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  1. Public Schools
    A-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B
  3. Housing
    A-
  4. Nightlife
    A
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    C
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    A-
About Scott Township...
Population
16,914

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$149,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$974
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    37%
  • Own
    63%
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Scott Township Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    113
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    6
    41
  • Robbery
    12
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    184
    500
  • Theft
    1,074
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    18
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$63,620
National
$55,322
Children
14%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    16%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    28%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    23%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    13%
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Scott Township Reviews

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The neighborhood is very clean and safe. It feels very welcoming whenever driving through the neighborhood. The township park is huge with a brand new pool. It includes a variety of activities like tennis courts, basketball courts, two baseball fields, two playgrounds, and a decently sized activity building. The library and police station are linked and right near the park. The roads are also paved well and are removed of snow/salted in the winter.
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We love our nice quiet neighborhood. The township has a beautiful park as well as multiple play grounds for the kids. Our borough does an excellent job of keeping our roads clean in the winter. We are close to everything, I always joke we ate 15 mins from everywhere,
Pittsburgh is a beautiful city full of opportunity and possibility. There is so much to do here from the Strip District to the South Side, culture and life is abundant throughout. With multiple colleges nestled within the city and its close neighbor, Oakland, there are many students graduating in search of jobs and Pittsburgh has become a prime location for new adults. This welcoming city has so much to offer.