19540 Zip Code First-Time Homebuyer Report for January

19540 is a larger than average zip code in Pennsylvania with 12,472 residents. Its population is growing faster than the rest of the state, at a 10-year growth rate of 8.5%. Keep in mind, the vast majority of people in the 19540 zip code own their homes, with an 80.8% ownership ratio. The best school in the zip code is Brecknock Elementary School.


If you are interested in the bar scene in 19540, Foursquare says that Sleepy Hollow is the most popular place to grab a drink. If you're looking to explore the outdoors, some favorite spots are Nolde Forest State Park and Maple Grove Park. Lastly, La Cantina Italian Restaurant is a well-known place to eat.

Price Range

Homes in the 19540 zip code are generally more expensive than others in the state with a median home value of $154,900 and an average list price of $275,964. The 19540 zip code market got good news in this week's report, as the number of home sales jumped 125.0%, pushing the total to nine homes sold over the last 30 days.

Curious as to which homes have been getting the most attention in the 19540 zip code? These listings have stirred up interest and produced the most views:

$674K   $650K   $270K  

Typical Dwelling

The typical dwelling in the 19540 zip code is a three-bedroom detached home worth about $206,251. To purchase a similar home, a buyer with good credit and a $41,250 cash down payment could obtain a mortgage with a 3.95% interest rate and a $1,256 monthly payment. The property tax rate is $18.32 per $1,000 of taxable assessed value.

Get started right now by checking out 19540 homes for sale or reviewing 19540 real estate trends.

Data reported through 1/12/2017


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Weichert Realtors Neighborhood One
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Artisan Realty Llc
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