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West Mifflin
  • Suburb of Pittsburgh, PA

Report Card

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

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West Mifflin is a suburb of Pittsburgh with a population of 19,834. West Mifflin is in Allegheny County. Living in West Mifflin offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In West Mifflin there are a lot of bars and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in West Mifflin and residents tend to lean conservative.

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About West Mifflin...
Population
19,834

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$99,000
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$640
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    21%
  • Own
    79%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    131.5
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    5.1
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    10.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    20.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    445.1
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    5.1
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    22%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    14%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    38%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    national  12%

Working in West Mifflin

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$52,679
National
$62,843

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