Get more for less in NEPA.
With lower taxes than most major metropolitan cities in the northeast and rent and mortgage payments well below the regional monthly median, you’ll rest easy with the knowledge that your dollar goes much further in NEPA.
NEPA is a Great Place to Call "Home"
The abundance of friendly neighborhoods, convenient commutes, and high-quality schools lends a greater degree of flexibility to NEPA’s extensive housing market. Urban dwellers, suburban space-seekers, and even pastoral dreamers can all find a place to call “home” in Northeastern Pennsylvania.
Scranton #1 on List of 10 Most Affordable Cities For First-Time Home Buyers
In 2021 Rocket Homes ranked Scranton, PA #1 on their list of the best cities for first-time homebuyers.
Welcome to The Greater Pittston Area
The Greater Pittston Area spreads out around a western bend in the Susquehanna River, filling out the space between the Greater Wilkes-Barre and Greater Scranton metropolitan areas.
Explore NEPA's Communities
Check out our interactive map and discover the regions of Northeastern Pennsylvania.
If you’re seeking easy access to shops and restaurants and want to say goodbye to long commutes, NEPA’s metro areas are perfect for you. You’ll have a quick drive to work or school from many of the neighborhoods just outside the city, where you’ll find a wide variety of single-family homes and duplexes. Or you can ditch the car altogether and live directly downtown in an apartment or condo.
Greater Wilkes-Barre Area
Median Home Price: $144,100
Greater Pittston Area
Median Home Price: $176,000
Greater Scranton Area
Median Home Price: $196,400
Greater Hazleton Area
Median Home Price: $171,200
When you need a little more space, but you don’t quite want to give up the convenience of the city or the relatively easy access to major highways, then seek out these suburban communities. Residents are typically drawn to NEPA’s suburban areas for their proximity to convenient amenities, quality schools, and safe neighborhoods.
Median Home Price: $258,500
Median Home Price: $248,900
South Wyoming Valley
Median Home Price: $94,500
Mountain Top Area
Median Home Price: $300,200
Valley of the Susquehanna
Median Home Price: $179,000
NEPA’s rural communities offer small-town charm and acre upon acre of space to call home. You’ll find affordable homes within many of the smaller townships and boroughs and larger, pastoral lots or estates on the outskirts of town, all offering easy access to major roadways. And while your neighbors may be farther away, you’ll never be more than 25 minutes from the nearest city or suburb.
Schuylkill River Region
Median Home Price: $150,000
Median Home Price: $204,000
Median Home Price $255,100
Median home prices are calculated using 2022 data from Realtor.com. Prices reflect an average of the median home price for each municipality within the specified region.