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Lancaster County, SC

County Profiles


Steeped in history, Lancaster County is a northern South Carolina county and part of the Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia Metropolitan Statistical Area. It is located in the Piedmont region.

Business and financial services and pharmaceutical manufacturing make up much of the business community in Lancaster County, and many corporate headquarters make the region their home, including TK.

Educational opportunities and a talent pipeline thrive due to the University of South Carolina at Lancaster campus.

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County Profiles

Talent Pipeline

Lancaster County is located just south of Charlotte and within three miles of the prestigious Ballantyne section of Charlotte. The County offers business and industry access to all of Charlotte’s amenities while also providing the advantages of a South Carolina location.

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Talent Pipeline

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Fast Growing

Today, opportunity in Lancaster County shines in many different ways. As South Carolina and the Charlotte Region’s fastest growing county, we provide all the advantages of the state’s pro-business climate with the excitement of the Charlotte metropolitan area.

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Fast Growing

Lancaster County

Quick Facts


Total Population


Labor Force


Median Household Income


Median Age

3.4 Percent

Unemployment Rate

33 Percent

High School Diploma

9.8 Percent

Associate Degree

16.9 Percent

Bachelor's Degree

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