Allentown (zip 18102), Pennsylvania 

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Population

48,248

17% Growth

Unemployment Rate

7.5%

Median Income

$27,477

Avg. Home Price

$75,100

Best Places to Live in Allentown (zip 18102), 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

Local Listings in 18102
 $70,221 
1216 Chew St
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 | 1814 SqFt
 $70,221 
1216 Chew St
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 | 1814 SqFt
 $85,000 
399 W Liberty St
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 | 1650 SqFt
 $79,900 
112 N Poplar St
Bed 4 | Bath 1.0 | 1496 SqFt

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.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Pennsylvania
County: Lehigh County
Metro Area: Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat liberal
City: Allentown
Zip Codes: Allentown (zip 18102)
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 264 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Allentown (zip 18102) is 7.5% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Allentown (zip 18102) jobs have increased by 1.71%. Learn More...

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Allentown (zip 18102)'s cost of living is 11.80% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Allentown (zip 18102)'s Cost of Living

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

POPULATION
Allentown (zip 18102)'s population is 48,248 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 16.95%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 27 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Allentown (zip 18102) is $75,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 34.66%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Allentown (zip 18102)

SCHOOLS
Allentown (zip 18102) public schools spend $16,224 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17.4 students per teacher in Allentown (zip 18102). Learn More...


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NEW LISTINGS IN 18102
$70,221
1216 Chew St
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 |

$85,000
399 W Liberty St
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 |

$79,900
112 N Poplar St
Bed 4 | Bath 1.0 |

$74,900
534 N Lumber St
Bed 3 | Bath 1.0 |

$90,000
226 N Front St
Bed 4 | Bath 1.0 |

$65,000
616-1/2 N Jordan St
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 |

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