Lancaster, Ohio Demographics (select)

1990 Census of Population and Housing
   040 Ohio
   050    Fairfield County
   060       Lancaster City

URBAN AND RURAL RESIDENCE
     Total population...............................................     34,507
Urban population....................................................     34,507
    Percent of total population.....................................      100.0
Rural population....................................................          0
    Percent of total population.....................................        0.0
  Farm population...................................................          0

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
     Persons 3 years and over enrolled in school....................      7,304
Preprimary school...................................................        573
Elementary or high school...........................................      5,352
  Percent in private school.........................................        8.1
College.............................................................      1,379

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
  Persons 25 years and over.........................................     22,543
Less than 9th grade.................................................      2,155
9th to 12th grade, no diploma.......................................      3,974
High school graduate................................................      9,379
Some college, no degree.............................................      3,295
Associates degree...................................................      1,123
Bachelor's degree...................................................      1,735
Graduate or professional degree.....................................        882

Percent high school graduate or higher..............................       72.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher.................................       11.6

RESIDENCE IN 1985
      Persons 5 years and over......................................     31,992
Lived in same house.................................................     16,987
Lived in different house in U.S.....................................     14,848
  Same State........................................................     12,727
    Same county.....................................................     10,107
    Different county................................................      2,620
  Different State...................................................      2,121
Lived abroad........................................................        157

DISABILITY OF CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED PERSONS
      Persons 16 to 64 years........................................     21,267
With a mobility or self-care limitation.............................        979
  With a mobility limitation........................................        572
  With a self-care limitation.......................................        657
With a work disability..............................................      2,250
    In labor force..................................................        766
  Prevented from working............................................      1,267
      Persons 65 years and over.....................................      5,073
With a mobility or self-care limitation.............................      1,125
  With a mobility limitation........................................        887
  With a self-care limitation.......................................        544

CHILDREN EVER BORN PER 1,000 WOMEN
Women 15 to 24 years................................................        437
Women 25 to 34 years................................................      1,436
Women 35 to 44 years................................................      1,939

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian veterans 16 years and over.................................      4,555
  65 years and over.................................................      1,138

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Native population...................................................     34,245
    Percent born in state of residence..............................       84.8
Foreign-born population.............................................        262
  Entered the U.S. 1980 to 1990.....................................         32

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
    Persons 5 years and over........................................     31,992
Speak a language other than English.................................        757
    Do not speak English 'very well'................................        184
  Speak Spanish.....................................................        325
    Do not speak English 'very well'................................        101
  Speak Asian or Pacific Island language............................         68
    Do not speak English 'very well'................................         22

ANCESTRY
  Total ancestries reported.........................................     41,239
Arab................................................................         29
Austrian............................................................         14
Belgian.............................................................         25
Canadian............................................................         16
Czech...............................................................         24
Danish..............................................................         62
Dutch...............................................................      1,733
English.............................................................      4,556
Finnish.............................................................          9
French (except Basque)..............................................      1,310
French Canadian.....................................................        105
German..............................................................     16,327
Greek...............................................................         19
Hungarian...........................................................        147
Irish...............................................................      6,999
Italian.............................................................      1,080
Lithuanian..........................................................         16
Norwegian...........................................................         72
Polish..............................................................        583
Portuguese..........................................................         43
Romanian............................................................         11
Russian.............................................................         26
Scotch-Irish........................................................        629
Scottish............................................................        636
Slovak..............................................................        133
Subsaharan African..................................................         11
Swedish.............................................................        237
Swiss...............................................................        178
Ukrainian...........................................................         22
United States or American...........................................      2,429
Welsh...............................................................        793
West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups)......................         12
Yugoslavian.........................................................         35
Other ancestries....................................................      2,918

LABOR FORCE STATUS
      Persons 16 years and over.....................................     26,796
In labor force......................................................     16,684
      Percent in labor force........................................       62.3
  Civilian labor force..............................................     16,649
    Employed........................................................     15,362
    Unemployed......................................................      1,287
      Percent unemployed............................................        7.7
  Armed Forces......................................................         35
Not in labor force..................................................     10,112

      Males 16 years and over.......................................     12,262
In labor force......................................................      9,009
      Percent in labor force........................................       73.5
  Civilian labor force..............................................      8,981
    Employed........................................................      8,219
    Unemployed......................................................        762
      Percent unemployed............................................        8.5
  Armed Forces......................................................         28
Not in labor force..................................................      3,253

      Females 16 years and over.....................................     14,534
In labor force......................................................      7,675
      Percent in labor force........................................       52.8
  Civilian labor force..............................................      7,668
    Employed........................................................      7,143
    Unemployed......................................................        525
      Percent unemployed............................................        6.8
  Armed Forces......................................................          7
Not in labor force..................................................      6,859

      Females 16 years and over.....................................     14,534
With own children under 6 years.....................................      2,313
  Percent in labor force............................................       64.3
With own children 6 to 17 years only................................      2,263
  Percent in labor force............................................       71.3

           Own children under 6 years in families and subfamilies...      2,934
All parents present in household in labor force.....................      1,842

    Own children 6 to 17 years in families and subfamilies..........      5,406
All parents present in household in labor force.....................      3,732

    Persons 16 to 19 years..........................................      1,839
Not enrolled in school and not high school graduate.................        270
  Employed or in Armed Forces.......................................        128
  Unemployed........................................................        50
  Not in labor force................................................         92

COMMUTING TO WORK
  Workers 16 years and over.........................................     15,105
Percent drove alone.................................................       79.5
Percent in carpools.................................................       14.1
Percent using public transportation.................................        0.6
Percent using other means...........................................        1.5
Percent walked or worked at home....................................        4.6
Mean travel time to work (minutes)..................................       21.4

OCCUPATION
  Employed persons 16 years and over................................     15,362
Executive, administrative, and managerial occupations...............      1,537
Professional specialty occupations..................................      1,616
Technicians and related support occupations.........................        597
Sales occupations...................................................      1,931
Administrative support occupations, including clerical..............      2,332
Private household occupations.......................................         49
Protective service occupations......................................        247
Service occupations, except protective and household................      1,961
Farming, forestry, and fishing occupations..........................        164
Precision production, craft, and repair occupations.................      1,875
Machine operators, assemblers, and inspectors.......................      1,616
Transportation and material moving occupations......................        603
Handlers, equipment cleaners, helpers, and laborers.................        834

INDUSTRY
  Employed person 16 years and over.................................     15,362
Agriculture, forestry, and fisheries................................        196
Mining..............................................................         41
Construction........................................................      1,047
Manufacturing, nondurable goods.....................................      1,087
Manufacturing, durable goods........................................      2,723
Transportation......................................................        365
Communications and other public utilities...........................        389
Wholesale trade.....................................................        508
Retail trade........................................................      3,180
Finance, insurance, and real estate.................................        786
Business and repair services........................................        636
Personal services...................................................        451
Entertainment, and recreation services..............................        144
Health services.....................................................      1,327
Educational services................................................        899
Other professional and related services.............................        925
Public administration...............................................        658

CLASS OF WORKER
  Employed persons 16 years and over................................     15,362
Private wage and salary workers.....................................     12,754
Government workers..................................................      1,686
  Local government workers..........................................      1,014
  State government workers..........................................        479
  Federal government workers........................................        193
Self-employed workers...............................................        881
Unpaid family workers...............................................         41

INCOME IN 1989
  Households........................................................     14,029
Less than $5,000....................................................      1,027
$5,000 to $9,999....................................................      1,720
$10,000 to $14,999..................................................      1,682
$15,000 to $24,999..................................................      3,392
$25,000 to $34,999..................................................      2,429
$35,000 to $49,999..................................................      2,081
$50,000 to $74,999..................................................      1,273
$75,000 to $99,999..................................................        210
$100,000 to $149,999................................................        135
$150,000 or more....................................................         80
Median household income (dollars)...................................     22,430

  Families..........................................................      9,744
Less than $5,000....................................................        462
$5,000 to $9,999....................................................        712
$10,000 to $14,999..................................................        876
$15,000 to $24,999..................................................      2,264
$25,000 to $34,999..................................................      2,007
$35,000 to $49,999..................................................      1,849
$50,000 to $74,999..................................................      1,180
$75,000 to $99,999..................................................        184
$100,000 to $149,999................................................        135
$150,000 or more....................................................         75
Median family income (dollars)......................................     27,456

  Nonfamily households..............................................      4,285
Less than $5,000....................................................        595
$5,000 to $9,999....................................................      1,026
$10,000 to $14,999..................................................        830
$15,000 to $24,999..................................................      1,117
$25,000 to $34,999..................................................        412
$35,000 to $49,999..................................................        208
$50,000 to $74,999..................................................         66
$75,000 to $99,999..................................................         26
$100,000 to $149,999................................................          0
$150,000 or more....................................................          5
Median nonfamily household income (dollars).........................     12,362

Per capita income (dollars).........................................     11,307

INCOME TYPE IN 1989
      Households....................................................     14,029
With wage and salary income.........................................      9,989
  Mean wage and salary income (dollars).............................     27,850
With nonfarm self-employment income.................................      1,302
  Mean nonfarm self-employment income (dollars).....................     14,156
With farm self-employment income....................................         90
  Mean farm self-employment income (dollars)........................     2,312
With Social Security income.........................................      4,345
  Mean Social Security income (dollars).............................      7,643
With public assistance income.......................................      1,224
  Mean public assistance income (dollars)...........................      3,732
With retirement income..............................................      3,005
  Mean retirement income (dollars)..................................      6,921

POVERTY STATUS IN 1989
  All persons for whom poverty status is determined.................     33,959
    Below poverty level.............................................      4,791

Persons 18 years and over...........................................     25,491
    Below poverty level.............................................      3,003
  Persons 65 years and over.........................................      5,073
    Below poverty level.............................................        708

Related children under 18 years.....................................      8,426
    Below poverty level.............................................      1,753
  Related children under 5 years....................................      2,469
    Below poverty level.............................................        587
  Related children 5 to 17 years....................................      5,957
    Below poverty level.............................................      1,166

Unrelated individuals...............................................      5,192
    Below poverty level.............................................      1,360

  All families......................................................      9,744
    Below poverty level.............................................      1,067
With related children under 18 years................................      4,840
    Below poverty level.............................................        849
  With related children under 5 years...............................      2,195
    Below poverty level.............................................        465

  Female householder families.......................................      1,644
    Below poverty level.............................................        538
With related children under 18 years................................      1,067
    Below poverty level.............................................        509
  With related children under 5 years...............................        438
    Below poverty level.............................................        268
 

  Percent below poverty level:
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All persons.........................................................       14.1
  Persons 18 years and over.........................................       11.8
    Persons 65 years and over.......................................       14.0
  Related children under 18 years...................................       20.8
    Related children under 5 years..................................       23.8
    Related children 5 to 17 years..................................       19.6
  Unrelated individuals.............................................       26.2

All families........................................................       11.0
  With related children under 18 years..............................       17.5
    With related children under 5 years.............................       21.2

Female householder families.........................................       32.7
  With related children under 18 years..............................       47.7
    With related children under 5 years.............................       61.2

      Total housing units...........................................     14,754

YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
1989 to March 1990..................................................        141
1985 to 1988........................................................        612
1980 to 1984........................................................        686
1970 to 1979........................................................      2,135
1960 to 1969........................................................      1,874
1950 to 1959........................................................      3,022
1940 to 1949........................................................      1,650
1939 or earlier.....................................................      4,634

BEDROOMS
No bedroom..........................................................        120
1 bedroom...........................................................      2,252
2 bedrooms..........................................................      4,662
3 bedrooms..........................................................      6,282
4 bedrooms..........................................................      1,273
5 or more bedrooms..................................................        165

SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS
Lacking complete plumbing facilities................................         37
Lacking complete kitchen facilities.................................         94
Condominium housing units...........................................         95

SOURCE OF WATER
Public system or private company....................................     14,514
Individual drilled well.............................................        199
Individual dug well.................................................          7
Some other source...................................................         34

SEWAGE DISPOSAL
Public sewer........................................................     14,324
Septic tank or cesspool.............................................        391
Other means.........................................................         39

      Occupied housing units........................................     13,981

HOUSE HEATING FUEL
Utility gas.........................................................     10,932
Bottled, tank, or LP gas............................................         69
Electricity.........................................................      2,603
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.............................................        220
Coal or coke........................................................         21
Wood................................................................        130
Solar energy........................................................          0
Other fuel..........................................................          6
No fuel used........................................................          0

YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT
1989 to March 1990..................................................      3,030
1985 to 1988........................................................      3,769
1980 to 1984........................................................      1,650
1970 to 1979........................................................      2,308
1960 to 1969........................................................      1,355
1959 or earlier.....................................................      1,869

TELEPHONE
No telephone in unit................................................        846

VEHICLES AVAILABLE
  Occupied housing units............................................     13,981
None................................................................      1,297
1...................................................................      5,188
2...................................................................      5,568
3 or more...........................................................      1,928

MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS
Specified owner-occupied housing units..............................      7,694
  With a mortgage...................................................      4,061
    Less than $300..................................................        371
    $300 to $499....................................................      1,661
    $500 to $699....................................................      1,240
    $700 to $999....................................................        577
    $1,000 to $1,499................................................        144
    $1,500 to $1,999................................................         39
    $2,000 or more..................................................         29
    Median (dollars)................................................        500
  Not mortgaged.....................................................      3,633
    Less than $100..................................................        235
    $100 to $199....................................................      2,560
    $200 to $299....................................................        714
    $300 to $399....................................................         71
    $400 or more....................................................         53
    Median (dollars)................................................        163

SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD  INCOME IN 1989
Specified owner-occupied housing units..............................      7,694
  Less than 20 percent..............................................      5,154
  20 to 24 percent..................................................        943
  25 to 29 percent..................................................        508
  30 to 34 percent..................................................        258
  35 percent or more................................................        777
  Not computed......................................................         54

GROSS RENT
Specified renter-occupied housing units.............................      5,573
  Less than $200....................................................        476
  $200 to $299......................................................      1,170
  $300 to $499......................................................      2,906
  $500 to $749......................................................        791
  $750 to $999......................................................         33
  $1,000 or more....................................................         22
  No cash rent......................................................        175
  Median (dollars)..................................................        362
 

GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1989
Specified renter-occupied housing units.............................      5,573
  Less than 20 percent..............................................      1,852
  20 to 24 percent..................................................        903
  25 to 29 percent..................................................        575
  30 to 34 percent..................................................        316
  35 percent or more................................................      1,692
  Not computed......................................................        235
 


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