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  1. Public Schools
    A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    B+
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    A
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    C
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    A
Blawnox is a suburb of Pittsburgh with a population of 1,543. Blawnox is in Allegheny County and is one of the best places to live in Pennsylvania. Living in Blawnox offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In Blawnox there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families, young professionals, and retirees live in Blawnox and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Blawnox are highly rated.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$111,800
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$724
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    60%
  • Own
    40%
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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
    0
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    0
    500.1
  • Theft
    71.9
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    143.8
    284

Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    6%
  • 18-24 years
    3%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    22%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    15%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    18%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    27%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    13%

Working in Blawnox

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$41,198
National
$55,322
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Blawnox Reviews

2 reviews
One of the safest towns in Pittsburgh. Where everybody knows your name. 20 minutes from downtown Pittsburgh. Low crime rate. Friendly people. Great school district.
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Very quiet neighborhood located in Fox Chapel school district. There is a lot of job opportunities including the industrial park and St. Margaret Hospital. There is plenty of shopping and dinning options close by at the Water Works Mall.