The City of Lancaster had a population of 38,324 as of July 1, 2015.
The primary coordinate point for Lancaster is located at latitude 32.5925 and longitude -96.7737 in Dallas County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lancaster (see map below) encompass a land area of 33.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Dallas County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 522 feet.
The City of Lancaster has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lancaster population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.
|Population in Households||37,893|
|Population in Familes||32,655|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||431|
|Average Household Size||2.89|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||14,102 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||8,379 (59.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||4,725 (33.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||998 ( 7.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$155,300|
|Average Home Value||$167,678|
|Median Household Income||$51,735|
|Average Household Income||$60,945|
|Per Capita Income||$21,043|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.82%|
|Per Capita Income||2.22%|
The table below compares Lancaster to the other 1,752 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 84||95th|
|Population Density1||# 564||68th|
|Diversity Index2||# 499||72nd|
|Median Household Income||# 648||63rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 958||45th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.