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    grade B minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade A
  5. Good for Families
    grade B
  6. Diversity
    grade B
  7. Jobs
    grade B
  8. Weather
    grade C
  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
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  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
    grade A minus

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Avalon is a suburb of Pittsburgh with a population of 4,584. Avalon is in Allegheny County. Living in Avalon offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Avalon there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Avalon and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Avalon are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$111,400
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$766
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    49%
  • Own
    51%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    330.5
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    44.1
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    22
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    176.3
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    903.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    44.1
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    7%
  • 10-17 years
    5%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    22%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    21%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    25%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    31%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    national  12%

Working in Avalon

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$43,939
National
$62,843

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