Tobyhanna, PA




Summary


Tobyhanna is an unincorporated community in Coolbaugh Township in Monroe County located on Pennsylvania's eastern border. A wonderful vacation and retirement destination, Tobyhanna is convenient to Poconos mountain resorts, the Delaware Water Gap, Interstate 80, New Jersey and New York City. In terms of real estate, Tobyhanna is perhaps most well known for A Pocono Country Place property owners association. We expect Tobyhanna and Monroe County population growth to accelerate, driven by the work from home, second home and urban exodus trends initiated in 2020 by the COVID-19 pandemic.


Facts


  • Population: 8,599
  • Population trend: growing
  • County: Monroe County
  • ZIP: 18466
  • Area Code: 570
  • Nearest airport: Wilkes-Barre Scranton International Airport (AVP)
  • Median household income: $68,784
  • Median home value: $162,500
  • Owner-occupied housing unit rate: 88.3%
  • Home price forecast: +12.5%
  • School district: Pocono Mountain School District
  • Sales tax: 6%
  • Property tax: ~2%
  • OfferMarket School Rating: 5/10

Nearby attractions


  • Scranton, PA (26 min, 25.1 miles)
  • Wilkes-Barre, PA (43 min, 41.2 miles)
  • Shawnee Mountain Ski Area (33 min, 30 miles)
  • East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (24 min, 24.5 miles)
  • Camelback Mountain Resort (17 min, 14.8 miles)
  • Big Boulder Mountain (26 min, 23.5 miles)
  • Delaware Water Gap, PA (27 min, 26.1 miles)
  • Allentown, PA (57 min, 55.2 miles)
  • Bethlehem, PA (51 min, 49.2 miles)
  • Manhattan, NY (1 hr 40 min, 105 miles)

Major employers in Monroe County, PA


  1. Federal Government
  2. Aventis Pasteur Inc
  3. Walmart
  4. Pocono Mountain School District
  5. Pocono Medical Center
  6. East Stroudsburg Area School District
  7. Pleasant Valley School District
  8. Stroudsburg Area School District
  9. Saint Luke's Hospital
  10. Kalahari Resorts & Conventions

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