Newtown Township Receives an A+ from Based on Reviews and Survey Responses from Students, Parents, and Residents. | Newtown News of Interest | has come out with its new 2020 rankings of the "Best Places to Live" in the Philadelphia area, but for at least the fourth year in row, it took a bit of a unique approach: The consumer rankings service assigned a grade, on an A+-to-D- scale, to almost every town in the state.


More than 75 communities received A+ grades, topped with towns such as Chesterbrook (which was rated the best place to live in the entire county), Lower Makefield Township, [and Newtown Township].


"Newtown Township is a suburb of Philadelphia with a population of 19,606. Newtown Township is in Bucks County and is one of the best places to live in Pennsylvania. Living in Newtown Township offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Newtown Township there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many families live in Newtown Township and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Newtown Township are highly rated."


To arrive at the rankings, Niche took several factors into consideration, such as the quality of local schools, crime rates, housing trends, employment statistics and access to amenities.