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  1. Public Schools
    A-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    A
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    D+
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    B
Southmont is a town in Pennsylvania with a population of 2,136. Southmont is in Cambria County and is one of the best places to live in Pennsylvania. Living in Southmont offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families, young professionals, and retirees live in Southmont and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Southmont are highly rated.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$112,900
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$686
National
$949
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    26%
  • Own
    74%
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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

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    23%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    18%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    30%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    23%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    26%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    13%

Working in Southmont

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$63,750
National
$55,322
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Southmont Reviews

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It’s a nice little area in Westmont. The borough does a good job managing the parks and recreation. It’s really average and there’s not much to do. I’ve grown up in it so overall I’ve had no problems living here.
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There are some locally and privately owned businesses, but not many.
Some people are able to make a lot of money with unique and in demand jobs. However, others make minimal salaries.