Chesco Home to 12 of the 50 Best Places in Pennsylvania – and the Best Place in America – to Raise a Family

Dan Weckerly
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Chester County is home to 12 of the 50 best places in Pennsylvania – and the best place in the entire country – to raise a family in 2021, according to a new report published by determined its rankings based on key factors that are meaningful for families. These include the quality of local schools, safety, availability of affordable housing, and access to family amenities.

All places that made the Top 50 received an A+ or an A grade for their overall score.

Chesterbrook topped the list as the best place to raise a family, not only in Pennsylvania but the entire nation. The town offers residents a dense suburban feel with plenty of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks.

Here are all the locations in Chester County that are among the 50 best places to raise a family in Pennsylvania:

  • 1. Chesterbrook
  • 3. Devon
  • 5. Berwyn
  • 15. Charlestown Township
  • 16. East Marlborough Township
  • 18. Birmingham Township
  • 21. Upper Uwchlan Township
  • 26. East Whiteland Township
  • 31. Exton
  • 40. Thornbury Township
  • 41. West Pikeland Township
  • 49. Lionville

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