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Mount Pleasant Township
  • Suburb of Pittsburgh, PA

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

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Mount Pleasant Township is a suburb of Pittsburgh with a population of 10,546. Mount Pleasant Township is in Westmoreland County. Living in Mount Pleasant Township offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Mount Pleasant Township and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Mount Pleasant Township are above average.

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About Mount Pleasant Township...
Population
10,546

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$147,400
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$732
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    17%
  • Own
    83%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade A minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    28.3
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    0
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    283.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    28.3
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    23%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    39%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    national  12%

Working in Mount Pleasant Township

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$53,646
National
$62,843

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