June's First-Time Homebuyer Report for Schuylkill County

With 148,289 residents, Schuylkill County is a larger than average county in Pennsylvania. Also, with 190.4 people per square mile, it has an average density in comparison to other parts of the state. Pottsville, Tamaqua, and Schuylkill Haven are its three most populated cities. Keep in mind, most people in Schuylkill County own their homes, with a 65.6% ownership ratio. The top school in the county is Leck Kill Elementary School.

Price Range

Some of the least expensive homes in Pennsylvania are in Schuylkill County with a median home value of $104,500, while the list prices of available homes is currently at an average of $75,354. The least expensive places to live are Landingville, McKeansburg, and Lake Wynonah.

Typical Dwelling

The typical dwelling in Schuylkill County is a three-bedroom detached home worth about $121,387. To purchase a similar home, a buyer with good credit and a $24,277 cash down payment could obtain a mortgage with a 3.95% interest rate and a $562 monthly payment. The property tax rate is $14.88 per $1,000 of taxable assessed value.

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Data reported through 6/15/2017

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