Blakely, Pennsylvania 

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Population

6,372

-4.3% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

5.2%

Median Income

$38,698

Median Home Price

$112,900

Best Places to Live in Blakely, Pennsylvania

Small-industrial-city complex - Northeastern Pennsylvania, 40 miles from New York–New Jersey border. August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Blakely, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Blakely, PA Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
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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QUICK FACTS

City: Blakely
Zip Codes: 18452
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 930 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Blakely is 5.2% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Blakely jobs have increased by 0.8%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Blakely's cost of living is 17.3% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Blakely's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
Lackawanna county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Blakely's population is 6,372 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 4.3%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 20.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Blakely is Real Estate: $112,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 0.8%.

SCHOOLS
Blakely public schools spend $10,324 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.4 students per teacher in Blakely. More Education



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The median home price in Blakely is $112,900.

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