City of Lancaster

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City of Lancaster
Lancaster
Shown within Lancashire
Geography
Status: City (1937)
Region: North West England
Admin. County: Lancashire
Area:
- Total
Ranked 85th
575.86 km²
Admin. HQ: Lancaster
ONS code: 30UH
Demographics
Population:
- Total (2005 est.)
- Density
Ranked 129th
138,000
240 / km²
Ethnicity: 95.5% All White
2.5% All Asian
0.9% All Mixed
0.5% All Black
0.5% All Other
Politics
Leadership: Leader & Cabinet
Executive: Labour / Liberal Democrats / Green
MPs: Ben Wallace, Geraldine Smith

The City of Lancaster (2002 population: 133,914) is a local government district in Lancashire, England. Its main town is Lancaster, from which it obtained its city status. Other towns in the district include Morecambe, Heysham, Slyne, and Carnforth.

History[change | change source]

The district was made on April 1 1974, under the Local Government Act 1972, when the boroughs of Lancaster and Morecambe and Heysham, along with Carnforth urban district, Lancaster Rural District and Lunesdale Rural District joined together.

Population[change | change source]

Ethnic Group City of Lancaster North West England
White British 95.5% 92.9% 89.1%
White Irish 0.8% 1.1% 1.2%
Other White 2.7% 1.5% 3.2%
Mixed White and Black 0.4% 0.6% 0.7%
Mixed White and Asian 0.3% 0.3% 0.5%
Other Mixed 0.2% 0.3% 0.4%
Indian 0.9% 1.3% 2.4%
Pakistani 0.4% 2.0% 1.6%
Bangladeshi 0.2% 0.5% 0.6%
Other Asian 0.2% 0.3% 0.6%
Black Caribbean 0.2% 0.4% 1.2%
Black African 0.3% 0.5% 1.3%
Black Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Chinese 0.9% 0.6% 0.7%
Other Ethnic Group 0.5% 0.3% 0.6%

Twin Cities[change | change source]

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