Lancaster Information

Lancaster Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Lancaster, SC

General Lancaster Information

State: South Carolina

County: Lancaster County

Close cities: Catawba, SC, Edgemoor, SC, Heath Springs, SC, Fort Lawn, SC, Irwin, SC, Great Falls, SC, Springdale, SC, Elgin, SC

Lancaster Population (census data)
Total 9,715 (+16.0% since 2000)
Male 4,407 (45.4%)
Female 5,308 (54.6%)

Population Density: 1,671 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 84.7 (US Avg is 100)

Lancaster Elevation: 554 feet above sea level

Land Area: 5.81 square miles

Median Household Income: $29,521

Zip Codes: 29720, 29721, and 29722.

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Lancaster Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • Black (49.5%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (46.7%)
  • Hispanic (2.3%)
  • Other race (1.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (9.7%)
  • Scotch-Irish (6.3%)
  • English (4.1%)
  • German (4.0%)
  • Irish (4.0%)
  • Scottish (3.2%)
Foriegn Born: 169 people (1.7%)
  • Latin America (65.0%)
  • Asia (25.0%)
  • Europe (10.0%)

Local Lancaster Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Atlanta Braves
NFL Football: Carolina Panthers, Atlanta Falcons
NBA Basketball:
NHL Hockey: Carolina Hurricanes,
NCAA Sports: Winthrop University, University of South Carolina

Lancaster School Information

High Schools
Buford High School (4290 Tabernacle Road, Lancaster, SC, 29720 - Lancaster County School District District)
Lancaster High School (617 Normandy Road, Lancaster, SC, 29720 - Lancaster County School District District)
Middle Schools
A. R. Rucker Middle (610 E Meeting Street, Lancaster, SC, 29720 - Lancaster County School District District)
Buford Middle School (1890 N Rocky River Road, Lancaster, SC, 29720 - Lancaster County School District District)
South Middle School (1551 Billings Drive, Lancaster, SC, 29720 - Lancaster County School District District)
Elementary Schools
Brooklyn Springs Elementary (1637 Billings Drive, Lancaster, SC, 29720 - Lancaster County School District District)
Buford Elementary School (1906 N Rocky River Road, Lancaster, SC, 29720 - Lancaster County School District District)
Clinton Elementary (110 Clinton School Road, Lancaster, SC, 29720 - Lancaster County School District District)
Erwin Elementary School (1477 Locustwood Avenue, Lancaster, SC, 29720 - Lancaster County School District District)
McDonald Green Elementary (2763 Lynwood Drive, Lancaster, SC, 29720 - Lancaster County School District District)
North Elementary School (Roddey Drive, Lancaster, SC, 29720 - Lancaster County School District District)
Other/Private Schools
Discovery School Of Lancaster (302 West Dunlap Street, Lancaster, SC, 29721 - Lancaster County School District District)
South Side School (500 Hampton Road, Lancaster, SC, 29720 - Lancaster County School District District)

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