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  1. Public Schools
    grade B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade A+
  5. Good for Families
    grade B
  6. Diversity
    grade B
  7. Jobs
    grade C minus
  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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South Oakland is a neighborhood in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with a population of 3,577. South Oakland is in Allegheny County. Living in South Oakland offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. In South Oakland there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in South Oakland and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in South Oakland are above average.

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About South Oakland...
Population
3,577

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$138,668
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,062
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    76%
  • Own
    24%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    109.4
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    27.4
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    191.5
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    437.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,750.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    328.2
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$22,405
National
$62,843
Families with Children
9%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    27%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    20%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    21%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    25%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    national  12%

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