Money's list of America's best small towns


States
Top 100
Rank City Population
88 Emmaus 11,300
11 West Goshen 8,800
Other cities
Rank City Population
  Allentown 107,100
  Ardmore 12,400
  Back Mountain 28,000
  Baldwin 18,600
  Bethel Park 31,700
  Broomall 10,900
  Carnot-Moon 10,200
  Colonial Park 12,700
  East Norriton 13,500
  East York 9,100
  Erie 103,700
  Franklin Park 12,000
  Fullerton 16,000
  Harleysville 9,400
  Hermitage 16,300
  Hershey 13,300
  Horsham 15,900
  Jefferson Hills 9,600
  King of Prussia 18,800
  Kingston 13,000
  Lansdowne 10,700
  McCandless Township 27,600
  Montgomeryville 11,900
  Morrisville 9,600
  Mount Lebanon 32,100
  Mountain Top 16,800
  Municipality of Monroeville 27,600
  Municipality of Murrysville 19,000
  Nether Providence Township 13,300
  O'Hara Township 9,400
  Park Forest Village 9,400
  Penn Hills 43,400
  Philadelphia 1,449,600
  Phoenixville 16,100
  Pittsburgh 311,200
  Plum 26,200
  Progress 9,600
  Ross Township 30,700
  Scott Township 16,600
  Shiloh 11,200
  Springfield 23,400
  Upper Providence Township 10,500
  Upper St. Clair 19,000
  West Mifflin 20,800
  West Norriton 17,100
  Whitehall 13,500
  Willow Grove 15,200
  York 27,900
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