Lancaster employment information

IndexLancasterNew YorkNational
Income per capita$26,886$32,829$28,555
Median household income$51,924$58,687$53,482
Median income owner occupied$68,731$81,101$68,142
Median income renter occupied$29,550$37,422$33,219
Median earnings male$30,411$39,569$36,116
Median earnings female$26,761$30,512$25,692
Unemployment rate7.2%5.6%5.8%
Poverty level8.2%15.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Lancaster is 6% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Lancaster is 3% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Lancaster is 24% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Lancaster is 47% lower than the national average.

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Lancaster median earnings by income bracket

Lancaster employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.5%0.3%
Manufacturing sector24.8%0.4%
Financial & insurance services2.8%9.9%
Wholesale & retail services14.8%12.6%
Public administration2.3%2.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.0%0.9%
Education, health & social services9.9%41.1%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Clarence Center, NY2,069$111,310108%
Harris Hill, NY5,380$81,72453%
Orchard Park, NY3,230$78,46647%
Grandyle Village, NY4,766$75,24541%
Elma Center, NY2,606$75,00040%
Lancaster, NY10,314$51,9243%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Galion, OH10,314$33,17638%
Maynard, MA10,314$79,25248%
Bay St. Louis, MS10,313$41,07823%
Broomall, PA10,312$70,18531%
West Perrine, FL10,317$39,34426%
Lancaster, NY10,314$51,9243%
Source: The Lancaster, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.