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Population (year 2000): 35,335. Estimated population in July 2005: 36,063 (+2.1% change)
Males: 16,724 (47.3%), Females: 18,611 (52.7%)

Fairfield County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 35.9 years
Median household income: $33,321 (year 2000)
Median house value: $92,500 (year 2000)

Lancaster, OH residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Lancaster:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Black (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (27.6%), United States (15.2%), Irish (13.4%), English (8.7%), Italian (3.1%), Dutch (2.9%).Ohio

Elevation: 860 feet

Land area: 18.1 square miles

Lancaster,

For population 25 years and over in Lancaster

  • High school or higher: 83.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lancaster city

  • Never married: 22.2%
  • Now married: 54.1%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

0.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +603 (+1.7%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: OH Columbus, (32.5 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (378.2 miles )

Nearest cities: Grove, OH (7.5 miles Sugar OH (8.5 miles Pleasantville, OH (8.8 miles Carroll, OH (8.8 miles Baltimore, OH (9.5 miles Thurston, OH (10.6 miles Amanda, West Rushville, OH (11.2 miles) , OH (12.1 miles Bremen,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 2005: 121 buildings, average cost: $169,300

Latitude: 39.72 N, Longitude: 82.61 W

Area code: 740

Lancaster, Ohio business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (18.4%), Retail trade (17.0%), Manufacturing (16.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,580 (+10.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 8,715 (53.0%)

Crime in Lancaster by Year

Type 1999 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 0 21 19 13 23
    per 100,000 0.0 59.4 53.8 36.8 65.1
Robberies 20 30 35 37 30
    per 100,000 56.6 84.9 99.1 104.7 84.9
Assaults 17 18 25 31 46
    per 100,000 48.1 50.9 70.8 87.7 130.2
Burglaries 285 253 280 235 323
    per 100,000 806.6 716.0 792.4 665.1 914.1
Thefts 1,467 945 882 1,168 1,241
    per 100,000 4151.7 2674.4 2496.1 3305.5 3512.1
Auto thefts 69 82 79 81 86
    per 100,000 195.3 232.1 223.6 229.2 243.4
264.8 235.1 238.6 260.8 301.5

Average climate in Lancaster, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Lancaster,

Lancaster-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Ohio state average. It is 8% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/1970, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 21.9 miles away from the Lancaster city center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/10/1973, a category 3 tornado 23.5 miles away from the city center injured 8 people and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Birthplace of: William Tecumseh Sherman - (1820-1891), USA General, Joe Ogilvie - PGA Tour Golf player (born: 4/8/74), John Sherman - (1823-1900), Chad McKnight - College basketball player (Morehead State Eagles), Katie Smith - WNBA player (Detroit Shock, born: Jun 4, 1974), Kyle Greathouse - College basketball player (Western Carolina Catamounts).


Hospital/medical center in Lancaster:
  • FAIRFIELD MEDICAL CENTER (401 N EWING ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Lancaster:
  • HOCKING VALLEY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 19 miles; LOGAN, OH)
  • BARIATRIC CARE CENTER OF OHIO (about 23 miles; GROVEPORT, OH)
  • BERGER HOSPITAL (about 25 miles; CIRCLEVILLE, OH)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lancaster:
  • RICKENBACKER INTERNATIONAL (about 23 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; ID: LCK)
  • PORT COLUMBUS INTL (about 27 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; ID: CMH)
  • OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 40 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; ID: OSU)
Other public-use airports nearest to Lancaster:
  • FAIRFIELD COUNTY (about 4 miles; LANCASTER, OH; ID: LHQ)
  • MILLER FARM LANDING STRIP (about 12 miles; BALTIMORE, OH; ID: 7B4)
  • NEWARK-HEATH (about 24 miles; NEWARK, OH; ID: VTA)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Electric Power 9 $34,459 $45,945 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 18 $49,401 $32,934 6 $1,658
Transit 1 $3,713 $44,556 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 30 $92,873 $37,149 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 24 $72,655 $36,327 0 $0
Health 1 $3,660 $43,920 0 $0
Streets and Highways 26 $82,334 $38,000 0 $0
Sewerage 25 $88,640 $42,547 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3 $10,869 $43,476 0 $0
Fire - Other 2 $5,987 $35,922 0 $0
Firefighters 75 $313,166 $50,106 0 $0
Gas Supply 26 $92,512 $42,697 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 65 $275,094 $50,786 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 33 $98,027 $35,646 2 $3,281
Other Government Administration 28 $72,903 $31,244 1 $443
Financial Administration 15 $51,947 $41,557 0 $0
Water Supply 47 $154,249 $39,382 0 $0
Police - Other 19 $55,811 $35,249 0 $0
Totals for Government 447 $1,558,297 $41,833 9 $5,382
Colleges/Universities in Lancaster:
  • OHIO UNIVERSITY-LANCASTER BRANCH (Full-time enrollment: 1,154; Location: 1570 GRANVILLE PIKE; Public; Website: www.ohiou.edu)
  • SOUTHEASTERN BUSINESS COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 118; Location: 1522 SHERIDAN DR; Private, for-profit; Website: www.careersohio.com)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lancaster:
  • DENISON UNIVERSITY (about 25 miles; GRANVILLE, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,101)
  • CAPITAL UNIVERSITY (about 28 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; FT enrollment: 3,187)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 28 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; FT enrollment: 2,999)
  • HOCKING TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 32 miles; NELSONVILLE, OH; FT enrollment: 4,050)
  • COLUMBUS STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 33 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; FT enrollment: 10,583)
  • FRANKLIN UNIVERSITY (about 33 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; FT enrollment: 3,048)
  • OTTERBEIN COLLEGE (about 35 miles; WESTERVILLE, OH; FT enrollment: 2,226)
Public high schools in Lancaster:
  • LANCASTER HS & STANBERY CAMPUS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,815; Location: 1312 GRANVILLE PIKE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • FAIRFIELD UNION HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 635; Location: 6401 CINCINNATI ZANESVILLE RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Lancaster:
  • WM V FISHER CATH HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 310; Location: 1803 GRANVILLE PIKE; Grades: 9 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Lancaster:
  • THOMAS EWING JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 529; Location: 825 E FAIR AVE; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • GENERAL SHERMAN JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 491; Location: 701 UNION ST; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • CEDAR HEIGHTS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 463; Location: 1515 CEDAR HILL RD; Grades: KG - 06)
  • WEST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 424; Location: 625 GARFIELD AVE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • MEDILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 392; Location: 1151 JAMES RD; Grades: PK - 06)
  • TALLMADGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 362; Location: 611 LEWIS AVE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • SANDERSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 361; Location: 1450 MARIETTA RD NE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • EAST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 343; Location: 751 E WHEELING ST; Grades: KG - 06)
  • FAIRFIELD UNION JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 336; Location: 6401 CINCINNATI ZANESVILLE RD; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • NORTH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 331; Location: 710 N BROAD ST; Grades: KG - 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Lancaster:
  • ST MARY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 459; Location: 309 E CHESTNUT ST; Grades: KG - 8)
  • FAITH ACADEMY ELEMENTARY SCH (Students: 215; Location: 2610 W FAIR AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • ST BERNADETTE ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 179; Location: 1325 WHEELING ROAD; Grades: PK - 5)
  • LANCASTER MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 25; Location: 1111 WESTFAIR AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • OWLS ACRE MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 19; Location: 1458 TIKI; Grades: KG - KG)
  • LANCASTER SDA ELEMENTARY (Students: 16; Location: 2640 LANCASTER-THORNVILLE RD.; Grades: KG - 7)
Library in Lancaster:
  • FAIRFIELD COUNTY DISTRICT LIBRARY (Operating income: $3,631,514; Location: 219 N. BROAD ST.; 296,062 books; 20,673 audio materials; 20,042 video materials; 383 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Lancaster: Fairfield County Home (A), Fairfield County Fairgrounds (B), Campgrounds (C), East End Industrial Park (D), Rockmill Industrial Park (E), Fairfield County Childrens Home (F), Fairfield County Courthouse (G), Fairfield County Jail (H), Fairfield County Library (I), Fire Station Number 1 (J), Fire Station Number 2 (K), West Side Branch Library (L), Lancaster City Hall (M).

Shopping Centers: Plaza Shopping Center (1), Lancaster Plaza Shopping Center (2), East Main Shopping Center (3), River Valley Mall Shopping Center (4), Town and County Plaza Shopping Center (5), Hocking Valley Mall Shopping Center (6), Harts Shopping Center (7).

Churches in Lancaster include: Allen Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church (A), Lancaster Apostolic Assembly Church (B), Main Street Church of God (C), Maple Street Evangelical United Brethren Church (D), B'nai Israel Congregation (E), Mills Memorial United Methodist Church (F), Emanuel Lutheran Church (G), Pilgrim Holiness Church (H).

Cemeteries: Applegate Cemetery (1), Asbury Cemetery (2), Elmwood Cemetery (3), Forest Rose Cemetery (4), Saint Marys Cemetery (5), County Infirmary Cemetery (6).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Baldwin Run (A), Fetters Run (B), Ewing Run (C), Hunters Run (D), Tarhe Run (E).

Parks in Lancaster include: Maher Park (1), Lanreco Park (2), Lancaster West Main Street Historic District (3), Lancaster Methodist Episcopal Camp Ground Historic District (4), Lancaster Historic District (5), Miller Park (6), Sherman House State Memorial (7), Hunter Park (8), Square 13 Historic District (9).

Post office: (A).  


Lancaster compared to Ohio state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Lancaster:
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLOH (1320 AM; 1 kW; LANCASTER, OH)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WBNS (1460 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: RADIOHIO, INCORPORATED)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOSU (820 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WHTH (790 AM; 1 kW; HEATH, OH; Owner: RUNNYMEDE, INC.)
  • WBGS (1030 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Lancaster:
  • WJZA (103.5 FM; LANCASTER, OH; Owner: SKYWAY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHOK-FM (95.5 FM; LANCASTER, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WFCO (90.9 FM; LANCASTER, OH; Owner: LANCASTER ED BROADASTING FOUNDATION)
  • WFCB (93.3 FM; CHILLICOTHE, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLRY (88.5 FM; RUSHVILLE, OH; Owner: ARCANGEL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • W201AK (88.1 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: THE CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY)
  • WOSU-FM (89.7 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WUFM (88.7 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: SPIRIT COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WAZU (107.1 FM; CIRCLEVILLE, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WNKO (101.7 FM; NEWARK, OH; Owner: RUNNYMEDE, INC.)
  • WBZX (99.7 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • WBNS-FM (97.1 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: RADIO OHIO, INC.)
  • WOUH-FM (91.9 FM; CHILLICOTHE, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WCOL-FM (92.3 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WXMG (98.9 FM; UPPER ARLINGTON, OH; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES, LTD)
  • WLVQ (96.3 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWJM (106.3 FM; NEW LEXINGTON, OH; Owner: PERRY COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSNY (94.7 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: FRANKLIN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNCI (97.9 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCBE (90.5 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: BD.OF EDUC.,CITY SCH.DIST.,COLUMBUS)
TV broadcast stations around Lancaster:
  • WSYX (Channel 6; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: WSYX LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WWHO (Channel 53; CHILLICOTHE, OH; Owner: UPN STATIONS GROUP INC.)
  • WTTE (Channel 28; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: COLUMBUS (WTTE-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WBNS-TV (Channel 10; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: WBNS-TV, INC.)
  • WOSU-TV (Channel 34; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WCMH-TV (Channel 4; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WINJ-LP (Channel 8; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: THE NEW LIFE FELLOWSHIP OF CHURCHES)
  • WCLL-LP (Channel 19; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: JONATHAN W. OWENS)
  • WDEM-LP (Channel 17; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: TRIPLETT & ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WSFJ-TV (Channel 51; NEWARK, OH; Owner: GUARDIAN VISION INTERNATIONAL, INC.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

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