Lancaster, KY (City Center)




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About Lancaster, KY (City Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the City Center of Lancaster is $114,721, which is less expensive than 50.3% of Kentucky neighborhoods and 50.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Lancaster City Center is currently $766, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 52.4% of Kentucky neighborhoods.

Lancaster City Center is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Lancaster, Kentucky.

Real estate in the City Center of Lancaster, KY is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the City Center neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 9.8% in Lancaster City Center. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 46.4% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Lancaster City Center neighborhood has more Canadian and Scots-Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Canadian ancestry and 4.2% have Scots-Irish ancestry.

Notable & Unique: People

If you are planning to retire in Kentucky, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Lancaster City Center may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Kentucky, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 95.9% of neighborhoods in KY. If a Kentucky retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 37 residents per square mile, Lancaster City Center is less crowded than 91.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods. One of the notable things about Lancaster City Center is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the City Center neighborhood in Lancaster are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 74.7% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 37.4% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 80.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the Lancaster City Center neighborhood, 32.9% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 31.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (17.9%), and 16.9% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the City Center neighborhood in Lancaster, KY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (12.2%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (9.1%), and residents who report English roots (8.6%), and some of the residents are also of Scots-Irish ancestry (4.2%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (3.0%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Lancaster City Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.3% of households.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Lancaster City Center neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (28.7% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (89.2%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (9.3%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Lancaster 0.101011101001110
Kentucky 2.19
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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City Center 0.101011101001110
Lancaster 0.101011101001110
Kentucky 21.78
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Lancaster 0.101011101001110
Kentucky 29

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to KY Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Camp Dick Robinson Elementary School
7541 Lexington Rd
Lancaster, KY, 40444
PK-05
Paint Lick Elementary School
6798 Richmond Rd
Paint Lick, KY, 40461
PK-05
Lancaster Elementary School
205 Lexington St
Lancaster, KY, 40444
PK-05
Garrard Middle School
304 W Maple Ave
Lancaster, KY, 40444
06-08
Garrard County High School
599 Industry Rd
Lancaster, KY, 40444
09-12

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