The township of Upper Saucon is a suburb of Allentown in the Lehigh Valley region of Pennsylvania. With a median listing price of $359,900 as of 2020 and the average price per square foot was $166, home appreciation has gone up over the last 10 years by 5.4%.. Compared to the rest of the country, Upper Saucon’s cost of living is 13.2% higher than the U.S. average.
Some of the most desirable neighborhoods in the township include South Bethlehem, Coopersburg Historic District, Alton Park, and 1st Ward.
According to the US Census website, 14,808 people, 5,817 households, and 2.65 persons per household living in the township in the 2019 estimates. Population density was reported as 489.9 people per square mile.
Recent job growth rate in the township is positive at an increase of 0.5%, with the unemployment rate in Upper Saucon at 4.6%.
All of the best public schools in the area are located in Heller town. Saucon Valley Elementary, Middle and High Schools are some of the best places for you children to get a great education in a fabulous place located in Pennsylvania. Saucon Valley School District is a mid sized suburban public school district that takes care of 15,000 total residents. From 2007 to 2010 the district took first place out of 498 in Pennsylvania so you know that your kids are getting a great education.
You can also check out Southern Lehigh School District. This district is highly rated as well with average A ratings for all of it’s schools. Check out more information about the area and it’s schools with the link here! Better yet, ask us about our favorite schools so we can recommend something for you and your families educational needs.
Both districts are located in Upper Saucon Township so feel free to compare and contrast!
Upper Saucon Township is loaded with great restaurants, wineries and other dining adventures. Melt and Torre are fantastic examples of fine dining experiences you can try when the weekend comes around. Edge of The Woods Outfitters can get you set up with a mountain bike for the day so you can experience all of the beautiful countryside in style. You can also check out some of the rafting tours peppered throughout Upper Saucon Township as well.
Upper Saucon Township is known for it’s rich soil making it a perfect place to grow grapes for wine. Several awesome wine tours are located here. We recommend Renegade Tours or if you want to stick to one winery check out the beautiful Blue Mountain Vineyards.
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