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Lancaster, Kentucky
Location of Lancaster, Kentucky
Location of Lancaster, Kentucky
Coordinates: 37°37′7″N 84°34′46″W / 37.61861, -84.57944
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Garrard
Area
 - Total 1.8 sq mi (4.6 km²)
 - Land 1.8 sq mi (4.6 km²)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km²)
Elevation 1,027 ft (313 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 3,734
 - Density 2,100.4/sq mi (811.0/km²)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 40444, 40446
Area code(s) 859
FIPS code 21-43840
GNIS feature ID 0495946

Lancaster is a city in Garrard County, Kentucky, in the United States. As of the 2000 census, the city population was 3,734. It is the county seat of Garrard County[1]. Located south of Lexington, it is the site of the Kennedy House, said to have been used in Uncle Tom's Cabin. The controversial American Civil War training base, Camp Dick Robinson, was located near Lancaster. Additionally, Lancaster is home to the Garrard County High School "Golden Lions". Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... This list of countries, arranged alphabetically, gives an overview of countries of the world. ... 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Geography

Lancaster is located at 37°37′7″N, 84°34′46″W (37.618625, -84.579433)[2].


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.8 square miles (4.6 km²), all of it land. A gang presence has grown dramatically in Lancaster over the last few years due to its fertile battlegrounds. Lancaster is mostly Crips, while a small percent of Lancaster is Bloods, while a small contingency of Latin Kings exist in Lancaster they do not pose a threat to the battling titans. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... The blue bandanas worn by most Crip gangs. ... The Bloods are one of the Los Angeles, California street gangs. ... The Latin Kings is a Chicago based street gang consisting of mainly of Spanish-speaking or Hispanic members. ...


Notable Residents

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Demographics

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 3,734 people, 1,585 households, and 1,020 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,100.4 people per square mile (809.9/km²). There were 1,758 housing units at an average density of 988.9/sq mi (381.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 88.14% White, 9.61% African American, 0.08% Native American, 1.12% from other races, and 1.04% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.96% of the population. Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 1,585 households out of which 29.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.2% were married couples living together, 15.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.6% were non-families. 32.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 2.89. Matrimony redirects here. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 23.0% under the age of 18, 9.6% from 18 to 24, 26.5% from 25 to 44, 19.7% from 45 to 64, and 21.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 83.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 76.6 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $26,175, and the median income for a family was $31,355. Males had a median income of $26,849 versus $21,108 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,793. About 16.9% of families and 21.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27.0% of those under age 18 and 17.5% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


External links

  • Lancaster, Kentucky is at coordinates 37°37′07″N 84°34′46″W / 37.618625, -84.579433 (Lancaster, Kentucky)Coordinates: 37°37′07″N 84°34′46″W / 37.618625, -84.579433 (Lancaster, Kentucky)

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Lancaster, Kentucky - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (411 words)
Lancaster is a city located in Garrard County, Kentucky.
Located south of Lexington, it is the site of the Kennedy House, said to have been used in Uncle Tom's Cabin.
Lancaster is located at 37°37'7" North, 84°34'46" West (37.618625, -84.579433)
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