The average Pennsylvanian is taxed at a rate of 1.35% for property, a maximum of 3.07% for income and up to 6.00% for sales. Compared to the national averages Pennsylvania earns a score of poor 👎 for property taxes, good 👍 for income taxes and average for combined local and state sales tax. Quick links to regions of Pennsylvania with predicted increasing and decreasing valuations.
Review the Geographical, Political and Spiritual Attributes of Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania has approximately 12,787,085 residents. A common term for people in Pennsylvania is "Pennsylvanian". Within this population there are around 138,818 births and 131,458 deaths per year. Approximately 84.2% of this population speaks English exclusively. Conversely, 0.5% of this population has no verbal English skill. On average, real estate listings in Pennsylvania are on the market for 81 days. The Market Health Index for Pennsylvania is 1.37. Chester is the wealthiest of all counties in Pennsylvania. The least wealthy of all counties in Pennsylvania is Forest.
Daily state facts: Some of the best schools in Pennsylvania include Swarthmore College, Carnegie Mellon University and Lafayette College.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Pennsylvania employment in April 2019 was 6,470,871, unemployment was 248,439 or 3.8% of total jobs.