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Lancaster is a suburb in the Platteville Metro Area and in the Grant County. It has a population of 3,917 and a population density of 1,302, which is 93% above the national average. It has a median age of 41, which is 5 years above the Platteville Metro median age and 2 years above the national average.

Lancaster has a median home value of $177,900, which is 17% above the Metro average.The average rent of $1,218 is 42% above the metro average rent and 42% below the national average rent. The average household income in Lancaster is $77,328 , which is 30% above the Metro average household income and 3% above the national average of household income.

The average school rating in Lancaster is 6. Lancaster also has a crime index 51 that is below the national average, making it one of the best places to raise a family in Platteville.

$177,900Median Home Value
$147,700 Platteville Metro Area
$1,218Median Rent
$709 Platteville Metro Area
5 /10 - 7 /10
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Lancaster's population is made up of 53% married, 35% single, 7% divorced and 6% widowed. Baby Boomers make up the largest percentage of the population at 40%, while Millennials have the second largest segment at 24%. Homeowners make up 71% of the population in Lancaster.

51,570 Platteville Metro Area
1,302Population Density
  • 49% Male
  • 51% Female
41 Median Age
36 Platteville Metro Area
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The Per Capita income in Lancaster is $34,851. The Median Household Income is $77,328 and the Lancaster Unemployment Rate is 2%.

$34,851Income Per Capita
$26,534 Platteville Metro Area
$77,328Median Household Income
$54,144 Platteville Metro Area
4% Poverty Rate
15% Platteville Metro Area
2% Unemployment Rate
3% Platteville Metro Area
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$177,900Median Home Value
$147,700 Platteville Metro Area
$1,218Median Rent
$709 Platteville Metro Area
2Average Household Size
2 Platteville Metro Area

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5 /10 - 7 /10
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Lancaster Community School District
861 West Maple Street, Lancaster, WI, 53813
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PK, K-5
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Commute To
Dane County Regional Airport
1 hr 53 mins
Madison, WI
1 hr 39 mins
Madison Area Tech College Reed
1 hr 39 mins
Concordia University Wisconsin
1 hr 33 mins
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Lancaster crime index is 51 which is lower than the national average. Click here to see the Safest Places to Live in Lancaster.

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National Crime Index

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