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B+
Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    A-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    C-
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    B-
Westmoreland County is located in Pennsylvania with a population of 356,835. 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 highly rated.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$144,900
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$674
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    22%
  • Own
    78%
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Westmoreland County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    163.1
    282.7
  • Murder
    1.9
    6.1
  • Rape
    14.4
    40.7
  • Robbery
    32.1
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    190.4
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,083.1
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    45.6
    284

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    21%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    18%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    38%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    13%

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