Carbon County Pennsylvania USDA Loan

What areas of Carbon County are eligible for the USDA Mortgage Program?

ALL of Carbon County is Eligible for the USDA Rural Development Loan. The largest towns in Carbon County, Pennsylvania that are eligible for a USDA loan include Albrightsville, Palmerton, Lehighton, and the county seat of Jim Thorpe.

To check to see if a specific home in Carbon County, Pennsylvania is USDA Eligible call 717-745-8380 or email

USDA Eligible Areas in Carbon County, Pennsylvania

  • Albrightsville

  • Beaver Meadows

  • Black Creek Junction

  • Bloomingdale

  • Bowmanstown

  • East Side

  • Faryville

  • Hacklebernie

  • Hauto

  • Holiday Pocono

  • Indian Mountain Lake

  • Jim Thorpe

  • Lansford

  • Lehighton

  • McAdoo

  • Nesquehoning

  • New Columbus

  • Palmerton

  • Parryville

  • Summit Hill

  • Towamensing Trails

  • Tresckow

  • Weatherly

  • Weissport

  • all other areas


Note: This list is an indicator of USDA Eligible Areas for the County but does not necessarily include every possible eligible area. If you do not see your town listed, feel free to contact us to double check. If you are in a rural area and do not see your town listed above, you are in a USDA Eligible Area.

Carbon County Pennsylvania USDA Household Income Limits 

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If your Household Income exceeds the above figure, you may still qualify. The USDA allows for several deductions which may allow your Household Income to fit within their Maximum Adjusted Income Guidelines.   

Deductions to reduce your USDA Household Income Calculation

  • $480 for each minor child living in the household

  • $480 for any student living in the household who is not on the mortgage application

  • $400 for each disabled household member who is not on the mortgage application

  • Documented Child Care Expenses for household members under the age of 13

  • Documented Medical/Disability Expenses for household members age 62 or older (this deduction is allowable if the expense exceeds 3% of the household income)