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Greencastle

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

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    Greencastle is a with a population of 4,008. Greencastle is in Franklin County and is one of the best places to live in Pennsylvania. Living in Greencastle offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many young professionals and retirees live in Greencastle and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Greencastle are highly rated.

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    Real Estate

    Median Home Value
    $176,400
    National
    $229,800
    Median Rent
    $894
    National
    $1,096
    Area Feel
    Sparse Suburban
    Rent vs. Own
    • Rent
      33%
    • Own
      67%
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    Crime & Safety

    Crime & Safety
    grade A minus
    Based on violent and property crime rates.
    Violent Crimes
    • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
    • Assault
      24.7
      national  282.7
    • Murder
      0
      national  6.1
    • Rape
      0
      national  40.7
    • Robbery
      0
      national  135.5
    Property Crimes
    • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
    • Burglary
      74.2
      national  500.1
    • Theft
      470.2
      national  2,042.8
    • Motor Vehicle Theft
      24.7
      national  284

    Residents

    Diversity
    grade B
    Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
    Age
    • <10 years
      16%
    • 10-17 years
      9%
    • 18-24 years
      6%
    • 25-34 years
      13%
    • 35-44 years
      13%
    • 45-54 years
      9%
    • 55-64 years
      15%
    • 65+ years
      19%
    Education Levels
    • Master's degree or higher
      15%
      national  13%
    • Bachelor's degree
      15%
      national  20%
    • Some college or associate's degree
      26%
      national  29%
    • High school diploma or equivalent
      41%
      national  27%
    • Less than high school diploma
      2%
      national  11%

    Working in Greencastle

    Jobs
    grade A minus
    Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
    Median Household Income
    $63,936
    National
    $64,994

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