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  2. Crime & Safety
    A-
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
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  8. Weather
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  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
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  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
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Fox Chapel is a suburb of Pittsburgh with a population of 5,392. Fox Chapel is in Allegheny County and is one of the best places to live in Pennsylvania. Living in Fox Chapel offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Fox Chapel there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many retirees live in Fox Chapel and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Fox Chapel are highly rated.
About Fox Chapel...
Population
5,392

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$548,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    6%
  • Own
    94%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
A-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    19
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    0
    41
  • Robbery
    0
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    75
    500
  • Theft
    188
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$148,553
National
$55,322
Children
21%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    55%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    29%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    11%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    4%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    1%
    13%
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Fox Chapel Reviews

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The High school's renovations were incredibly. Along with new shops and restaurants at the waterworks mall and a new park openning along the river, my neighborhood has really boosted in the past few years!
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I like how Fox Chapel is a suburb, so the houses have yards and the roads are not busy. However, it is very close to the city -- you can be downtown in under 20 min and to neighborhoods like Shadyside ever faster.
Fox Chapel Area High School is an elite, public school located in Pittsburgh, PA. It has 1,413 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 12 to 1. The area is very rich filled