Lancaster, TX
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Lancaster, Texas Info Snack

Population
39,264
Unemployment
6.5%
Poverty
16.7%
Median Home
$154,900
Median Income
$57,832
Median Rent
$1,193

Lancaster SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
7
Commute
5

Lancaster, TX Crime Report

1,152
Total Crimes
2,910.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
24.04%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Lancaster
/ 100k People
Texas
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,152 2,910.0 2,691.5 2,346.0
Violent Crime 204 515.3 446.5 387.8
Murder 1 2.5 6.6 6.5
Robbery 53 133.9 91.4 73.9
Aggravated Assault 133 336.0 302.5 279.7
Property Crime 948 2,394.7 2,245.0 1,958.2
Burglary 117 295.6 370.7 314.2
Larceny 666 1,682.4 1,587.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 165 416.8 287.0 246.0

Lancaster, TX Cost Of Living

96
Lancaster's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Lancaster Texas National Average
Overall 96 94 100
Services 107 98 100
Groceries 98 89 100
Health 115 95 100
Housing 71 83 100
Transportation 94 89 100
Utilities 110 101 100

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Rankings for Lancaster in Texas

Map Of Lancaster, TX

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Population over time in Lancaster

Year Population % Change
2020 39,264 0.3%
2019 39,162 0.7%
2018 38,871 1.2%
2017 38,426 0.7%
2016 38,152 1.1%
2015 37,731 1.7%
2014 37,087 2.2%
2013 36,271 3.1%
2012 35,187 2.9%
2011 34,186 -

Race / Ethnicity in Lancaster

White
10.6% (4,150)
African American
72.0% (28,280)
American Indian
0.1% (44)
Asian
0.7% (289)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.8% (699)
Hispanic
14.8% (5,802)
Race Lancaster TX USA
White 10.6% 41.4% 60.1%
African American 72.0% 11.8% 12.2%
American Indian 0.1% 0.2% 0.6%
Asian 0.7% 4.9% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.3%
Two Or More 1.8% 2.0% 2.8%
Hispanic 14.8% 39.4% 18.2%

Gender in Lancaster

Female
55.5% (21,773)
Male
44.5% (17,491)
Gender Lancaster TX USA
Female 55.5% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 44.5% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Lancaster for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (1,570)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (2,748)
High School / GED
27.0% (10,601)
Some College
28.0% (10,993)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (4,319)
Bachelor's Degree
15.0% (5,889)
Master's Degree
6.0% (2,355)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (785)
Education Lancaster TX USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 7.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 27.0% 25.0% 27.0%
Some College 28.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 15.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Lancaster, Texas

Less than $10,000
7.1% (278,237)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.5% (137,823)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.0% (313,053)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.4% (367,722)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.0% (471,306)
$50,000 to $74,999
24.8% (973,111)
$75,000 to $99,999
16.7% (655,455)
$100,000 to $149,999
12.2% (477,060)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.0% (196,521)
$200,000 or more
1.4% (56,107)
Income Lancaster TX USA
Less than $10,000 7.1% 6.0% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.5% 3.9% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.0% 8.4% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.4% 8.9% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.0% 12.3% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 24.8% 17.6% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 16.7% 12.5% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 12.2% 15.6% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.0% 7.0% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 1.4% 7.8% 8.3%

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