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Demographics

People

Total Population8,971
Male Share of the Population45.4%
Female Share of the Population54.6%
Senior Citizens17.2%
Employed Population 16+3,303
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married28.1%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher17.1%
Median Earnings25+$25,220
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$18,370
Median Earnings With High School Degree$19,698

Wealth

Median Family Income$40,081
% Above Poverty Level68.9%
% Below Poverty Level31.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time27 minutes
% Working from Home1.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.7%
% Using Public Transportation0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone36.5%
Median Gross Rent$682
Median House Value$105,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)52%
Irish4.7%
English3.9%
African2.9%
Italian1.4%
French Except Basque1%
Greek0.7%
Scottish0.5%
Canadian0.5%
Lithuanian0.3%
Finnish0.2%
Arab0.2%
Welsh0.2%
Polish0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
Dutch0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Jamaican0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
German0.1%
Russian0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
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Lancaster Almanac

CategoryValue
County Lancaster County
Standard Zip Codes29720
P.O. Box Zip Codes29721
Company Zip Codes29722
Phone Area Codes803
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude34.72
Approximate Longitude-80.77

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)

StationKERSHAW 2 SW
Distance17.1 miles
Jan Temp30 to 53 F
Apr Temp46 to 74 F
Jul Temp68 to 91 F
Oct Temp48 to 74 F
Annual Precip47.9 inches
StationWINTHROP UNIVERSITY
Distance20.9 miles
Jan Temp33 to 52 F
Apr Temp49 to 74 F
Jul Temp70 to 90 F
Oct Temp51 to 73 F
Annual Precip48.3 inches
StationMONROE 4 SE
Distance23 miles
Jan Temp31 to 52 F
Apr Temp47 to 74 F
Jul Temp68 to 90 F
Oct Temp48 to 73 F
Annual Precip48.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Fort Lawn951$40,817
Great Falls2,030$37,375
Heath Springs774$39,167
Kershaw2,357$40,274
Richburg585$45,417
Rock Hill70,251$52,346

Lancaster Public Libraries

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

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Lancaster Hospitals

Springs Memorial Hospital
(Proprietary)
800 W Meeting St
(803) 286-1481

Lancaster Public Schools

A. R. Rucker Middle
422 Old Dixie Road
ZIP: 29720
(803) 416-8555
Middle
Total Enrollment 536
Brooklyn Springs Elementary
1637 Billings Drive
ZIP: 29720
(803) 283-8471
Primary
Total Enrollment 512
Buford Elementary
1906 North Rocky River Road
ZIP: 29720
(803) 286-0026
Primary
Total Enrollment 755
Buford High
4290 Tabernacle Road
ZIP: 29720
(803) 286-7068
High
Total Enrollment 649
Buford Middle
1890 North Rocky River Road
ZIP: 29720
(803) 285-8473
Middle
Total Enrollment 427
Clinton Elementary
110 Clinton School Road
ZIP: 29720
(803) 285-5395
Primary
Total Enrollment 422
Discovery Charter Of Lancaster
302 West Dunlap Street
ZIP: 29720
(803) 285-8430
Primary
Total Enrollment 107
Erwin Elementary
1477 Locustwood Avenue
ZIP: 29720
(803) 285-8484
Primary
Total Enrollment 485
Lancaster High
617 Normandy Road
ZIP: 29720
(803) 283-2001
High
Total Enrollment 1374
Mcdonald Green Elementary
2763 Lynwood Drive
ZIP: 29720
(803) 285-7416
Primary
Total Enrollment 515
North Elementary
1100 Roddey Drive
ZIP: 29720
(803) 283-9918
Primary
Total Enrollment 690
South Middle
1551 Billings Drive
ZIP: 29720
(803) 283-8416
Middle
Total Enrollment 531
Southside Early Childhood Center
500 Hampton Road
ZIP: 29720
(803) 283-3915
Primary

Lancaster Private Schools

Carolina Christian Academy
1850 Kershaw Camden Hwy
ZIP: 29720
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 148
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