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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    C
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    B-
Upper Paxton Township is located in Pennsylvania with a population of 4,205. Upper Paxton Township is in Dauphin County. Living in Upper Paxton Township offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Upper Paxton Township and residents tend to be conservative.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$152,400
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$694
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    17%
  • Own
    83%
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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
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    8%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    8%
  • 45-54 years
    17%
  • 55-64 years
    18%
  • 65+ years
    24%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    12%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    43%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    14%
    13%

Working in Upper Paxton Township

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$60,000
National
$55,322
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1 review
not much to do, but its nice and quiet
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