Easton (zip 18042), Pennsylvania 

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Population

42,140

+1.4% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

6.1%

Median Income

$47,891

Median Home Price

$136,800

Best Places to Live in Easton (zip 18042), 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 18042
 $129,900 
244 W Kleinhans St
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1132 SqFt
 $129,900 
244 W Kleinhans St
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1132 SqFt
 $144,900 
733 W Lincoln St
Bed 3 | Bath 1.0 | 1484 SqFt
 $110,000 
926 Butler St
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1919 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: Northampton County
Metro Area: Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: Easton
Zip Codes: Easton (zip 18042)
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 264 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Easton (zip 18042) is 6.1% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Easton (zip 18042) jobs have increased by 0.53%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Easton (zip 18042)'s cost of living is 5.60% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Easton (zip 18042)'s Cost of Living

VOTING
Northampton county flipped Republican in the most recent Presidential election, after voting Democratic in the previous four. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Easton (zip 18042)'s population is 42,140 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 1.37%. Learn More...

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

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Easton (zip 18042) is $136,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 11.42%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Easton (zip 18042)

SCHOOLS
Easton (zip 18042) public schools spend $14,895 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16 students per teacher in Easton (zip 18042). More Education


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NEW LISTINGS IN 18042
$129,900
244 W Kleinhans St
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$144,900
733 W Lincoln St
Bed 3 | Bath 1.0 |

$110,000
926 Butler St
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$135,000
1815 Hay Ter
Bed 3 | Bath 1.0 |

$154,800
111 S 15th St
Bed 4 | Bath 3.0 |

$159,900
151 W Wilkes Barre St
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 |

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