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  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    B
Mount Penn is a town in Pennsylvania with a population of 3,182. Mount Penn is in Berks County. Living in Mount Penn offers residents an urban feel and most residents own their homes. In Mount Penn there are a lot of parks. Many families live in Mount Penn and residents tend to lean liberal.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$107,800
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$991
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    32%
  • Own
    68%
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Mount Penn Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    14%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    17%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    13%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    40%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
    13%

Working in Mount Penn

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$48,538
National
$55,322
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Mount Penn Reviews

3 reviews
I enjoy living in my residence, its peaceful.
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I have lived here since college,only moving away for 2 years. I came back and stayed. Great neighborhood. Lovely people.
some increase in crime and vandalism in the past 6-7 years.