Schuylkill County's October First-Time Homebuyer Report

Schuylkill County is younger than the rest of Pennsylvania, with a median age of 43. It's less affluent than average as well, with a median income of $41,007 per household. Its three largest cities are Pottsville, Tamaqua, and Schuylkill Haven. The Schuylkill County market is mostly made up of detached houses, which currently account for 67% of the homes for sale in the area. The best school in the county is Leck Kill Elementary School.

Culture

If you're into the outdoors, great attractions in Schuylkill County include Hawk Mountain Sanctuary and Locust Lake State Park, according to Foursquare. If you like arts and entertainment, some popular spots are Schuylkill Mall Theaters and Yeungling & Son America's Oldest Brewery. And finally, recommended places to eat are Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Roma Pizza, and Dunkin Donuts.

Price Range

Homes in Schuylkill County are generally less expensive than others in the state with a median home value of $104,500 and an average list price of $83,008. Landingville, McKeansburg, and Lake Wynonah are the costliest places in the county.

Out of all the listings in Schuylkill County, these have been viewed the most. So be sure to see what all the fuss is about with these fabulous homes.

$185K   $154K   $160K  

Typical Dwelling

A three-bedroom detached home valued around $115,659 is considered a typical dwelling in Schuylkill County. If a buyer was looking for a similar home, they would need good credit and a $23,132 cash down payment to get a mortgage with a 3.95% interest rate. The monthly payments would be $499 and the property tax rate is $14.88 per $1,000 of taxable assessed value.

Get started right now by checking out Schuylkill County homes for sale or reviewing Schuylkill County real estate trends.


Data reported through 10/13/2016

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