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Population (year 2000): 25,894. Estimated population in July 2005: 32,233 (+24.5% change)
Males: 11,949 (46.1%), Females: 13,945 (53.9%)

Dallas County

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Median resident age: 32.3 years
Median household income: $43,773 (year 2000)
Median house value: $76,100 (year 2000)

Lancaster, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Lancaster:

  • Black (53.0%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (33.6%)
  • Hispanic (11.6%)
  • Other race (6.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (5.1%), German (5.0%), English (4.6%), Irish (4.6%), Subsaharan African (1.7%), French (1.4%).Texas forum

Land area: 29.3 square miles

Lancaster,

For population 25 years and over in Lancaster

  • High school or higher: 80.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 30.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lancaster city

  • Never married: 25.3%
  • Now married: 53.1%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 12.8%

5.2% Foreign born (4.3% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +3,562 (+16.0%).

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: TX Dallas, (13.7 miles )

Nearest cities: TX (5.5 miles Hutchins, Oak, TX Red (5.7 miles TX (5.8 miles DeSoto, TX (6.4 miles Wilmer, Heights, TX (6.4 miles Glenn Leaf, TX (7.9 miles Oak Hill, TX (8.1 miles Pecan TX Ferris, (8.7 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 149 buildings, average cost: $80,900
  • 1997: 229 buildings, average cost: $81,100
  • 1998: 280 buildings, average cost: $75,900
  • 1999: 127 buildings, average cost: $85,900
  • 2000: 185 buildings, average cost: $105,800
  • 2001: 226 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2002: 453 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 2003: 532 buildings, average cost: $129,900
  • 2004: 486 buildings, average cost: $129,400
  • 2005: 573 buildings, average cost: $141,800

Latitude: 32.60 N, Longitude: 96.77 W

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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (22.6%), Manufacturing (11.7%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,215 (-8.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,681 (14.5%)

Crime in Lancaster by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0 2
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 7.7
Rapes 13 11 8 7 6 7
    per 100,000 50.2 42.5 30.9 27.0 23.2 27.0
Robberies 30 40 47 44 36 23
    per 100,000 115.9 154.5 181.5 169.9 139.0 88.8
Assaults 87 146 158 175 89 102
    per 100,000 336.0 563.8 610.2 675.8 343.7 393.9
Burglaries 291 359 418 408 562 487
    per 100,000 1123.8 1386.4 1614.3 1575.7 2170.4 1880.7
Thefts 621 799 916 925 557 724
    per 100,000 2398.2 3085.7 3537.5 3572.3 2151.1 2796.0
Auto thefts 127 180 180 182 194 181
    per 100,000 490.5 695.1 695.1 702.9 749.2 699.0
335.9 452.2 499.0 506.4 417.6 423.4

Average climate in Lancaster, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Lancaster,

Lancaster-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 215% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/25/1994, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 1.7 miles away from the Lancaster city center killed 3 people and injured 48 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 10/12/1969, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.0 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Adrian Madise - 2005 NFL player (Tennessee Titans, born: Mar 23, 1980), Jacques Reeves - 2005 NFL player (Dallas Cowboys, born: Oct 8, 1982), Bryce May - College basketball player (McNeese State Cowboys), Chris Session - College basketball player (Utah State Aggies), Justin Isham - College basketball player (SMU Mustangs), Lekheythan Malone - College basketball player (Arkansas LR Trojans), Michael Jones - College basketball player (North Texas Eagles).


Hospital/medical center in Lancaster:
  • MEDICAL CENTER AT LANCASTER (2600 W PLEASANT RUN RD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Lancaster:
  • CEDARS HOSPITAL,THE (about 6 miles; DESOTO, TX)
  • SELECT SPECIALTY HOSPITAL SOUTH DALLAS (about 6 miles; DESOTO, TX)
  • MARGARET JONSSON CHARLTON METH HOSP (about 9 miles; DALLAS, TX)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lancaster:
  • DALLAS LOVE FIELD (about 17 miles; DALLAS, TX; ID: DAL)
  • DALLAS/FORT WORTH INTERNATIONAL (about 27 miles; DALLAS-FORT WORTH, TX; ID: DFW)
  • FORT WORTH MEACHAM INTL (about 43 miles; FORT WORTH, TX; ID: FTW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Lancaster:
  • LANCASTER (about 5 miles; LANCASTER, TX; ID: LNC)
  • CARROLL AIR PARK (about 7 miles; DE SOTO, TX; ID: F66)
  • FERRIS RED OAK MUNI (about 8 miles; FERRIS/RED OAK, TX; ID: 12T)

Amtrak station near Lancaster:
  • 13 miles: DALLAS (400 S. HOUSTON ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
Local government website:
College/University in Lancaster:
  • CEDAR VALLEY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,907; Location: 3030 N DALLAS AVE; Public; Website: www.dcccd.edu)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lancaster:
  • SOUTHERN METHODIST UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; DALLAS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 8,231)
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW COLLEGE (about 12 miles; DALLAS, TX; FT enrollment: 3,029)
  • DALLAS BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; DALLAS, TX; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • EL CENTRO COLLEGE (about 13 miles; DALLAS, TX; FT enrollment: 2,359)
  • EASTFIELD COLLEGE (about 18 miles; MESQUITE, TX; FT enrollment: 4,457)
  • UNIVERSITY OF DALLAS (about 22 miles; IRVING, TX; FT enrollment: 2,400)
  • RICHLAND COLLEGE (about 22 miles; DALLAS, TX; FT enrollment: 7,352)
Public high school in Lancaster:
  • LANCASTER H S (Students: 1,416; Location: 822 W PLEASANT RUN RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Lancaster:
  • CEDAR VALLEY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 116; Location: 643 W WINTERGREEN RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • VICTORY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 84; Location: 1400 W MAIN ST; Grades: KG - 12)
  • BERNE ACADEMY (Students: 71; Location: 1311 JOHNS AVE; Grades: KG - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Lancaster:
  • LANCASTER J H (Students: 821; Location: 1109 W MAIN ST; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • LANCASTER INT (Students: 706; Location: 1355 W BELT LINE RD; Grades: 05 - 06)
  • ROLLING HILLS EL (Students: 483; Location: 450 ROLLING HILLS PL; Grades: PK - 04)
  • ROSA PARKS/MILLBROOK EL (Students: 427; Location: 630 MILLBROOK DR; Grades: PK - 04)
  • PLEASANT RUN EL (Students: 365; Location: 427 W PLEASANT RUN RD; Grades: PK - 04)
  • HOUSTON EL (Students: 272; Location: 3100 N HOUSTON SCHOOL RD; Grades: PK - 03)
  • WEST MAIN EL (Students: 258; Location: 531 W MAIN ST; Grades: PK - 04)
  • L ISD J J A E P (Students: 4; Location: 602 E SECOND ST; Grades: KG - 12)
  • ALTER SCH (Location: 602 E SECOND ST; Grades: N - N )
Library in Lancaster:
  • LANCASTER VETERANS MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $545,928; Location: 1600 VETERANS MEMORIAL PKWY; 42,050 books; 2,225 audio materials; 1,176 video materials; 106 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Lancaster: Captain R A Rawlins House (A), Randlett House (B), W A Strain House (C).

Churches in Lancaster include: Ames Road Church (A), Church of Christ Cold Springs (B), Saint Martins Church (C), Saint Martins Episcopal Church (D), Saint Paul Free Will Baptist Church (E), First Assembly of God Church of Lancaster (F), First Baptist Church of Lancaster (G), Beckley City Chapel (H).

Cemeteries: Edgewood Cemetery (1), Rawlins Cemetery (2).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Keller Branch (A), Halls Branch (B), Deep Branch (C), Mill Branch (D).

Parks in Lancaster include: Tiger Field (1), Cedardale Park (2), Lion Club Park (3).


Lancaster compared to Texas state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Lancaster:
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KHCK (1480 AM; 5 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KMRT-AM LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KGGR (1040 AM; daytime; 5 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRVA (1600 AM; 5 kW; COCKRELL HILL, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KAAM (770 AM; 10 kW; GARLAND, TX; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • KLIF (570 AM; 5 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KLIF LICO, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Lancaster:
  • WRR (101.1 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CITY OF DALLAS, TEXAS)
  • KEGL (97.1 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRBV (100.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF FORT WORTH)
  • KLUV-FM (98.7 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KOAI (107.5 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: INFINITY KOAI-FM, INC.)
  • KLLI (105.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KVIL-FM (103.7 FM; HIGHLAND PARK-DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TEXAS)
  • KHKS (106.1 FM; DENTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBFB (97.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KSCS (96.3 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KZPS (92.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKDA-FM (104.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: SERVICE BROADCASTING I, LTD.)
  • KLNO (94.1 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KCBI (90.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CRISWELL CENTER FOR BIBLICAL STUDIES)
  • KERA (90.1 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDGE (102.1 FM; FORT WORTH-DALLAS, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDMX (102.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KVTT (91.7 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: RESEARCH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC)
  • KNON (89.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: AGAPE BROADCASTING FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KPLX (99.5 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KPLX LICO, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Lancaster:
  • KTVT (Channel 11; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CBS STATIONS GROUP OF TEXAS L.P.)
  • KXAS-TV (Channel 5; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: STATION VENTURE OPERATIONS, LP)
  • KDTN (Channel 2; DENTON, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KERA-TV (Channel 13; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDAF (Channel 33; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • KMPX (Channel 29; DECATUR, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KTXA (Channel 21; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF DALLAS/FORT WORTH L.P.)
  • KUVN (Channel 23; GARLAND, TX; Owner: KUVN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KSTR-TV (Channel 49; IRVING, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA DALLAS LLC)
  • KDFI (Channel 27; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NEW DMIC, INC.)
  • KPXD (Channel 68; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: PAXSON DALLAS LICENSE, INC.)
  • KXTX-TV (Channel 39; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KDTX-TV (Channel 58; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • WFAA-TV (Channel 8; DALLAS, TX; Owner: WFAA-TV, L.P.)
  • KDFW (Channel 4; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KDFW LICENSE, INC.)
  • K26HF (Channel 26; BRITTON, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KHPK-LP (Channel 28; DE SOTO, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KATA-LP (Channel 60; MESQUITE, TX; Owner: JANE McGINNIS)
  • K25FW (Channel 25; CORSICANA, TX; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KJJM-LP (Channel 46; DALLAS/MESQUITE, TX; Owner: JANE McGINNIS)
  • KLDT (Channel 55; LAKE DALLAS, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING OF DALLAS, INC.)
  • KVFW-LP (Channel 65; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: GERALD BENAVIDES)
  • KLEG-LP (Channel 44; DALLAS, TX; Owner: DILIP VISWANATH)
  • KFWD (Channel 52; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: HIC BROADCAST, INC.)

 

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