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Overview
Population:65,101
Pop. Change:11%
State: Pennsylvania
Metro Area:Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
County:Carbon County
City:Penn Forest township, Lehighton, ... 28 total
Zip Code:18235, 18071, ... 14 total
Real Estate:For Sale  For Rent
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Carbon's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums

Interesting Facts about Carbon County

As of 2014, Carbon County's population is 65,101 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 10.72 percent.

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The median home cost in Carbon County is $130,000. Home appreciation the last year has been 0.30 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Carbon County's cost of living is 6.30% Lower than the U.S. average.

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Carbon County public schools spend $14,356 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 16.6 students per teacher in Carbon County.

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The unemployment rate in Carbon County is 6.10 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Carbon County jobs have Increased by 0.69 percent.


Ranked #15 America's Best and Worst Cities for Crime (Large Metro Areas)
Ranked #17 Best Cities for Teleworking - Medium Metro Areas
Ranked #69 Drought-Riskiest Cities
Ranked #73 2005 High Gas Prices
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Average Commute time is 32 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.

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Carbon County's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes


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