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Lower Paxton Township

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    grade A
    Overall Niche Grade
    1. Public Schools
      grade B+
    2. Crime & Safety
      grade B minus
    3. Housing
      grade B+
    4. Nightlife
      grade B+
    5. Good for Families
      grade A minus
    6. Diversity
      grade A
    7. Jobs
      grade B
    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 B+

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    Lower Paxton Township is located in Pennsylvania with a population of 52,925. Lower Paxton Township is in Dauphin County and is one of the best places to live in Pennsylvania. Living in Lower Paxton Township offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Lower Paxton Township there are a lot of parks. Many young professionals live in Lower Paxton Township and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Lower Paxton Township are above average.

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    Real Estate

    Median Home Value
    $225,200
    National
    $244,900
    Median Rent
    $1,145
    National
    $1,163
    Area Feel
    Sparse Suburban
    Rent vs. Own
    • Rent
      32%
    • Own
      68%
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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
      105.5
      national  282.7
    • Murder
      0
      national  6.1
    • Rape
      50.7
      national  40.7
    • Robbery
      20.3
      national  135.5
    Property Crimes
    • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
    • Burglary
      142
      national  500.1
    • Theft
      1,162.4
      national  2,042.8
    • Motor Vehicle Theft
      44.6
      national  284

    Residents

    Diversity
    grade A
    Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
    Age
    • <10 years
      12%
    • 10-17 years
      9%
    • 18-24 years
      7%
    • 25-34 years
      13%
    • 35-44 years
      13%
    • 45-54 years
      13%
    • 55-64 years
      14%
    • 65+ years
      19%
    Education Levels
    • Master's degree or higher
      14%
      national  13%
    • Bachelor's degree
      24%
      national  21%
    • Some college or associate's degree
      27%
      national  29%
    • High school diploma or equivalent
      30%
      national  26%
    • Less than high school diploma
      6%
      national  11%

    Working in Lower Paxton Township

    Jobs
    grade B
    Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
    Median Household Income
    $77,583
    National
    $69,021

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