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Central Oakland
  • Neighborhood in Pittsburgh, PA

Report Card

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

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Central Oakland is a neighborhood in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with a population of 5,310. Central Oakland is in Allegheny County. Living in Central Oakland offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In Central Oakland there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Central Oakland and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Central Oakland are above average.

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About Central Oakland...
Population
5,310

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$221,900
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,140
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    91%
  • Own
    9%
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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
    61
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    183
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    823.5
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,714.7
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    122
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade C minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$17,601
National
$64,994
Families with Children
0%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    13%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    20%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    38%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    13%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    16%
    national  11%

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