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People

Total Population 3,779
Male Share of the Population 43.3%
Female Share of the Population 56.7%
Senior Citizens 21.4%
Employed Population 16+ 1,297
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 44.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 11.4%
Median Earnings25+ $23,720
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,806
Median Earnings With High School Degree $20,906

Wealth

Median Family Income $35,083
% Above Poverty Level 64.9%
% Below Poverty Level 35.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home 2.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation 2.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 32.6%
Median Gross Rent $588
Median House Value $89,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 20.4%
US/American 0%
English 8.2%
Irish 12.7%

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 14,209 $48,114
Burgin 1,153 $47,273
Crab Orchard 973 $28,611
Danville 16,471 $50,775
Junction City 2,575 $37,612
Stanford 3,686 $35,712

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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