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Allegheny County
  • County in Pennsylvania

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A
  2. Housing
    grade A minus
  3. Nightlife
    grade A+
  4. Good for Families
    grade A+
  5. Diversity
    grade B+
  6. Jobs
    grade B+
  7. Weather
    grade C minus
  8. Cost of Living
    grade B
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade A+
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  11. Commute
    grade B+

editorial

Allegheny County is located in Pennsylvania with a population of 1,218,380. Allegheny County is one of the best places to live in Pennsylvania. In Allegheny County, most residents own their homes. In Allegheny County there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Allegheny County and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Allegheny County are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$161,600
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$913
National
$1,096
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    36%
  • Own
    64%
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Allegheny County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    216.6
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    7.8
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    14.6
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    109.9
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    285.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,398.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    103.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    18%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    25%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    26%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    national  11%

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