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Posted on: August 7, 2019

Franklin Park - "the best city to live" in PA

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For the second consecutive year, a 24/7 Wall Street survey has ranked the Borough of Franklin Park as “the best city to live” in Pennsylvania.  See the article below regarding Franklin Park or click here to view the full article from USA Today.

• Population: 14,228

 5 yr. population change: +7.9%

• Median home value: $312,200

 Median household income: $121,661

Franklin Park, Pennsylvania, is a borough just outside of Pittsburgh. The area has a relatively high share of residents with high educational attainment. A whopping 70% of adults hold at least a bachelor's degree, one of the higher college attainment rates among U.S. cities. Those with college degrees are more qualified for specialized jobs that tend to have higher salaries. In Franklin Park, the median household income of $121,661 a year is one of the highest in the country.

Like many affluent, well-educated areas, Franklin Park is relatively safe. The violent crime rate of 14 incidents per 100,000 people is one of the lowest in the country. Nationwide, there were 383 violent crimes for every 100,000 people in 2017.

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