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Lancaster, NY (New York) Houses and Residents

Lancaster,NY index of house prices

Total population: 10,294 (All urban)

Houses: 4,741 (4,388 occupied: 3,130 owner occupied, 1,253 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

29%
State:

47%

Housing density: 1,761 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $225,286.

Median contract rent in 2016: $420 (lower quartile is $331, upper quartile is $529)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $1,588


Median gross rent in Lancaster, NY in 2016: $530

Housing units in Lancaster with a mortgage: 1,957 (35 second mortgage, 365 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,170

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $86,561

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $44,395

Median monthly housing costs: $794


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Lancaster, New York Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $134,001 (it was $86,100 in 2000)
Lancaster:

$134,001
New York:

$302,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $114,394 - $170,166
Median year house/condo built: 1953

Median year apartment built: 1938

Household type by relationship:

Households: 10,207
  • In family households: 7,828 (1,248 male householders, 1,309 female householders)
    1,795 spouses, 2,692 children (2,630 natural, 30 adopted, 35 stepchildren), 144 grandchildren, 72 brothers or sisters, 90 parents, 61 other relatives, 398 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,348 (653 male householders (459 living alone)), 1,172 female householders (953 living alone)), 517 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 38

Size of family households: 1,246 2-persons, 597 3-persons, 476 4-persons, 166 5-persons, 70 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,415 1-person, 360 2-persons, 65 3-persons.

1,113 married couples with children.
652 single-parent households (99 men, 553 women).

94.5% of residents of Lancaster speak English at home.
1.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (86% speak English very well, 14% speak English not well).
2.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (88% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
1.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (62% speak English very well, 38% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 265 (2.6%)
(47.2% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.4
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.3
State:

3.8

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Lancaster, New York:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 1121 bedroom
  • 4402 bedrooms
  • 1,7493 bedrooms
  • 7064 bedrooms
  • 1265+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Lancaster population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lancaster, New York:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 4231 bedroom
  • 6992 bedrooms
  • 943 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 255+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Lancaster population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Lancaster in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 41no vehicle
  • 1,1351 vehicle
  • 1,4272 vehicles
  • 3673 vehicles
  • 1644 vehicles
  • 115+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Lancaster population

Cars and other vehicles available in Lancaster in renter-occupied apartments

  • 186no vehicle
  • 6711 vehicle
  • 3692 vehicles
  • 93 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 65+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Lancaster population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lancaster, New York:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 223 rooms
  • 2744 rooms
  • 5345 rooms
  • 9036 rooms
  • 6587 rooms
  • 3378 rooms
  • 3769+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Lancaster population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lancaster, New York:

  • 01 room
  • 662 rooms
  • 2013 rooms
  • 4374 rooms
  • 4085 rooms
  • 1016 rooms
  • 07 rooms
  • 78 rooms
  • 529+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Lancaster population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Lancaster, NY household income distribution

  • Lancaster, NY household income distribution
  • 135Less than $10,000
  • 175$10,000 to $14,999
  • 309$15,000 to $19,999
  • 222$20,000 to $24,999
  • 215$25,000 to $29,999
  • 251$30,000 to $34,999
  • 334$35,000 to $39,999
  • 263$40,000 to $44,999
  • 225$45,000 to $49,999
  • 483$50,000 to $59,999
  • 218$60,000 to $74,999
  • 395$75,000 to $99,999
  • 613$100,000 to $124,999
  • 291$125,000 to $149,999
  • 143$150,000 to $199,999
  • 47$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Lancaster, NY

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Lancaster, NY
  • 16Less than $10,000
  • 21$15,000 to $19,999
  • 18$40,000 to $49,999
  • 27$50,000 to $59,999
  • 20$60,000 to $69,999
  • 68$70,000 to $79,999
  • 170$80,000 to $89,999
  • 170$90,000 to $99,999
  • 927$100,000 to $124,999
  • 757$125,000 to $149,999
  • 457$150,000 to $174,999
  • 181$175,000 to $199,999
  • 134$200,000 to $249,999
  • 54$250,000 to $299,999
  • 25$300,000 to $399,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Lancaster, NY

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Lancaster, NY
  • 33$200 to $249
  • 24$250 to $299
  • 19$300 to $349
  • 98$350 to $399
  • 61$400 to $449
  • 92$450 to $499
  • 158$500 to $549
  • 119$550 to $599
  • 173$600 to $649
  • 115$650 to $699
  • 40$700 to $749
  • 65$750 to $799
  • 143$800 to $899
  • 19$1,000 to $1,249
  • 30No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1062010 or later
  • 322000 to 2009
  • 161990 to 1999
  • 01980 to 1989
  • 231970 to 1979
  • 136Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Lancaster population
Lancaster commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 109
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 587
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 509
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1,126
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 715
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 707
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 827
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 164
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 87
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 148
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 35
  • 90 or more minutes: 33
Lancaster, NY Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 96.5%
Number of people working at home: 209 (4.0% of all workers)

Lancaster mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 3,499 (89%)
  • Carpooled: 149 (4%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 55 (1%)
  • Taxi: 15 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 28 (1%)
  • Walked: 16 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 209 (5%)

First ancestries reported:

 Polish: 1,215
 German: 906
 Italian: 488
 American: 332
 English: 187
 Irish: 130
 Swedish: 61
 French (except Basque): 31
 British: 28
 Welsh: 26
 Scottish: 24
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 20
 European: 18
 Belgian: 16
 Lithuanian: 14
 Lebanese: 13
 Hungarian: 13
 Austrian: 12
 Czechoslovakian: 8
 African: 1

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 24%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 21%Canada
  • 14%Philippines
  • 13%Germany
  • 6%Poland
  • 6%Mexico
  • 4%Trinidad and Tobago

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 9,039
  • Other state: 860
  • Northeast: 341
  • Midwest: 150
  • South: 294
  • West: 73

85% of Lancaster residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 46% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 66% lived in New York.

Lancaster:

85.1%
State average:

89.4%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 14
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 10
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 5
  • 9th grade: 12
  • 10th grade: 21
  • 11th grade: 62
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 47
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,159
  • Less than 1 year of college: 386
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 414
  • Associate degree: 414
  • Bachelor's degree: 504
  • Master's degree: 191
  • Professional school degree: 40
  • Doctorate degree: 13

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 6
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 9
  • 7th and 8th grade: 29
  • 9th grade: 17
  • 10th grade: 53
  • 11th grade: 62
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 29
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,333
  • Less than 1 year of college: 195
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 525
  • Associate degree: 674
  • Bachelor's degree: 644
  • Master's degree: 440
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 1

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.6%Males
  • 5.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 51.1%Males
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 36.4%Males
Lancaster marital status for males
Lancaster marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,196
  • One, attached: 121
  • Two: 581
  • 3 or 4: 367
  • 5 to 9: 165
  • 10 to 19: 60
  • 20 to 49: 110
  • 50 or more: 149

Median worth of mobile homes: $11,675

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 2.7%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 3.0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 18 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Lancaster:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Lancaster
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (97.2%)
  • Electricity (1.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.0%)
  • Wood (0.8%)
  • Utility gas (79.1%)
  • Electricity (19.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.8%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
New York:

14.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 111
Here:

23.7%
New York:

13.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 100
Here:

26.0%
New York:

34.3%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)