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Lancaster is a city in Atchison County, in the Atchison metro area.
Possibly named for Lancaster, PA
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Kansas named Lancaster. For links to other places called Lancaster, KS, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Lancaster is 39.572N. The longitude is -95.302W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,158 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 296.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Lancaster demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Atchison County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 66041 ZIP code.
39% of Lancaster residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lancaster ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lancaster was $12,921, compared with $21,587 nationally.
2% of Lancaster residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Lancaster, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $294. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $494.
Atchison County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lancaster political report.
The average commute time for Lancaster workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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