Lancaster is a small South Carolina with a population of about 9,000. It has the charm of a small town and residents are friendly to each other and they are known to welcome newcomers. Although Lancaster has a low population, it has 10 neighborhoods. The communities include Shiloh / Fosters Crossroads, Unity/Camp Creek, Lancaster Byp W/Plantation Road, Antioch/Dwight Crossroads and Bufford/Taxahaw. Other neighborhoods within Lancaster include Elgin, Lancaster Mill/Springdale, Douglas/Bell Town, City Center and Lancaster Byp E/Clinton Avenue.
If you are looking for a property in the area, you will find that the median house values in each area will give you a good indicator of how much you can expect to pay. The Shiloh/Fosters Crossroads neighborhood has some of the best properties in Lancaster. In this neighborhood, the median house values are at $153,000. The Antioch/Dwight Crossroads follows closely with median prices of $144,000 per unit. If you have always wanted a property in Unity/Camp Creek, you will be pleased to learn that the median prices in the community stand at about $133,000. The Elgin community has median house values of about $125,000. If you prefer a property in and around the City Center, the median house values in the area stand at about $83,000.
Lancaster City has a population that works a mix of white and blue collar jobs. This character of the city is unlike some other areas where the population is either predominantly white or blue collar. The per capita income of the area is around $16,711. This figure is much lower than other parts of South Carolina and is the reason why about 30% of the Lancaster population lives below the Federal poverty line. The area has healthy mix of people from all races. However the majority of the residents are African-Americans.
The Lancaster area has a lot of activities for a person leading an active lifestyle. The residential areas have wide streets and walkways that are ideal for taking long walks or for jogging. If you wish to exercise indoors, Big Wayne’s Gym is open for you. You may also visit Curves Fitness Center as well as the Tumble and Roll Gym. If you need to sit in a park and have a quiet time, the Buckelew Park offers a serene environment for relaxing. The park also has a lighted baseball field and picnic shelters. If you wish to have some outdoor adventure, there are a number of exciting options available. A visit to the Fishing Creek Lake will offer you an amazing outdoor experience. If you enjoy hiking, you can make your way to the Andrew Jackson State park that has some challenging trails.
If you have children, there are many excellent schools in the area. You can choose to enroll your children at the Southside Elementary School, the Chesterfield School, North Elementary School, Lancaster High School and other equally good schools. Lancaster has many dining and shopping areas to meet your needs. If you love reading, the Lancaster County Library will offer you a chance to expand your knowledge and also nurture a reading culture in your children.
At Amysmyrealtor, we have a huge selection of properties for you. Whether you are looking for a single family house if a gated community or on a large piece of land, you can count on us to find it for you. We have at least 360 houses in the market. As the most professional real estate agent in the area, we will provide you with the property of your choice. We welcome you to give us a call to discuss your property preferences.