Lancaster is located in southeast Pennsylvania. Lancaster is part of Lancaster County. Lancaster has 7.23 square miles of land area and 0.13 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Lancaster population is 59,368, which has grown 5.36% since 2000. The population growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 3.89% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Lancaster median household income is $33,772 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 13.44% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 32.44% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Lancaster median house value is $107,900 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 51.33% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 70.00% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Lancaster is close to the state average in quality. The Lancaster area code is 717.