Avoca, Pennsylvania 

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Small-industrial-city complex - Northeastern Pennsylvania, 40 miles from New York–New Jersey border
Pros
-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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City: Avoca
Zip Codes: No Zip Codes Here.
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 930 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Avoca is 6.5% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Avoca jobs have increased by 0.75%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Avoca's cost of living is 19.00% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Avoca's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Avoca's population is 2,661 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -8.15%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 19 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Avoca is $76,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 1.44%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Avoca 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 Avoca. Learn More...

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