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Forest Hills
  • Suburb of Pittsburgh, PA

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

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Forest Hills is a suburb of Pittsburgh with a population of 6,408. Forest Hills is in Allegheny County and is one of the best places to live in Pennsylvania. Living in Forest Hills offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Forest Hills there are a lot of parks. Many retirees live in Forest Hills and residents tend to lean conservative.

About

About Forest Hills...
Population
6,408

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$144,000
National
$244,900
Median Rent
$891
National
$1,163
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    30%
  • Own
    70%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    63.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    15.8
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    110.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    821.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    142.2
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    5%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    20%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    9%
  • 55-64 years
    19%
  • 65+ years
    21%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    24%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    37%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    21%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    17%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    1%
    national  11%

Working in Forest Hills

Jobs
grade A minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$76,861
National
$69,021

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