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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    C
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    A-
Rankin is a suburb of Pittsburgh with a population of 2,195. Rankin is in Allegheny County. Living in Rankin offers residents a suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Rankin there are a lot of bars and parks. Many families live in Rankin and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Rankin are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$45,100
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$458
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    71%
  • Own
    29%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    194
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    0
    41
  • Robbery
    49
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    437
    500
  • Theft
    922
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    97
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    16%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    17%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    10%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    8%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    40%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    13%

Working in Rankin

Jobs
C+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$29,470
National
$55,322
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Rankin Reviews

8 reviews
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A manageable low-income area with nearby neighborhoods in growing development and renovation. The area itself is somewhat in decline.
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Security is needed, frequent vandalism, break-ins, and disruptions
They are growing in both size and clientele.