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McCandless Township
  • Suburb of Pittsburgh, PA

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

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McCandless Township is a suburb of Pittsburgh with a population of 28,471. McCandless Township is in Allegheny County and is one of the best places to live in Pennsylvania. Living in McCandless Township offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In McCandless Township there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in McCandless Township and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in McCandless Township are highly rated.

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About McCandless Township...
Population
28,471

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$247,000
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,046
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    25%
  • Own
    75%
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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
    10.5
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    7
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    10.5
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    467.1
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    14
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    21%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    25%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    32%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    22%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    18%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    national  12%

Working in McCandless Township

Jobs
grade A minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$86,221
National
$62,843

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