Blairstown, New Jersey 

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Population

5,833

-2.8% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.4%

Median Income

$83,953

Median Home Price

$291,800

Best Places to Live in Blairstown, New Jersey

Mid-sized city complex - East-central Pennsylvania, along I-78 20 miles west of the New Jersey border. June, August and September are the most pleasant months in Blairstown, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Pros
Strategic location
Affordable housing
Attractive downtown
Cons
Economic cycles
Some unattractive areas
Entertainment
 $2,800,000 
128 Mohican Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | N/A SqFt
 $260,000 
4 Carhart St
Bed 4 | Bath 2 | 1810 SqFt
 $399,900 
43 Hoagland Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | N/A SqFt

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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QUICK FACTS

City: Blairstown
Zip Codes: 07825
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 264 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Blairstown is 3.4% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Negative. Blairstown jobs have decreased by 0.1%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Blairstown's cost of living is 13.0% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Blairstown's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
June, August and September are the most pleasant months in Blairstown, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Warren county voted Republican in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Blairstown's population is 5,833 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 2.8%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 40.8 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Blairstown is $291,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.2%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Blairstown public schools spend $16,825 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 11.3 students per teacher in Blairstown. More Education



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Housing Market in Blairstown

It's a good time to buy in Blairstown. Home Appreciation is up 3.2% in the last 12 months. Browse Blairstown Real Estate

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Reviews for Blairstown   2 Reviews
Beautiful Town - 10/1/2011
Blairstown is a lovely small town. Minimal crime, great schools, and lovely homes. Have loved raising my children in a place where you knew so many neighbors. ... Read More

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Property Taxes - 11/19/2008
Property taxes equal 1.2% of 100% market value. Therefore the information listed for taxes on this site is incorrect. COL is higher. The major employer in town... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN BLAIRSTOWN, NEW JERSEY
07825

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NEW LISTINGS IN BLAIRSTOWN
$2,800,000
128 Mohican Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$260,000
4 Carhart St
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$399,900
43 Hoagland Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$1,200,000
7 Kishpaugh Rd
Bed 0 | Bath 2

$109,900
98 Cedar Lake Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$389,900
94 Heller Hill Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 4

$475,000
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