Lancaster, Pennsylvania 

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Economy in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Lancaster has an unemployment rate of 5.1%. The US average is 3.9%.

Lancaster has seen the job market increase by 0.7% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 26.3%, which is lower than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Lancaster
- The Sales Tax Rate for Lancaster is 6.0%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Lancaster is 4.2%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for Lancaster
- The average income of a Lancaster resident is $16,884 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Lancaster resident is $33,772 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYLancaster, PennsylvaniaUnited States
  5.2%3.7%
  0.7%1.6%
  26.3%33.5%
  6.0%6.2%
  4.2%4.6%
  $19,578$31,177
  $40,805$57,652
  $44,805$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  0.6%1.3%
  0.0%0.6%
  4.8%6.2%
  16.9%10.4%
  3.3%2.7%
  12.3%11.6%
  2.9%4.1%
  0.3%0.9%
  0.9%2.1%
  2.0%4.7%
  1.1%1.9%
  4.5%6.7%
  0.0%0.1%
  5.2%4.3%
  8.3%9.3%
  15.2%13.8%
  1.7%2.2%
  10.9%7.4%
  6.2%4.9%
  2.8%4.8%
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    Reviews for Lancaster    13 Reviews
    Wondering about Lancaster's Safety - 12/31/2018
    I was there last weekend and was extremely favorably impressed. The only hesitation, and question, I have about the place is the high crime rate. It is hard to tell from... Read More

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    Young and Old Together - 11/28/2014
    Lancaster is the nation's oldest inland city located in central PA amid Amish farmlands. Walkable and soon to be bike friendly, it offers a variety of great restaurants... Read More

    A Nightmare in Lancaster! - 1/27/2014
    I have lived in and visited many places over my 60 years, and Lancaster, PA, is by far my least favorite. The crime is high, the air pollution is bad, urban blight is... Read More


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    ZIP CODES IN LANCASTER, PENNSYLVANIA
    17603 17602

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