South Lancaster (zip 01561), Massachusetts 

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Population

246

-26.4% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

6.7%

Median Income

$19,597

Median Home Price

$355,000

Median Age

59.6

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.2 / 4.7

summer / winter

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.
Zip Codes: South Lancaster (zip 01561)
Cost of Living: 8.1% higher
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 470 ft above sea level

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South 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 South Lancaster (zip 01561) is 6.7% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). 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
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in the 01561 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
South Lancaster (zip 01561)'s population is 246 people. Since 2020, 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: $355,000. 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

It's a good time to buy in South Lancaster. Home Appreciation is up 19.6% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in South Lancaster is $355,000.
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