Lancaster, TX Demographic Data

Lancaster, TX Summary

Lancaster is located in Dallas County in Texas
  • Population: 37,303
  • Area: 30.35 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 30.28 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 0.07 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 1,229.17 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 542.98 ft
  • Time Zone: Central Standard Time (GMT -6)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Lancaster, TX Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
20,887
55%
50.8
Male
17,265
45%
49.2
Total Population
38,152
 
321,419,000

Lancaster, TX Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
3,189
8.4% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
3,218
8.4% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
3,061
8.0% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
3,267
8.6% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
2,663
7.0% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
4,641
12.2% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
5,636
14.8% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
5,825
15.3% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
2,069
5.4% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
1,493
3.9% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
1,706
4.5% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
894
2.3% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
490
1.3% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
26,453
69.3%
77.1
Female
15,228
57.6%
51.4
Male
11,225
42.4%
48.6
21 Years and over
24,789
65.0%
72.9
62 Years and over
3,942
10.3%
18.3
65 Years and over
3,090
8.1%
14.9
Female
1,786
57.8%
55.9
Male
1,304
42.2%
44.1
Median Age (years)
33
NR
NR

Lancaster, TX Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
37,089
97.2% 
96.9
White
10,504
27.5% 
73.1
Black or African American
25,856
67.8% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
145
0.4% 
0.8
Asian
54
0.1% 
5.4
Asian Indian
0
0.0% 
1.2
Chinese
0
0.0% 
1.3
Filipino
51
0.1% 
0.9
Japanese
3
0.0% 
0.2
Korean
0
0.0% 
0.5
Vietnamese
0
0.0% 
0.5
Other Asian
0
0.0% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
35
0.1% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
0
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
30
0.1% 
0.0
Samoan
0
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
5
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
495
1.3% 
4.8
Two or More Races
1,063
2.8% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
7,365
19.3% 
17.6
Mexican
6,512
17.1% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
8
0.0% 
1.7
Cuban
0
0.0% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
845
2.2% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
30,787
80.7% 
82.4

Lancaster, TX Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
996
4.4% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
2,167
9.5% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
6,649
29.2% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
7,036
30.9% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
1,946
8.6% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
2,898
12.7% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
1,062
4.7% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
3,163
13.9%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
19,591
86.1%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
3,960
17.4%
30.6

Lancaster, TX Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
11,154
38.9%
33.5%
Now Married
11,567
40.3%
47.5
Divorced
3,712
12.9%
11.0%
Separated
1,017
3.5%
2.1
Widowed
1,234
4.3
5.8%

Lancaster, TX Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
28,093
80.4%
78.5%
Languages other than english
6,870
19.6%
21.5%
Spanish
6,424
18.4%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
96
0.3%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
73
0.2%
3.5%
Other Languages
277
0.8%
1.0%

Lancaster, TX Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
887
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
735
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
1,339
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
1,723
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
1,926
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
2,993
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
1,662
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
1,325
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
249
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
131
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
49,240
 
55,775
Per capita income
20,613
 
29,979

Lancaster, TX Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
30
0.2%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
1,219
7.1%
9.8
Construction
1,089
6.4%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
4,061
23.8%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
1,410
8.3%
6.5
Information
465
2.7%
2.1
Manufacturing
1,683
9.9%
10.3
Other services except public administration
662
3.9%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
1,386
8.1%
11.3
Public administration
1,070
6.3%
4.6
Retail trade
1,593
9.3%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
1,843
10.8%
5.1
Wholesale trade
560
3.3%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
1,792
10.5%
9.0%
Management, professional, and related occupations
4,684
27.4%
37.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
2,718
15.9%
12.3%
Sales and office occupations
4,771
27.9%
23.6%
Service occupations
3,106
18.2%
18.0%

Lancaster, TX Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
16,662
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
13,783
82.7%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
1,530
9.2%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
261
1.6%
5.2
Walked
94
0.6%
2.8
Other means
345
2.1%
1.8
Worked at home
649
3.9%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
32.0
 
26.0

Lancaster, TX Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
680
5.2%
8.9
1 vehicles
5,052
39.0%
33.5
2 vehicles
4,773
36.8%
37.2
3 or more
2,465
19.0%
20.3

Lancaster, TX Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
12,970
94.0%
87.7
Owner Occupied
8,106
62.5%
63.0
Renter Occupied
4,864
37.5%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
823
6.0%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
1
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
6
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0

Lancaster, TX Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
13,793
1 room
58
0.4%
2.3
2 rooms
128
0.9%
2.5
3 rooms
957
6.9%
9.0
4 rooms
2,114
15.3%
16.6
5 rooms
2,460
17.8%
20.0
6 rooms
3,381
24.5%
17.9
7 rooms
2,043
14.8%
12.1
8 rooms
1,421
10.3%
8.5
9 rooms or more
1,231
8.9%
11.1
Median Rooms
6
 

Lancaster, TX Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
13,793
 
 
1-unit, detached
10,313
74.8%
61.4
1-unit, attached
348
2.5%
5.8
2-units
246
1.8%
3.7
3 or 4 units
426
3.1%
4.5
5 to 9 units
1,013
7.3%
4.8
10 to 19 units
757
5.5%
4.6
20 or more units
507
3.7%
8.8
Mobile home
183
1.3%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
0
0.0%
0.1

Lancaster, TX Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
480
3.5%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
514
3.7%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
843
6.1%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
1,037
7.5%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
1,840
13.3%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
2,776
20.1%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
2,261
16.4%
14.0%
2000 to 2009
3,908
28.3%
14.5%
2010 to 2013
134
1.0%
2.5%
2014 or later
0
0.0%
0.5%

Lancaster, TX Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
2,902
22.4%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
142
1.1%
4.7
Electricity
9,879
76.2%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
0
0.0%
5.1
Coal or coke
0
0.0%
0.1
Wood
10
0.1%
2.0
Solar energy
0
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
0
0.0%
0.5
No fuel used
37
0.3%
1.2

Lancaster, TX Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
6,053
 
47140700.0
$3,000 or more
12
0.2%
9.9%
Less than $500
15
0.2%
1.5%
$2,500 to $2,999
21
0.3%
6.8%
$2,000 to $2,499
215
3.6%
11.8%
$500 to $999
1,168
19.3%
20.5%
$1,500 to 1,999
1,535
25.4%
20.3%
$1,000 to 1,499
3,087
51.0%
29.2%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
2,101
35.3%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
877
14.7%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
709
11.9%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
400
6.7%
7.3%
35.0% or more
1,870
31.4%
22.3%
Not Computed
96
NR
NR

Lancaster, TX Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
4,778 
 
41,410,200 
$2,500 to $2,999
0
0.0%
1.7%
$2,000 to $2,499
35
0.7%
4.1%
$3,000 or more
39
0.8%
1.5%
Less than $500
376
7.9%
11.0%
$1,500 to $1,999
492
10.3%
11.0%
$1,000 to $1,499
1,273
26.6%
27.9%
$500 to $999
2,563
53.6%
42.7%
No Cash Rent
86
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
903
NR
959
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
384
8.2%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
374
8.0%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
701
14.9%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
495
10.5%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
595
12.7%
9.2%
35.0% or more
2,147
45.7%
41.4%
Not Computed
168
NR
NR

Lancaster, TX Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
8,106
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
806
9.9%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
3,149
38.8%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
2,570
31.7%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
1,105
13.6%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
379
4.7%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
76
0.9%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
6
0.1%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
15
0.2%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
101,400
 
194,500
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