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Pros

-Nearby recreation
-Cost of living
-Historic interest

Cons

-Economy
-Isolation
-Arts & culture


What Bert Has To Say About Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton Metro Area


The Scranton area is gaining some ground as a gateway to the Pocono Mountains, a recreational area to the north and east with skiing and watersports. Local museums focusing on industrial heritage, such as the Anthracite Complex and the Steamtown National Historic Site, are excellent models of working historic preservation and education. The location is isolated from big-city amenities and services. There is talk of reviving commuter rail passenger service into New Jersey, which could give the area a big boost as a residential area and base for telecommuters and small business. It will take some time, but perhaps the low cost of living and strategic location relative to major eastern markets will bring the area a long-awaited economic resurgence.


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Highlights


  • Profile: Small-industrial-city complex
  • Time zone: Eastern Standard Time
  • Elevation: 930
  • Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
  • Schools: See Local Schools
  • City: Carbondale township
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Quick Facts About Carbondale township


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Carbondale township is 5.90 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Carbondale township jobs have Increased by 0.75 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Carbondale township's cost of living is 20.40% Lower than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Carbondale township's population is 1,108 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 22.16 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 26 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Carbondale township is $76,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -0.24%.
    SCHOOLS
    Carbondale township public schools spend $14,445 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.3 students per teacher in Carbondale township.

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