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People

Total Population 3,814
Male Share of the Population 45.8%
Female Share of the Population 54.2%
Senior Citizens 20.9%
Employed Population 16+ 1,311
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 42%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $30,775
% Above Poverty Level 63.3%
% Below Poverty Level 36.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 3.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.8%
% Using Public Transportation 1.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 30.2%
Median Gross Rent $584
Median House Value $87,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.6%
US/American 0%
English 11%
Irish 15.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Lancaster Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 26 miles S of Lexington, Kentucky
County Garrard
Standard Zip Codes 40444
Company Zip Codes 40446
Phone Area Codes 859
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.619
Longitude -84.578

Lancaster Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station DANVILLE
Distance 10.8 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 41 F
Apr Temp 43 to 65 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 48.8 inches
Station WAYNESBURG 7 NE
Distance 14.1 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 43 F
Apr Temp 44 to 68 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 45 to 69 F
Annual Precip 52.1 inches
Station DIX DAM
Distance 14.6 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 43 F
Apr Temp 45 to 68 F
Jul Temp 67 to 87 F
Oct Temp 47 to 70 F
Annual Precip 45.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Berea 14,454 $48,845
Burgin 1,238 $44,375
Crab Orchard 1,002 $29,427
Danville 16,542 $52,622
Junction City 2,494 $37,026
Stanford 3,680 $36,660

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Lancaster Public Libraries

Library
Garrard County Public Library
101 LEXINGTON STREET
Lancaster, Kentucky
(859) 792-3424
Library Web Site

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Lancaster High Schools

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GARRARD COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
304 MAPLE AVE
859-792-2146
Serves 698 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.2

MERRITT-LITTLE ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL
322 WEST MAPLE AVE
859-792-8745
A Non-traditional School
Serves 23 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.3

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