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Bellefonte
  • Town in Pennsylvania

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grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade B minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade B+
  6. Diversity
    grade B minus
  7. Jobs
    grade B
  8. Weather
    grade B minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade A

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Bellefonte is a town in Pennsylvania with a population of 6,071. Bellefonte is in Centre County and is one of the best places to live in Pennsylvania. Living in Bellefonte offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Bellefonte there are a lot of parks. Many families, young professionals, and retirees live in Bellefonte and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Bellefonte are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$231,300
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$907
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    49%
  • Own
    51%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade A minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    15.8
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    47.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    411.1
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    15.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    6%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    17%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    20%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    15%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    27%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    30%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    national  11%

Working in Bellefonte

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$56,008
National
$75,149

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