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  2. Crime & Safety
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  5. Good for Families
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  6. Diversity
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  7. Jobs
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Ross Township is a suburb of Pittsburgh with a population of 30,603. Ross Township is in Allegheny County and is one of the best places to live in Pennsylvania. Living in Ross Township offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Ross Township there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Ross Township and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Ross Township are highly rated.

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About Ross Township...
Population
30,603

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$174,600
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$932
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    24%
  • Own
    76%
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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
    42.6
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    3.3
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    3.3
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    16.4
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    98.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,755
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    52.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    22%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    18%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    31%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    22%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    national  12%

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