Lancaster, MN Profile: Facts & Data

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Lancaster, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Lancaster had a population of 324 as of July 1, 2018. Lancaster ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lancaster is located at latitude 48.8582 and longitude -96.8014 in Kittson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lancaster (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Kittson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 909 feet.

The City of Lancaster (GNIS ID: 2395623) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lancaster: City of Lancaster.

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Lancaster, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 324
Population in Households 324
Population in Familes 261
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 141
Diversity Index3 6
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $52,584
Average Household Income $71,471
Per Capita Income $32,726

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 189 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 124 (65.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 32 (16.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 (17.5%)
Median Home Value $83,125
Average Home Value $100,600
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 156
Average Household Size 2.08
Family Households 96
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.58% -1.01%
Households -0.53% -0.91%
Families -0.25% -0.85%
Median Household Income   3.0%
Per Capita Income   3.48%

Lancaster, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lancaster to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 601 34th
Population Density # 759 16th
Diversity Index # 827 8th
Median Household Income # 566 38th
Per Capita Income # 268 70th

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