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Careers, Jobs and Education Resources for: Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, known as the Garden Spot of America since the 18th century, is located in the southeastern part of the state of Pennsylvania, in the United States. With an estimated 2005 population of 490,562 Lancastrians, Lancaster County forms the Lancaster Metropolitan Statistical Area, the 99th largest of 361 MSAs in the U.S. The city of Lancaster is the county seat. Lancaster County is a popular tourist destination, due mostly to the many plain sect residents, known as the Amish or Pennsylvania Dutch. The term 'Pennsylvania Dutch' comes from the earlier use of "Dutch" to apply to all immigrants from middle Europe. They are the descendants of Germans who immigrated in the 18th and 19th centuries for the freedom of religion offered by William Penn, and were attracted ... (from wikipedia)

General Information
Pennsylvania State$123,645 Average House Value (as of 2000)
471,237 Population (as of 2000)$47,472 Average House Income (as of 2000)
493,354 Population (current)947.4 Square Miles of Land
2.3 Average Persons Per Household (as of 2000)0.8 Square Miles of Water

Business Information
11,647 Number of Businesses (as of 2003)$1,294,003,000 Total First Quarter Payroll (as of 2003)
172,445 Number of Employees (as of 2003)$5,464,659,000 Total Annual Payroll (as of 2003)

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