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2022 Best Counties for Families in Pennsylvania

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  1. #1 Best Counties for Families in Pennsylvania.

    Montgomery County

    County in Pennsylvania,

    31 Niche users give it an average review of 4.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I moved a year ago to Montgomery county and I like it a lot. There are a lot of public transportations which makes moving around a lot easier. I feel somewhat safe in this neighborhood. I work nearby....

    Read 31 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 827,180,

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  2. #2 Best Counties for Families in Pennsylvania.

    Chester County

    County in Pennsylvania,

    32 Niche users give it an average review of 4.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I have grown up in Chester County, and everyone here is caring, affectionate, and supportive! I wouldn't change a thing about it..

    Read 32 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 521,980,

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  3. #3 Best Counties for Families in Pennsylvania.

    Delaware County

    County in Pennsylvania,

    41 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Growing up in Delaware County, I always loved the scenery. The green fields, rolling hills, and many towns with lots of friendly people. Overall, I think Delaware County is a wonderful place to start....

    Read 41 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 565,328,

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  4. #4 Best Counties for Families in Pennsylvania.

    Bucks County

    County in Pennsylvania,

    56 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Bucks County is a great place to live and raise your children at! There are nice parks with a large hiking trails, traffic is basically non-existent and there are many places to shop for groceries....

    Read 56 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 627,668,

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  5. #5 Best Counties for Families in Pennsylvania.

    Allegheny County

    County in Pennsylvania,

    44 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I love living in Allegheny county! There’s an abundance of shops and restaurants, everything is close. And only 20 minutes out from the city of Pittsburgh! With very little crime rate, and friendly....

    Read 44 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 1,218,380,

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  6. #6 Best Counties for Families in Pennsylvania.

    Lehigh County

    County in Pennsylvania,

    9 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Lehigh county is a beautiful area with both country and the city scenery. You can buy homemade honey from your local farmers street stand but also get a New York style bagel a little further up the....

    Read 9 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 367,338,

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  7. #7 Best Counties for Families in Pennsylvania.

    Cumberland County

    County in Pennsylvania,

    2 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says People seem well-adjusted, friendly and easy to work with. The overall vibe to the county is one that suits me well..

    Read 2 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 251,487,

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  8. #8 Best Counties for Families in Pennsylvania.

    Centre County

    County in Pennsylvania,

    7 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Niche User says Centre County is an amazing town! It is a safe area with many work, dining, and social opportunities..

    Read 7 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 162,264,

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  9. #9 Best Counties for Families in Pennsylvania.

    Lancaster County

    County in Pennsylvania,

    183 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Our county is scenic, has good economic opportunities, and is relatively affordable. It is a great place to raise a family, offering the excitement of city life, beaches, or secluded nature locations....

    Read 183 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Population: 543,050,

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  10. #10 Best Counties for Families in Pennsylvania.

    Dauphin County

    County in Pennsylvania,

    14 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says The atmosphere suits quite well to its mostly suburban environment. There is a sense of community, and quite keen in friendliness. Some areas may need an improvement externally, such as the roads,....

    Read 14 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 277,071,

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  11. #11 Best Counties for Families in Pennsylvania.

    Montour County

    County in Pennsylvania,

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 18,178,

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  12. #12 Best Counties for Families in Pennsylvania.

    Butler County

    County in Pennsylvania,

    26 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I have lived in Butler County all my life so I tend to like it here. There are activities for all ages and there is a wide range of shopping to do. My high school was not the greatest but I managed!....

    Read 26 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Population: 187,798,

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  13. #13 Best Counties for Families in Pennsylvania.

    Erie County

    County in Pennsylvania,

    55 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Former Resident says Erie county is a great place to raise your family. There’s a perfect balance for choices of public and private schools. We also have top notch colleges right in our backyards. There are lots of....

    Read 55 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Population: 272,046,

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  14. #14 Best Counties for Families in Pennsylvania.

    Lackawanna County

    County in Pennsylvania,

    1 Niche users give it an average review of 5 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I have moved to Lackawanna County from Las Vegas, Nevada and I love it here. I feel safe its very family friendly. A place you would truly want to want to raise your family..

    Read 1 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Population: 210,162,

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  15. #15 Best Counties for Families in Pennsylvania.

    Northampton County

    County in Pennsylvania,

    17 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I loved growing up and living in Northampton County. Specifically, I lived in Bethlehem, and have grown to appreciate it more and more as I have grown up, and moved away for college. The entire....

    Read 17 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Population: 304,233,

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  16. #16 Best Counties for Families in Pennsylvania.

    York County

    County in Pennsylvania,

    116 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Growing up here was always pleasant. I liked how in middle school you can choose where you would like to go for high School, I chose York Tech. The one thing I would like to see across the board for....

    Read 116 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Population: 447,628,

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  17. #17 Best Counties for Families in Pennsylvania.

    Westmoreland County

    County in Pennsylvania,

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Population: 350,722,

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  18. #18 Best Counties for Families in Pennsylvania.

    Berks County

    County in Pennsylvania,

    15 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I have owned my home in Berks county for 25 years. Berks County governance is fair and responsive in most cases. Berks is a good county in which to raise a family. There is a full range of school....

    Read 15 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Population: 419,062,

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  19. #19 Best Counties for Families in Pennsylvania.

    Union County

    County in Pennsylvania,

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Population: 44,831,

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  20. #20 Best Counties for Families in Pennsylvania.

    Monroe County

    County in Pennsylvania,

    13 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Monroe County is a pretty good place to live, but the property taxes are a bit steep. There is plenty of nature. Forests, hiking trails, and many other outdoor opportunities await you here. There are....

    Read 13 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Population: 168,824,

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  21. #21 Best Counties for Families in Pennsylvania.

    Beaver County

    County in Pennsylvania,

    21 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I feel blessed to have grown up in Beaver County. This is the place where neighbors are very proactive in each others lives and enjoy the time and activities they share with other Beaver County....

    Read 21 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Population: 164,781,

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  22. #22 Best Counties for Families in Pennsylvania.

    Pike County

    County in Pennsylvania,

    9 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I love Pike County because of all the beautiful land and the fresh air! Great for people who would like to enjoy a nice view and time. I rate it 4/5 because everything is beautiful to see and many....

    Read 9 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Population: 55,660,

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  23. #23 Best Counties for Families in Pennsylvania.

    Washington County

    County in Pennsylvania,

    32 Niche users give it an average review of 3.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I like how close it is. I also like how friendly everyone is. Everybody is a family. We are a community. If you need help, someone is always there for you. Their schools are good too. They have great....

    Read 32 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Population: 207,081,

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  24. #24 Best Counties for Families in Pennsylvania.

    Adams County

    County in Pennsylvania,

    4 Niche users give it an average review of 2.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I have lived in Adams county all my life, and can safely say that it's a great place to grow up in. There are plenty of hiking trails or parks to take your kids (being in/near the Adirondacks....

    Read 4 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Population: 102,627,

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  25. #25 Best Counties for Families in Pennsylvania.

    Mercer County

    County in Pennsylvania,

    7 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Mercer County is a great county with a lot to offer for the very affordable cost of living. The schools are phenomenal, the people are great, there are a lot of parks and lakes, the housing is nice,....

    Read 7 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Population: 110,519,

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