Lancaster, KY


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Living in Lancaster

Lancaster is a very small city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 3,864 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Lancaster is the 119th largest community in Kentucky.

Lancaster is a blue-collar town, with 35.08% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Lancaster is a city of service providers, professionals, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Lancaster who work in healthcare (8.40%), food service (8.25%), and healthcare suport services (6.63%).

The rate of college-level education in Lancaster is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 11.43% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.

The per capita income in Lancaster in 2010 was $18,995, which is middle income relative to Kentucky, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $75,980 for a family of four. Lancaster also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 35.06% of its population below the federal poverty line.

The people who call Lancaster home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lancaster residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Lancaster include English, German, Italian, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Lancaster is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.

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