Pennsylvania / Lancaster County
Who knew Lancaster County demographics could be so sexy? Check out Census 2010 data and current American Community Survey data for Lancaster County, PA. Feast your eyes on statuesque tables, curvacous pie charts and titillating trend lines. We dare you to call Lancaster County demographic data boring!
|Population 2010 Census||519,445||#6 in the state|
|Median Income 2010 for Households||$54,765|
|Median Age||38.2 years|
|Largest Racial or Ethnic Group||White|
|Sources: Census 2010 SF1 & 2006-2010 American Community Survey 5 year estimates|
With 519,445 people, Lancaster County is the 6th most populated county in the state of Pennsylvania out of 67 counties. But watch out, Lancaster County, because Chester County with 498,886 people and York County with 434,972 people are right behind you.
In 2010, the median household income of Lancaster County residents was $54,765. Lancaster County households made slightly more than Lehigh County households ($53,541) and Berks County households ($53,470) However, 9.7% of Lancaster County residents live in poverty.
The median age for Lancaster County residents is 38.2 years young.
The largest Lancaster County racial/ethinic groups are White (84.9%) followed by Hispanic (8.6%) and Black (3.1%).
|Some Other Race||448|
|Two or More Races||6,519|
|Source: Census 2010 SF1 Table P9 Hispanic or Latino or Not Hispanic or Latino by Race|
Note: the US Census Bureau defines race and ethnicity differently from the way most people think about race and ethnicity. In a nutshell, a person's origin (or what used to be called ethnicity) is either Hispanic or Non-Hispanic. And a person's race can be white, black or African American, American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Some Other Race or Two or More Races. For more details about race and origin data, google "US Census Bureau race and origin Census 2010."
Fellas, you need to start eating your Wheaties™. Lancaster County ladies have a higher median age.
|Median Age||38.2 years|
|Median Age - Females||39.5 years|
|Median Age - Males||36.8 years|
|Source: Census 2010 SF1 Table P13 Median Age by Male/Female|
With 24.8% of the Lancaster County population under 18, Lancaster County has more spring chickens than a KFC ® at dinner time.
|Persons Under 18||24.8%|
|Persons Over 65||15.0%|
|Source: Census 2010 SF1 Table P12 Male/Female by Age|
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