Lancaster County is located in east central Virginia. The County Seat is Lancaster and the largest city is Kilmarnock. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.lancova.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 11,044 and the 2010 census population was 11,395. The land area is 133.25 square miles and there are 85.5 persons per square mile.
69.8% of the population is White, 28.2% is Black or African American, 1.7% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.7% is Asian, 0.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.1% is two or more races. 87.9% have a high school degree or higher, and 28.3% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $233,400, there are 5,182 households, an average of 2.14 persons per household. The per capita income is $30,737, the median household income is $49,248, and 11.7% of the persons in Lancaster County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,820. Retail sales (in $1000) were $166,615, and sales per capita were $14,500. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 16.7%.
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