Lancaster (zip 01523), Massachusetts 

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Population

7,643

+2.0% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

6.7%

Median Income

$89,808

Median Home Price

$438,200

Median Age

38.4

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.2 / 4.7

summer / winter

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Best Places to Live in Lancaster (zip 01523), Massachusetts

Mid-sized city - Center of Massachusetts between Connecticut/Rhode Island and New Hampshire border. August, July and June are the most pleasant months in the 01523 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months.
State: Massachusetts
County: Worcester County
Metro Area: Worcester Metro Area
City: No City
Zip Codes: Lancaster (zip 01523)
Cost of Living: 18.0% higher
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 470 ft above sea level
Lancaster, MA Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes
Pros
Educated population
Local arts and culture
Central location
Cons
Economy
Harsh winters
Cost of living


What Bert Has To Say About Worcester Metro Area

Worcester is the second largest city in Massachusetts. From its roots in the Industrial Revolution, it is evolving into a diverse research, manufacturing, and technology center, featuring a significant health care presence and a large biotechnology research park. The downtown is being gradually restored and modernized. Origins as a cultural center continue with the area’s many small museums and colleges, as well as a good set of small performing arts amenities. Mountain areas to the west and lakes mainly north offer good recreation opportunities. Cost of living is influenced by more expensive areas east and is high for local income levels.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Lancaster (zip 01523) is 6.7% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Lancaster (zip 01523) jobs have increased by 4.0%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Lancaster (zip 01523)'s cost of living is 18.0% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Lancaster (zip 01523)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in the 01523 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Worcester county remained very strongly Democratic, 57.6% to 39.7%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Lancaster (zip 01523)'s population is 7,643 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 2.0%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 32.8 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Lancaster (zip 01523) is Real Estate: $438,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.1%.

SCHOOLS
Lancaster (zip 01523) public schools spend $13,998 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14 students per teacher in Lancaster (zip 01523). More Education



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Housing Market in Lancaster

It's a good time to buy in Lancaster. Home Appreciation is up 17.9% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Lancaster is $438,200.
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