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Apartments for rent in Palmerton, PA

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See what Palmerton, PA has to offer.

Who Lives Here

Palmerton Demographics

Education

High School

60%

Associate's

23%

Bachelor's

10%

Master's

7%

Doctorate

0%

Family Size

2 people

38%

3 people

19%

4 people

23%

5 people

15%

6+ people

5%

Household Income

0-50k

37%

50-100k

36%

100-150k

17%

150-200k

6%

200k+

4%

Age

0-10

14%

10-20

12%

20-45

31%

45-65

25%

65+

19%

Affordability

How expensive is it in Palmerton?

Percentage: 4/54/5

Renters gave this area a 4 out of 5 for affordability

Rent Trends

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*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Getting Around Palmerton

Palmerton Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

25%

15-30 Mins

24%

30-40 Mins

17%

40-60 Mins

24%

60+ Mins

10%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 7070

Walk Score®

Percentage: 4141

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

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Palmerton Education

Schools

Percentage: 4/54/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in Palmerton

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Living in Palmerton, PA

Palmerton, Pennsylvania is a small town with slightly more than 5,000 residents. The town's population, at an average age of just over 40, is younger than most cities in Pennsylvania. Home ownership is more common than renting in Palmerton, and 31% of residents rent. Renters in the town benefit from a relatively low average rent of $779 per month, which is $138/month less than the state average.

With an average commute time of about 31 minutes, longer than most cities in the state, Palmerton residents find that it takes some patience getting to work. Many residents (44%) commute to work by car or truck, while public transportation isn't extensively used. Walking (3%) isn't a common way to get to work, though the number does exceed the national average.

There are three primary industries in Palmerton: manufacturing, healthcare, and retail. Combined, these industries account for 27% of the labor force in the town. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many residents work in transportation, which ranks as the top career path in the town. Palmerton workers earn an average annual income of about $62K, roughly the same as the state average. Palmerton, however, compares less favorably to the national average ($73,345). Compared to the national average (5%), Palmerton has a relatively large concentration of residents older than 25 who have earned an Associate's degree (7%). Further, 7% have a Bachelor's degree and 2% have earned a Master's or Doctoral degree.