Lancaster, New York 

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Population

42,942

+4.8% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

7.2%

Median Income

$66,029

Median Home Price

$218,400

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Large city complex - Western New York at eastern end of Lake Erie. August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Lancaster, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Lancaster, NY Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Pleasant summers
Nearby recreation
Arts and culture
Cons
Some unattractive areas
Winter snow
Economy


What Bert Has To Say About Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls Metro Area

New York’s second largest city is a major port and “rust belt” manufacturing center, although its industries are in various stages of decline. Heavy lake-effect snows make Buffalo one of the snowiest metropolitan areas in the country. Downtown is unremarkable but clean and improving, although there are many gritty areas around the city. But lake effects bring notably pleasant weather in spring, summer, and early fall, and there is a strong assortment of cultural amenities, historic districts, and architectural highlights with few crowds.


QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: New York
County: Erie County
Metro Area: Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: Lancaster
Zip Codes: 14086 14026
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 706 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Lancaster is 7.2% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Lancaster jobs have increased by 1.0%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Lancaster's cost of living is 4.3% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Lancaster's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Erie county remained strongly Democratic, 56.5% to 41.7%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Lancaster's population is 42,942 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 4.8%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Lancaster is Real Estate: $218,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.8%.

SCHOOLS
Lancaster public schools spend $14,434 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.8 students per teacher in Lancaster. More Education



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Housing Market in Lancaster

It's a good time to buy in Lancaster. Home Appreciation is up 5.8% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Lancaster is $218,400.

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ZIP CODES IN LANCASTER, NEW YORK
14086 14026

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