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People

Total Population 372
Male Share of the Population 50%
Female Share of the Population 50%
Senior Citizens 16.7%
Employed Population 16+ 172
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 62%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 24.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $58,750
% Above Poverty Level 95.2%
% Below Poverty Level 4.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 15 minutes
% Working from Home 8.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 12.2%
% Using Public Transportation 3.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 33.8%
Median Gross Rent $471
Median House Value $64,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.7%
US/American 0%
English 3%
Irish 6.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Lancaster Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 137 miles N of Fargo, North Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 316 miles NW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Kittson
Standard Zip Codes 56735
Phone Area Codes 218
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 48.858
Longitude -96.803

Lancaster Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station HALLOCK
Distance 9.2 miles
Jan Temp -8 to 10 F
Apr Temp 28 to 51 F
Jul Temp 56 to 80 F
Oct Temp 31 to 53 F
Annual Precip 18.9 inches
Station CAVALIER 7 NW
Distance 40.8 miles
Jan Temp -7 to 12 F
Apr Temp 29 to 51 F
Jul Temp 56 to 79 F
Oct Temp 31 to 54 F
Annual Precip 18.2 inches
Station PARK RIVER
Distance 53.6 miles
Jan Temp -3 to 15 F
Apr Temp 30 to 54 F
Jul Temp 57 to 82 F
Oct Temp 34 to 56 F
Annual Precip 19.8 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Lancaster, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Orleans (56735)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Hallock 1,026 $91,786
Karlstad 783 $37,500
Kennedy 241 $49,821
Lake Bronson 228 $42,188

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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401 CENTRAL AVE. S.
218-762-5400
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Student/teacher ratio: 9.2

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