StatisticLancasterAlbanyNew York
Population1,02998,42519,453,561
Population density (sq mi)3,6214,602413
Median age30.531.238.2
Male/Female ratio0.8:10.9:10.9:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a31%52%
Families w/ Kids under 1844%41%43%
Speak Englishn/a84%70%
Speak Spanishn/a6%15%

Key findings

  • The population density in Lancaster is 21% lower than Albany
  • The median age in Lancaster is 2% lower than Albany
  • In Lancaster 68.28% of the population is White
  • In Lancaster 15.12% of the population is Black
  • In Lancaster 11.46% of the population is Asian

Compare Albany, NY Demographics

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      Lancaster population breakdown by race

      RaceLancasterAlbanyNew York
      White68.28%55.63%64.31%
      Black15.12%29.90%15.60%
      Asian11.46%6.67%8.12%
      American Indian0.00%0.28%0.38%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.04%0.04%
      Mixed race4.90%5.01%2.93%
      Other race0.24%2.46%8.62%
      In Lancaster, 9.9% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Lancaster age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Lancaster, Albany, NY demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).