SC

National Population : 333,590,059
South Carolina State Population : 5,404,936

About Lancaster, SC

Lancaster, SC is located in Lancaster County in the state of South Carolina.

The total City Population for Lancaster is about 25,649 with about 546 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 54,884.

The Average Home Value is $120,200.00, which is roughly 11% lower than the Average Home Value of $135,244.00 for the state of South Carolina, and roughly 36% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $40,823.00, which is roughly 12% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $46,131.00 for the state of South Carolina, and roughly 29% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Lancaster is about 15%.

South Carolina is ranked #48 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 12.12 out of 100.

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Voting

Lancaster County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 37.53% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 60.78%
Democratic: 37.97%
Libertarian: 0.99%
Green: 0.19%
Other: 0.07%


Nearby Locations

Fort Lawn, SC (7.88 mi.)
Heath Springs, SC (11.45 mi.)
Great Falls, SC (12.00 mi.)
Catawba, SC (13.03 mi.)
Richburg, SC (14.97 mi.)
Lando, SC (14.97 mi.)
Blackstock, SC (15.28 mi.)
Edgemoor, SC (15.80 mi.)
Rock Hill, SC (18.57 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 29720
Latitude : 34.766228
Longitude : -80.698876
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 562 ft.
Area Code(s) : 803

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.54
Male Population Estimate : 40.35%
Female Population Estimate : 43.54%
Median Age : 39.0
Male Median Age : 37.5
Female Median Age : 40.3

White Population Estimate : 55.86%
Black Population Estimate : 25.38%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 3.88%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.42%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.04%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.52%
Other Population Estimate : 2.77%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Lancaster specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Lancaster County: About 11 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Lancaster County: About 410 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Lancaster County is about 63% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 30% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.