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Lancaster is a city in Dallas County, in the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area.
The latitude of Lancaster is 32.591N. The longitude is -96.755W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 522 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 27,814.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Lancaster demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Dallas County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Dallas area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 75134 ZIP code.
6% of Lancaster residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lancaster ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lancaster was $18,731, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Lancaster residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Lancaster, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $573. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $975.
Libraries in Lancaster include Lancaster Veterans Memorial Library ... View libraries
Dallas County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lancaster political report.
The average commute time for Lancaster workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 4 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Lancaster between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
Hotels in Lancaster include Super 8 Lancaster.
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