What you need to know about Lancaster, PA

Lancaster is located in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. The population is 44% White, 13% Black, 2% Asian and 0% Native American or Native Hawaiian. 11% identify as another race or ethnicity, or two or more races. 29% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. The median income is $33,772 and the median home value is $107,900. For more on schools, real estate, business and health care in Lancaster, see each of the tabs above. Walkability can be a key driver of the overall livability of a community. Lancaster has a Walk Score ® of 80.

Population

59,368
Up by 6.85%
Affordable cities in Pennsylvania
The 5 Most Affordable Cities in Pennsylvania
The Keystone State delivers on budget-conscious living without skimping on the amenities

Nearby Cities

Housing

Homes Owned 42.90%
42.90% Complete
Homes Rented 57.10%
57.10% Complete

Real Estate

In Lancaster, Pennsylvania


Ready to move to Lancaster? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in Lancaster.

Median Home Price

$107,900
Lower than the state average

Schools

In Lancaster, Pennsylvania


The quality of a school district is often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Lancaster rates.

Median Household Income

$33,772
Lower than the national average

Business

In Lancaster, Pennsylvania


Being a great place to live and being a great place to work often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Lancaster.

Residents

Most residents are
25-34 Years old

Health

In Lancaster, Pennsylvania


Access to quality hospitals, doctors and health-care providers is just part of what makes a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Lancaster.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree 19%
19% Complete
Graduated High School 77%
77% Complete

More About Lancaster, PA

The 5 Most Affordable Cities in Pennsylvania
The Keystone State delivers on budget-conscious living without skimping on the amenities
The 8 Best Cities for Walking to Work
Bye, bye long commute!