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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    C-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C-
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    C
  9. Cost of Living
    C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    A+
Downtown is a neighborhood in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with a population of 4,823. Downtown is in Allegheny County and is one of the best places to live in Pennsylvania. Living in Downtown offers residents a dense urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Downtown there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Downtown and residents tend to be liberal.
About Downtown...
Population
4,823

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$290,559
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,530
National
$949
Area Feel
Dense Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    82%
  • Own
    18%
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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
    326.7
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    1,019.3
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    535.8
    500.1
  • Theft
    8,037.1
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    313.6
    284

Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$99,882
National
$55,322
Families with Children
4%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    46%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    28%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    16%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    9%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    1%
    13%
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1 review
The weather is not the best, however, the atmosphere in Pittsburgh is really chill. It is a very intellectual part of town, with medical centers and colleges in one place.
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