PENNSYLVANIA — Four Pennsylvania towns are among the best 100 places to live in America, according to a new ranking released by the community research outlet Livability.
All of the state’s major population areas are represented on the list: Pittsburgh leads the way for the west of the state at 45th overall, followed by Philadelphia-area representative West Chester in 49th.
For the Lehigh Valley, Bethlehem placed 70th, and State College rounded out Pennsylvania in 98th.
Livability.com considered more than 1,000 small to mid-sized cities in the ranking process. The outlet surveyed residents on factors like safety, affordability, economic stability, outdoor recreation, accessibility, and community engagement.
The top 10 on the list included: