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    grade C minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade D minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade A+
  5. Good for Families
    grade C+
  6. Diversity
    grade B
  7. Jobs
    grade D+
  8. Weather
    grade C
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B+
  12. Commute
    grade A+

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West Oakland is a neighborhood in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with a population of 1,576. West Oakland is in Allegheny County. Living in West Oakland offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In West Oakland there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in West Oakland and residents tend to be liberal.

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About West Oakland...
Population
1,576

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$99,810
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,435
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    71%
  • Own
    30%
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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
    78.6
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    39.3
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    39.3
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    235.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    982.7
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    235.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$7,894
National
$62,843
Families with Children
12%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    24%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    25%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    national  12%

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