Boiling Springs

19 reviews
  1. Town in Pennsylvania
B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Real Estate
    B
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    C
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B-

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$220,900
National
$176,700
Median Rent
$1,102
National
$904
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    15%
  • Own
    85%

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    No Data
    264
  • Murder
    No Data
    5
  • Rape
    No Data
    37
  • Robbery
    No Data
    135
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    No Data
    575
  • Theft
    No Data
    2,114
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No Data
    257

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$72,074
National
$53,046
Children
9%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    14%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    26%
    18%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    22%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    34%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    14%

    Reviews

    19 reviews
    • Excellent
      1
    • Very Good
      7
    • Average
      9
    • Poor
      2
    • Terrible
      0
    I live in a very small town so there aren't really major stores or restaurants around. People mainly shop at antique or consignment shops or they shop at yard sales. There are tons of antique shops and thrift stores and every spring/summer, yard sale season begins!
    • Niche User
    • May 5 2015
    Boiling Springs is a little town just off of Carlisle but it is a great town. The people are wonderful and I would definitely choose to live here if I had to do it all over again. Boiling Springs has a lot of historical monuments in it that many people are able to view. This biggest and Prettiest monument is the lake. The Boiling Springs lake sits right in the middle of the town and many people and families with go there often to fish, or just to walk around it. The lake is also used as a beautiful setting for people to take prom pictures, senior pictures, and even engagement pictures. Overall, Boiling Springs is a great place to live and grow up in.
    • Niche User
    • July 13 2015
    I live in an area that is extremely well protected from the elements. It seems like any time there is a freak storm or extreme weather that it passes right over us. I think we live in a basin sort of thing; living protected by the Appalachian Mountains. We do get a lot of rain and that proves to be an issues because there really isn't a good drainage system underground. On top of the rain, we get a lot of thunderstorms which causes our power to go out way too much. In our area we also get a lot of wind. It doesn't do too much damage but it does create an issue with power lines, trees, and patio furniture. We also are not prepared for snow (not enough snow plows, salt etc) and we mainly use back roads to travel so even the smallest amount of snow can become a hindrance.
    • Niche User
    • May 5 2015