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Overview
Population:821,173
Pop. Change:11%
State: Pennsylvania
Metro Area:Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton Metro Area
County:Lehigh, Northampton, ... 3 more
City:Allentown, Bethlehem, ... 115 more
Zip Code:18102, 18103, ... 62 more
Real Estate:For Sale
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Allentown'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 the Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania Metro Area

As of 2012, Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton Metro Area's population is 821,173 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 10.91 percent.

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The median home cost in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton Metro Area is $160,600. Home appreciation the last year has been -3.76 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton Metro Area's cost of living is 8.80% Higher than the U.S. average.

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Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton Metro Area public schools spend $5,868 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $5,691. There are about 16.3 students per teacher in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton Metro Area.

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The unemployment rate in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton Metro Area is 8.10 percent(U.S. avg. is 8.60%). Recent job growth is Negative. Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton Metro Area jobs have Decreased by 0.37 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 30 minutes. The National Average is 28 minutes.

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Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton Metro Area'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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