Lancaster employment information

IndexLancasterSouth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$16,967$24,222$28,555
Median household income$29,602$45,033$53,482
Median income owner occupied$43,923$55,527$68,142
Median income renter occupied$18,842$27,328$33,219
Median earnings male$23,016$31,966$36,116
Median earnings female$21,025$22,711$25,692
Unemployment rate8.7%6.4%5.8%
Poverty level31.5%18.3%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Lancaster is 41% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Lancaster is 45% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Lancaster is 50% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Lancaster is 102% higher than the national average.

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Lancaster median earnings by income bracket

Lancaster employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry5.0%0.7%
Manufacturing sector23.7%0.2%
Financial & insurance services5.5%5.3%
Wholesale & retail services15.7%9.3%
Public administration3.0%5.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.7%1.1%
Education, health & social services3.5%29.0%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Waxhaw, NC10,878$74,65040%
Elgin, SC1,499$65,29822%
Lesslie, SC2,408$59,57011%
JAARS, NC430$50,4586%
Richburg, SC343$38,88927%
Lancaster, SC8,801$29,60245%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Delta, CO8,801$41,93922%
Lapeer, MI8,801$31,89340%
Madeira, OH8,801$86,61262%
Frostburg, MD8,802$27,04449%
Highland Park, TX8,796$192,946261%
Lancaster, SC8,801$29,60245%
Source: The Lancaster, SC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.