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People

Total Population 8,801
Male Share of the Population 46.3%
Female Share of the Population 53.7%
Senior Citizens 16.9%
Employed Population 16+ 3,250
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 31.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.1%
Median Earnings25+ $23,681
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $17,228
Median Earnings With High School Degree $21,364

Wealth

Median Family Income $37,588
% Above Poverty Level 68.5%
% Below Poverty Level 31.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.5%
% Using Public Transportation 0.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 34.1%
Median Gross Rent $641
Median House Value $98,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 56.2%
US/American 0%
English 4.1%
Irish 3%

Lancaster Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 35 miles S of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Lancaster
Standard Zip Codes 29720
P.O. Box Zip Codes 29721
Company Zip Codes 29722
Phone Area Codes 803
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.72
Longitude -80.771

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 KERSHAW 2 SW
Distance 17.1 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 53 F
Apr Temp 46 to 74 F
Jul Temp 68 to 91 F
Oct Temp 48 to 74 F
Annual Precip 47.9 inches
Station WINTHROP UNIVERSITY
Distance 20.9 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 52 F
Apr Temp 49 to 74 F
Jul Temp 70 to 90 F
Oct Temp 51 to 73 F
Annual Precip 48.3 inches
Station MONROE 4 SE
Distance 23 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 52 F
Apr Temp 47 to 74 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 48 to 73 F
Annual Precip 48.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Fort Lawn 818 $32,857
Great Falls 1,627 $30,817
Heath Springs 873 $37,679
Kershaw 2,239 $30,833
Richburg 343 $38,750
Rock Hill 68,185 $53,705

Lancaster Public Libraries

Library
Lancaster County Library
313 S. WHITE ST.
Lancaster, South Carolina
(803) 285-1502
Library Web Site

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Lancaster Hospitals

SPRINGS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
(Proprietary)
800 W MEETING ST
(803) 286-1481
Emergency Service: Yes

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Lancaster High Schools

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LANCASTER HIGH SCHOOL
617 NORMANDY ROAD
803-283-2001
Serves 1,905 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 20.9

BUFORD HIGH SCHOOL
4290 TABERNACLE ROAD
803-286-7068
Serves 496 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.7

LANCASTER A V C
625 NORMANDY ROAD
803-285-7404
A Vocational School

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