Lancaster

Why you'd want to live in Lancaster

Lancaster is located in the south-central portion of Pennsylvania, situated near the Conestoga River in Lancaster County. The city is part of the Pennsylvania Dutch Country. The Amish community plays a major role in the county with agriculture, various cottage industries and tourism. Mennonite communities are also located in the area. The region is known for livestock, apples, grains and dairy products. The city contains a wide variety of architectural styles represented in its numerous historic buildings. History The town was created by English shires. William Penn played a significant role in establishing the city in 1683. Lancaster was recognized as a townstead in 1730 by the governor of Pennsylvania. The vast majority of the land during this period was the property of Andrew Hamilton. The Continental Congress held meetings in Lancaster in 1777 and it was the capital of the state of Pennsylvania from 1799 to 1813. John Wright named the town Lancaster in tribute to Lancaster, England where he earlier resided. The town became known as the "Red Rose City" due to its connection with Lancaster, England. The area became a chartered city in the year 1818. While the Revolutionary War was taking place, Lancaster served as the capital for the colonies and was a prominent munitions location.

Lancaster Market Report

$507,999

AVERAGE PRICE OF 603 HOMES

$468,050

AVERAGE PRICE OF 39 NEWLY BUILT HOMES

$768,086

AVERAGE PRICE OF 23 HOMES WITH A POOL

$2,353,697

AVERAGE PRICE OF 46 MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR HOMES

$354,100

AVERAGE PRICE OF 22 REDUCED PRICE HOMES

$167,812

AVERAGE PRICE OF 9 DISTRESSED HOMES

Average Home

Average Price $507,999
Avg Bedrooms 3.47 beds
Avg Bathrooms 2.16 baths

Average Price by Bedrooms

1 bedroom $440,320
2 bedrooms $310,504
3 bedrooms $297,330
4 bedrooms $443,719
5 bedrooms $539,553
Home Price by High School
School Name Total Homes Average Price Avg Days on Site
Manheim Township 79 $603,076 276 days
McCaskey Campus 63 $436,593 61 days
McCaskey H.S. 34 $333,982 65 days
Hempfield Senior High School 29 $440,155 110 days
Conestoga Valley Senior High School 24 $549,720 60 days
Home Price by House Size
Total Homes Average Price Avg Days on Site
All Homes 603 $507,999 104 days
Newly Built Homes 39 $468,050 117 days
Homes with a Pool 23 $768,086 61 days
Multi-Million Dollar Homes 46 $2,353,697 272 days
Reduced Price Homes 22 $354,100 36 days
Distressed Homes 9 $167,812 90 days
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