April 18, 2017
Might as well put it on a T-shirt: Life is good in two Philly suburbs, according to new rankings.
Niche, a website that helps users find where to live based on data and reviews, published its annual "2017 Best Places to Live" list Tuesday.
Out of more than 15,000 neighborhoods and towns, Chesterbrook in Chester County came in second. Penn Wynne in Montgomery County came in ninth.
Niche, using federal data, based its rankings on crime, public schools, cost of living, job opportunities and local amenities.
Chesterbrook scored an A+ overall ranking, netting the same score for public schools, housing and being good for families. With a population of about 4,500, it also scored an A- in diversity and nightlife.
Penn Wynne, which has about 5,500 residents, also scored an A+ overall as well as in the schools and families categories. It scored an A- in diversity and housing and an A in nightlife.
You can check out the full rankings here.