Lancaster, MA

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Lancaster Profile


Overview

Lancaster is a somewhat small town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 8,166 people and just one neighborhood, Lancaster is the 198th largest community in Massachusetts. Much of the housing stock in Lancaster was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.

Housing costs in Lancaster are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Massachusetts.

Occupations and Workforce

Lancaster is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 87.48% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Lancaster is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lancaster who work in sales jobs (18.17%), office and administrative support (12.74%), and management occupations (12.41%).

Also of interest is that Lancaster has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.


Setting & Lifestyle

Lancaster is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Lancaster’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Lancaster Demographics

The overall education level of Lancaster citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 33.98% of adults in Lancaster have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Lancaster in 2010 was $31,304, which is lower middle income relative to Massachusetts, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $125,216 for a family of four. However, Lancaster contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Lancaster is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Lancaster home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lancaster residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Lancaster include English, Italian, French , and German.

The most common language spoken in Lancaster is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Housing Market Details

 

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Lancaster 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 3.91
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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Lancaster 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 16.91
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Lancaster 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 27

Neighborhood Public School Data

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School Rating Information

 
School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
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 MA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Hale
55 Hartley Road
Stow, MA, 01775
06-08
Center School
403 Great Rd
Stow, MA, 01775
PK-05
Luther Burbank Middle School
1 Hollywood Drive
Lancaster, MA, 01523
06-08
Mary Rowlandson Elementary
103 Hollywood Drive
Lancaster, MA, 01523
PK-05
Florence Sawyer School
100 Mechanic Street
Bolton, MA, 01740
PK-08
Nashoba Regional
12 Green Road
Bolton, MA, 01740
09-12

School District Enrollment By Group

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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 7.2% 38.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.9% 33.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.3% 4.7%

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