Pennsylvania Rankings

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Pennsylvania is one of the most populous states in America and is known for its wide variety of attractions. However, what many people don't know is that according to the BestPlaces rankings, Pennsylvania ranks as one of the best places to live in the United States. It has been ranked highly in categories such as diversity, crime rates, economy, health care, education, environment, housing affordability, job growth rate and quality of life. These rankings demonstrate that Pennsylvania is a great place to call home since it offers so many desirable qualities that make it an attractive place to live.

Best Places ranks thousands of places to live based on analysis, data and key statistics from the U.S. Census and our Best Places To Live Expert Insights.

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Over 2 years ago

How Can PA not have 5 stars? Sure the elected officials may be below avg and some of the areas may not be well maintained but it's a great place to explore and even put  More

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I've lived in PA for 26 years and I've been ready to leave for some time. PA made the top 10 for property tax, is ranked number 13 for hazardous pollution, not even in  More

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Over 8 years ago

We need jobs now bring back gas, oil and coal. I moved back to Pennsylvania in 2008 so my wife could be close to her family and I found a job at halliburton rather  More

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