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Best Places To Live In Altoona, PA

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  • Altoona, PA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 45,987
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score81
  • Hollidaysburg, PA
  • 5.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,792
79
  • Lakemont, PA
  • 3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,461
78
  • Gallitzin, PA
  • 8.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,616
78
  • Duncansville, PA
  • 5.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,433
77
  • Roaring Spring, PA
  • 12 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,572
77
  • Bellwood, PA
  • 7.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,810
76
  • Portage, PA
  • 16.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,594
75
  • Cresson, PA
  • 10.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,626
75
  • Patton, PA
  • 15.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,858
75
  • Tyrone, PA
  • 14.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,433
75
  • Ebensburg, PA
  • 17.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,295
74
  • Martinsburg, PA
  • 14.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,993
74
  • McConnellstown, PA
  • 17.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,286
74
  • Greenwood, PA
  • 2.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,506
73
  • Hastings, PA
  • 19.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,284
73
  • Northern Cambria, PA
  • 22.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,769
72
  • Salix, PA
  • 24.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,205
72
  • East Freedom, PA
  • 10.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,000
72
  • Beaverdale, PA
  • 20.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,174
72
  • Loretto, PA
  • 12.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,277
71
  • Sankertown, PA
  • 10.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 655
70
  • Tipton, PA
  • 10.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 847
70
  • Claysburg, PA
  • 15.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,808
70
  • Foot of Ten, PA
  • 7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 734
70
  • Williamsburg, PA
  • 10.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,308
69
  • Woodbury, PA
  • 19.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 217
68
  • Tunnelhill, PA
  • 7.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 362
68
  • Summerhill, PA
  • 21 miles away (City)
  • Population: 434
68
  • Sidman, PA
  • 22.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 383
68
  • Alexandria, PA
  • 16.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 401
67
  • Spring Hill, PA
  • 17 miles away (City)
  • Population: 820
67
  • Birmingham, PA
  • 14.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 105
67
  • Grazierville, PA
  • 12.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 603
66
  • Cassville, PA
  • 24.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 128
65
  • Lilly, PA
  • 12.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 846
65
  • Chest Springs, PA
  • 12 miles away (City)
  • Population: 194
64
  • Wilmore, PA
  • 18.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 214
64
  • Newry, PA
  • 8.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 290
63
  • Coalport, PA
  • 17.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 536
63
  • Ashville, PA
  • 8.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 182
63
  • Petersburg, PA
  • 18.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 552
62
  • Carrolltown, PA
  • 17.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 828
62
  • Northwood, PA
  • 15.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 426
62
  • Irvona, PA
  • 20 miles away (City)
  • Population: 805
62
  • Ehrenfeld, PA
  • 21.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 205
59
  • Revloc, PA
  • 19.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 685
59
  • St. Michael, PA
  • 23 miles away (City)
  • Population: 425
59
  • Cassandra, PA
  • 14.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 121
58
  • Westover, PA
  • 22 miles away (City)
  • Population: 377
58
  • Marklesburg, PA
  • 14.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 260

Listed above are the best places to live in Altoona, PA for 2017. The list of best places is compiled using the AreaVibes Livability Score which is calculated from a score out of 100 and based on various categories. These categories include: amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. Displayed first is the matching location - Altoona, PA, followed by the best places to live near Altoona, PA, sorted by Livability Score.

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