Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA

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Population
119,678
0.361% 1-year growth
US Senator
Bob Casey Jr.
Democratic Party
US Senator
Pat Toomey
Republican Party
Median Age
35.8

Poverty Rate
16.9%

Median Household Income
$52,490
4.3% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$163,300
3.09% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
56,574
2.21% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA had a population of 120k people with a median age of 35.8 and a median household income of $52,490. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA grew from 119,248 to 119,678, a 0.361% increase and its median household income grew from $50,327 to $52,490, a 4.3% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA are White (Non-Hispanic) (58%), White (Hispanic) (13.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (9.87%), Other (Hispanic) (8.25%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.47%). 26.8% of the households in Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 95.3% of the residents in Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Lancaster County--Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA are Franklin and Marshall College (614 degrees awarded in 2019), Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences (595 degrees), and Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology (378 degrees).

In 2018, the median property value in Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA was $163,300, and the homeownership rate was 54.2%. Most people in Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA was 2 cars per household.

Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA borders Ephrata Borough PUMA, PA and Columbia Borough PUMA, PA.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Pennsylvania (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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-5.78%
Year-over-year decline
Employment change between November 2019 and November 2020

As of November 2020, there are 145M people employed in Pennsylvania. This represents a -5.78% decrease in employment when compared to November 2019.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Pennsylvania.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Pennsylvania across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Pennsylvania went to Donald J. Trump with 48.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (47.9%), followed by Gary Johnson (2.4%). The most partisan county was Fulton County, PA with 84.1% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Bob Casey Jr. and Pat Toomey are the senators currently representing the state of Pennsylvania. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Pennsylvania is currently represented by 18 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Pennsylvania
48.6% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Pennsylvania
  1. 84.1% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 82.7% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 82.5% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Pennsylvania was Fulton County, PA with 84.1% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Pennsylvania colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Pennsylvania

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Bob Casey Jr.
Senator from Pennsylvania1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
Pat Toomey
Senator from Pennsylvania3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011

Bob Casey Jr. and Pat Toomey are the senators currently representing Pennsylvania.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Pennsylvania over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is currently represented by 18 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Pennsylvania have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA is home to a population of 120k people, from which 95.3% are citizens. As of 2018, 9.37% of Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA residents were born outside of the country (11.2k people).

In 2018, there were 4.35 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (69.4k people) in Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 16k White (Hispanic) and 11.8k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA are Spanish (21,205 speakers), Yiddish, Pennsylvania Dutch or Other West Germanic Languages (1,922 speakers), and Amharic, Somali, or Other Afro-Asiatic Languages (1,178 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    69.4k ± 1.35k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    16k ± 1.49k
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    11.8k ± 894
26.3%
Hispanic Population
31.5k people

In 2018, there were 4.35 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (69.4k people) in Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 16k White (Hispanic) and 11.8k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

26.3% of the people in Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA are hispanic (31.5k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    21,205 speakers (19%)
  2. Yiddish, Pennsylvania Dutch or Other West Germanic Languages
    1,922 speakers (1.72%)
  3. Amharic, Somali, or Other Afro-Asiatic Languages
    1,178 speakers (1.05%)

26.8% of Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.9%. In 2018, the most common non-English language spoken in Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA was Spanish. 19% of the overall population of Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA are native Spanish speakers. 1.72% speak Yiddish, Pennsylvania Dutch or Other West Germanic Languages and 1.05% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

9.37%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
11.2k people
7.88%
2016 Foreign-Born Population
9.36k people

As of 2018, 9.37% of Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA residents (11.2k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA was 7.88%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

The following chart shows the percentage of foreign-born residents in Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Age by Nativity

35
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.6
42
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.5

In 2018, the median age of all people in Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA was 35.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 35, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 42. But people in Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA are getting staying the same age. In 2017, the average age of all Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA residents was 36.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Cuba
    1,751 ± 1,020 people
  2. Dominican Republic
    1,606 ± 977 people
  3. Vietnam
    931 ± 746 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA was Cuba, the natal country of 1,751 Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA residents, followed by Dominican Republic with 1,606 and Vietnam with 931.

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Citizenship

95.3%
2018 Citizenship
95.6%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 95.3% of Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA was 95.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,858 ± 267
  2. Korea
    804 ± 153
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    688 ± 168

Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.31 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA is $52,490. In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA was Broomall & Ardmore (West) PUMA, PA with a value of $108,761, followed by King of Prussia & Ardmore (East) PUMA, PA and Bucks County (Central) PUMA, PA, with respective values of $104,430 and $103,452.

Males in Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA have an average income that is 1.28 times higher than the average income of females, which is $43,945. The income inequality in Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.458, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA employs 56.6k people. The largest industries in Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA are Restaurants & Food Services (4,219 people), Elementary & secondary schools (2,788 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,599 people), and the highest paying industries are Offices of physicians ($115,565), Accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping & payroll services ($113,240), and Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing ($107,427).

Wages

Median Household Income

$52,490
2018 value
± $1,440
4.3%
1 Year Growth
± 4.15%

Households in Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA have a median annual income of $52,490, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $50,327 in 2017, which represents a 4.3% annual growth.

The following chart shows how the median household income in Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA compares to that of its neighboring and parent geographies.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$56,150
Average Male Salary in Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA
± $9,847
$43,945
Average Female Salary in Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA
± $6,438

In 2019, full-time male employees in Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA made 1.28 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA
  1. White
    $44,808 ± $6,320
  2. Asian
    $44,790 ± $32,311
  3. Black
    $32,162 ± $7,442

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA workers was White. These workers were paid 1 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA.

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Wage Distribution

0.458
2019 Wage GINI in Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA
0.458
2018 Wage GINI in Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA

In 2019, the income inequality in Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA was 0.458 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.204% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA was Broomall & Ardmore (West) PUMA, PA with a value of $108,761, followed by King of Prussia & Ardmore (East) PUMA, PA and Bucks County (Central) PUMA, PA, with respective values of $104,430 and $103,452.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

16.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA (19.4k out of 115k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 35 - 44.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    9,841 ± 803
  2. Hispanic
    9,220 ± 759
  3. Black
    4,381 ± 578

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

56.6k
2019 Value
2.21%
1 Year growth
± 2.21%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA grew at a rate of 2.21%, from 55.4k employees to 56.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA, are Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand (1,582 people), Janitors & building cleaners (1,573 people), and Retail salespersons (1,530 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA, by number of employees, are Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand (1,582 people), Janitors & building cleaners (1,573 people), and Retail salespersons (1,530 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA has an unusually high number of residents working as Probation officers & correctional treatment specialists (6.17 times higher than expected), Fundraisers (5.41 times), and Packaging & filling machine operators & tenders (4.86 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA, by average salary, are Physicians ($250,587), Chief executives & legislators ($199,385), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers ($100,829).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

56.6k
2019 Value
2.21%
1 Year growth
± 2.21%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA grew at a rate of 2.21%, from 55.4k employees to 56.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA, are Restaurants & Food Services (4,219 people), Elementary & secondary schools (2,788 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,599 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA, though some of these residents may live in Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA, by number of employees, are Restaurants & Food Services (4,219 people), Elementary & secondary schools (2,788 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,599 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA has an unusually high number of Paperboard container manufacturing (8.99 times higher than expected), Coating, engraving, heat treating & allied activities (7.69 times), and Sugar & confectionery products (6.82 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA, by average salary, are Offices of physicians ($115,565), Accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping & payroll services ($113,240), and Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing ($107,427).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Pennsylvania to other states, or from other states to Pennsylvania.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $85.1B
  2. $67.4B
  3. $60.9B

In 2018, the top outbound Pennsylvania product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $85.1B, followed by Coal-n.e.c. ($67.4B) and Pharmaceuticals ($60.9B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Pennsylvania products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$703B
2018 Value in Pennsylvania
$1.28T
Projected 2045 Value in Pennsylvania
82.2% growth

In 2018, total outbound Pennsylvania trade was $703B. This is expected to increase 82.2% to $1.28T by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Pennsylvania trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Pennsylvania to other states, or from other states to Pennsylvania.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $77.5B
  2. $75.7B
  3. $33.1B

In 2018, the top outbound Pennsylvania domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $77.5B, followed by New Jersey with $75.7B and Ohio and $33.1B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Pennsylvania shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Education

In 2019, universities in Lancaster County--Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA awarded 2,010 degrees. The student population of Lancaster County--Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA is skewed towards women, with 2,696 male students and 3,745 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Lancaster County--Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA are White (1,384 and 73%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (174 and 9.18%), Black or African American (117 and 6.17%), and Unknown (84 and 4.43%).

The largest universities in Lancaster County--Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA by number of degrees awarded are Franklin and Marshall College (614 and 30.5%), Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences (595 and 29.6%), and Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology (378 and 18.8%).

The most popular majors in Lancaster County--Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA are Registered Nursing (403 and 20%), Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (143 and 7.11%), and Other Multidisciplinary Studies (92 and 4.58%).

The median tuition costs in Lancaster County--Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA are $28,540 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 92 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 82 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 182 degree-majorss awarded

In 2018, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Lancaster County--Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA was Other Multidisciplinary Studies with 92 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Lancaster County--Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 614 degrees awarded
  2. 595 degrees awarded
  3. 378 degrees awarded
$N/A
Median In-State Public
$28,540
Median Private

In 2019, the Lancaster County--Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Franklin and Marshall College with 614 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

811
Degrees Awarded to Men
1,199
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 811 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Lancaster County--Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA, which is 0.676 times less than the 1,199 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 institutions in Lancaster County--Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,384 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    174 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    117 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Lancaster County--Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA was White students. These 1,384 degrees mean that there were 7.95 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 174 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA was $163,300 in 2018, which is 0.711 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $158,400 to $163,300, a 3.09% increase. The homeownership rate in Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA is 54.2%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA have an average commute time of 20.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$163,300
2018 Median
± $3,715
$158,400
2017 Median
± $3,407

In 2018, the median property value in Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA grew to to $163,300 from the previous year's value of $158,400.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Household Income

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$52,490
Median Household Income
± $1,440
45.7k
Number of Households
± 1,463

In 2018, the median household income of the 45.7k households in Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA grew to $52,490 from the previous year's value of $50,327.

The following chart displays the households in Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

54.2%
2018 Homeownership
53.8%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 54.2% of the housing units in Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 53.8%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

20.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA have a shorter commute time (20.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 1.66% of the workforce in Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2018
  1. Drove Alone (73.2%)
  2. Carpooled (11.4%)
  3. Walked (6.75%)

In 2018, 73.2% of workers in Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.4%) and those who walked to work (6.75%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Health

90.2% of the population of Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA has health coverage, with 44.5% on employee plans, 21.6% on Medicaid, 11.7% on Medicare, 11.5% on non-group plans, and 0.889% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Pennsylvania was $9,258 in 2014. This is a 4.29% increase from the previous year ($8,877).

Primary care physicians in Pennsylvania see 1235 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.162% decrease from the previous year (1237 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1408 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 454 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Huntingdon County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (20.6%). Additionally, Armstrong County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (44%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,235 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Pennsylvania

Primary care physicians in Pennsylvania see an average of 1,235 patients per year. This represents a 0.162% decrease from the previous year (1,237 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Pennsylvania in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$9,258
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Pennsylvania
$4,634
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$9,407
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$11,243
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Pennsylvania (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.29%, from $8,877 to $9,258.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

9.76%
Uninsured
44.5%
Employer Coverage
21.6%
Medicaid
11.7%
Medicare
11.5%
Non-Group
0.889%
Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA declined by 16.7% from 11.7% to 9.76%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Lancaster City, East Lampeter, Lancaster & West Lampeter Townships PUMA, PA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 20.6% prevalence
  2. 19.3% prevalence
  3. 19.3% prevalence

Huntingdon County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Pennsylvania, at 20.6%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Pennsylvania by county over multiple years.

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