In the town of Lancaster, the median home price is $107,900. Lancaster also has a much lower than average effective property tax rate of 1.55 percent. The town of Lancaster is most famous for its large Amish community, but in recent years, a new artistic community has also moved in. If you want to learn more about Lancaster’s Amish community, check out the Amish Village. This is a 12-acre historical site that features authentic houses and plenty of historical information about the Amish community. You can also explore Amish farms and go for buggy rides. In downtown Lancaster, you’ll find many galleries that feature works from local artists. Spend an afternoon strolling through each of these galleries. Afterwards, have lunch or dinner at one of the many restaurants in Lancaster.