Thursday, May 5, 2016

Schuylkill County Small Town Makes List of Top 10 in Pennsylvania

AreaVibes is a web site that uses a Livability Score that was designed to help you find the best places to live.

It is created using a unique algorithm that takes into account dozens of characteristics in 7 different categories including nearby amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. A total Livability Score is then calculated out of 100 for any area across America.

The web site has ranked small towns in Pennsylvania based on
  • Population Density
  • Lowest unemployment rates
  • High housing costs (shows demand)
  • Adjusted Median Income
  • Education (Lowest number of high school dropouts)
  • Low crime
The following is the list of 10 Best Small Towns in PA, according to the web site
  1. Mount Gretna
  2. Patterson Heights
  3. Thornburg
  4. Rosslyn Farms
  5. Ben Avon Heights
  6. Goldsboro
  7. Deer Lake
  8. Dauphin
  9. Glen Osborne
  10. Rutledge