Hazleton, Pennsylvania 

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Population

24,809

+0.0% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

16.8%

Median Income

$30,947

Median Home Price

$137,200

Median Age

34.7

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.0 / 4.4

summer / winter

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Best Places to Live in Hazleton, 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 Hazleton, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Hazleton, 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.


QUICK FACTS

City: Hazleton
Zip Codes: 18201
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 930 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Hazleton is 16.8% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Hazleton jobs have increased by 0.8%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Hazleton's cost of living is 24.3% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Hazleton's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Luzerne county remained strongly Republican, 56.6% to 42.3%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Hazleton's population is 24,809 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 0.0%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 20.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Hazleton is Real Estate: $137,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 10.5%.

SCHOOLS
Hazleton public schools spend $11,411 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.2 students per teacher in Hazleton. More Education



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Housing Market in Hazleton

It's a good time to buy in Hazleton. Home Appreciation is up 20.5% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Hazleton is $137,200.

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Reviews for Hazleton   6 Reviews
Arts and Culture - 8/21/2015
I saw that arts and culture is a listed con for this city. This is simply untrue. This city has a great up and coming Arts... Read More

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Hazleton, PA aka armpit of the world - 2/12/2015
As a longtime resident of the Hazleton Area, I can tell you it is one of the worst places to live in this country and I am sorry that I didn't run the second I graduated... Read More

hazleton lacks cultural and recreational activitie - 4/8/2010
here you can go shopping or you can go to the lakes, not a lot other things to do. locals like to go hunting dear, ride motorcycles. a good thing is that you can drive... Read More


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