Real Estate Market Update for Schuylkill County, PA
Welcome to June's Market Update. Let’s take a look at residential real-estate activity in your area during the month of June. The number of active listings was down 8% from one year earlier, and up 4% 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 under 120-thousand dollars. Compared to last year, the average number of days units spent on the market before being sold was up 46%. This higher number of days may signal a slowdown in the local inventory-turnover rate. The median sale price was just under 130-thousand dollars. The number of units sold increased 29% year-over-year, and increased 15% month-over-month. These figures may indicate that buyers have been taking advantage of opportunities in this market. 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 Schuylkill County, PA
Area Information for Schuylkill County, PA
  • Population: 148,496
  • Median Age: 42.56 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 18.96 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 2
  • Sales Tax: 6%
  • Population Density: 191/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: -1.22%
  • Closest Airport: Lehigh Valley International
  • Closest College: Penn State Schuylkill
  • Closest Jr. College: Mccann School Business-tech-pottsville
  • Median Household Income: $43,036
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 16.24%
  • Median Years in Residence: 3.74 yr
  • Median Home Sales Price: $85,000
  • Closest Major Sports Team: Reading Fightin Phils
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 31%
* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for Schuylkill County, PA
Median Age: 42.56 Married: 36% Number of Households: 60,116 Households with Children: 16,336
Community:
    • 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 Schuylkill County, PA

      School Name Distance Type Grades GreatSchools Rating Parent Rating
      Minersville Area Junior-senior High School 2.0 mi Public 7-12 2-5 3
      Schuylkill Technology Centers-north Campus 2.5 mi Public 10-12 0 0
      Happy Hearts Learning And Daycare Center 3.0 mi Public PRESCHOOL-PRESCHOOL 0 0
      St. Clair Area El/middle School 3.0 mi Public K-8 2 4
      Schuylkill Technology Centers-south Campus 3.3 mi Public 10-12 0 0
      St Nicholas School 3.4 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8 0 4
      North Schuylkill Elementary School 3.7 mi Public K-6 2 4
      Minersville Area El Center 3.8 mi Public 1-6 2 4
      Early Childhood Edu Center 3.8 mi Public K-K 0 0
      Good Shepherd Regional Catholic School 3.8 mi Catholic K-8 0 0
      Clarke El Center 4.1 mi Public K-4 2-5 1
      Lengel Middle School 4.1 mi Public 5-8 2-5 3
      Nativity Bvm High School 4.1 mi Catholic 9-12 0 5
      North Schuylkill Junior-senior High School 4.1 mi Public 7-12 2 2
      Perception Training Center 4.1 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Pottsville Area High School 4.3 mi Public 9-12 2-5 4
      Assumption Bvm School 4.5 mi Catholic K-8 0 0
      Gillingham Charter School 4.5 mi Public K-9 0 0
      St Joseph Center For Special Learning 4.6 mi Catholic UNGRADE-UNGRADE 0 0
      Trinity Academy 5.6 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8 0 5
      Shenandoah Valley El School 5.6 mi Public PRESCHOOL-6 2 0
      Shenandoah Valley Junior-senior High School 5.6 mi Public 7-12 1 2
      Mahanoy Area El School 6.5 mi Public K-4 2 4
      Mahanoy Area Middle School 6.5 mi Public 5-8 2 4
      Mahanoy Area High School 6.5 mi Public 9-12 1 4
      Academy Of The Blessed Virgin Mary 6.8 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8 0 5
      Blue Mountain El Cressona School 7.8 mi Public 4-5 4-5 0
      Schuylkill Haven El Center 8.1 mi Public K-4 3 4
      Schuylkill Haven Senior High School 8.2 mi Public 8-12 3 3
      Schuylkill Haven Middle School 8.2 mi Public 5-7 3-5 3
      St Ambrose School 8.2 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8 0 5
      Blue Mountain High School 8.4 mi Public 9-12 4-5 3
      Blue Mountain El West School 9.6 mi Public K-3 5 5
      Blue Mountain El East School 9.7 mi Public K-5 3 3
      Blue Mountain Middle School 9.7 mi Public 6-8 4 3
      Marian Catholic High School 12.5 mi Catholic 9-12 0 5
      New England Valley Mennonite 13.2 mi Private 1-10 0 0
      Tamaqua Area Senior High School 13.9 mi Public 9-12 2-5 3
      Tamaqua Area Middle School 13.9 mi Public 6-8 3-5 4
      St Jerome Regional School 14.2 mi Catholic K-8 0 4
      Tamaqua El School 14.2 mi Public 2-5 2 5
      Rush El School 14.4 mi Public K-1 0 0
      Tri-valley Junior-senior High School 14.6 mi Public 7-12 3 0
      Pine Grove El School 14.7 mi Public K-4 3 3
      Pine Grove Area Middle School 14.7 mi Public 5-8 3 4
      Pine Grove Area High School 14.8 mi Public 9-12 2-5 4
      Mcadoo-kelayres El School 16.2 mi Public PRESCHOOL-8 2 4
      Williams Valley El School 16.7 mi Public K-6 2-5 4
      Williams Valley Junior-senior High School 17.7 mi Public 7-12 2 0
      Hegins-hubley El School 18.6 mi Public K-6 3 0
      West Penn Twp El School 19.0 mi Public K-5 4 4
      Mahantongo El School 20.5 mi Public K-6 4-5 0
      South Mountain View School 27.0 mi Private 1-8 0 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: GreatSchools.org and Onboard Informatics © 2015
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