Duryea, 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

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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.


QUICK FACTS

City: Duryea
Zip Codes: 18642
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 930 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Duryea is 6.5% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Duryea jobs have increased by 0.75%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Duryea's cost of living is 17.30% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Duryea's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Duryea's population is 4,933 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 1.31%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 23 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Duryea is $93,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 15.69%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Duryea 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 Duryea. Learn More...

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ZIP CODES IN DURYEA, PENNSYLVANIA
18642