Lancaster, Wisconsin

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Population in 2014: 3,785 (95% urban, 5% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.0%
 
Males: 1,764  (46.6%)
Females: 2,021  (53.4%)
Median resident age:  40.9 years
Wisconsin median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 53813.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $43,532 (it was $32,723 in 2000)
Lancaster:

$43,532
WI:

$51,467

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,015 (it was $17,797 in 2000)

Lancaster city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $111,983 (it was $77,900 in 2000)
Lancaster:

$111,983
WI:

$163,000

Median gross rent in 2013: $503.

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  • Races in Lancaster, WI (2010)

    Lancaster races chart
    • 3,77997.7%White alone
    • 310.8%Hispanic
    • 180.5%Black alone
    • 190.5%Asian alone
    • 110.3%Two or more races
    • 70.2%American Indian alone
    • 30.08%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Lancaster: 78.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (38.7%), English (15.3%), Irish (11.7%), United States (5.5%), Norwegian (4.4%), Polish (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1878

Elevation: 1100 feet

Land area: 2.82 square miles.

Population density: 1,340 people per square mile   (low).

Lancaster,WI real estate house value index trend

Lancaster, Wisconsin map

For population 25 years and over in Lancaster:

  • High school or higher: 90.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lancaster city:

  • Never married: 28.3%
  • Now married: 50.1%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 10.6%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

17 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.4%
Wisconsin:

4.8%



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists there were 26 registered sex offenders living in Lancaster, Wisconsin as of December 06, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Lancaster to the number of sex offenders is 147 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,259 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,041 (1.8%)

Lancaster satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dubuque, IA (23.8 miles , pop. 57,686).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (68.4 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (169.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: South Lancaster, WI (1.8 miles ), North Lancaster, WI (1.9 miles ), Ellenboro, WI (2.5 miles ), Little Grant, WI (2.7 miles ), Beetown, WI (2.9 miles ), Mount Ida, WI (3.1 miles ), Fennimore, WI (3.1 miles ), Bloomington, WI (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $151,300
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $129,300
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $159,400
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $144,000
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $125,200
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $160,800
  • 2004: 11 buildings, average cost: $153,600
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $150,100
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $208,800
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $231,600
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $261,600
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $423,200
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $208,300
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $233,300
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $695,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.85 N, Longitude: 90.71 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): City of the Dome

Daytime population change due to commuting: +850 (+22.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 919 (53.1%)

Area code: 608

Lancaster household income distribution Lancaster home values distribution

Crime rates in Lancaster by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2012 2013 2014
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 01000000001N/A
per 100,000 0.025.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.026.2N/A
Robberies 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 33201000032014
per 100,000 72.775.049.90.025.10.00.00.00.077.4524.5368.9
Burglaries 42016571212224488
per 100,000 96.9500.0399.2125.0175.4310.2312.0563.5106.1103.1209.8210.8
Thefts 644030205741162837413950
per 100,000 1,550.01,000.0748.5500.01,427.91,059.7416.0717.2981.41,057.21,022.81,317.5
Auto thefts 110010000101
per 100,000 24.225.00.00.025.10.00.00.00.025.80.026.4
Arson 1N/A000000N/A000
per 100,000 24.2N/A0.00.00.00.00.00.0N/A0.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 289.8) 85.7112.668.228.976.864.438.768.546.967.4182.5165.3

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Lancaster detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
Wisconsin average:

2.23
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.2%
Wisconsin:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -125 (-3.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Lancaster: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Lancaster, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Lancaster, Wisconsin average temperatures Lancaster, Wisconsin average precipitation Lancaster, Wisconsin humidity Lancaster, Wisconsin wind speed Lancaster, Wisconsin snowfall Lancaster, Wisconsin sunshine Lancaster, Wisconsin clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Lancaster-area historical tornado activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 63% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1984, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 37.9 miles away from the Lancaster city center killed 9 people and injured 200 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.3 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lancaster-area historical earthquake activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 338.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 133.6 miles away from Lancaster center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 315.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 369.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 337.6 miles away from Lancaster center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 101.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Grant County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lancaster topographic map

Birthplace of: Carson Abel Roberts - Soilder, George Barnett - 12th Commandant of the Marine Corps, William Simon U'Ren - Politician, Dave Schreiner - Football player, Phil Garthwaite - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers in Lancaster:

  • GRANT REG HLTH CTR (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 507 S MONROE ST)
  • GRANT CTY HOME NUR SVC (111 S JEFFERSON ST)
  • HOMEWARD BOUND HOME HLTH (130 W ELM ST)
  • LANCASTER CARE CTR (1350 S MADISON ST)
  • ORCHARD MANOR (8800 HWY 61)

airports located in Lancaster:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lancaster:

  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (about 14 miles; Platteville, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,679)
  • Upper Iowa University (about 56 miles; Fayette, IA; FT enrollment: 5,275)
  • Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar (about 63 miles; Calmar, IA; FT enrollment: 3,365)
  • Luther College (about 64 miles; Decorah, IA; FT enrollment: 2,700)
  • Edgewood College (about 67 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 2,455)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (about 68 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 34,621)
  • University of Wisconsin Colleges (about 68 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 10,019)

Public high school in Lancaster:

Public elementary/middle schools in Lancaster:

Private elementary/middle school in Lancaster:

See full list of schools located in Lancaster

Library in Lancaster:

  • SCHREINER MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $273,997; Location: 113 W. ELM ST.; 32,531 books; 5,389 audio materials; 2,048 video materials; 28 state licensed databases; 110 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Lancaster: Lancaster Industrial Park (A), Grant County Fairgrounds (B), Schreiner Memorial Library (C), Lancaster City Hall (D), Grant County Law Enforcement Center (E), Grant County Courthouse (F), Cunningham Museum (G), Lancaster Fire Department (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lancaster include: Bethlehem United Church of Christ (A), Christ Lutheran Church (B), Faith Lutheran Church (C), Lancaster Christian Chapel (D), Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (E), Saint Clements Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Lancaster include: Ryland Park (1), Schreiner Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Maple Harris Guest House (445 West Maple Street), Green Dragon (143 S Jefferson St), Martha's Bed & Breakfast & Hot Mustard (7867 University Farm Road).

Courts: Grant County - Circuit Court- Clerk Of Court (130 West Maple Street), Juvenile Court Intake Worker (8820 USHighway 61).

Grant County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 46.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

46.7
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.81. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.81
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 7.2%
(6.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 69.6% for Black residents, 82.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.5%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.8%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Lancaster in 2010:

  • 51 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 43 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 2 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Lancaster in 2000:

  • 60 people in nursing homes
  • 51 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 10 people in homes for the physically handicapped

Lancaster, Wisconsin environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Lancaster (2011 data):

  • The First National Bank of Platteville: Lancaster Branch at 305 South Madison Street, branch established on 1991/06/17. Info updated 2009/09/28: Bank assets: $127.7 mil, Deposits: $111.1 mil, headquarters in Platteville, WI, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: First Shares, Inc.
  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: Lancaster Branch at 237 West Maple Street, branch established on 1931/01/12. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $97,264.0 mil, Deposits: $75,624.6 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, 717 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Montreal
  • Citizens Bank: Lancaster Branch at 302 South Madison Street, branch established on 1903/09/01. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $9,212.3 mil, Deposits: $7,452.0 mil, headquarters in Flint, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 220 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Republic Bancorp, Inc.
  • American Bank & Trust Wisconsin: Lancaster Branch at 235 North Madison Street, branch established on 2001/10/29. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $134.3 mil, Deposits: $116.0 mil, headquarters in Cuba City, WI, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Atbancorp
  • AnchorBank, fsb: Lancaster Branch at 708 N Madison St, branch established on 1918/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $3,067.4 mil, Deposits: $2,481.9 mil, headquarters in Madison, WI, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 56 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
Wisconsin average:

10.5

Lancaster travel time to work - commute Lancaster mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Lancaster city (based on Grant County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic20,48919
Mainline Protestant8,78741
Evangelical Protestant3,40038
Other3864
Orthodox301
None18,116-
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: 12
Grant County:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Grant County:

5.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 49
Here:

9.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.7%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Grant County:

27.8%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.4%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Lancaster:

45.6%
Wisconsin:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Lancaster:

36.0%
Wisconsin:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

27.7
Wisconsin:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Lancaster:

16.9%
Wisconsin:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Lancaster:

6.7%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Lancaster:

6.7
Wisconsin:

6.8

Overweight people:
Lancaster:

27.1%
Wisconsin:

33.9%

General health condition:
Lancaster:

50.9%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Lancaster:

72.3%
State:

78.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lancaster, WI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$5,294$63,5280$0
Other Government Administration 4$18,527$55,5811$1,204
Police Protection - Officers 6$25,702$51,4043$4,920
Fire - Other 0$0 2$1,289
Streets and Highways 5$15,848$38,0350$0
Sewerage 2$8,845$53,0700$0
Parks and Recreation 2$6,759$40,5541$1,860
Water Supply 2$7,003$42,0180$0
Local Libraries 2$7,151$42,9067$6,646
Totals for Government 24$95,129$47,56514$15,919

Lancaster government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $48,000 ($12.68)
    General Public Buildings: $23,000 ($6.08)
    Natural Resources - Other: $13,000 ($3.43)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $540,000 ($142.67)
    Sewerage: $497,000 ($131.31)
    Police Protection: $488,000 ($128.93)
    Water Utilities: $478,000 ($126.29)
    Parks & Recreation: $470,000 ($124.17)
    Housing & Community Development: $289,000 ($76.35)
    Central Staff Services: $204,000 ($53.90)
    Libraries: $185,000 ($48.88)
    General - Other: $158,000 ($41.74)
    Solid Waste Management: $137,000 ($36.20)
    Fire Protection: $91,000 ($24.04)
    General Public Buildings: $40,000 ($10.57)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $22,000 ($5.81)
    Parking Facilities: $18,000 ($4.76)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $16,000 ($4.23)
    Financial Administration: $12,000 ($3.17)
    Health Services - Other: $8,000 ($2.11)
    Air Transportation: $4,000 ($1.06)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $753,000 ($198.94)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $25,000 ($6.61)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,107,000 ($292.47)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $185,000 ($48.88)

Lancaster government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $836,000 ($220.87)
    Housing & Community Development: $315,000 ($83.22)
    Parks & Recreation: $287,000 ($75.83)
    All Other: $32,000 ($8.45)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($2.38)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $122,000 ($32.23)
    Highways: $2,000 ($0.53)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $216,000 ($57.07)
    General Revenue, NEC: $175,000 ($46.24)
    Rents: $25,000 ($6.61)
    Special Assessments: $25,000 ($6.61)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $495,000 ($130.78)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,326,000 ($350.33)
    Highways: $280,000 ($73.98)
    All Other: $49,000 ($12.95)
  • Tax - Property: $855,000 ($225.89)
    NEC: $48,000 ($12.68)

Lancaster government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $3,085,000 ($815.06)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $10,484,000 ($2769.88)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $2,140,000 ($565.39)
    Water Utilities: $1,415,000 ($373.84)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $4,425,000 ($1169.09)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $7,451,000 ($1968.56)
    Water Utilities: $4,355,000 ($1150.59)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $748,000 ($197.62)
    Water Utilities: $145,000 ($38.31)

Lancaster government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $3,549,000 ($937.65)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,682,000 ($972.79)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,678,000 ($443.33)

4.99% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,518 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.99%
Wisconsin average:

5.10%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Dane County, WI  0.47% ($35,409 average AGI)
from Iowa County, WI  0.41% ($17,143)
from Lafayette County, WI  0.39% ($25,562)


5.40% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,907 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.40%
Wisconsin average:

5.34%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Dane County, WI  0.76% ($29,628 average AGI)
to Iowa County, WI  0.44% ($29,298)
to Dubuque County, IA  0.39% ($36,365)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lancaster:

  • WGLR (1280 AM; 1 kW; LANCASTER, WI; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • KDTH (1370 AM; 5 kW; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WPVL (1590 AM; 1 kW; PLATTEVILLE, WI; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lancaster:

  • WGLR-FM (97.7 FM; LANCASTER, WI; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • KATF (92.9 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • KIYX (106.1 FM; SAGEVILLE, IA; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WPVL-FM (107.1 FM; PLATTEVILLE, WI; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WJTY (88.1 FM; LANCASTER, WI; Owner: JOY PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WHHI (91.3 FM; HIGHLAND, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • KOEL-FM (92.3 FM; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQPC (94.3 FM; PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, WI; Owner: ROBINSON CORPORATION)
  • KXGE (102.3 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WVRE (101.1 FM; DICKEYVILLE, WI; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • K254AE (98.7 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • WJOD (103.3 FM; ASBURY, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WDMP-FM (99.3 FM; DODGEVILLE, WI; Owner: DODGE POINT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KLYV (105.3 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • K269EK (101.7 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • WSUP (90.5 FM; PLATTEVILLE, WI; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS, UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)

TV broadcast stations around Lancaster:

  • W22CI (Channel 22; BLOOMINGTON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • KFXB (Channel 40; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: DUBUQUE TV LTD. PARTNERSHIP)
Lancaster fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)


Lancaster fatal accident list:

Jun 27, 1998 10:05 PM, Speedway Dr, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 22, 1993 06:48 PM, W Elm, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 28
  • Hazardous Condition: 5

Incident types - Lancaster

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lancaster, WI
Most common first names in Lancaster, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5279.7 years
William5179.2 years
Mary4880.6 years
James3772.8 years
Helen3582.8 years
George3280.3 years
Clarence3281.2 years
Edward2982.4 years
Margaret2881.6 years
Charles2877.4 years
Most common last names in Lancaster, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Vesperman2384.8 years
Taylor2078.7 years
Hoffman2083.8 years
Schneider1882.6 years
Smith1880.5 years
Zenz1885.4 years
Govier1781.3 years
Irish1676.5 years
Walker1578.0 years
Knapp1582.5 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (71%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (12%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in Lancaster, WI
NameCountNameCount
Best Western1Nike1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Ford1Subway1
H&R Block1True Value1
Jones New York1U-Haul1
La-Z-Boy1U.S. Cellular2
McDonald's1UPS1
New Balance1

Lancaster compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.

Lancaster on our top lists:

  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the physically handicapped (population 1,000+)"
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