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South Whitehall Township is a suburb of Allentown with a population of 19,778. South Whitehall Township is in Lehigh County and is one of the best places to live in Pennsylvania. Living in South Whitehall Township offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In South Whitehall Township there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many retirees live in South Whitehall Township and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in South Whitehall Township are highly rated.

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About South Whitehall Township...
Population
19,778

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$238,000
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,389
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    19%
  • Own
    81%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    15.1
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    5
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    5
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    40.2
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    230.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,093.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    100.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    24%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    17%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    26%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    23%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    29%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    national  12%

Working in South Whitehall Township

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$82,258
National
$62,843

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