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  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Housing
    B-
  3. Nightlife
    B+
  4. Good for Families
    B-
  5. Diversity
    C+
  6. Jobs
    B
  7. Weather
    B-
  8. Cost of Living
    B+
  9. Health & Fitness
    B
  10. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  11. Commute
    B-
Northumberland County is located in Pennsylvania with a population of 92,325. In Northumberland County, most residents own their homes. In Northumberland County there are a lot of bars. Many retirees live in Northumberland County and residents tend to be conservative.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$115,200
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$653
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    29%
  • Own
    71%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    308.1
    282.7
  • Murder
    3.1
    6.1
  • Rape
    20.1
    40.7
  • Robbery
    20.1
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    223
    500.1
  • Theft
    963.1
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    54.2
    284

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    20%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    10%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    21%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    50%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
    13%

Working in Northumberland County

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$47,063
National
$55,322

Northumberland County Reviews

2 reviews
Northumberland County has a lot to offer. Geisinger Medical Center is a short 10-minute drive and offers some of the top medical care in the state. Additionally, Northumberland County fosters and opportunity for growth both professionally and personally with an ample of community outreach programs available.
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Very quaint town. It is very calm, with low crime rates. Everyone is willing to help out their neighbors, and the community is very active with children and small events. Very accepting as well. I feel safe in this town.