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People

Total Population3,410
Male Share of the Population46.6%
Female Share of the Population53.4%
Senior Citizens19.4%
Employed Population 16+1,719
Age of the Population45

Families

% of people married52.3%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher24.1%
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 Level91.5%
% Below Poverty Level8.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home7.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.6%
% Using Public Transportation0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone31.1%
Median Gross Rent$746
Median House Value$158,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)16.8%
US/American0%
English19.1%
Irish15.7%

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

Lancaster Almanac

CategoryValue
Nearest Medium City 86 miles NW of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City149 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts
CountyCoos
Standard Zip Codes03584
Phone Area Codes603
Time ZoneEastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude44.488
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)

StationLANCASTER
Distance0.8 miles
Jan Temp1 to 25 F
Apr Temp28 to 51 F
Jul Temp54 to 79 F
Oct Temp32 to 56 F
Annual Precip37.7 inches
StationPINKHAM NOTCH
Distance22 miles
Jan Temp5 to 25 F
Apr Temp28 to 47 F
Jul Temp53 to 75 F
Oct Temp33 to 54 F
Annual Precip59.1 inches
StationWEST BURKE
Distance23.2 miles
Jan Temp-1 to 24 F
Apr Temp26 to 51 F
Jul Temp51 to 80 F
Oct Temp31 to 54 F
Annual Precip42.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bethlehem2,551$56,458
Dalton906$55,595
Jefferson933$73,594
Stark587$50,000
Stratford643$36,250
Whitefield2,206$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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