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Upper Merion Township is a suburb of Philadelphia with a population of 30,260. Upper Merion Township is in Montgomery County and is one of the best places to live in Pennsylvania. Living in Upper Merion Township offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Upper Merion Township there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Upper Merion Township and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Upper Merion Township are highly rated.

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About Upper Merion Township...
Population
30,260

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$339,900
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,479
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    36%
  • Own
    64%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    29.3
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    13
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    32.6
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    97.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    3,442.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    61.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    18%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    25%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    35%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    18%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    17%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    national  12%

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