Monroe County represents one of the fastest growing areas in America. Year after year, Monroe county shows consistent growth in its number of young adult (18-34) residents.
Located in the heart of Northeastern Pennsylvania's beautiful Pocono Mountains, Monroe County offers its residents the serenity of the countryside with the convenience of being near two large metropolitan areas. New York is only 1.5 hours away and Philadelphia is just under a 1 hour drive from the area. Monroe County businesses benefit from a bustling tourist trade as well as easy access to I- 80 and I-380, which connects I-80 and I-84. Route 33 is the direct corridor between Monroe County and the Lehigh Valley.
Monroe County Demographics
A Year Round Vacation
Monroe County is seen as a top vacation spot during all four seasons. Monroe County offers a variety of outdoor activities including golfing, boating, fishing, hiking, swimming, camping, horseback riding and skiing.
Camelback Ski Area, in Northeastern Pennsylvania is the biggest ski, snowboard and snow tubing area in the Poconos. You'll find 33 trails, 13 lifts 2 terrain parks, night skiing and 100% snowmaking. In the summer and fall, thousands flock to the Camelbeach Waterpark, an outdoor waterpark set on the mountain.
A Heart-Racing Location
Another favorite pastime of NEPA residents - not to mention racing fans from all over the country - is catching the high-octane action at the Pocono International Raceway right in Monroe County. NASCAR races are held in our raceway including the Pocono 500.
To find a Northeastern Pennsylvania available property in Monroe County, visit our NEPA Business Park Maps page.