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Lancaster, SC (South Carolina) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $133,167 (it was $76,800 in 2000)
Lancaster:

$133,167
South Carolina:

$161,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $87,247 - $196,260

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $142,770
Here:

$142,770
State:

$244,698

Mobile homes: $485,661
Here:

$485,661
State:

$70,687

Lancaster,SC index of house prices

Total population: 8,960 (Urban population: 8,431 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 7 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 4,032 (3,578 occupied: 1,692 owner occupied, 2,030 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

55%
State:

31%

Housing density: 693 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $169,397.

Median contract rent in 2017: $311 (lower quartile is $228, upper quartile is $396)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2017: $750


Median gross rent in Lancaster, SC in 2017: $424

Housing units in Lancaster with a mortgage: 982 (1 second mortgage, 98 home equity loan, 10 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 707

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $80,443

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $39,687

Median monthly housing costs: $702


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Lancaster, South Carolina Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1969

Median year apartment built: 1973

Household type by relationship:

Households: 9,568
  • In family households: 7,826 (743 male householders, 1,438 female householders)
    1,249 spouses, 3,104 children (2,916 natural, 112 adopted, 45 stepchildren), 352 grandchildren, 126 brothers or sisters, 48 parents, 405 other relatives, 302 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,511 (561 male householders (502 living alone)), 731 female householders (614 living alone)), 215 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 147

Size of family households: 955 2-persons, 456 3-persons, 504 4-persons, 97 5-persons, 76 6-persons, 18 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,122 1-person, 174 2-persons, 14 3-persons.

929 married couples with children.
1,010 single-parent households (110 men, 900 women).

92.7% of residents of Lancaster speak English at home.
7.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (85% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (67% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 21% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 382 (4.0%)
(41.4% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

4.7
State:

4.5

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Lancaster, South Carolina
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Lancaster, South Carolina
  • 15no bedroom
  • 11 bedroom
  • 3642 bedrooms
  • 8083 bedrooms
  • 3654 bedrooms
  • 1335+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lancaster, South Carolina
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lancaster, South Carolina
  • 16no bedroom
  • 2231 bedroom
  • 6872 bedrooms
  • 9193 bedrooms
  • 904 bedrooms
  • 275+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Lancaster in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Lancaster in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 81no vehicle
  • 5361 vehicle
  • 6902 vehicles
  • 3413 vehicles
  • 134 vehicles
  • 205+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Lancaster in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Lancaster in renter-occupied apartments
  • 359no vehicle
  • 9721 vehicle
  • 4852 vehicles
  • 523 vehicles
  • 224 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lancaster, South Carolina
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lancaster, South Carolina
  • 01 room
  • 152 rooms
  • 543 rooms
  • 1434 rooms
  • 3775 rooms
  • 3676 rooms
  • 2717 rooms
  • 1598 rooms
  • 3159+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lancaster, South Carolina
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lancaster, South Carolina
  • 161 room
  • 102 rooms
  • 1013 rooms
  • 5824 rooms
  • 1,0305 rooms
  • 646 rooms
  • 2107 rooms
  • 48 rooms
  • 289+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2017 house/condo value by year built
Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
  • Lancaster, SC household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Lancaster, SC in 2017
  • 550Less than $10,000
  • 436$10,000 to $19,999
  • 491$20,000 to $29,999
  • 319$30,000 to $39,999
  • 177$40,000 to $49,999
  • 163$50,000 to $59,999
  • 361$60,000 to $74,999
  • 305$75,000 to $99,999
  • 300$100,000 to $124,999
  • 40$125,000 to $149,999
  • 113$150,000 to $199,999
  • 110$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2017 in Lancaster, SC

  • Distribution of house value in Lancaster, SC in 2017
  • 5Less than $10,000
  • 34$10,000 to $14,999
  • 21$15,000 to $19,999
  • 7$25,000 to $29,999
  • 11$30,000 to $34,999
  • 85$40,000 to $49,999
  • 58$50,000 to $59,999
  • 34$60,000 to $69,999
  • 57$70,000 to $79,999
  • 221$80,000 to $89,999
  • 78$90,000 to $99,999
  • 202$100,000 to $124,999
  • 255$125,000 to $149,999
  • 82$150,000 to $174,999
  • 207$175,000 to $199,999
  • 78$200,000 to $249,999
  • 76$250,000 to $299,999
  • 6$300,000 to $399,999
  • 3$400,000 to $499,999
  • 121$500,000 to $749,999
  • 7$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in Lancaster, SC

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Lancaster, SC in 2017
  • 16Less than $100
  • 36$150 to $199
  • 60$200 to $249
  • 26$250 to $299
  • 89$300 to $349
  • 118$350 to $399
  • 153$400 to $449
  • 235$450 to $499
  • 144$500 to $549
  • 123$550 to $599
  • 161$600 to $649
  • 144$650 to $699
  • 17$700 to $749
  • 40$750 to $799
  • 31$800 to $899
  • 44$1,250 to $1,499
  • 191No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017

Percentage of workers working in this county: 56.5%
Number of people working at home: 169 (5.0% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 95
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 602
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 540
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 232
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 321
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 216
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 325
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 102
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 75
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 481
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 231
  • 90 or more minutes: 190
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Lancaster

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 7,734 (89%)
  • Carpooled: 595 (7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 3 (0%)
  • Taxi: 118 (1%)
  • Walked: 56 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 169 (2%)
Class of Workers in 2017
  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 12.0%Males
  • 6.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 7.6%Males
  • 17.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 46.5%Males
  • 49.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 15.8%Males
  • 14.6%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Lancaster, South Carolina
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Lancaster, South Carolina
  • 182010 or later
  • 802000 to 2009
  • 261990 to 1999
  • 291980 to 1989
  • 01970 to 1979
  • 19Before 1970
Ancestries in Lancaster, SC

First ancestries reported:

  • American: 784 (12.5%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 312 (5.0%)
  • African: 306 (4.9%)
  • Scottish: 161 (2.6%)
  • Irish: 156 (2.5%)
  • German: 153 (2.4%)
  • English: 122 (2.0%)
  • Italian: 70 (1.1%)
  • European: 60 (1.0%)
  • British: 43 (0.7%)
  • Greek: 12 (0.2%)
  • Lithuanian: 11 (0.2%)
  • French: 10 (0.2%)
  • Belgian: 6 (0.10%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 5 (0.08%)
  • Russian: 5 (0.08%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents (%):

Honduras
Lancaster:

26.3% (83)
South Carolina:

2.5% (6,040)

Mexico
Lancaster:

21.8% (69)
South Carolina:

29.3% (69,744)

Panama
Lancaster:

13.0% (41)
South Carolina:

0.5% (1,207)

Ecuador
Lancaster:

13.0% (41)
South Carolina:

0.5% (1,077)

Cuba
Lancaster:

9.2% (29)
South Carolina:

0.9% (2,089)

El Salvador
Lancaster:

7.6% (24)
South Carolina:

1.5% (3,484)

Canada
Lancaster:

5.7% (18)
South Carolina:

3.4% (7,983)

Indonesia
Lancaster:

3.2% (10)
South Carolina:

0.1% (153)

India
Lancaster:

2.8% (9)
South Carolina:

5.1% (12,204)

China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
Lancaster:

1.9% (6)
South Carolina:

3.8% (9,018)

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 6,676
  • Other state: 2,324
  • Northeast: 342
  • Midwest: 141
  • South: 1,730
  • West: 129

83.6% of Lancaster residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42.0% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 60.5% lived in South Carolina.


Lancaster:

83.6%
State average:

85.5%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 60
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 4
  • 5th and 6th grade: 40
  • 7th and 8th grade: 190
  • 9th grade: 177
  • 10th grade: 111
  • 11th grade: 145
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 299
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 935
  • Less than 1 year of college: 134
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 350
  • Associate degree: 229
  • Bachelor's degree: 242
  • Master's degree: 122
  • Professional school degree: 10
  • Doctorate degree: 15
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 9
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 21
  • 5th and 6th grade: 44
  • 7th and 8th grade: 59
  • 9th grade: 203
  • 10th grade: 73
  • 11th grade: 195
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 26
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 700
  • Less than 1 year of college: 158
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 747
  • Associate degree: 294
  • Bachelor's degree: 446
  • Master's degree: 262
  • Professional school degree: 37
  • Doctorate degree: 11
Educational Attainment for Females
Lancaster marital status for males
Lancaster marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,064
  • One, attached: 116
  • Two: 192
  • 3 or 4: 178
  • 5 to 9: 228
  • 10 to 19: 56
  • 20 to 49: 31
  • 50 or more: 163
  • Mobile homes: 19

Median worth of mobile homes: $154,610

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2017: 1.0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2017: 4.6%

House/condo owner moved in on average 15 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Lancaster
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lancaster, SC
  • 61.1%Utility gas
  • 37.5%Electricity
  • 0.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lancaster, SC
  • 62.6%Electricity
  • 33.9%Utility gas
  • 2.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 11
Here:

0.9%
South Carolina:

9.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 13
Here:

2.7%
South Carolina:

8.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 25
Here:

5.4%
South Carolina:

19.9%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability