South Lancaster (zip 01561), Massachusetts 

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Population

243

-26.4% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.2%

Median Income

$19,597

Median Home Price

$283,200

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Best Places to Live in South Lancaster (zip 01561), 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 01561 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

South Lancaster, MA 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
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.


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Country: United States
State: Massachusetts
County: Worcester County
Metro Area: Worcester Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat conservative
City: South Lancaster
Zip Codes: South Lancaster (zip 01561)
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 470 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in South Lancaster (zip 01561) is 3.2% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. South Lancaster (zip 01561) jobs have increased by 4.0%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, South Lancaster (zip 01561)'s cost of living is 8.1% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare South Lancaster (zip 01561)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
Worcester county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
South Lancaster (zip 01561)'s population is 243 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 26.4%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 28.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in South Lancaster (zip 01561) is Real Estate: $283,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.4%.

SCHOOLS
South Lancaster (zip 01561) 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 South Lancaster (zip 01561). More Education



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Housing Market in South Lancaster

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The median home price in South Lancaster is $283,200.

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