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Pros

-Strategic location
-Affordable housing
-Attractive downtown

Cons

-Economic cycles
-Some unattractive areas
-Entertainment


What Bert Has To Say About Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton Metro Area


The cities of Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton have a strong industrial and working class heritage, anchored by the enormous Bethlehem Steel works. The gigantic 500-acre mill complex, abandoned 20 years ago, and is still a formidable presence just south of downtown Bethlehem, and is likely to evolve at least in part to a preserved national park site celebrating our industrial heritage. The rest of the area is a center for mostly old-economy manufacturing with the Lucent Technologies spinoff Agere adding a not-too-prosperous high tech element. Binney & Smith, known worldwide as the maker of Crayola crayons, has its factory in the smaller Easton east along the Lehigh River.


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Highlights


  • Profile: Mid-sized city complex
  • Time zone: Eastern Standard Time
  • Elevation: 264
  • Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
  • Schools: See Local Schools
  • City: Slatington
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Quick Facts About Slatington


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Slatington is 5.50 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Slatington jobs have Increased by 1.71 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Slatington's cost of living is 11.50% Lower than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Slatington's population is 4,276 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -8.59 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 19 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Slatington is $116,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -4.00%.
    SCHOOLS
    Slatington public schools spend $16,244 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.3 students per teacher in Slatington.

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