Carbon County's June First-Time Homebuyer Report

Carbon County is much younger than the rest of Pennsylvania, with a median age of 43. It's somewhat affluent as well, with a median income of $43,400 per household. Lehighton, Palmerton, and Jim Thorpe are the three largest cities in terms of population. The Carbon County market is primarily made up of detached houses, which currently account for 80% of the homes for sale in the area. Leading the list of top schools in the county are Mahoning Elementary School and Weatherly Area Middle School.

Price Range

Some of the more expensive homes in Pennsylvania are in Carbon County with a median home value of $140,400 and an average list price for available homes currently at $128,404. Parryville, 18210, and Carbon County have the highest worth in the county. The Carbon County market broke below its 12-month average sales volume this week as sales fell 20.0% to hit eight homes sold over the last 30 days.

Typical Dwelling

A three-bedroom detached home valued around $155,648 is considered a typical dwelling in Carbon County. If a buyer was looking for a similar home, they would need good credit and a $31,130 cash down payment to get a mortgage with a 3.95% interest rate. The monthly payments would be $630 and the property tax rate is $14.71 per $1,000 of taxable assessed value.

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Data reported through 6/15/2017


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