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Lower Merion Township
  • Suburb of Philadelphia, PA

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

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Lower Merion Township is a suburb of Philadelphia with a population of 63,567. Lower Merion Township is in Montgomery County and is one of the best places to live in Pennsylvania. Living in Lower Merion Township offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Lower Merion Township there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Lower Merion Township and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Lower Merion Township are highly rated.

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About Lower Merion Township...
Population
63,567

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$747,300
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,792
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    25%
  • Own
    75%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    13.4
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    3.3
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    31.8
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    130.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,274.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    56.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    8%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    21%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    48%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    30%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    11%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    9%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    national  11%

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