B+ Lancaster Amenities Some amenities close to this location
B+ Lancaster Cost of Living Cost of living is 5% lower than South Carolina
9010% less expensive than the US average
South Carolina
946% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Lancaster cost of living
F Lancaster Crime Total crime is 9% higher than South Carolina
Total crime
3,80748% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 2748% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-6%Year over year crime is down
Lancaster crime
F Lancaster Employment Household income is 33% lower than South Carolina
Median household income
$31,39843% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$20,13932% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
9%100% higher than the US average
Lancaster employment
C Lancaster Housing Home value is 26% lower than South Carolina
Median home value
$105,60043% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$68228% lower than the US average
Home ownership
49%23% lower than the US average
Lancaster real estate or Lancaster rentals
D Lancaster Schools HS graduation rate is 8% lower than South Carolina
High school grad. rates
75%9% lower than the US average
School test scores
47%5% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
16:12% higher than the US average
Lancaster K-12 schools or Lancaster colleges

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