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  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    A-
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    A-
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    B
Blair Township is located in Pennsylvania with a population of 4,518. Blair Township is in Blair County. Living in Blair Township offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Blair Township and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Blair Township are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$192,400
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$876
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    13%
  • Own
    87%
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Blair Township Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
A-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    0
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    21.9
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    109.7
    500.1
  • Theft
    526.4
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    8%
  • 45-54 years
    17%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    23%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    22%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    17%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    47%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    13%

Working in Blair Township

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$61,000
National
$55,322
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Blair Township Reviews

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I moved here from Altoona enjoying a smaller community People are friendly and helpful I think the schools are much better
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Community is generally nice, although they mostly keep to themselves
Houses are mostly high-end and attractive.