Lancaster : South carolina


What it's Like to Retire in Lancaster

Lancaster is a town in the Charlotte Metro, located in the top central part of South Carolina. . The population is 10,000 and the crime rate is double the national average. Household income is a relatively low $29,000.  Picture of historic downtown Lancaster courtesy of Wikipedia and Bill Fitzpatrick; picture of Lancaster Court House, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, courtesy of Wikipedia.


Where to Retire in Lancaster and Home Prices

The median home value was $108,300 in late 2016, according to Zillow. There are active communities in the area, see link at top right.


What is special about Lancaster

It is relatively close to Charlotte but still in tax-friendly South Carolina.

What is not special about Lancaster

A relatively low income, high crime place to live.

Who will like retirement in Lancaster

People familiar with this area and who want to stay here might like it.

Local economy is driven by

Manufacturing and construction


Climate and Physical Environment

The average January temperature is 40 degrees and the average July temperature is 78 degrees.


Restaurants & Cultural Scene

Nearby Charlotte offers the cultural scene.



The crime rate is double the national average.

Medical facilities

Springs Memorial Hospital



Charlotte Douglas International Airport is about 40 miles away.


Valuable Links

Lancaster, South Carolina


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