For population 25 years and over in Lancaster:
For population 15 years and over in Lancaster CDP:
55 residents are foreign born (2.5% Europe, 0.5% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $1,996 (1.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (86.3 miles , pop. 64,249).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (152.0 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (277.9 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: Guildhall, VT (2.1 miles ), Lunenburg, VT (2.4 miles ), Northumberland, NH (2.7 miles ), Dalton, NH (2.8 miles ), Groveton, NH (2.8 miles ), Whitefield, NH (2.9 miles ), Jefferson, NH (2.9 miles ), Whitefield, NH (2.9 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 44.49 N, Longitude: 71.57 W
Area code: 603
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Work and jobs in Lancaster: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Lancaster, New Hampshire
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Lancaster-area historical tornado activity is significantly below New Hampshire state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/11/1966, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 34.1 miles away from the Lancaster place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 5/19/1982, a category F1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado 22.6 miles away from the place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Lancaster-area historical earthquake activity is below New Hampshire state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 68.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1995 at 12:13:11, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 22.2 miles away from Lancaster center
On 8/21/1996 at 07:54:14, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 23.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/17/2000 at 08:16:20, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 10.1 mi) earthquake occurred 56.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/3/2000 at 21:05:50, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 6.0 mi) earthquake occurred 70.4 miles away from Lancaster center
On 10/6/1992 at 15:38:04, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 80.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Coos County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 7
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: GG Allin - Singer-songwriter, Edward E. Cross - Union Army officer, John W. Weeks - Politician.
Hospital/medical center in Lancaster:
Other hospitals/medical centers near Lancaster:
Heliports located in Lancaster:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lancaster:
Public elementary/middle schools in Lancaster:
See full list of schools located in Lancaster
Private elementary/middle schools in Lancaster:
(lower is better)
Air Quality Index (AQI)
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00909. This is significantly better than average. There were 4 monitors within city limits.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.147. This is significantly better than average. There were 43 monitors within city limits.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 2.25. This is significantly better than average. There were 19 monitors within city limits.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 11.4. This is worse than average. There were 45 monitors within city limits.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 34.5. This is worse than average. There were 45 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.5. This is about average. There were 39 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.96. This is about average. There were 24 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Lancaster and their reported violations in the past:LANCASTER WATER DEPT (Population served: 2450, Surface_water):
Past health violations:ROGERS CAMPGROUND (Population served: 1350, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 13.0%
(12.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
43 people in other group homes
Lancaster compared to New Hampshire state average:
Banks with branches in Lancaster (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Lancaster (based on Coos County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 65.61%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 14
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Number of full-service restaurants: 41
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.49% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,306 average adjusted gross income)
0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($396 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.05% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,686 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Lancaster:
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TV broadcast stations around Lancaster:
Lancaster, New Hampshire:See more detailed statistics of Lancaster fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2009 here
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Lancaster, NH)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:4
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lancaster)
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lancaster, NH
Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2013.