Lancaster, New Hampshire

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Population in 2010: 1,725.
Population change since 2000: +1.8%
Males: 847  (49.1%)
Females: 878  (50.9%)
Median resident age:

50.2 years
New Hampshire median age:

43.2 years

Zip codes: 03584.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $52,138 (it was $35,147 in 2000)
Lancaster:

$52,138
NH:

$73,381

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $29,609 (it was $18,464 in 2000)

Lancaster CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $145,962 (it was $70,600 in 2000)
Lancaster:

$145,962
NH:

$263,600

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $194,736; detached houses: $203,822; townhouses or other attached units: $211,306; in 2-unit structures: $140,872; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $307,629; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $239,693; mobile homes: $102,233

Median gross rent in 2017: $776.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lancaster: 98.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.6%
(8.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 60.0% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Lancaster, NH (2010)
    • 1,62794.3%White alone
    • 432.5%Hispanic
    • 150.9%American Indian alone
    • 150.9%Asian alone
    • 150.9%Two or more races
    • 90.5%Black alone
    • 10.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Lancaster detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of New Hampshire and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Lancaster, New Hampshire as of October 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lancaster is 444 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Lancaster by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.8)
1
(29.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(59.3)
2
(59.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(61.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.8)
4
(118.6)
1
(29.2)
2
(59.1)
1
(30.1)
0
(0.0)
3
(93.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.5)
3
(86.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
6
(178.3)
1
(29.7)
1
(29.7)
4
(121.5)
3
(92.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(85.4)
2
(57.5)
1
(29.6)
1
(29.2)
2
(59.1)
4
(120.4)
0
(0.0)
5
(155.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
11
(326.9)
18
(534.0)
19
(565.1)
11
(334.1)
31
(955.0)
18
(571.2)
18
(512.5)
18
(517.8)
10
(296.5)
8
(233.8)
6
(177.2)
10
(301.0)
5
(152.1)
4
(124.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
39
(1,159)
56
(1,661)
70
(2,082)
76
(2,309)
100
(3,081)
99
(3,142)
95
(2,705)
114
(3,280)
63
(1,868)
50
(1,462)
43
(1,270)
34
(1,023)
31
(942.8)
28
(867.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(89.2)
4
(118.7)
6
(178.5)
4
(121.5)
6
(184.8)
5
(158.7)
3
(85.4)
3
(86.3)
6
(177.9)
4
(116.9)
1
(29.5)
4
(120.4)
0
(0.0)
5
(155.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(60.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(31.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.6)
1
(29.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(31.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)112.0166.7190.7149.8272.6178.4176.5292.3269.8113.4124.6128.848.4161.2

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City-data.com crime index in Lancaster, NH

Crime rate in Lancaster detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 6 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.55
New Hampshire average:

2.05
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Ancestries: American (14.8%), French (12.8%), Irish (11.2%), English (11.0%), French Canadian (10.5%), Italian (7.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1763

Elevation: 867 feet

Land area: 2.05 square miles.

Population density: 840 people per square mile   (low).

Lancaster, New Hampshire map

18 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.0%
New Hampshire:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,410 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,336 (1.9%)

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 ),
Granby, VT (3.3 miles)

Latitude: 44.49 N, Longitude: 71.57 W

Area code: 603

Distribution of median household income in Lancaster, NH in 2017
Distribution of house value in Lancaster, NH in 2017
Lancaster satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $112,500
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $64,000
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2001: 13 buildings, average cost: $88,400
  • 2002: 16 buildings, average cost: $87,600
  • 2003: 18 buildings, average cost: $118,300
  • 2004: 19 buildings, average cost: $138,800
  • 2005: 16 buildings, average cost: $150,200
  • 2006: 16 buildings, average cost: $171,000
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $181,200
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $182,400
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $106,300
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $165,900
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $236,600
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $233,900
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $211,200
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $226,800
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $261,800
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $267,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Lancaster, NH residents
Average permit cost in Lancaster, NH
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.9%
New Hampshire:

2.8%
Most common industries in Lancaster, NH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (17.2%)
  • Educational services (13.8%)
  • Construction (4.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.1%)
  • Utilities (3.6%)
  • Public administration (3.5%)
  • Paper (3.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Health care (9.1%)
  • Educational services (8.5%)
  • Construction (8.0%)
  • Utilities (8.0%)
  • Paper (7.1%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (5.1%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (23.9%)
  • Educational services (18.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.6%)
  • Chemicals (5.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.7%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.5%)
  • Public administration (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Lancaster, NH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (3.9%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (7.1%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (7.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.2%)

Average climate in Lancaster, New Hampshire

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Lancaster, New Hampshire environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 64.3. This is about average.

City:

64.3
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 1.45. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.45
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 37.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

37.5
U.S.:

33.3

Earthquake activity:

Lancaster-area historical earthquake activity is near New Hampshire state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 105.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 142.3 miles away from the city center
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 4/20/2002 at 11:04:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, 3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 104.5 miles away from Lancaster center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Coos County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Hurricanes: 3, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lancaster topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Lancaster:

  • WEEKS MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 173 MIDDLE STREET)
  • COUNTRY VILLAGE CENTER, GENESIS HEALTHCARE (91 COUNTRY VILLAGE ROAD)
  • MCKERLEY HEALTH CARE CENTER (27 NORTH MAIN STREET)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE OF LANCASTER (173 MIDDLE STREET)
  • NORTHWOODS HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (278 MAIN ST)

Heliports located in Lancaster:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lancaster:

  • Plymouth State University (about 52 miles; Plymouth, NH; Full-time enrollment: 4,838)
  • Norwich University (about 60 miles; Northfield, VT; FT enrollment: 4,221)
  • Dartmouth College (about 66 miles; Hanover, NH; FT enrollment: 6,030)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 71 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 72 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • Saint Michael's College (about 79 miles; Colchester, VT; FT enrollment: 2,336)
  • Community College of Vermont (about 80 miles; Winooski, VT; FT enrollment: 3,394)

Private high school in Lancaster:

Public elementary/middle school in Lancaster:

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Library in Lancaster:

  • WILLIAM D. WEEKS MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $220,685; Location: 128 MAIN STREET; 55,981 books; 2,325 e-books; 1,270 audio materials; 1,914 video materials; 22 state licensed databases; 86 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Lancaster: Lancaster Fire Department and Emergency Medical Services (A), William D Weeks Memorial Library (B), Lancaster Chamber of Commerce (C), Coos County Courthouse (D), Peacemaker Medical Response (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lancaster include: Calvary Baptist Church (A), Saint Pauls Episcopal Church (B), United Church of Christ (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Lancaster Historical Society (Museums; 226 Main Street), Christies' Maple Farm (Museums; 20 Park St.), Lancaster Renaissance Program (25 Park Street).

Hotels: Lancaster Motor Inn (112 Main), Coos Motor Inn (209 Main).

Courts: Superior Court of Coos County (148 Main Street), Coos County - Court House- Court House Maintenance (55 School Street).

Birthplace of: GG Allin - Singer-songwriter, Edward E. Cross - Union Army officer, John W. Weeks - Politician.

Coos County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lancaster that have no violations reported:

  • LANCASTER WATER DEPT (Population served: 2,450, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • ROGERS CAMPGROUND (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

2.3 people
New Hampshire:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

59.9%
Whole state:

66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

10.2%
Whole state:

8.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households
100 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
43 people in other group homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Lancaster (2011 data):

  • Woodsville Guaranty Savings Bank: Lancaster Branch at 199 Main Street Shaw's Marketplace, branch established on 1998/06/06. Info updated 2006/10/31: Bank assets: $393.0 mil, Deposits: $296.3 mil, headquarters in Woodsville, NH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Guaranty Bancorp, Inc.
  • Passumpsic Savings Bank: The Siwooganock Bank Branch at 117 Main Street, branch established on 1887/08/04. Info updated 2008/07/16: Bank assets: $571.1 mil, Deposits: $460.4 mil, headquarters in St. Johnsbury, VT, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Passumpsic Bancorp
  • Connecticut River Bank, National Association: Lancaster Branch at Routes 2 And 3, North Main Street, branch established on 1984/10/15. Info updated 2008/07/16: Bank assets: $267.5 mil, Deposits: $242.4 mil, headquarters in Springfield, VT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Connecticut River Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Lancaster:

Marital status in Lancaster, NH
  • Never married: 24.6%
  • Now married: 49.0%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 17.5%

For population 25 years and over in Lancaster:

  • High school or higher: 90.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
New Hampshire average:

10.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Lancaster
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lancaster, NH (based on Coos County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic12,7105
Mainline Protestant2,10523
Evangelical Protestant96614
Other3237
Orthodox261
None16,925-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 14
Coos County:

4.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Coos County:

9.28 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

4.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 41
This county:

12.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.70 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.7%
State:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Coos County:

26.9%
New Hampshire:

24.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.7%
State:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Lancaster:

49.9%
New Hampshire:

50.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Lancaster:

47.2%
New Hampshire:

48.1%

Average BMI:
Lancaster:

30.1
New Hampshire:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

15.4%
State:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

7.6%
New Hampshire:

9.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.4
New Hampshire:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

39.6%
New Hampshire:

34.0%

General health condition:
Here:

53.2%
New Hampshire:

57.6%

Average condition of hearing:
Lancaster:

82.9%
New Hampshire:

78.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lancaster, NH Residents

5.70% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,826 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.70%
New Hampshire average:

6.87%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Grafton County, NH  0.79% ($53,202 average AGI)
from Hillsborough County, NH  0.46% ($41,017)
from Carroll County, NH  0.33% ($33,333)


5.86% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,604 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.86%
New Hampshire average:

6.70%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Grafton County, NH  1.08% ($35,684 average AGI)
to Merrimack County, NH  0.32% ($45,500)
to Hillsborough County, NH  0.31% ($25,897)
Businesses in Lancaster, NH
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1New Balance1
Decora Cabinetry2RadioShack1
Dunkin Donuts1Rite Aid1
FedEx1Shaw's1
Ford1Subway1
GNC1True Value2
H&R Block1U-Haul1
MasterBrand Cabinets4U.S. Cellular1
McDonald's1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Lancaster:

  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTWN (1100 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WELLS RIVER, VT; Owner: PUFFER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLTN (1400 AM; 1 kW; LITTLETON, NH; Owner: PROFILE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WDEV (550 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMOU (1230 AM; 1 kW; BERLIN, NH; Owner: JERICHO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.L.C.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lancaster:

  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXXS (102.3 FM; LANCASTER, NH; Owner: BARRY P. LUNDERVILLE)
  • WGMT (97.7 FM; LYNDON, VT; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WMTK (106.3 FM; LITTLETON, NH; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WVFM (105.7 FM; CAMPTON, NH; Owner: DEVON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCKJ (90.5 FM; ST. JOHNSBURY, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WKXH (105.5 FM; ST. JOHNSBURY, VT; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WLKC (103.3 FM; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO BROADCASTING SERVICES, INC.)
  • WVPS (107.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WEZF (92.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDOT (95.7 FM; DANVILLE, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING INC)
  • WSCY (106.9 FM; MOULTONBOROUGH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WCVT (101.7 FM; STOWE, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT CLASSICS, L.L.C.)
  • WLTN-FM (96.7 FM; LISBON, NH; Owner: PROFILE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WLOB-FM (96.3 FM; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WNCS (104.7 FM; MONTPELIER, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMEA (90.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTBM (100.7 FM; MEXICO, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lancaster:

  • WLED-TV (Channel 49; LITTLETON, NH; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Lancaster: Leander A. Wilkins.

  • Lancaster, New Hampshire
  • Fatal accident count12
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents20
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:3
  • Fatalities12
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents27
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • New Hampshire average
  • Fatal accident count1253
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents1822
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons504
  • Fatalities1359
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents2895
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents120
See more detailed statistics of Lancaster fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 85ft / 25.9mTotal length
  • $25,136,000Total costs
  • 16,930Total average daily traffic
  • 1,200Total average daily truck traffic
  • 25,054Total future (year 2038) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Lancaster, NH)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7
  • LANCASTER, Lat: 44.489889 Lon: -71.568389, Call Sign: WQHY691,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.356 MHz, Grant Date: 12/05/2017, Expiration Date: 12/03/2027, Certifier: Charity Blanchette, Registrant: Town Of Lancaster, 25 Main Street, Lancaster, NH 03584, Phone: (603) 788-3221, Fax: (603) 788-3921, Email:
  • ORNE MTN, NH, Top Of Mount Orne (Lat: 44.453972 Lon: -71.615361), Type: Tower, Structure height: 51.8 m, Call Sign: WQJA342,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11225.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/02/2008, Expiration Date: 07/02/2018, Cancellation Date: 09/01/2018, Certifier: Tom Joyce, Registrant: Consolidated Spectrum Services, 231 Sagamore Raod, Gilford, NH 03249, Phone: (603) 293-0002, Fax: (603) 293-0002, Email:
  • Lancaster, 246 Stebbins Hill Road (Lat: 44.454000 Lon: -71.615389), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 51.8 m, Call Sign: WQVC575,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz... (+17 more), Grant Date: 12/30/2014, Expiration Date: 12/30/2024, Certifier: Jessica B Lyons, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw, Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Email:
  • NHDOT OFFICE, 641 Main Street (Lat: 44.525972 Lon: -71.573250), Type: Bant, Structure height: 6.1 m, Overall height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WQVY250,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/12/2015, Expiration Date: 06/12/2025, Certifier: Steven Jones, Registrant: Ossipee Mountain Electronics, Inc., 832 Whittier Highway, Po Box 950, Moultonboro, NH 03254, Phone: (603) 476-5581, Fax: (603) 476-5587, Email:
  • ORNE MTN, 246 Stebbins Hill Road (Lat: 44.454056 Lon: -71.615361), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 48.8 m, Overall height: 50.3 m, Call Sign: WQVY256,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11425.0 MHz, 11445.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11445.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11445.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11445.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11445.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11445.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/12/2015, Expiration Date: 06/12/2025, Certifier: Steven Jones, Registrant: Ossipee Mountain Electronics, Inc., 832 Whittier Highway, Po Box 950, Moultonboro, NH 03254, Phone: (603) 476-5581, Fax: (603) 476-5587, Email:
  • STATION, Prospect Mountain (Lat: 44.452278 Lon: -71.570083), Overall height: 10.7 m, Call Sign: WBX341,
    Assigned Frequencies: 958.350 MHz, Grant Date: 03/21/2012, Expiration Date: 03/20/2022, Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • STATION, Public Service Company 71 N Main St (Lat: 44.502278 Lon: -71.571472), Structure height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WBX342,
    Assigned Frequencies: 954.750 MHz, Grant Date: 03/21/2012, Expiration Date: 03/20/2022, Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lancaster)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: SOCATA TBM 700 (Category: Land, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PT6A-64 (700 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 316AH , Serial Number: 306, Year manufactured: 2004, Airworthiness Date: 12/01/2004, Certificate Issue Date: 02/22/2014
    Registrant (Individual): David C Hill, 69 Rowell Rd, Lancaster, NH 03584

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 12. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 22 took place in 2012, and the least - 5 in 2005. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Lancaster, NH When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (63.8%), and Outside Fires (15.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Lancaster, NH
    • 13263.8%Structure Fires
    • 3115.0%Outside Fires
    • 2210.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 2210.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lancaster, NH
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lancaster, NH
  • 71.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 20.9%Wood
  • 3.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.2%Utility gas
  • 2.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lancaster, NH
  • 46.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 30.7%No fuel used
  • 8.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.1%Wood
  • 5.0%Electricity
  • 2.9%Utility gas


Lancaster compared to New Hampshire state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Lancaster on our top lists:

  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other group homes (population 1,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Netherlands (population 500+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the worst general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
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