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Lancaster has the 479th largest population in the United States. The population stayed the same from 2010 to 2015, which was slower than the national average. Unemployment in the Lancaster area is 4%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. Lancaster has the 98th largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Lancaster is below average at $42,150, and the median cost of a home in Lancaster is $107,900, which is below the national average. 18% of workers in Lancaster hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 76% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Lancaster. 78% of Lancaster workers drive to work alone, 1% take public transit, 8% carpool, and 12% walk. People in Lancaster spend an average of 20 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.

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PA CareerLink Lancaster County

1016 North Charlotte Street
Lancaster, PA 17603-2764