Lancaster, WI Population

By | July 2, 2019

Population: 4,070. Estimated population in July 2020: 3,977 (-2.3% change)
Males: 1,920 (47.2%), Females: 2,150 (52.8%)

Grant County

Zip code: 53813

Median resident age: 39.9 years
Median household income: $32,723
Median house value: $78,900

Races in Lancaster:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.9%)

Ancestries: German (48.1%), Irish (14.3%), English (13.6%), Norwegian (6.4%), United States (5.9%), Czech (3.4%).

Elevation: 1100 feet

Land area: 2.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Lancaster

  • High school or higher: 84.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 19.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lancaster city

  • Never married: 21.0%
  • Now married: 59.3%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 10.9%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

0.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -125 (-3.0%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Lancaster:

  • GRANT REGIONAL HEALTH CENTER (507 S MONROE STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Lancaster:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lancaster:

  • DUBUQUE REGIONAL (about 31 miles; DUBUQUE, IA; Abbreviation: DBQ)
  • CLINTON MUNI (about 76 miles; CLINTON, IA; Abbreviation: CWI)
  • LA CROSSE MUNI (about 80 miles; LA CROSSE, WI; Abbreviation: LSE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Lancaster:

  • LANCASTER MUNI (about 7 miles; LANCASTER, WI; Abbreviation: 73C)
  • CASSVILLE MUNI (about 20 miles; CASSVILLE, WI; Abbreviation: C74)
  • BOSCOBEL (about 21 miles; BOSCOBEL, WI; Abbreviation: OVS)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lancaster:

  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-PLATTEVILLE (about 18 miles; PLATTEVILLE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 5,045)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-LA CROSSE (about 74 miles; LA CROSSE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,669)
  • UPPER IOWA UNIVERSITY (about 76 miles; FAYETTE, IA; Full-time enrollment: 3,173)
  • WESTERN WISCONSIN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 80 miles; LA CROSSE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,973)
  • LUTHER COLLEGE (about 81 miles; DECORAH, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,566)
  • KIRKWOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 84 miles; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Full-time enrollment: 7,991)
  • NORTHEAST IOWA COMMUNITY COLLEGE-CALMAR (about 86 miles; CALMAR, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,393)

Schools

Public high school in Lancaster:

  • LANCASTER HI (Students: 423; Location: 806 E ELM ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Lancaster:

  • LANCASTER MID (Students: 313; Location: 802 E ELM ST; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • WINSKILL EL (Students: 312; Location: 861 W MAPLE ST; Grades: PK – 04)
Private primary/middle school in Lancaster:

  • ST CLEMENT ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 113; Location: 330 W MAPLE ST; Grades: 1 – 6)

Libraries

Library in Lancaster:

  • SCHREINER MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $180,796; Location: 113 W. ELM ST.; 27,462 books; 379 audio materials; 316 video materials; 76 serial subscriptions)