Lansford, Pennsylvania 

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Population

3,798

17% Decline

Unemployment Rate

5.8%

Median Income

$33,174

Avg. Home Price

$51,500

Best Places to Live in Lansford, Pennsylvania

Mid-sized city complex - East-central Pennsylvania, along I-78 20 miles west of the New Jersey border
Pros
-Strategic location
-Affordable housing
-Attractive downtown
Cons
-Economic cycles
-Some unattractive areas
-Entertainment

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What Bert Has To Say About Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton Metro Area

The cities of Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton have a strong industrial and working class heritage, anchored by the enormous Bethlehem Steel works. The gigantic 500-acre mill complex, abandoned 20 years ago, and is still a formidable presence just south of downtown Bethlehem, and is likely to evolve at least in part to a preserved national park site celebrating our industrial heritage. The rest of the area is a center for mostly old-economy manufacturing with the Lucent Technologies spinoff Agere adding a not-too-prosperous high tech element. Binney & Smith, known worldwide as the maker of Crayola crayons, has its factory in the smaller Easton east along the Lehigh River.


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City: Lansford
Zip Codes: 18232
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 264 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Lansford is 5.8% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Lansford jobs have increased by 1.67%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Lansford's cost of living is 21.60% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Lansford's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Lansford's population is 3,798 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -17.13%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 25 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Lansford is $51,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.22%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Lansford public schools spend $14,018 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.5 students per teacher in Lansford. Learn More...

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ZIP CODES IN LANSFORD, PENNSYLVANIA
18232