Lancaster County


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Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

50 N Duke St
Lancaster, PA 17602
Phone: (717) 299-8000
Fax: (717) 293-7208
www.co.lancaster.pa.us

In southeastern PA, southeast of Harrisburg; organized May 10, 1729 from Chester County. Name Origin: For Lancaster, Lancashire, England, former home of John Wright, a prime figure in the formation of the county

Area (sq mi):: 983.81 (land 949.06; water 34.75) Population per square mile: 516.90
Population 2005: 490,562 State rank: 6 Population change: 2000-20005 4.20%; 1990-2000 11.30% Population 2000: 470,658 (White 89.30%; Black or African American 2.80%; Hispanic or Latino 5.70%; Asian 1.40%; Other 4.30%). Foreign born: 3.20%. Median age: 36.10
Income 2000: per capita $20,398; median household $45,507; Population below poverty level: 7.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $28,765-$29,654
Unemployment (2004): 4.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 21.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 13.00%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Lancaster County seat (55,182)
  • Ephrata (13,180)
  • Elizabethtown (11,920)
  • Columbia (10,159)

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    Lancaster County, South Carolina

    PO Box 1809
    Lancaster, SC 29721
    Phone: (803) 285-1581
    Fax: (803) 416-9388
    www.lancastercountysc.net

    On the central border of SC, northeast of Columbia; established Mar 12, 1785 from Camden District. Name Origin: For Lancaster, PA, home of many early settlers

    Area (sq mi):: 555.29 (land 548.99; water 6.30) Population per square mile: 115.00
    Population 2005: 63,113 State rank: 21 Population change: 2000-20005 2.90%; 1990-2000 12.50% Population 2000: 61,351 (White 70.50%; Black or African American 26.90%; Hispanic or Latino 1.60%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.80%). Foreign born: 1.30%. Median age: 35.90
    Income 2000: per capita $16,276; median household $34,688; Population below poverty level: 12.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,591-$21,269
    Unemployment (2004): 8.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.80% Median travel time to work: 27.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 39.70%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Lancaster County, Virginia

    PO Box 99
    Lancaster, VA 22503
    Phone: (804) 462-5611
    www.lancova.com

    On the central eastern coast of VA, on east bank of the Rappahannock River; organized 1652 from York and Northumberland counties. Name Origin: For the city in England, former home of many early settlers who escaped from Oliver Cromwell's (1599-1658) reign

    Area (sq mi):: 231.35 (land 133.14; water 98.20) Population per square mile: 87.10
    Population 2005: 11,593 State rank: 111 Population change: 2000-20005 0.20%; 1990-2000 6.20% Population 2000: 11,567 (White 69.60%; Black or African American 28.90%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.30%; Other 0.80%). Foreign born: 1.70%. Median age: 49.80
    Income 2000: per capita $24,663; median household $33,239; Population below poverty level: 12.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $30,372-$32,736
    Unemployment (2004): 5.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.60% Median travel time to work: 23.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 26.20%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Lancaster County, Nebraska

    555 S 10th St Rm 108
    Lincoln, NE 68508
    Phone: (402) 441-7481
    Fax: (402) 441-8728
    www.lancaster.ne.gov

    In southeastern NE, southwest of Omaha; original county, organized Mar 6, 1855 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For Lancaster County, PA, former home of many settlers

    Area (sq mi):: 846.71 (land 838.88; water 7.83) Population per square mile: 315.70
    Population 2005: 264,814 State rank: 2 Population change: 2000-20005 5.80%; 1990-2000 17.20% Population 2000: 250,291 (White 88.70%; Black or African American 2.80%; Hispanic or Latino 3.40%; Asian 2.90%; Other 4.30%). Foreign born: 5.40%. Median age: 32.00
    Income 2000: per capita $21,265; median household $41,850; Population below poverty level: 9.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $29,231-$30,978
    Unemployment (2004): 3.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.60% Median travel time to work: 17.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 5.80%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Lincoln County seat (236,146)

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