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West Norriton Township
  • Suburb of Philadelphia, PA

Report Card

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

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West Norriton Township is a suburb of Philadelphia with a population of 15,659. West Norriton Township is in Montgomery County. Living in West Norriton Township offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In West Norriton Township there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in West Norriton Township and residents tend to have moderate political views.

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About West Norriton Township...
Population
15,659

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$219,200
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,366
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    34%
  • Own
    66%
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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
    140.6
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    12.8
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    6.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    83.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    127.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,226.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    95.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    8%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    18%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    20%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    17%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    27%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    23%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    25%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    national  12%

Working in West Norriton Township

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$75,342
National
$62,843

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