Lancaster is one of Pennsylvania's most fascinating communities where entrepreneurship is celebrated, culture is valued and safety is paramount. Living in Lancaster gives you the best of both worlds—literally. It is a city where the community's history lives side by side with a thoroughly modern arts scene. Lancaster draws visitors from all over the country with varied cultural, ethnic and social lifestyles. Start shopping for homes for sale in Lancaster, PA.
Sign up to have new listings in Lancaster, Pennsylvania sent directly to your inbox.
Located in Lancaster County, the city of Lancaster is home to an estimated population of nearly 60,000 residents. Lancaster's average resident age is 30.7 years making it one of the youngest cities demographically in Pennsylvania.
Homes in Lancaster include some of the best values in the area. Long known as an agricultural area, Lancaster homes reflect that tradition with plenty of outdoor space and sturdy, spacious family homes. For luxury real estate, start your search in the southeastern corner of the city, especially near Route 30, where you'll find many of the most impressive homes in the city. Search the newest real estate listings in Lancaster, PA.
The school districts in Lancaster cover the entire city, and have developed a well-earned reputation for providing a solid childhood education including in the arts. The district includes 13 elementary schools, four high schools, three pre-K facilities, and a few innovative special programs. There are also quite a few colleges in the Lancaster area, including Franklin and Marshall College, Lebanon Valley College, and Millersville University. Search homes for sale in Lancaster by school district.
Lancaster is a unique city, and the job market here is quite unique, too. The city's farming tradition and Amish population mean that this is a great place to look for work in agricultural fields, and the retail ecosystem that supports them. Jobs in construction, production, and transportation all trend above-average in Lancaster. The city's popularity as a tourist destination also creates jobs in food-service, hospitality and the many small businesses that help the city shine.
One of the best things about living in Lancaster is the city's connection to its history. Many downtown shops and restaurants are set in historic buildings. For family fun, take the kids to a Lancaster Barnstormers minor league baseball game or head to the Science Factory where fun and education go hand in hand. Lancaster Market is a great place to shop for fresh, local food and holds the distinction of being the oldest farmer's market in the country. Art is important to the Lancaster community, so you'll find art galleries, public art and performance venues scattered throughout the city. You can also get more information about specific areas within Lancaster right here on our website! Learn more about the Centerville area and the North Pointe area.
We are dedicated to being the #1 real estate experts in Lancaster, PA. We love this area so much that we have 4 offices here, including our corporate office! Depending on your needs and location, contact the appropriate office in Lancaster below.
Residential Market Trend Graphs