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  1. Public Schools
    C
  2. Crime & Safety
    C-
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    C
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    A-
Allentown is a neighborhood in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with a population of 2,320. Allentown is in Allegheny County. Living in Allentown offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Allentown there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families live in Allentown and residents tend to be liberal.
About Allentown...
Population
2,320

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$42,312
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$705
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    62%
  • Own
    38%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    646.5
    282.7
  • Murder
    58.8
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    675.9
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    587.7
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,645.6
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    558.3
    284

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$33,874
National
$55,322
Families with Children
36%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    10%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    44%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    13%
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Allentown Reviews

3 reviews
My car was broken into last year. Heard the guy was caught, but never got any kind of follow up from police.
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I love my neighborhood and it's only getting better!!
Shootings, muggings, drugs. What more is there to say. There are a couple cool shops, but the area is still too dangerous to want to visit.