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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    B+
Lower Allen Township is located in Pennsylvania with a population of 19,085. Lower Allen Township is in Cumberland County and is one of the best places to live in Pennsylvania. Living in Lower Allen Township offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Lower Allen Township there are a lot of restaurants and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Lower Allen Township and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Lower Allen Township are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$176,900
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,026
National
$949
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    33%
  • Own
    67%
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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
    46.1
    282.7
  • Murder
    5.1
    6.1
  • Rape
    10.2
    40.7
  • Robbery
    10.2
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    92.1
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,085
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    5.1
    284

Residents

Diversity
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Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    7%
  • 10-17 years
    6%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    20%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    23%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    36%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    13%

Working in Lower Allen Township

Jobs
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Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$64,597
National
$55,322
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Lower Allen Township Reviews

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Overall this area was great, I have never felt unsafe whether I am at home or outside. The only thing I did not like about this area is that there is barely anything to do for entertainment, and you can't get anywhere by walking. You must drive to get somewhere, and this lifestyle just was not the best for me.
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The area is very suburban but spread out. Neighbors don't mingle here as much as in other areas. Most of the children young. The houses are big but costly and nothing particularly special. The lifestyle is mediocre.
I have never felt unsafe in this area. The roads maintenance is poorly done but otherwise everything was great.