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Morningside is a neighborhood in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with a population of 3,138. Morningside is in Allegheny County and is one of the best places to live in Pennsylvania. Living in Morningside offers residents an urban feel and most residents own their homes. In Morningside there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Morningside and residents tend to be liberal.
About Morningside...
Population
3,138

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$133,761
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$922
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    37%
  • Own
    63%
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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
    46.5
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    62
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    279.2
    500.1
  • Theft
    930.5
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    155.1
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$51,925
National
$55,322
Families with Children
21%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    19%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    28%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    20%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    26%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    13%
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Morningside is a safe and quiet neighborhood. Like most places in the city, there can petty crimes like car breakins. It is very friendly, meaning that people are constantly stopping to greet their neighbors. Since the neighborhood is popular right now, residents seem to either be long-time locals (some up to 60 years!) or young families (and a ton of babies and dogs). Two bus routes go through Morningside which makes it easy to get downtown, Friendship, Bloomfield, or Waterworks. It's easy to walk around with sidewalks throughout, although some are not well maintained. The upkeep of houses can be hit or miss with most people taking great pride in their yards and houses; however, some seem to keep a lot of junk around. During Halloween, Morningside is a destination neighborhood with a ton of residents handing out candy to visiting kids and there often up to 200-300 kids coming to houses. Residents also love Christmas time with decorations and carolers who come around each year.
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The neighborhood is pretty quiet, and not as racially segregated as many of the neighborhoods in Pittsburgh, though it's still disproportionately white. Some of the neighbors are very touchy about dogs being on or near their yards, so be careful of that.