Lancaster : Massachusetts

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What it's Like to Retire in Lancaster

Lancaster is a small town and suburb of 7,800 that is west of Boston. Leominster and Bolton are nearby.   The area is a bit less expensive than some neighboring suburbs.

Where to Retire in Lancaster and Home Prices

There are active communities in the area (see link at right for Lancaster as well as other Boston suburbs).  The median price of a home was about $260,000 in mid-2013.


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Facts about LANCASTER
  • State: MA
  • Environment: Suburban,
  • City Population: Less than 10,000
  • Median age of Population: 25-44
  • Avg Jan Temperature: 21-40
  • Avg July Temperature: 60-80
  • Median HH Income: 60,001-80,000
  • Average Home Price (MLS): $200,001-$300,000
  • Annual Property Tax on a $200,000 house: Less than 2000
  • Total Crime Index: 81-90 (low)
  • Cost of Living Index: 121+ (very high)
  • Culture Index: 101-110 (slightly above average)
  • State Sales Tax: Yes
  • State Income Tax: Yes
  • Name of the Guide: boomer1

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