Port Carbon is a borough of Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, two miles northeast of Pottsville, Pa. It is in a coal-mining area; in the past, ironworks had been a feature of the borough.
Your maintenance costs might be a little higher with these older homes in Port Carbon but they have more character than the whitewashed new builds popping up everywhere. In this borough, the average listing price is $50,293 this year, a small 1.8 percent drop from the year prior. Meanwhile, inventory rose noticeably by 25 percent to 10 homes for sale, creating a less competitive market for buyers looking to relocate here.