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  1. Public Schools
    C-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    C
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B-
  12. Commute
    B
Coal Township is located in Pennsylvania with a population of 10,362. Coal Township is in Northumberland County. Living in Coal Township offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Coal Township there are a lot of bars. Many retirees live in Coal Township and residents tend to lean conservative.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$68,300
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$630
National
$949
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    27%
  • Own
    73%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    522.8
    282.7
  • Murder
    9.7
    6.1
  • Rape
    9.7
    40.7
  • Robbery
    9.7
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    174.3
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,365.1
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    38.7
    284

Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    8%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    17%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    6%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    17%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    54%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    21%
    13%

Working in Coal Township

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$38,380
National
$55,322
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Coal Township Reviews

9 reviews
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Cheap place to live. Close enough to various towns and cities for day trips. Several large retailers near by, you never have to drive far for what you are looking for, unless it's something specialized.

The general population is...something else. Considered a bad place to live because of the kind of people that live in and around the Township.
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I love the close-knit community, a very friendly area. The crime is low for the most part. You get some rowdy kids sometimes but that is to be expected.
It is okay given it rural location and lack of entertainment activities. There are a wide variety of restaurants including Two Guys from Italy which has the cheapest but somehow the best pizza in the area compared to Coney Island which is a old fashion burger place. The entertainment industry in this area is lacking. There really isn't a place for kids to go and do anything so they go and hang out at the local Dunkin Donuts. There are a variety of mom-and-pop shops as well. Ranging from the gaming corner in town to Pops Copy Shop. In reality besides entertainment you can get everything you need to survive in this area.