Lancaster, KY Population

Population: 3,734. Estimated population in July 2020: 4,207 (+12.7% change)
Males: 1,699 (45.5%), Females: 2,035 (54.5%)

Garrard County

Zip codes: 40444.

Median resident age: 37.7 years
Median household income: $26,175
Median house value: $71,400

Races in Lancaster:

  • White Non-Hispanic (87.3%)
  • Black (9.6%)
  • Hispanic (2.0%)
  • Other race (1.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)

Ancestries: United States (35.9%), English (7.7%), Irish (6.1%), German (4.4%), Scottish (1.5%), French (1.4%).

Elevation: 1032 feet

Land area: 1.8 square miles

Map of Lancaster, KY

Population

For population 25 years and over in Lancaster

  • High school or higher: 60.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 9.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 31.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lancaster city

  • Never married: 21.9%
  • Now married: 48.2%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 14.9%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

2.8% Foreign born (2.1% Latin America, 0.3% Europe, 0.3% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +262 (+7.5%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Lancaster:

  • GARRARD COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (308 WEST MAPLE AVENUE)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Lancaster:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lancaster:

  • BLUE GRASS (about 29 miles; LEXINGTON, KY; Abbreviation: LEX)
  • LOUISVILLE INTL-STANDIFORD FIELD (about 89 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY; Abbreviation: SDF)
  • CINCINNATI/NORTHERN KENTUCKY INTERNATIONAL (about 98 miles; COVINGTON/CINCINNATI, OH, KY; Abbreviation: CVG)

Other public-use airports nearest to Lancaster:

  • STUART POWELL FIELD (about 14 miles; DANVILLE, KY; Abbreviation: DVK)
  • MADISON (about 19 miles; RICHMOND, KY; Abbreviation: I39)
  • SOMERSET-PULASKI COUNTY-J.T. WILSON FIELD (about 40 miles; SOMERSET, KY; Abbreviation: SME)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lancaster:

  • EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY (about 23 miles; RICHMOND, KY; Full-time enrollment: 11,214)
  • UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY (about 29 miles; LEXINGTON, KY; Full-time enrollment: 20,492)
  • LEXINGTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 29 miles; LEXINGTON, KY; Full-time enrollment: 5,437)
  • UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE (about 86 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY; Full-time enrollment: 15,514)
  • SULLIVAN UNIVERSITY (about 87 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,342)
  • BELLARMINE UNIVERSITY (about 87 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,030)
  • MOREHEAD STATE UNIVERSITY (about 89 miles; MOREHEAD, KY; Full-time enrollment: 6,866)

Schools

Public high school in Lancaster:

  • GARRARD COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 698; Location: 304 MAPLE AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Lancaster:

  • GARRARD MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 610; Location: 324 W MAPLE ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • CAMP DICK ROBINSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 455; Location: 7541 LEXINGTON RD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • LANCASTER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 435; Location: 205 LEXINGTON ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • MERRITT-LITTLE ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL (Students: 23; Location: 322 WEST MAPLE AVE; Grades: KG – 12)

Libraries

Library in Lancaster:

  • GARRARD COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $184,584; Location: 101 LEXINGTON STREET; 34,887 books; 542 audio materials; 1,121 video materials; 73 serial subscriptions)