Lancaster Erie County, New York

Lancaster: Town in Erie County, New York

About

Lancaster is a town located in the county of Erie in the U.S. state of New York. Its population at the 2010 census was 10,352 and a population density of 273 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 10,064 inhabitants.

The town was created 189 years ago in 1832.

Lancaster Quick Facts

Population : 10,064 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New York (United States)
County : Erie County
Postal code : 14043, 14086, 14221
Phone Area Codes : 716
Area : 37.94 km2
Altitude : 2,336 feet / 712 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1833 (189 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 12:51:51 (21st May 2022)
Density : 265 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.86% (2010-2020)
Lancaster locator map
Location of Lancaster on New York map.
Warren Hull House Aug 10 image
Warren Hull House Aug 10
Warren Hull House Aug 10 image

Geography

Lancaster is located at 42°54'2"N 78°40'13"W (42.9006100, -78.6703100).

Lancaster map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Lancaster decreased by 2.86% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 10,352 - census
2011 10,233 -1.16% estimation process
2012 10,207 -0.25% estimation process
2013 10,201 -0.06% estimation process
2014 10,191 -0.1% estimation process
2015 10,145 -0.45% estimation process
2016 10,121 -0.24% estimation process
2017 10,085 -0.36% estimation process
2018 10,093 0.08% estimation process
2019 10,085 -0.08% estimation process
2020 10,064 -0.21% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 9,174
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 9,728
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -5.7%
April 1, 2020 Population : 8,553
April 1, 2010 Population : 9,723
People under 5 years old, percentage : 4.6%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 19.2%
People over 65 (%) : 29.3%
Female persons, % : 49.8%
White only, percent : 96.4%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 1.1%
Asians alone % : 0.2%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.0%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 2.0%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 94.9%
2015-2019 Veterans : 797
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 0.9%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 5,703

Lancaster zip code is 14086. County name: Erie, County fips: 36029

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Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 5,703
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 77.6%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $97,600
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $815
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $290
2015-2019 median gross rent : $660
Permits for construction, 2020 : 1
2015-2019 Households : 3,958
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.30
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 90.4%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 1.6%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 77.3%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 67.6%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 82.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 11.0%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 17.2%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 19.4%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 42.7%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 40.2%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 7,450
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 5,762
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 49,618
2012 total retail sales per capita : $5,168
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 31.7
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $31,947
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $18,739
Percentage of people living in poverty : 22.7%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 161
2019 total employment : 853
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 21,105
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : -5.8%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 796
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 718
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 379
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 200
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 702
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 63
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 599
2010 population per square mile : 13.1
2010 land area in square miles : 744.97

People born in Lancaster (7)

People born in Lancaster, including George Hamlin Fitch, baseball player Iron Davis, NFL Player Hank A. Smith, .

List

  • Ryan Vinz (American ice hockey player) he was born in 30/06/1985
  • Olive P. Lester (American academic) she was born in 19/12/1903
  • Julius Volker (American politician) he was born in 18/06/1903
  • Kristen Romano (Puerto Rican swimmer) she was born in 24/09/1999

Schools in Lancaster

College & universities near Lancaster, NY

Code Name City ZIP
485014 Empire Beauty School-Buffalo Cheektowaga (NY) 14225-5177

Stations (7)

Amtrak & bus stations near Lancaster, NY

Code Name Address Type
BUF Buffalo–Depew station 55 Dick Road RAIL
BFX Buffalo–Exchange Street 75 Exchange Street RAIL
NFL Niagara Falls Station and Customhouse Interpretive Center 27th St. and Lockport Rd. RAIL
DUK Dunkirk, New York 411 Central Ave. BUS
FDN Fredonia, New York 1 State University of New York BUS

Post offices near Lancaster

Post Office Name City ZIP
Lancaster Post Office Lancaster (NY) 14086

Other places with the same name (15)

Other cities in Erie County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Erie County , NY. (more)

City Name Population Title
Buffalo 254,479 County seat city in Erie County, New York, USA
Amherst 120,809 Town in New York, United States
Cheektowaga 85,452 Town in Erie County, New York, United States
Mount Vernon 66,775 City in Westchester County, New York, United States
Hamburg 58,800 Town in Erie County, New York, United States
West Seneca 45,117 Town in Erie County, New York
Brighton 35,776 Town in Monroe County, New York, USA
Clarence 33,026 Town in Erie County, New York, United States
Grand Island 21,767 Town in New York
Lackawanna 17,632 City in New York, USA
Kenmore 14,947 City in Erie County, New York, United States of America
Depew 14,940 City in Creek County, Oklahoma, United States of America
Tonawanda 14,755 City in the state of New York, USA
Elma 11,752 City in New York, United States of America
Alden 9,911 City in Freeborn County, Minnesota, United States of America
Ellicott 8,223 City in Chautauqua County, New York, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Lancaster distances to largest New York cities