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  1. Public Schools
    C-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    C
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    A+
Central Lawrenceville is a neighborhood in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with a population of 4,778. Central Lawrenceville is in Allegheny County and is one of the best places to live in Pennsylvania. Living in Central Lawrenceville offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In Central Lawrenceville there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Central Lawrenceville and residents tend to lean liberal.
About Central Lawrenceville...
Population
4,778

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$177,742
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$906
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    58%
  • Own
    42%
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Central Lawrenceville Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    104.3
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    52.2
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    400
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,373.9
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    173.9
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$58,514
National
$55,322
Families with Children
11%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    20%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    29%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    19%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    23%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    13%
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The Lawrenceville is one of the most unique neighborhoods in the city. It has everything a young person would want including parks, businesses, and restaurants. The neighborhood maintains a diversity and uniqueness that contributes to a highly progressive environment. The architecture of the buildings is classic and exhibits the neighborhood's history.
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I feel very safe in the neighborhood. I have not witnessed or heard of much crime. My neighbors all look out for each other and if something suspicious is occurring, the neighbors on the block make their presence known.
Lots of great bars and restaurants in the area. Some good local retail, but a little pricey. Everything is within walking distance except a good market/grocery store.