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  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    B+
  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+
Forest Hills is a suburb of Pittsburgh with a population of 6,401. 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 Forest Hills...
Population
6,401

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$126,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$922
National
$949
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    27%
  • Own
    73%
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Forest Hills Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

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

Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    8%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    20%
  • 65+ years
    22%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    26%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    34%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    20%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    19%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    1%
    13%

Working in Forest Hills

Jobs
A-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$69,044
National
$55,322
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Forest Hills Reviews

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Great place to live! Very safe, everyone takes care of their properties, close to Pittsburgh amenities yet not as expensive...for now!
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Great place to live and raise a family. Neighbors are friendly and look out for each other. The houses are gorgeous and big plus affordable and have all the big city amenities within a 15min drive.
Laid back,Many new things to do and see, nice people, great healthcare system, affordable living