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    A
  2. Crime & Safety
    B+
  3. Housing
    A
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    A-
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    C
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    B-
Crescent Township is a suburb of Pittsburgh with a population of 2,606. Crescent Township is in Allegheny County and is one of the best places to live in Pennsylvania. Living in Crescent Township offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many young professionals and retirees live in Crescent Township and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Crescent Township are highly rated.
About Crescent Township...
Population
2,606

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$135,200
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$799
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    15%
  • Own
    85%
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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
    233.1
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    272
    500.1
  • Theft
    621.6
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    34%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    13%

Working in Crescent Township

Jobs
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Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$70,469
National
$55,322
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Crescent Township Reviews

2 reviews
I would like too see more businesses make their way to Cresson. This has been slowly becoming more and more of an economically depressed nightmare. Perhaps with new thriving businesses, more opportunities will follow and the "brain drain" process will slow down.
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It is not very accepting of people of color.