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Lancaster, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Lancaster had a population of 729 as of July 1, 2017. Lancaster ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lancaster is located at latitude 40.5263 and longitude -92.5317 in Schuyler County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lancaster (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.49 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Schuyler County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 942 feet.

The City of Lancaster (GNIS ID: 2395624) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Lancaster is located within Township of Liberty, a minor civil division (MCD) of Schuyler County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lancaster population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Lancaster, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 729
Daytime Population: Workers 472
Daytime Population: Residents 418
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 890
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.22
Population in Households 729
Population in Familes 554
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 490
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $30,443
Average Household Income $41,278
Per Capita Income $18,203


Total Housing Units 367 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 199 (54.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 129 (35.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 40 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $78,395
Average Home Value $93,561


Total Households 327
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 189
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.02% 0.3%
Households 0.04% 0.24%
Families 0.15% 0.11%
Median Household Income   1.18%
Per Capita Income   2.08%

Lancaster, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lancaster to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 423 59th
Population Density # 721 30th
Diversity Index # 955 8th
Median Household Income # 938 9th
Per Capita Income # 870 16th

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