Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania 

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Population

4,957

-3.1% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

5.2%

Median Income

$64,297

Median Home Price

$175,600

Best Places to Live in Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania

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

Pros
Nearby recreation
Cost of living
Historic interest
Cons
Economy
Isolation
Arts & culture
 $495,000 
1008 Scenic Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 3400 SqFt
 $130,000 
222 Sugar Maple Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1685 SqFt
 $429,900 
1004 Chapin Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 4 | 4021 SqFt

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: Clarks Summit
Zip Codes: No Zip Codes Here.
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 930 ft above sea level

Highlights

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

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Clarks Summit's cost of living is 9.3% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Clarks Summit's Cost of Living

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

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

POPULATION
Clarks Summit's population is 4,957 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 3.1%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 18.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Clarks Summit is $175,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.6%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Clarks Summit public schools spend $12,245 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.6 students per teacher in Clarks Summit. More Education



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Great Place to Live - 6/21/2007
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NEW LISTINGS IN CLARKS SUMMIT
$495,000
1008 Scenic Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$130,000
222 Sugar Maple Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$429,900
1004 Chapin Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 4

$249,900
103 Midway Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$105,000
212 Sally Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$449,000
7 Lakeside Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$249,000
1212 W Grove St
Bed 4 | Bath 2

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