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-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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    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Duryea is 6.50 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Duryea jobs have Increased by 0.75 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Duryea's cost of living is 17.30% Lower than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Duryea's population is 4,933 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 1.31 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 23 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Duryea is $93,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 15.69%.
    SCHOOLS
    Duryea public schools spend $12,707 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17.7 students per teacher in Duryea.

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