Lancaster demographics profile

StatisticLancasterKentuckyNational
Population3,8314,411,989318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,75211491
Median age41.738.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)53%58%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1847%42%43%
Speak English99%95%79%
Speak Spanish1%3%13%
Lancaster, KY has a population of 3,831 and is the 7,639th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,752 per sq mi which is 1437% higher than the Kentucky average and 1834% higher than the national average. The median age in Lancaster is 42 which is approximately 8% higher than the Kentucky average of 39. In Lancaster, 53% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 99% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 81% of Lancaster residents were born in Kentucky, 18% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 1% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Lancaster is 1437% higher than Kentucky.
  • The median age in Lancaster is 8% higher than Kentucky.
  • In Lancaster 90.34% of the population is White.
  • In Lancaster 4.96% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Lancaster 0.52% of the population is Asian.

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      Lancaster population breakdown by race

      RaceLancasterKentuckyNational
      White90.34%87.48%73.35%
      Black or African American4.96%7.94%12.63%
      Asian0.52%1.29%5.22%
      American Indian0.10%0.21%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.06%0.18%
      Mixed race4.07%2.10%3.06%
      Other race0.00%0.92%4.75%
      In Lancaster, 0.5% 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.

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