Lancaster Information

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General Lancaster Information

State: Pennsylvania

County: Lancaster County

Close cities: Manheim, PA, Bird in Hand, PA, Lampeter, PA, East Petersburg, PA, Mountville, PA, Smoketown, PA, Millersville, PA, Pequea, PA, Bausman, PA, Landisville, PA, Willow Street, PA

Lancaster Population (census data)
Total 54,672 (-3.0% since 2000)
Male 26,656 (48.8%)
Female 28,016 (51.2%)

Population Density: 7,390 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 88.1 (US Avg is 100)

Lancaster Elevation: 368 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1818

Land Area: 7.40 square miles

Median Household Income: $34,517

Zip Codes: 17601, 17607, 17606, 17608, 17603, 17699, 17604, 17573, 17602, and 17605.

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Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (51.8%)
  • Hispanic (30.8%)
  • Other race (17.4%)
  • Black (14.1%)
  • Two or more races (3.9%)
  • Vietnamese (1.2%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (20.9%)
  • Irish (7.6%)
  • United States (5.6%)
  • English (4.4%)
  • Italian (3.9%)
  • French (1.5%)
Foriegn Born: 3,738 people (6.8%)
  • Latin America (53.2%)
  • Asia (30.6%)
  • Europe (16.1%)

Lancaster School Information

High Schools
Conestoga Valley Senior High School (2110 Horseshoe Road, Lancaster, PA, 17601 - Conestoga Valley School District District)
Manheim Township High School (P. O. Box 5134, Lancaster, PA, 17606 - Manheim Township School District District)
Middle Schools
Centerville Middle School (865 Centerville Road, Lancaster, PA, 17601 - Hempfield School District District)
Conestoga Valley Middle School (500 Mount Sidney Road, Lancaster, PA, 17602 - Conestoga Valley School District District)
Hand Middle School (431 South Ann Street, Lancaster, PA, 17602 - Lancaster School District District)
Lincoln Middle School (1001 Lehigh Avenue, Lancaster, PA, 17602 - Lancaster School District District)
Manheim Township Middle School (P. O. Box 5134, Lancaster, PA, 17606 - Manheim Township School District District)
Manor Middle School (2950 Charlestown Road, Lancaster, PA, 17603 - Penn Manor School District District)
Reynolds Middle School (605 W Walnut Street, Lancaster, PA, 17603 - Lancaster School District District)
Wheatland Middle School (919 Hamilton Park Drive, Lancaster, PA, 17603 - Lancaster School District District)
Elementary Schools
Carter And Macrae Elementary School (251 South Prince Street, Lancaster, PA, 17603 - Lancaster School District District)
Centerville Elementary School (901 Centerville Road, Lancaster, PA, 17601 - Hempfield School District District)
Elizabeth R Martin Elementary School (1990 Wabank Road, Lancaster, PA, 17603 - Lancaster School District District)
Fritz Elementary School (845 Hornig Road, Lancaster, PA, 17601 - Conestoga Valley School District District)
Fulton Elementary School (225 W Orange Street, Lancaster, PA, 17603 - Lancaster School District District)
George Washington Elementary School (545 South Ann Street, Lancaster, PA, 17602 - Lancaster School District District)
Hambright Elementary School (2121 Temple Avenue, Lancaster, PA, 17603 - Penn Manor School District District)
Hamilton Elementary School (1300 Wabank Road, Lancaster, PA, 17603 - Lancaster School District District)
James Buchanan Elementary School (340 South West End Avenue, Lancaster, PA, 17603 - Lancaster School District District)
King Elementary School (466 Rockland Street, Lancaster, PA, 17602 - Lancaster School District District)
Lafayette Elementary School (1000 Saint Joseph Street, Lancaster, PA, 17603 - Lancaster School District District)
Price Elementary School (615 Fairview Avenue, Lancaster, PA, 17603 - Lancaster School District District)
Rohrerstown Elementary School (2200 Noll Drive, Lancaster, PA, 17603 - Hempfield School District District)
Ross Elementary School (840 N Queen Street, Lancaster, PA, 17603 - Lancaster School District District)
Smoketown Elementary School (2426 Old Philadelphia Pike, Lancaster, PA, 17602 - Conestoga Valley School District District)
Thomas Wharton Elementary School (705 N Mary Street, Lancaster, PA, 17603 - Lancaster School District District)
Wickersham Elementary School (401 N Reservoir Street, Lancaster, PA, 17602 - Lancaster School District District)
Other/Private Schools
Brecht School (1250 Lititz Pike, Lancaster, PA, 17601 - Manheim Township School District District)
Bucher School (450 Candlewyck Road, Lancaster, PA, 17601 - Manheim Township School District District)
Buehrle Alternative Education School (426 E Clay Street, Lancaster, PA, 17602 - Lancaster School District District)
Burrowes School (1001 E Orange Street, Lancaster, PA, 17602 - Lancaster School District District)
La Academia Charter School (30 N Ann Street, Lancaster, PA, 17602 - La Academia Charter School District)
McCaskey Campus (445 N Reservoir Street, Lancaster, PA, 17602 - Lancaster School District District)
Neff 6 (P. O. Box 5134, Lancaster, PA, 17606 - Manheim Township School District District)
Neff School (P. O. Box 5134, Lancaster, PA, 17606 - Manheim Township School District District)
Nitrauer School (811 Ashbourne Avenue, Lancaster, PA, 17601 - Manheim Township School District District)
Schaeffer School (875 Pleasure Road, Lancaster, PA, 17601 - Manheim Township School District District)

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