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Squirrel Hill South is a neighborhood in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with a population of 15,470. Squirrel Hill South is in Allegheny County and is one of the best places to live in Pennsylvania. Living in Squirrel Hill South offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In Squirrel Hill South there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Squirrel Hill South and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Squirrel Hill South are above average.

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About Squirrel Hill South...
Population
15,470

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$323,700
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,102
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    56%
  • Own
    44%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    30
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    64.9
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    184.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,028.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    134.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$61,237
National
$62,843
Families with Children
17%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    39%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    34%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    14%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    11%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    national  12%

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