The Best County to Live in Pennsylvania? Right Here in Montco!

Christine Tarlecki
Image via the Montgomery County Planning Commission.
Living in Montco is the best!

Montgomery County is the best county to live in Pennsylvania, according to a new ranking from 1310 Newsradio.

With a population of 821,301 and a median household income of $88,166, Montgomery County is one of the most affluent in the Keystone State.


A historic stone farmhouse with five bedrooms and two and a half bathrooms in Telford.


The median home value is $305,800, with 72 of percent residents owning their homes. Meanwhile, the median rent is $1,253.

The county is a place of many attractive historical places, including Valley Forge, the site of the 1777 and 1778 winter encampment of the Continental Army led by General George Washington.


Situated on 3,452 sprawling acres and with 35 miles of trails, Valley Forge National Historical Park is an ideal place for a day of hiking or exploring. Image via VFTCB.


There is also The Peter Wentz Farmstead, a Pennsylvania German farmstead from the eighteenth century, and Mill Grove, the first American home of artist, author, and naturalist John James Audubon.

Read more about the best counties to live in each state at 1310 Newsradio by clicking here.