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West Homestead
  • Suburb of Pittsburgh, PA

Report Card

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

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West Homestead is a suburb of Pittsburgh with a population of 1,747. West Homestead is in Allegheny County and is one of the best places to live in Pennsylvania. Living in West Homestead offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In West Homestead there are a lot of bars, restaurants, and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in West Homestead and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in West Homestead are above average.

About

About West Homestead...
Population
1,747

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$135,100
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,009
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    21%
  • Own
    79%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    105.8
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    52.9
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    52.9
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    52.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    793.2
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    5%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    17%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    21%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    25%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    33%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    national  11%

Working in West Homestead

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$74,545
National
$75,149

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