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

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$166,700
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$886
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    22%
  • Own
    78%

Bethel Park Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    47
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    6
    41
  • Robbery
    22
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    72
    500
  • Theft
    879
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    9
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$72,083
National
$55,322
Children
16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    16%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    30%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    26%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    13%
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Great neighborhood to grow up in. Schools are great, community is great, everything is great. However, this probably isn't the best place for people without kids in their 20s and 30s.

There's not much going on here. To find anything you have to travel to downtown Pittsburgh, which isn't far, but if you're an active individual who likes to meet like-minded individual in a social setting, live closer to the city. The adjacent township Mt Lebanon is a little closer to the city and has slightly more nightlife on the Route 19 strip.
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Bethel Park is a beautiful town, filled with some of the most wonderful people I have ever known. A wonderful school district, beautiful homes, and kind people, Bethel Park has been my home for years and, though I have been to many other towns, my hometown will always be my favorite.
Lots of chain restaurants both eat in and fast food and several privately owned ones too. Galleria which borders bethel in Mt lebanon offers high end retail and south hills village mall offers a diverse selection of retail stores (and recently renovated). Home improvement stores are close by and from where I live, I can walk to the librsry, market district giant (grocery store), mall, bookstore, kohls, trolley line, target, walmart.... couldn't ask for more in a suburban setting!