I've lived near the Philadelphia area most of my life. I also spent about 6 weeks in northwest Texas, 8 months in Tampa Bay, and the last 5 months in Central Virginia. Compared to all of those, Pennsylvania is awesome. The big city was an hour away, the mountains were about 2 hours from where I lived, and the beach was close enough that we could make a day of it. Philadelphia may be part of a megalopolis, but you don't have to go very far before you're in the country. You get to experience the best of both worlds when you live in PA. Yes, we have attitude, but it's not like we'll never talk to outsiders. We just don't talk to them if they tell us we're all assholes when the farthest north they've ever even been is DC, which isn't even part of the North. We're actually some of the nicest people in the country, we just like to drive fast.
That place is really diverse. It's a Pennsylvania.