The entire Pittsburgh area is composed of beloved communities, filled with unique cultures and attractions, and each offering a different way of life for residents.
Are you looking for the best place to live near Pittsburgh? Here are a few statistics about five of the best communities in the area.
View the interactive chart below for information about population, average home values, and local school districts.
|Area Name||Population (2014 est.)||Area Size||Average Home Value (2013)||School District||Driving Distance to Downtown Pittsburgh|
|Cecil Township||11,884||26.3 sq.mi.||$180,800||Canon-McMillan School District||30 min.|
|North Strabane||14,076||27.3 sq.mi.||$199,100||Canon-McMillan School District||30 min.|
|Nottingham Township||3,018||20.3 sq.mi.||$199,408 (2009)||Ringgold School District||40 min.|
|Peters Township||21,975||19.6 sq.mi.||$298,300||Peters Township School District||35 min.|
|Brentwood||9,563||1.5 sq.mi.||$97,500||Brentwood Borough School District||20 min.|
Information courtesy of the US Census.
Home to over 11,000 people and acclaimed as one of the safest cities in Pennsylvania, Cecil Township is a charming area focused on community.
Average home prices are just over $180,000; you can find properties ranging from the low $200,000s all the way up to $1.5 million on the market. You can view all listings in Cecil Township here to discover your dream home.
Officially called North Strabane Township, this is a tight-knit community that’s home to nearly 13,500 residents who appreciate the town’s rural charm and open spaces.
View homes for sale in North Strabane here and you’ll discover equally charming homes, ranging from $250,000 to $625,000 in today’s market.
Filled with beauty everywhere you look, Nottingham Township is a natural wonder offering fun community events — including an annual car show, annual bonfire, and Haunted Halloween Trail with a hayride and fall fun.
View all listings in Nottingham Township to explore its beautiful properties; currently, list prices are $100,000 to $550,000 for a variety of single-family homes.
Peters Township is a larger community, with 20,000 residents, and average home values of around $300,000. Search for a Peters Township home by price here, and find everything from $200,000 to $8 million homes.
Just over a mile in size and home to nearly 10,000 residents, Brentwood is a part of the Pittsburgh Metro Area. View all homes for sale in Brentwood and you’ll see beautiful homes between $100,000 and just over $250,000.
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