A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    A-
  2. Crime & Safety
    A
  3. Housing
    A
  4. Nightlife
    A
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    A
  8. Weather
    C
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    B

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$202,500
National
$178,600
Median Rent
$901
National
$928
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    19%
  • Own
    81%

Ben Avon Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
A
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    112
    273
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    0
    41
  • Robbery
    0
    133
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    0
    525
  • Theft
    839
    2,081
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    263

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$86,875
National
$53,889
Children
21%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    31%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    32%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    21%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    15%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    1%
    13%
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Ben Avon Reviews

2 reviews
Comfortable place to live. Variety of homes, both in size and grandeur. Very walking and pet friendly. Interesting history.
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Growing up in Ben Avon has been a great experience. The neighborhood is very safe and the people who live here are some of the nicest people you will meet. I have made lifelong friends from this neighborhood.