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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    C
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    A-
Blair County is located in Pennsylvania with a population of 124,736. Living in Blair County offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Blair County there are a lot of bars, restaurants, and coffee shops. Many retirees live in Blair County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Blair County are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$117,300
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$676
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    30%
  • Own
    70%
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Blair County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    136.1
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    47.1
    40.7
  • Robbery
    38.9
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    217
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,361.2
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    59.4
    284
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Residents

Diversity
C
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    14%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    46%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    13%

Working in Blair County

Blair County Reviews

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This is a great county that does offer a lot of opportunities for personal and professional growth. I would advise anyone looking to start a family to move here.
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