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Westmoreland County
  • County in Pennsylvania

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

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Westmoreland County is located in Pennsylvania with a population of 355,107. Westmoreland County is one of the best places to live in Pennsylvania. In Westmoreland County, most residents own their homes. In Westmoreland County there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Westmoreland County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Westmoreland County are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$162,300
National
$244,900
Median Rent
$757
National
$1,163
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    22%
  • Own
    78%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    163.1
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    1.9
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    14.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    32.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    190.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,083.1
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    45.6
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    23%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    20%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    36%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    national  11%

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