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About Lancaster

Lancaster is a suburb in the Charlotte Metro Area and in the Lancaster County. It has a population of 8,592 and a population density of 1,262, which is 93% above the national average. It has a median age of 36, which is 2 years below the Charlotte Metro median age and 3 years below the national average.


Lancaster has a median home value of $206,400, which is 45% below the Metro average.The average rent of $1,655 is 6% below the metro average rent and 21% below the national average rent, making it one of the most affordable places to live in Charlotte. The average household income in Lancaster is $37,714 , which is 51% below the Metro average household income and 50% below the national average of household income.


The average school rating in Lancaster is 3. Lancaster also has a crime index 206 that is above the Metro average and above the National average.


$206,400Median Home Value
$374,437 Charlotte Metro Area
$1,655Median Rent
$1,765 Charlotte Metro Area
2 /10 - 8 /10
School Rating
229
Crime Index
100
National Crime Index
1 hr 4 mins To Charlotte Metro Area
24 mins Average Travel Time To Work

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Lancaster's population is made up of 39% married, 44% single, 11% divorced and 6% widowed. Baby Boomers make up the largest percentage of the population at 30%, while Millennials have the second largest segment at 27%. Homeowners make up 41% of the population in Lancaster.

8,592Population
2,756,069 Charlotte Metro Area
1,262Population Density
  • 46% Male
  • 54% Female
36 Median Age
38 Charlotte Metro Area
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The Per Capita income in Lancaster is $25,845. The Median Household Income is $37,714 and the Lancaster Unemployment Rate is 13%.

$25,845Income Per Capita
$43,880 Charlotte Metro Area
$37,714Median Household Income
$77,154 Charlotte Metro Area
32% Poverty Rate
10% Charlotte Metro Area
13% Unemployment Rate
3% Charlotte Metro Area
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Amenities in Lancaster
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$206,400Median Home Value
$374,437 Charlotte Metro Area
$1,655Median Rent
$1,765 Charlotte Metro Area
2Average Household Size
2 Charlotte Metro Area

Occupancy Type

Renters
59%
Home Owners
41%
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2 /10 - 8 /10
School Rating
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Top Schools in Lancaster

Lancaster 01 School District
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10251 Harrisburg Road, Indian Land, SC, 29707
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Lancaster 01 School District
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1100 Roddey Drive, Lancaster, SC, 29720
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Lancaster 01 School District
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1477 Locustwood Avenue, Lancaster, SC, 29720
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Lancaster 01 School District
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110 Clinton School Road, Lancaster, SC, 29720
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Lancaster 01 School District
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1637 Billings Drive, Lancaster, SC, 29720
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1 hr 4 mins
Charlotte Metro Area
24 mins Average Travel Time To Work
Commute To
Charlotte Douglas International Airport
1 hr 3 mins
Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences
57 mins
Johnson and Wales University Charlotte
59 mins
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Lancaster crime index is 229 which is higher than the national average. Click here to see the Safest Places to Live in Lancaster.

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Crime Index
100
National Crime Index

Crime Index represents the risk of crime occurring in a area and is measured against national index of 100. If the Crime Index of an area is above 100 the crime in that area is relatively higher when compared to US. If the Crime Index of an area is below 100 the crime in that area is lower when compared to US.

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