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Bushkill Township
  • Suburb of Allentown, PA

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

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Bushkill Township is a suburb of Allentown with a population of 8,466. Bushkill Township is in Northampton County. Living in Bushkill Township offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Bushkill Township there are a lot of parks. Residents of Bushkill Township tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Bushkill Township are highly rated.

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About Bushkill Township...
Population
8,466

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$294,000
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,103
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    5%
  • Own
    95%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    293.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    11.7
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    23.5
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    258
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    11.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    7%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    16%
  • 55-64 years
    19%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    22%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    33%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    national  12%

Working in Bushkill Township

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$89,515
National
$62,843

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