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Lancaster is a city in Lancaster County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after Lancaster, PA
The latitude of Lancaster is 34.720N. The longitude is -80.771W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 568 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,354.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Lancaster demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lancaster County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 29720 ZIP code.
4% of Lancaster residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lancaster ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lancaster was $16,828, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Lancaster residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Lancaster include Lancaster Downtown Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Lancaster, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $311. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $752.
Libraries in Lancaster include Lancaster County Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Lancaster include Lancaster News
Lancaster County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lancaster political report.
The average commute time for Lancaster workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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