Chester County is one of the Top 100 places to live in America, according to newly released rankings by Niche.com.
To determine the rankings, Niche.com compared counties in the nation based on several relevant metrics, such as public schools, cost of living, job opportunities, and local amenities.
Chester County placed No. 56 nationwide, which also made it the second-highest ranked place in Pennsylvania.
Our Philadelphia suburb ranked as one of the best in the country, thanks to offering many places for outdoor activities, being family-friendly, having the healthiest residents and excellent schools, as well as plenty of job opportunities, especially for young professionals.
And while the county’s cost of living is high, the county’s average median household income ($100,214) enables residents to keep pace. The current residential real estate market also contribute to personal equity; Chester County’s median home value of $357,100 is significantly above the national average of $217,500.
Meanwhile, neighboring Montgomery County ranked No. 30 among the best places to live in America.
Read more about Chester County being a great place to live at Niche.com.