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  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Housing
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  4. Nightlife
    grade B+
  5. Good for Families
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  6. Diversity
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  7. Jobs
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  8. Weather
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  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
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  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
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Penn Hills Township is a suburb of Pittsburgh with a population of 41,317. Penn Hills Township is in Allegheny County. Living in Penn Hills Township offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Penn Hills Township there are a lot of bars and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Penn Hills Township and residents tend to lean liberal.

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About Penn Hills Township...
Population
41,317

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$95,000
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$829
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    26%
  • Own
    74%
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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
    240.1
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    17.2
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    44.1
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    102.9
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    355.3
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,440.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    213.2
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    20%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    13%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    18%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    31%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    national  12%

Working in Penn Hills Township

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$55,491
National
$62,843

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