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Rice Township
  • Suburb in Pennsylvania

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

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Rice Township is a suburb of with a population of 3,530. Rice Township is in Luzerne County and is one of the best places to live in Pennsylvania. Living in Rice Township offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Rice Township and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Rice Township are above average.

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About Rice Township...
Population
3,530

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$204,100
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,625
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    5%
  • Own
    95%
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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
    28.1
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    28.1
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    112.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    393.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    14%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    19%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    12%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    17%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    24%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    27%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    national  12%

Working in Rice Township

Jobs
grade A minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$100,000
National
$62,843

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