Lancaster County, VA Demographics

The total population of Lancaster County is estimated to be 10,866 with 5,325 males (49.01%) and 5,541 females (50.99%). There are 216 more females than males in Lancaster County.
The median household income in Lancaster County was $69,676 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 1,987(2.94%) from $67,689 in 2020. This income is 93.39% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Lancaster County sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $79,978. Overall, the median household income for the county of Lancaster County stands at $69,676.
In Lancaster County, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $47,040 for males and $31,745 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $68,908 for males and $44,196 for females.
In Lancaster County, there are just three different racial groups among households. Among these, White households report a median household income of $75,664, followed by Black or African American households at $43,518, and Two or More Races households with a median household income of $28,760.
In 2022, the population of Lancaster County was 10,750, a 1.34% decrease year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Lancaster County's population was 10,896, a decline of 0.01% compared to a population of 10,897 in 2020.
The median age in Lancaster County, VA is 57.1, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 12.67% were under the age of 15, 12.96% aged 15 to 29, 38.67% aged 30 to 64, 30.17% aged 65 to 84, and 5.53% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Lancaster County population: 67.31% are White, 29.25% are Black or African American, 0.90% are Asian, 0.51% are some other race and 2.02% are multiracial.