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Living In Lancaster, NY

Lancaster is a town in New York with slightly more than 10,000 residents. It's a nice place to settle down, as retirees account for a greater percentage of the population (18%) here than they do nationally (14%), while young adults account for a smaller percentage of the city. Just 28% of residents rent in Lancaster, as the majority own their homes. With a relatively low average rent of $682/month in the city, renting remains an affordable option, particularly compared to other cities in New York. Over the course of a year, renters in Lancaster will save around $7,200 compared to the state average.

Workers are spread across a wide range of industries in Lancaster, the most common four of which are healthcare, manufacturing, retail, and education. Combined, these industries make up 28% of the workforce in the city. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many of the city's workers are in sales, which ranks as the top field in the city. Lancaster workers earn an average annual income of almost $65K, around $16,000 less than the New York average. Lancaster's average income also trails the national average ($73,345). Compared to the national average (5%), Lancaster has a large number of residents older than 25 who have an Associate's degree (10%). Additionally, 12% possess a Bachelor's degree and 7% have a Master's or Doctoral degree.

Lancaster residents have an average commute of about 23 minutes, outperforming the state average of about 38 minutes. Driving a vehicle is the most common way to get to work, selected by 51% of commuters, while public transportation is not extensively used. Not many commuters walk to work.

Frequently Asked Questions About Lancaster

What is the average cost of rent for a one-bedroom in Lancaster?

The average rent of a one-bedroom apartment in Lancaster is $1,152

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