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Lancaster is a city in Schuyler County, in the Kirksville metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community is believed named for Lancaster, OH
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Missouri named Lancaster. For links to other places called Lancaster, MO, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Lancaster is 40.520N. The longitude is -92.527W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 942 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 733.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Lancaster demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Schuyler 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 63548 ZIP code.
28% of Lancaster residents report German ancestry, and 14% 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 $14,263, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Lancaster residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Lancaster, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $235. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $546.
Libraries in Lancaster include Schuyler County Branch Library ... View libraries
Schuyler 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 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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