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People

Total Population 726
Male Share of the Population 48.8%
Female Share of the Population 51.2%
Senior Citizens 22.2%
Employed Population 16+ 294
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 55.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $43,500
% Above Poverty Level 81.7%
% Below Poverty Level 18.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 27.6%
Median Gross Rent $605
Median House Value $62,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.4%
US/American 0%
English 6.6%
Irish 23%

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

Lancaster Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 93 miles SE of Des Moines, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 146 miles NE of Kansas City, Missouri
County Schuyler
Standard Zip Codes 63548
Phone Area Codes 660
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.52
Longitude -92.527

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 BLOOMFIELD 1 WNW
Distance 17.7 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 31 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 38 inches
Station MEMPHIS
Distance 19.4 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 32 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 34.3 inches
Station CENTERVILLE
Distance 23.1 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 31 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 36.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Downing 278 $39,375
Glenwood 175 $32,917
Greentop 446 $48,571
Livonia 82 $26,250

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

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Schuyler County Library
104 N. JACKSON STREET
Lancaster, Missouri
(660) 457-3731

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