Grade
9.0% (3,524)
High School / GED
30.0% (11,748)
Some College
29.0% (11,356)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (3,132)
Bachelor's Degree
13.0% (5,091)
Master's Degree
5.0% (1,958)
Professional Degree
1.0% (391)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Lancaster TX USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 9.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 9.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 30.0% 25.0% 27.0%
Some College 29.0% 22.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 13.0% 19.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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