Lehighton (zip 18235), Pennsylvania 

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Population

19,231

-0.6% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

5.3%

Median Income

$51,714

Median Home Price

$171,100

Best Places to Live in Lehighton (zip 18235), Pennsylvania

Mid-sized city complex - East-central Pennsylvania, along I-78 20 miles west of the New Jersey border. June, September and August are the most pleasant months in the 18235 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Pros
Strategic location
Affordable housing
Attractive downtown
Cons
Economic cycles
Some unattractive areas
Entertainment
 $159,900 
85 Ridge Cir
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1152 SqFt
 $110,000 
221 Center St
Bed 2 | Bath 1 | 1197 SqFt
 $130,900 
324 Cypress St
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1655 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.


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City: Lehighton
Zip Codes: Lehighton (zip 18235)
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 264 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Lehighton (zip 18235) is 5.3% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Lehighton (zip 18235) jobs have increased by 0.5%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Lehighton (zip 18235)'s cost of living is 5.0% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Lehighton (zip 18235)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in the 18235 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Carbon county voted Republican in 2016, 2012 and 2004, and Democratic in 2008 and 2000. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Lehighton (zip 18235)'s population is 19,231 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 0.6%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 32.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Lehighton (zip 18235) is $171,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.4%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Lehighton (zip 18235) public schools spend $15,080 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.5 students per teacher in Lehighton (zip 18235). More Education



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NEW LISTINGS IN 18235
$159,900
85 Ridge Cir
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$110,000
221 Center St
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$130,900
324 Cypress St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$154,900
350 S 9th St
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$259,900
1390 Mahoning St
Bed 4 | Bath 4

$250,000
60 Nathan Cir
Bed 4 | Bath 1

$255,000
648 Old Mill Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

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