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West Goshen Township
  • Suburb of Philadelphia, PA

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    grade A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade B+
  4. Nightlife
    grade B+
  5. Good for Families
    grade A+
  6. Diversity
    grade B+
  7. Jobs
    grade A minus
  8. Weather
    grade C+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
    grade B+

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West Goshen Township is a suburb of Philadelphia with a population of 23,119. West Goshen Township is in Chester County and is one of the best places to live in Pennsylvania. Living in West Goshen Township offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In West Goshen Township there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in West Goshen Township and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in West Goshen Township are highly rated.

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About West Goshen Township...
Population
23,119

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$497,000
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,756
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    29%
  • Own
    71%
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West Goshen Township Rankings

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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
    103.6
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    4.3
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    21.6
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    17.3
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    47.5
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    893.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    21.6
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    12%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    21%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    42%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    21%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    15%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    1%
    national  11%

Working in West Goshen Township

Jobs
grade A minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$118,782
National
$75,149

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