In 2018, Lancaster, PA had a population of 544k people with a median age of 38.7 and a median household income of $66,277. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Lancaster, PA grew from 542,903 to 543,557, a 0.12% increase and its median household income grew from $63,407 to $66,277, a 4.53% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Lancaster, PA are White (Non-Hispanic) (81.4%), White (Hispanic) (6.21%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.51%), Other (Hispanic) (2.88%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.17%). 0% of the households in Lancaster, PA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 97.4% of the residents in Lancaster, PA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Lancaster, PA are Millersville University of Pennsylvania (1,760 degrees awarded in 2019), Elizabethtown College (666 degrees), and Franklin and Marshall College (614 degrees).
In 2018, the median property value in Lancaster, PA was $220,500, and the homeownership rate was 67.4%. Most people in Lancaster, PA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Lancaster, PA was 2 cars per household.