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Pros

-Arts and culture
-Attractive downtown
-Cost of living

Cons

-Low job growth projections
-Clouds and rain
-Commute times


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Highlights


  • Location: West-central Pennsylvania at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers into the Ohio River
  • Country: United States
  • State: Pennsylvania
  • County: Westmoreland County
  • Metro Area: No Metro Area

Quick Facts About Westmoreland


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Westmoreland County is 6.10 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Westmoreland County jobs have Increased by 0.81 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Westmoreland County's cost of living is 10.20% Lower than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Westmoreland County's population is 357,956 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -3.35 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 27 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Westmoreland County is $124,500. Home appreciation the last year has been 6.71 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    Westmoreland County public schools spend $14,222 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.4 students per teacher in Westmoreland County.

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