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People

Total Population 3,410
Male Share of the Population 46.6%
Female Share of the Population 53.4%
Senior Citizens 19.4%
Employed Population 16+ 1,719
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 52.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 24.1%
Median Earnings25+ $31,577
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $20,064
Median Earnings With High School Degree $27,039

Wealth

Median Family Income $62,050
% Above Poverty Level 91.5%
% Below Poverty Level 8.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 7.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.6%
% Using Public Transportation 0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 31.1%
Median Gross Rent $746
Median House Value $158,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.8%
US/American 0%
English 19.1%
Irish 15.7%

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

Lancaster Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 86 miles NW of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 149 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts
County Coos
Standard Zip Codes 03584
Phone Area Codes 603
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.488
Longitude -71.569

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 LANCASTER
Distance 0.8 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 25 F
Apr Temp 28 to 51 F
Jul Temp 54 to 79 F
Oct Temp 32 to 56 F
Annual Precip 37.7 inches
Station PINKHAM NOTCH
Distance 22 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 25 F
Apr Temp 28 to 47 F
Jul Temp 53 to 75 F
Oct Temp 33 to 54 F
Annual Precip 59.1 inches
Station WEST BURKE
Distance 23.2 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 24 F
Apr Temp 26 to 51 F
Jul Temp 51 to 80 F
Oct Temp 31 to 54 F
Annual Precip 42.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bethlehem 2,551 $56,458
Dalton 906 $55,595
Jefferson 933 $73,594
Stark 587 $50,000
Stratford 643 $36,250
Whitefield 2,206 $55,833

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

Lancaster Public Libraries

Library
William D. Weeks Memorial Library
128 MAIN STREET
Lancaster, New Hampshire
(603) 788-3352

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Lancaster Hospitals

WEEKS MEDICAL CENTER
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
173 MIDDLE STREET
(603) 788-4911
Emergency Service: Yes

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