Lancaster employment information

Income per capita$18,995$23,741$28,555
Median household income$30,282$43,342$53,482
Median income owner occupied$46,328$55,166$68,142
Median income renter occupied$13,931$24,735$33,219
Median earnings male$22,887$32,091$36,116
Median earnings female$16,675$22,404$25,692
Unemployment rate8.4%5.5%5.8%
Poverty level35.1%18.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Lancaster is 33% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Lancaster is 43% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Lancaster is 44% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Lancaster is 125% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Lancaster median earnings by income bracket

Lancaster employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry22.6%0.0%
Manufacturing sector17.4%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%1.0%
Wholesale & retail services9.7%9.5%
Public administration5.8%6.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.8%5.9%
Education, health & social services13.1%45.4%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
High Bridge, KY146$58,66110%
Danville, KY16,471$38,19829%
Burgin, KY1,153$34,73235%
Junction City, KY2,575$32,25340%
Harrodsburg, KY8,359$29,75444%
Lancaster, KY3,779$30,28243%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Wilmer, TX3,779$37,83329%
Zelienople, PA3,780$48,8549%
Bunker Hill Village, TX3,777$243,889356%
Canterwood, WA3,777$116,058117%
Mead, CO3,781$86,39462%
Lancaster, KY3,779$30,28243%
Source: The Lancaster, KY employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.