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Lancaster, NY (New York) Houses and Residents

Lancaster,NY index of house prices

Total population: 10,294 (All urban)

Houses: 4,742 (4,322 occupied: 3,049 owner occupied, 1,270 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: $224,874.

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


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $1,796


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

Housing units in Lancaster with a mortgage: 1,940 (72 second mortgage, 337 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,105

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $83,866

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $48,807

Median monthly housing costs: $840


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Lancaster, New York Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $142,914 (it was $86,100 in 2000)
Lancaster:

$142,914
New York:

$302,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $100,979 - $179,104
Median year house/condo built: 1952

Median year apartment built: 1949

Household type by relationship:

Households: 10,293
  • In family households: 7,955 (1,311 male householders, 1,231 female householders)
    1,721 spouses, 2,897 children (2,791 natural, 27 adopted, 78 stepchildren), 131 grandchildren, 72 brothers or sisters, 135 parents, 75 other relatives, 367 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,309 (710 male householders (479 living alone)), 1,061 female householders (850 living alone)), 538 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 36

Size of family households: 1,191 2-persons, 603 3-persons, 496 4-persons, 178 5-persons, 73 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,331 1-person, 409 2-persons, 49 3-persons.

1,188 married couples with children.
697 single-parent households (165 men, 532 women).

95.1% of residents of Lancaster speak English at home.
0.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (70% speak English very well, 30% speak English not well).
2.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (83% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (60% speak English very well, 40% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 197 (1.9%)
(57.4% 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
  • 1391 bedroom
  • 3432 bedrooms
  • 1,7353 bedrooms
  • 6814 bedrooms
  • 1675+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Lancaster population

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

  • 9no bedroom
  • 4061 bedroom
  • 6612 bedrooms
  • 1583 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 235+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Lancaster population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 54no vehicle
  • 1,0341 vehicle
  • 1,3662 vehicles
  • 4533 vehicles
  • 1634 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Lancaster population

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

  • 204no vehicle
  • 6901 vehicle
  • 3462 vehicles
  • 103 vehicles
  • 84 vehicles
  • 55+ 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
  • 353 rooms
  • 1974 rooms
  • 5785 rooms
  • 8756 rooms
  • 5697 rooms
  • 3628 rooms
  • 4129+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Lancaster population

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

  • 01 room
  • 992 rooms
  • 2203 rooms
  • 3854 rooms
  • 3505 rooms
  • 1886 rooms
  • 07 rooms
  • 78 rooms
  • 359+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Lancaster population

Year house built

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
  • 132Less than $10,000
  • 200$10,000 to $14,999
  • 226$15,000 to $19,999
  • 218$20,000 to $24,999
  • 228$25,000 to $29,999
  • 269$30,000 to $34,999
  • 237$35,000 to $39,999
  • 262$40,000 to $44,999
  • 248$45,000 to $49,999
  • 426$50,000 to $59,999
  • 268$60,000 to $74,999
  • 434$75,000 to $99,999
  • 577$100,000 to $124,999
  • 311$125,000 to $149,999
  • 179$150,000 to $199,999
  • 31$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
  • 13Less than $10,000
  • 5$10,000 to $14,999
  • 16$15,000 to $19,999
  • 34$40,000 to $49,999
  • 41$60,000 to $69,999
  • 88$70,000 to $79,999
  • 163$80,000 to $89,999
  • 131$90,000 to $99,999
  • 936$100,000 to $124,999
  • 712$125,000 to $149,999
  • 404$150,000 to $174,999
  • 176$175,000 to $199,999
  • 144$200,000 to $249,999
  • 37$250,000 to $299,999
  • 28$300,000 to $399,999
  • 15$400,000 to $499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Lancaster, NY

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Lancaster, NY
  • 7Less than $100
  • 34$200 to $249
  • 34$300 to $349
  • 77$350 to $399
  • 79$400 to $449
  • 90$450 to $499
  • 134$500 to $549
  • 80$550 to $599
  • 159$600 to $649
  • 125$650 to $699
  • 51$700 to $749
  • 72$750 to $799
  • 205$800 to $899
  • 45$1,250 to $1,499
  • 15No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 922010 or later
  • 212000 to 2009
  • 61990 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: 207
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 680
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 601
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1,019
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 677
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 689
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 849
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 210
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 98
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 76
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 27
  • 90 or more minutes: 101
Lancaster, NY Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 95.6%
Number of people working at home: 145 (2.7% of all workers)

Lancaster mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 3,425 (91%)
  • Carpooled: 140 (4%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 41 (1%)
  • Taxi: 11 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 20 (1%)
  • Walked: 18 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 145 (4%)

First ancestries reported:

 Polish: 1,302
 German: 929
 Italian: 474
 American: 371
 English: 208
 Irish: 173
 Swedish: 59
 French (except Basque): 34
 Welsh: 28
 British: 27
 Scottish: 21
 Belgian: 19
 European: 18
 Austrian: 15
 Lebanese: 14
 Hungarian: 14
 Lithuanian: 10
 Ukrainian: 10
 Czechoslovakian: 8
 African: 2

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

  • 23%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 16%Germany
  • 16%Canada
  • 13%Philippines
  • 10%India
  • 8%Poland
  • 5%Panama

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

  • This state: 9,213
  • Other state: 831
  • Northeast: 302
  • Midwest: 157
  • South: 289
  • West: 80

87% 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, 49% lived in New York.

Lancaster:

86.5%
State average:

89.4%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 16
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 9
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 4
  • 9th grade: 11
  • 10th grade: 20
  • 11th grade: 51
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 66
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,157
  • Less than 1 year of college: 299
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 522
  • Associate degree: 459
  • Bachelor's degree: 494
  • Master's degree: 159
  • Professional school degree: 52
  • Doctorate degree: 21

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 4
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 8
  • 7th and 8th grade: 21
  • 9th grade: 26
  • 10th grade: 40
  • 11th grade: 63
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 29
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,165
  • Less than 1 year of college: 268
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 494
  • Associate degree: 755
  • Bachelor's degree: 686
  • Master's degree: 410
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 2

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.0%Males
  • 4.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 25.0%Males
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 34.4%Males
Lancaster marital status for males
Lancaster marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,175
  • One, attached: 172
  • Two: 591
  • 3 or 4: 404
  • 5 to 9: 217
  • 10 to 19: 20
  • 20 to 49: 42
  • 50 or more: 135

Median worth of mobile homes: $11,675

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 1.4%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 1.7%

House/condo owner moved in on average 17 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Lancaster:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Lancaster
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (96.7%)
  • Electricity (1.2%)
  • Wood (0.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.6%)
  • Utility gas (82.5%)
  • Electricity (15.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.6%)

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): 91
Here:

23.2%
New York:

13.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 78
Here:

21.9%
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)