South Lancaster is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the South Lancaster Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Worcester County at latitude 42.4445 and longitude -71.687. Worcester County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 279 feet.
The formal boundaries for the South Lancaster Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 1.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.Photos of the local South Lancaster, MA area
|Population in Households||1,961|
|Population in Familes||1,595|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||106|
|Average Household Size||2.45|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||856 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||514 (60.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||287 (33.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||54 ( 6.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$253,125|
|Average Home Value||$260,117|
|Median Household Income||$77,574|
|Average Household Income||$86,193|
|Per Capita Income||$33,658|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.53%|
|Per Capita Income||1.88%|
The table below compares South Lancaster to the other 244 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 187||24th|
|Population Density1||# 109||56th|
|Diversity Index2||# 27||89th|
|Median Household Income||# 76||69th|
|Per Capita Income||# 134||45th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Massachusetts Census Data Comparison Tool.