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Population (year 2000): 39,019. Estimated population in July 2005: 40,718 (+4.4% change)
Males: 18,883 (48.4%), Females: 20,136 (51.6%)

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Median resident age: 38.0 years
Median household income: $48,990 (year 2000)
Median house value: $105,900 (year 2000)

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Races in Lancaster:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.5%)
  • Black (0.8%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)

Ancestries: Polish (35.6%), German (35.4%), Italian (18.0%), Irish (13.9%), English (7.1%), French (2.9%).

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Land area: 2.7 square miles

Lancaster,

For population 25 years and over in Lancaster

  • High school or higher: 85.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lancaster town

  • Never married: 23.2%
  • Now married: 60.2%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 7.2%

2.6% Foreign born (1.7% Europe, 0.4% North America, 0.3% Asia).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NY Cheektowaga, (6.0 miles pop. 94,019).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NY Buffalo, (12.1 miles pop. 292,648).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (314.7 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: NY (0.0 miles Lancaster, NY (2.1 miles Depew, NY (4.1 miles Elma, Hill, NY (4.6 miles Harris Center, NY (5.4 miles Elma NY Cheektowaga, (6.0 miles NY Williamsville, (6.4 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $62,500
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,500
  • 2002: 233 buildings, average cost: $172,400
  • 2003: 158 buildings, average cost: $183,700
  • 2004: 16 buildings, average cost: $192,400
  • 2005: 110 buildings, average cost: $224,400

Latitude: 42.90 N, Longitude: 78.67 W

Area code: 716

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (21.9%), Manufacturing (15.2%), Retail trade (10.9%).

Average climate in Lancaster, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Lancaster,

Lancaster-area historical tornado activity is slightly below New York state average. It is 67% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/19/1970, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.9 miles away from the Lancaster city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/24/1967, a category 3 tornado 33.2 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Jason Pawlikowski - College basketball player (St. Bonaventure Bonnies).


Main business address for: ECOLOGY & ENVIRONMENT INC (SERVICES-ENGINEERING SERVICES).


Hospitals/medical centers near Lancaster:
  • ST JOSEPH INTERCOMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; CHEEKTOWAGA, NY)
  • ERIE COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER (about 10 miles; BUFFALO, NY)
  • MERCY HOSPITAL (about 11 miles; BUFFALO, NY)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lancaster:
  • BUFFALO NIAGARA INTL (about 4 miles; BUFFALO, NY; ID: BUF)
  • NIAGARA FALLS INTL (about 23 miles; NIAGARA FALLS, NY; ID: IAG)
  • CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY/JAMESTOWN (about 66 miles; JAMESTOWN, NY; ID: JHW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Lancaster:
  • BUFFALO AIRFIELD (about 4 miles; BUFFALO, NY; ID: 9G0)
  • BUFFALO-LANCASTER (about 6 miles; LANCASTER, NY; ID: D77)
  • POTOCZAK (about 11 miles; CLARENCE CENTER, NY; ID: D46)

Amtrak stations near Lancaster:
  • 4 miles: BUFFALO-DEPEW (DEPEW, 55 DICK RD.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 15 miles: BUFFALO-EXCHANGE STREET (BUFALO, EXCHANGE BTW ELLICOTT & WASHINGTON). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lancaster:
  • ERIE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-NORTH CAMPUS (about 7 miles; WILLIAMSVILLE, NY; Full-time enrollment: 3,464)
  • ERIE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-SOUTH CAMPUS (about 12 miles; ORCHARD PARK, NY; FT enrollment: 2,389)
  • CANISIUS COLLEGE (about 13 miles; BUFFALO, NY; FT enrollment: 4,002)
  • SUNY COLLEGE AT BUFFALO (about 15 miles; BUFFALO, NY; FT enrollment: 9,287)
  • D'YOUVILLE COLLEGE (about 15 miles; BUFFALO, NY; FT enrollment: 2,033)
  • SUNY AT BUFFALO (about 18 miles; BUFFALO, NY; FT enrollment: 21,661)
  • NIAGARA COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 22 miles; SANBORN, NY; FT enrollment: 3,520)
Public high school in Lancaster:
  • LANCASTER HS (Students: 1,941; Location: 1 FORTON DR; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Lancaster:
  • ST MARYS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 327; Location: 142 LAVERACK AVENUE; Grades: 9 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Lancaster:
  • LANCASTER MS (Students: 981; Location: 148 AURORA ST; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • WILLIAM STREET SCHOOL (Students: 975; Location: 5201 WILLIAM ST; Grades: 05 - 06)
  • HILLVIEW ES (Students: 512; Location: 11 PLEASANTVIEW DR; Grades: KG - 04)
  • CT STREET ES (Students: 509; Location: 91 COURT ST; Grades: KG - 04)
  • COMO PARK ES (Students: 500; Location: 1985 COMO PARK BLVD; Grades: KG - 04)
  • CENTRAL AVE ES (Students: 283; Location: 149 CENTRAL AVE; Grades: KG - 04)
Private primary/middle schools in Lancaster:
  • ST MARY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 327; Location: 1 ST MARYS STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • OUR LADY OF POMPEII SCHOOL (Students: 231; Location: 129 LAVERACK AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • BUFFALO SUBURBAN SDA SCHOOL (Students: 10; Location: 5580 GENESEE ST; Grades: 2 - 8)
Library in Lancaster:
  • LANCASTER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $686,792; Location: 5466 BROADWAY; 69,139 books; 4,709 audio materials; 3,303 video materials; 369 serial subscriptions)

Creek: Plum Bottom Creek (A).

Park in Lancaster: Como Lake Park (1).


Lancaster compared to New York state average:
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Population density significantly above state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Lancaster:
  • WXRL (1300 AM; 5 kW; LANCASTER, NY; Owner: DOME BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWKB (1520 AM; 50 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGR (550 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNED (970 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY)
  • WECK (1230 AM; 1 kW; CHEEKTOWAGA, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WTOR (770 AM; daytime; 9 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, NY; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBEN (930 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WHLD (1270 AM; 5 kW; NIAGARA FALLS, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMNY (1120 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WUFO (1080 AM; daytime; 1 kW; AMHERST, NY)
  • WWWS (1400 AM; 1 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WJJL (1440 AM; 5 kW; NIAGARA FALLS, NY; Owner: M.J. PHILLIPS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lancaster:
  • WTSS (102.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGRF (96.9 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHTT-FM (104.1 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBLK (93.7 FM; DEPEW, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJYE (96.1 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WYRK (106.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WNED-FM (94.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC B/C ASSOC.)
  • WBUF (92.9 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WEDG (103.3 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBFO (88.7 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WDCX (99.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WFBF (89.9 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • W284AP (104.7 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WNSA (107.7 FM; WETHERSFIELD TWNSHP, NY; Owner: ADELPHIA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION, DEBTOR-IN-POSSESSION)
  • W207BB (89.3 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC)
  • WLOF (101.7 FM; ATTICA, NY; Owner: HOLY FAMILY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKSE (98.5 FM; NIAGARA FALLS, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCOU (88.3 FM; WARSAW, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • W297AB (107.3 FM; WILLIAMSVILLE, NY; Owner: ADELPHIA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION, DEBTOR-IN-POSSESSION)
  • WBNY (91.3 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)

TV broadcast stations around Lancaster:
  • WGRZ-TV (Channel 2; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: MULTIMEDIA ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • WKBW-TV (Channel 7; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WKBW-TV LICENSE, INC.)
  • WIVB-TV (Channel 4; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WIVB BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WNYO-TV (Channel 49; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: NEW YORK TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNED-TV (Channel 17; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WESTERN NY PUBLIC BROADCASTING ASSOC.)
  • WUTV (Channel 29; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WUTV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNLO (Channel 23; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WIVB BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WDTB-LP (Channel 39; HAMBURG, NY; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WFHW-LP (Channel 58; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITIZENS TELEVISION SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WBXZ-LP (Channel 56; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WBNF-CA (Channel 15; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WNGS (Channel 67; SPRINGVILLE, NY; Owner: CAROLINE K. POWLEY D/B/A UNICORN/SPRINGVILLE)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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