Lancaster City Data Dashboard


The City of Lancaster is committed to making data-informed decisions and sharing metrics that detail the city government’s work. Below you will find key information highlighting the City of Lancaster’s initiatives as well as general information about Lancaster City.

Last updated January 25, 2024

Mapped Data

City Housing Investment

This map spotlights housing investments made by the City of Lancaster to support quality and affordable housing in our city. The map features the Critical Repair Program, the Lead Hazard Control Program, and HOME funds allocated toward home rehabilitation and new affordable housing.

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Issued Building Permits

The City of Lancaster allocates public funds as one of its core duties, but the City also helps facilitate private investment into commercial and residential properties through issuing permits. Explore the map to see the distribution of private investments made into buildings in Lancaster City.

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Access to Green Space

Accessible green spaces are important for people of all ages to have space to enjoy the outdoors, gather together, and exercise, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. This map shows access to parks and other green spaces in the City of Lancaster within a 0.25 mile (or about 5-minute) walk.

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Strong Neighborhoods

Neighborhood Leadership Academy Graduates, 2019-2023
General Election Voter Turnout, 2018-2022
Median Age
Foreign-Born Residents
Renter-Occupied Households
Without Health Insurance


New Housing Units Built Since 2018
New Housing Units Under Construction
New Housing Pipeline Units
Planned/Built Affordable Housing Units Funded Through Public Dollars since 2018

Safe Places

People Killed or Seriously Injured in Crashes, 2018–2022
Vision Zero is an initiative to eliminate traffic-related deaths & serious injuries
Reportable Incidents of Force, 2018–2023
Use of force by Lancaster City Bureau of Police Officers
4.48 Minutes
Average Fire Response Time
3.6 Acres
Green & Open Space Per 1,000 Residents

Sustainable Economy

Poverty Level, 2009–2023
Median Household Income
Gender Wage Gap
(average wage difference between genders)
Housing Cost Burdened Households
(spending 30% or more of gross income on housing)

Sound Government

2024 Anticipated Revenue
2024 Adopted Budget
Racial Makeup of Resident Population Compared to City Workforce
Structural Budget Deficit
Shaded area reflects total budget deficit, with impact of temporary revenue replacement funds from the American Rescue Plan Act shown.