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Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

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Population:

  • Total Population: 470,658
  • Males: 229,806
  • Females: 240,852

Ethnicity:

  • White: 420,994
  • Black/African American: 11,421
  • Hispanic: 26,451
  • Native American/Eskimo: 463
  • Asian: 6,515
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 53
  • Other: 399
  • 2 or more: 4,362

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (380,620)
  2. Spanish (21,740)
  3. Pennsylvania Dutch (14,375)
  4. German (7,105)
  5. Dutch (2,995)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 15,037

  1. Vietnam (1,968)
  2. Dominican Republic (837)
  3. Germany (789)
  4. United Kingdom (757)
  5. Mexico (722)
  6. Canada (677)
  7. Russia (607)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Catholic Church (47,161)
  2. United Methodist Church, The (31,483)
  3. Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (26,516)
  4. Mennonite Church USA (19,740)
  5. United Church of Christ (14,122)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 118,208
    • Sensory: 12,303
    • Physical: 27,001
    • Mental: 17,816
    • Self-care: 8,337
    • Go outside home: 22,984
    • Employment: 27,856

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 2,421

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 172,560
    • Utility gas: 39,430
    • Bottled or LP gas: 8,568
    • Electricity: 55,352
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 59,411
    • Coal or Coke: 5,253
    • Wood: 3,446
    • Solar Energy: 43
    • Other fuel: 629
    • No fuel used: 428

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 338,148
    • No vehicle: 32,370
    • 1 or more vehicle: 305,778

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 2,032
    • No High School: 25,999
    • Some High School: 40,451
    • High School: 117,501
    • Some College: 40,847
    • Associate's Degree: 13,634
    • College Degree: 41,643
    • Master's Degree: 13,568
    • Professional Degree: 4,759
    • Doctoral Degree: 2,069

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 172,560
    • Owners with phone: 119,905
    • Owners without phone: 2,359
    • Renters with phone: 47,985
    • Renters without phone: 2,311

    10 closest counties:

    1. Lebanon County, Pennsylvania
    2. Berks County, Pennsylvania
    3. York County, Pennsylvania
    4. Harford County, Maryland
    5. Cecil County, Maryland
    6. Dauphin County, Pennsylvania
    7. Chester County, Pennsylvania
    8. Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
    9. New Castle County, Delaware
    10. Baltimore County, Maryland

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    17022, 17501, 17502, 17503, 17504, 17505, 17506, 17507, 17508, 17509, 17512, 17516, 17517, 17518, 17519, 17520, 17521, 17522, 17527, 17528, 17529, 17532, 17533, 17534, 17535, 17536, 17537, 17538, 17540, 17543, 17545, 17547, 17549, 17550, 17551, 17552, 17554, 17555, 17557, 17560, 17562, 17563, 17564, 17565, 17566, 17567, 17568, 17569, 17570, 17572, 17573, 17575, 17576, 17577, 17578, 17579, 17580, 17581, 17582, 17583, 17584, 17585, 17601, 17602, 17603, 17604, 17605, 17606, 17607, 17608, 17699, 19501

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • WWEC (88.3 FM) ELIZABETHTOWN, PA
    • WFNM (89.1 FM) LANCASTER, PA
    • WJTL (90.3 FM) LANCASTER, PA
    • WLCH (91.3 FM) LANCASTER, PA
    • WIXQ (91.7 FM) MILLERSVILLE, PA
    • WSJW (92.7 FM) LANCASTER, PA
    • WDAC (94.5 FM) LANCASTER, PA
    • WPCV (97.5 FM) LANCASTER, PA
    • WCTY (97.7 FM) LANCASTER, PA
    • WCTK (98.1 FM) LANCASTER, PA
    • WNLC (98.7 FM) LANCASTER, PA
    • WOKO (98.9 FM) LANCASTER, PA
    • WKNL (100.9 FM) LANCASTER, PA
    • WROZ (101.3 FM) LANCASTER, PA
    • WKOL (105.1 FM) LANCASTER, PA
    • WFKB (107.5 FM) LANCASTER, PA
    • WJOY (1230 AM) LANCASTER, PA
    • WONN (1230 AM) LANCASTER, PA
    • WICH (1310 AM) LANCASTER, PA
    • WNBH (1340 AM) LANCASTER, PA
    • WLKF (1430 AM) LANCASTER, PA
    • WLPA (1490 AM) LANCASTER, PA
    • WVZN (1580 AM) LANCASTER, PA
    • WPDC (1600 AM) ELIZABETHTOWN, PA
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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