In 2020, Lancaster County, PA had a population of 543k people with a median age of 38.6 and a median household income of $69,588. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Lancaster County, PA grew from 540,999 to 543,050, a 0.379% increase and its median household income grew from $66,056 to $69,588, a 5.35% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Lancaster County, PA are White (Non-Hispanic) (81.3%), White (Hispanic) (6.22%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.35%), Other (Hispanic) (2.51%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.28%).
None of the households in Lancaster County, PA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
97.9% of the residents in Lancaster County, PA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Lancaster County, PA are Millersville University of Pennsylvania (1,798 degrees awarded in 2020), Franklin and Marshall College (680 degrees), and Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences (612 degrees).
In 2020, the median property value in Lancaster County, PA was $218,700, and the homeownership rate was 69.4%.
Most people in Lancaster County, PA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Lancaster County, PA was 2 cars per household.
Lancaster County, PA borders Cecil County, MD, Harford County, MD, Berks County, PA, Chester County, PA, Dauphin County, PA, Lebanon County, PA, and York County, PA.