Insider Monkey just released a list of Pennsylvania’s best towns for residents age 55 and over. Two of its recommended sites are in Montgomery County.
The list ranked towns on a score-based system, with 10 points per category for such details as:
- Cost of living
- Household income
- Commute time
- Crime rate
- Home value
- Health insurance
- Recreational activities
Collegeville ranked No. 11 on the best towns list, with a total score of 23.
It earned its spot for having top hospitals nearby, such as Phoenixville Hospital, Einstein Medical Center, and Lankenau Medical Center (whose true distance may have been unknown to Insider Monkey editors).
The town also earned its ranking for being home to the esteemed liberal arts school Ursinus College.
Penn Wynne bested Collegeville by two list spots, coming in at No. 9 with a score of 28.
The township also has historic ties to the American Revolution.
The best places to live in Montgomery County, regardless of age.