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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Lancaster is 320% more densely populated than Asheville.
People are 23.8% more likely to be married in Asheville.
The Median Age is 7.5 years younger in Lancaster.

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PEOPLE
 Lancaster, PAAsheville, NCUnited States
 Population59,33988,512321,418,820
 Population - 201058,81981,970308,745,538
 Population - 200056,34868,889285,036,114
 Population - 199055,55161,607251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now6.82%43.67%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now5.31%28.49%12.76%
 Pop. Density8,2131,95491
 Land Area7453,531,905
 Water Area00264,837
 Median Age30.738.237.4
 Female Population50.81%53.21%50.81%
 Male Population49.19%46.79%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Lancaster, PAAsheville, NCUnited States
 Age 0 to 48.26%5.63%6.36%
 Age 5 to 96.04%5.21%6.51%
 Age 10 to 146.83%5.39%6.59%
 Age 15 to 174.11%2.77%4.03%
 Age 18 to 206.78%3.68%4.35%
 Age 21 to 247.34%5.90%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3418.21%16.57%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4411.81%13.48%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5412.53%11.96%14.09%
 Age 55 to 595.29%6.51%6.57%
 Age 60 to 643.61%6.22%5.72%
 Age 65 to 745.56%8.36%7.64%
 Age 75 to 842.30%5.31%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.33%3.01%1.85%
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 RACE
 Lancaster, PAAsheville, NCUnited States
 White41.21%77.69%62.77%
 Black13.57%12.39%12.24%
 Asian3.06%1.78%4.95%
 Native American0.10%0.36%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.02%0.02%0.16%
 Other0.13%0.14%0.20%
 Two or More Races2.21%1.55%2.13%
 Hispanic39.69%6.08%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic60.31%93.92%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Lancaster, PAAsheville, NCUnited States
 Households21,82537,709116,211,000
 Family Households12,03718,30776,958,100
 Non Family Households9,78819,40239,253,000
 Household Size2.532.182.63
 Married Population34.06%42.18%50.58%
 Single Population65.94%57.82%49.42%
 Now Married31.10%39.25%48.41%
 Married but Separated2.96%2.92%2.17%
 Never Married49.73%36.76%32.55%
 Widowed4.68%6.66%5.95%
 Divorced11.53%14.41%10.92%
 Married, w/children25.12%25.33%31.68%
 Married, no children29.12%46.86%41.44%
 Single, w/children33.36%18.78%16.94%
 Single, no children12.40%9.03%9.95%

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