Population

Population Change 2000 to 2017


Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Annual estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau.
  2000 2017 Pct. Change
Lancaster Co.61,35192,55050.9 %
8 County Region1,198,0331,833,08453.0 %
South Carolina4,012,0125,024,36925.2 %
U.S.281,421,906325,719,17815.7 %

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Working Age Adults Change 2005 to 2015


Source: Moody's economy.com
Annual estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau and 5-year projections from the Indiana Business Research Center. Working age includes ages 20 to 64
  2005 2015 Pct. Change
Lancaster Co.39,03547,90022.7 %
8 County Region848,3591,066,62625.7 %
South Carolina2,569,8622,880,25812.1 %
U.S.176,861,540191,306,9448.2 %

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School Age Children Change 2005 to 2015


Source: Moody's economy.com
Annual estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau and 5-year projections from the Indiana Business Research Center. School age includes ages 5 - 19.
  2005 2015 Pct. Change
Lancaster Co.13,41514,6389.1 %
8 County Region290,643360,80324.1 %
South Carolina886,747916,5073.4 %
U.S.62,087,86061,954,652-0.2 %

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Population Age 65 and Over Change 2005 to 2015


Source: Moody's economy.com
Annual estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau and 5-year projections from the Indiana Business Research Center.
  2005 2015 Pct. Change
Lancaster Co.9,20215,65970.2 %
8 County Region129,833208,11260.3 %
South Carolina533,712787,07747.5 %
U.S.36,649,80047,260,21229.0 %

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Adults (25+) with an Associate's Degree or More Change 2010 to 2017


Source: U.S. Census Bureau
The ACS estimate of adults by educational attainment from the Census ACS 5 year estimates.
  2010 2017 Pct. Change
Lancaster Co.24.0 %34.5 %43.8 %
8 County Region40.8 %45.6 %11.8 %
South Carolina32.3 %36.3 %12.4 %
U.S.35.4 %39.2 %10.7 %

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For statistical purposes, Lancaster's Eight-County Region includes Lancaster and it's seven surrounding counties.

All other mentions of Lancaster's Workforce Region refer to Lancaster and the 32 other counties that are within a 75-mile radius.