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  1. Public Schools
    A
  2. Crime & Safety
    B
  3. Housing
    A
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  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+
About Squirrel Hill North...
Population
14,314

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$427,551
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,345
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    43%
  • Own
    57%
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Squirrel Hill North Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of neighborhoods based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    20
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    14
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    258
    500
  • Theft
    590
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    108
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$121,744
National
$55,322
Children
12%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    57%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    26%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    9%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    6%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    13%
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Squirrel Hill North Reviews

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This neighborhood is absolutely beautiful, with people so friendly, you’ll be waving hello to several of them walking down the street. Scenery is priceless, and there are many activities that are perfect to do with family. Wish I still lived here!
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Squirrel Hill North is a great place, with great restaurants and small shops within walking distance, as well as parks and schools. The neighborhood itself is very safe, and residents are friendly! One of my favorite things to do in the mornings is walk into "upstreet" Squirrel Hill and get a pastry or coffee from a local bakery.
It’s pretty and has everything you need but it’s surrounded by some of the worst areas in the city, meaning within a 5 minute walk your in a war zone in almost all other directions except for north of N Sq hill. And who can afford 1/2 million dollar homes?