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 neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Lancaster is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Lancaster who work in sales jobs (10.40%), healthcare suport services (8.96%), and office and administrative support (7.74%).
In Lancaster, just 10.58% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Lancaster in 2010 was $20,409, which is upper middle income relative to Kentucky, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $81,636 for a family of four. Lancaster also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 36.65% 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, Scottish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Lancaster is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.