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Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Facts

Facts
State Pennsylvania
Land area 943.8 square miles
Population Density 550.4 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 529,600
Population change 2%
Under 5 years of age 6.6%
Under 18 24.3%
65 and over 16.1%
Females 51.1%
White 91
Hispanic or Latino of any race 9.5
Asian 2.1%
Two or more races 1.8%
Black or African American 4.7%
Native American 0.4%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 84%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 24.2%
Veterans 34,195
Households and Housing
Households 194,082
Persons per household 2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more 89.1%
Median household income $56,483
The per capita income $26,496
Live below the poverty line. 10.5%
housing units 205,023
Multi-unit structures 20%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $188,200
Residents owning their homes. 69.5%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 46,957
Women-owned firms 25.4%
Asian-owned firms 2.1%
Hispanic-owned firms 1.9%
Black-owned firms 1.6%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $6,542,276
Retail sales per capita $13,101
Manufacturers shipments $13,269,853
Merchant wholesaler sales $6,333,643