Lancaster County

Lancaster, SC: What you need to know

Pronounced LANK-iss-ter by locals and nicknamed “The Red Rose City,” Lancaster features 25 buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places. More than a dozen parks, two swimming pools, a tennis center and softball complex are available to residents, and the city hosts an annual two-day Red Rose Festival every May. Outdoor adventurers can visit Andrew Jackson State Park, and academic choices for the community include the University of South Carolina Lancaster.


Lancaster, SC City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 8,853
Median Age 42
Median Household Income $29,974
Median Home Price $103,100

Lancaster, SC Demographics

Median Population in Lancaster, SC

Median Age 41.6%
Age 18 Over 76.6%
Age 21 Over 71.9%
Age 62 Over 21.2%
Age 65 Over 18%

Race in Lancaster, SC

  Ethnicity White 44.5%
  Ethnicity Black 53.1%
  Ethnicity Asian 0.7%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 3.2%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.2%
  Ethnicity Other 1.3%

Population By Gender in Lancaster, SC

  Male 44.9%
  Female 55.1%

Language in Lancaster, SC

  English Only 95.9%
  English Other 4.1%

Economics in Lancaster, SC

  Median Household Income $29,974
  Median Home Price $103,100
  Homes Owned 52%
  Homes Rent 48%
  Median Property Rent $667

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Commute Types in Lancaster, SC

  Walked 1.9%
  Worked at Home 1.1%
  Public Transportation 0.6%
  Other Means 0.6%
  Drove Alone 86.4%
  Carpooled 9.5%

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