A product of thePennsylvania Chamber Foundation

The Quality of Life category includes measure of state to state domestic migration, net migration, housing affordability, and the crime rate per 100,000 people.

Please note that due to lags in collecting and publishing data, some metrics contain data from the current year while others may lag two to three years behind.

  2009 to Most Recent Change Most Recent PA Score Most Recent Median Score Most Recent PA Rank 2009 to Most Recent Change in Rank
State to State Domestic Migration 55,974 -30,204 4,017 44 -36
Net Migration 44,544 30,980 17,619 17 -8
Housing Affordability: Single Family Housing Price Index 40.89 232.70 254.19 10 +5
Safety: Crime Rates per 100,000 People 69 313 358 21 +6