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Where is Lancaster, PA?

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Lancaster is a city found in Pennsylvania, The United States Of America. It is located 40.04 latitude and -76.31 longitude and it is situated at elevation 116 meters above sea level.

Lancaster has a population of 59,322 making it the 8th biggest city in Pennsylvania. It operates on the EDT time zone, which means that it follows the same time zone as Philadelphia.

Quick facts

Country The United States Of America
State Pennsylvania
Population 59,322
Elevation 116 m over sea level
Time Zone EDT
Longitude -76.305510
Latitude 40.037880
Airport Lancaster Airport

Lancaster has a population of around 159774, of which 80409 (50%) are male and 79365 (49%) are female. The average age of the inhabitants of Lancaster is 33.52, meaning that the average person is below the national median age of 37. For every male, there are approximately 0.99 females, meaning that the population is relatively evenly distributed between males and female(s).

Of Lancaster's 159774 residents, around 152249 (95.30%) identify as having a single race. The majority of the population is white, which consists of 63.30% of the population. Of the remaining population, 33978 are black/African Americans (21.30%), 638 are native Americans (0.40%), 6362 are asians (4.00%), 416 are pacific islanders (0.30%), 9760 are other (6.10%).

The median income of households in Lancaster is $47225.00, meaning that most of the households are above the poverty threshold for families of three. Of the total population, 12.50% of households reported an annual income of less than $10,000.

Lancaster, PA Zipcodes

The city of Lancaster has 3 zipcodes recognized by the United States Census Bureau: 17601, 17602, 17603.

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This page was last updated on October 2, 2015.