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Lancaster County

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Lancaster County Workforce Metrics

90,715
Population Estimate (2017)
Unemployment Rate (Feb 2018)
Average Annual Wage
Private Sector (2016)
Annual Wage Change
Private Sector (2015-2016 Change)

Top Private Sector Employers

Company Industry / Product Employees
Red Ventures Office; Corporate HQ & R&D, Internet marketing & Sales 2,300
Movement Mortgage Office; Corporate HQ & R&D, Mortgage technology 725
Continental Tire of Americas Office; North American HQ, Automotive parts 546
Founders Federal Credit Union Office; Corporate HQ & R&D, Banking 360
Sharonview Federal Credit Union Office; Corporate HQ & R&D, Banking 280

Quality of Life

Red Rose Festival

Red Rose Festival

Lancaster’s annual signature event, the Red Rose Festival, features a diverse variety of live entertainment, arts and crafts, a dog show, tons of food vendors and more. For the children, there are countless things to enjoy, including lots of rides and games, “Kids Korner” activities, as well as the kick off for the Lancaster County District’s “I Love to Read” Program.

Andrew Jackson State Park

Andrew Jackson State Park

The popular Andrew Jackson State Park has something for everyone, including walking and hiking trails, a museum, a playground for the kids, as well as a pond for a relaxing family picnic, canoeing and paddle boating. Programs include a museum, living history and interactive exhibits chronicling Jackson’s boyhood in the SC backcountry.

Community Playhouse of Lancaster County

Community Playhouse of Lancaster County

Celebrating more than 45 seasons, the Community Playhouse of Lancaster County is a real community theatre, where locals can not only attend a wide array of productions but can participate in theatrical arts through diverse programming, including productions, camps, workshops and more.

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