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  1. Public Schools
    C-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    C
  9. Cost of Living
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    A+
Friendship is a neighborhood in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with a population of 1,858. Friendship is in Allegheny County and is one of the best places to live in Pennsylvania. Living in Friendship offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Friendship there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Friendship and residents tend to be liberal.
About Friendship...
Population
1,858

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$276,888
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$884
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    83%
  • Own
    17%
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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
    77
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    179.7
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    179.7
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,002.6
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    179.7
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$37,525
National
$55,322
Children
7%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    40%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    32%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    14%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    12%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    13%
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Friendship is truly a neighborhood. Most people actually know who their neighbors are and socialize with them. The Flower festival, Progressive dinner, First Friday Art and entertainment, House Tour and many other events provide many opportunities to meet neighbors. We are right between two neighborhoods ranked as the coolest in the nation and they are packed with walking distance restaurants and entertainment venues. Friendship is lined with stately Victorian houses and has a diverse population. We are centrally located to hospitals, universities and public transportation. Friendship is great city neighborhood.
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Friendship has diversity in race, income, education background, and ethnicity. I love my new and long time immigrant neighbors and the mix of ages of my friends. Everyone bonds after snow storms or in times of loss by pulling together to shovel others’ walks or providing food.
Very accessible via bus routes to various other parts of the city of Pittsburgh. Not as many bars per capita of surrounding neighborhoods (could be a pro or a con). Outrageously beautiful homes to gaze at while strolling through the neighborhood. Rent prices can be all over the place. If it's cheap then it is most likely a drafty, though quirky and beautiful apartment. Unless you can drop half a million on a home, then don't bother looking to buy here. There is an art crawl on the first Friday of every month with lots of food, wine, and art.