Real Estate Market Update for 18017 (Bethlehem, PA)
Welcome to June's Market Update. Let’s take a look at residential real-estate activity in your area during the month of May. The number of active listings was down 39% from one year earlier, and up 13% from the previous month. This recent increase reflected a larger selection of homes for buyers to choose from. As you can see, the median listing price for the month was just over 300-thousand dollars. Compared to last year, the average number of days units spent on the market before being sold was down 75%. This lower number of days may signal a positive trend in the local inventory-turnover rate. The median sale price was just over 220-thousand dollars. The number of units sold decreased 33% year-over-year, and held steady month-over-month. Even though sales figures were down from a year ago, the recent local market conditions were basically unchanged. Thanks for watching. We hope you use this information to make smart, informed decisions in your upcoming real-estate transactions. Feel free to contact us for more information or further assistance.
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Map Information for 18017 (Bethlehem, PA)
Area Information for 18017 (Bethlehem, PA)
  • Population: 38,054
  • Median Age: 44.76 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 20 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 4
  • Sales Tax: 6%
  • Population Density: 2,347/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: 7.92%
  • Closest Airport: Lehigh Valley International
  • Closest College: Moravian College
  • Closest Jr. College: Triangle Technical Cllg-bethlehem Campus
  • Median Household Income: $62,539
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 9%
  • Median Home Sales Price: $175,100
  • Closest Major Sports Team: Lehigh Valley Ironpigs
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 32.81%
* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for 18017 (Bethlehem, PA)
Median Age: 44.76 Married: 44% Number of Households: 15,267 Households with Children: 4,260
    • Occupancy Types
      • 3599 Vacant
      • 8822 Owned
      • 12512 Rented
    • Transportation to Work
      • 43% Drive
      • 47% Public Transportation
      • 8% Walk / Bike / Other
      • 8% Work at Home
    National Index Comparisons:
    (100 National Average)
      • Population By Sex(%)
        • 50% Male
        • 50% Female
      • White/Blue Collar Jobs
        • 50% White Collar
        • 50% Blue Collar
      School Data for 18017 (Bethlehem, PA)

      School Name Distance Type Grades School Rating Parent Rating
      Hanover Elementary School 0.8 mi Public K-5 5 0
      Creative Kids Club 1.1 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Lehigh Valley Academy Regional Cs 1.2 mi Public K-12 3 0
      Chesterbrook Academy 1.2 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Asa Packer Elementary School 1.2 mi Public K-5 4 3
      Bethlehem Catholic High School 1.6 mi Catholic 9-12 0 4
      James Buchanan Elementary School 1.7 mi Public K-5 2 0
      Spring Garden Elementary School 1.9 mi Public K-5 3 0
      Centennial School Lehigh Univ 1.9 mi Private 1-12 0 0
      Falcon Institute Of Health And Sciences 1.9 mi Private - 0 0
      St. Anne School 2.2 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8 0 0
      East Hills Middle School 2.5 mi Public 6-8 2 0
      Governor Wolf Elementary School 2.5 mi Public K-5 2 0
      Lincoln Elementary School 2.6 mi Public K-5 1 0
      Marvine Elementary School 3.1 mi Public K-5 1 0
      Freemansburg Elementary School 3.6 mi Public K-5 1 0
      Proximity to listed schools and their school district(s) does not guarantee enrollment eligibility. Please contact a local real estate professional or the local school district(s) for the most current information relating to schools in the area. Sources: Onboard Informatics © 2016. School Performance data by School Review data by
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        Community information and market data Powered by Onboard Informatics. Copyright ©2016 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. * Based on a 30-year fixed rate of 4.75% with 20% down. The estimated payment is offered for convenience and is not an offer of credit. Due to market fluctuations, interest rates are subject to change at any time and without notice. Interest rates are also subject to credit and property approval based on secondary market guidelines. The rates shown are based on average rates for our best qualified customers. Your individual rate may vary. Rates may differ for FHA, VA or jumbo loans.