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Beaver is a suburb of Pittsburgh with a population of 4,334. Beaver is in Beaver County and is one of the best places to live in Pennsylvania. Living in Beaver offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Beaver there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Beaver and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Beaver are highly rated.

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About Beaver...
Population
4,334

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$190,800
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$762
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    32%
  • Own
    68%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    347.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    92.6
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    92.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    949.1
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    69.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    26%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    17%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    28%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    24%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    national  12%

Working in Beaver

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$58,750
National
$62,843

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