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East Petersburg
  • Suburb in Pennsylvania

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

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East Petersburg is a suburb of with a population of 4,520. East Petersburg is in Lancaster County and is one of the best places to live in Pennsylvania. Living in East Petersburg offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. Many young professionals live in East Petersburg and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in East Petersburg are highly rated.

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About East Petersburg...
Population
4,520

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$181,400
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,144
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    22%
  • Own
    78%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    22.1
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    22.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    198.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    486.1
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    22.1
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    21%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    33%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    national  12%

Working in East Petersburg

Jobs
grade A minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$74,945
National
$62,843

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