Real Estate Prices and Overview
Mount Lebanon median real estate prices are $219,628, which is more expensive than 79.6% of the neighborhoods
in Pennsylvania and 65.4% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Mount Lebanon are currently
$804, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 47.9% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods.
Mount Lebanon is an urban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Mount Lebanon real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes.
Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of
the residences in the Mount Lebanon neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
In Mount Lebanon, the current vacancy rate is 2.0%,
which is a lower rate of vacancies than 92.0% of all neighborhoods
in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Mount Lebanon
is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from
its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This
neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as
revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything
from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Mount Lebanon neighborhood has more
Croatian and Greek ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.6% of
this neighborhood's residents have Croatian ancestry and 3.0% have Greek ancestry.
Mount Lebanon is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Greek at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 96.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
If you're a regular supporter of the arts and enjoy outings to the
theatre, weekend boutique-ing, or even a finely aged wine with dinner,
than you're in good company with the people of the Mount Lebanon
neighborhood. This neighborhood is uniquely immersed with more "urban
sophisticates" than 98.6% of neighborhoods across the
country. The people here truly stand out as a class among their own.
They are an exclusive community characterized by refined tastes,
cultural inclinations, and the means to live well. Urban sophisticates
live a big city lifestyle, whether or not they live in or near a big
city. They are educated executives or managers by week, and serial
patrons of the arts by weekend. If this lifestyle pertains to you,
than you'll certainly feel right at home in the Mount Lebanon
In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives , active retirees and college students.
In addition, the rate of college educated adults in the Mount Lebanon neighborhood
is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 68.1% of
adults here have received at least a 4-year bachelor's degree, compared to
the average neighborhood in America, which has 22.6% of the adults with a
bachelor's degree. The rate here is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in
96.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Income
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a
neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood
may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand
the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the
federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with
a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than
another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the
conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the Mount Lebanon neighborhood in Pittsburgh are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 94.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, 0.6% of the children seventeen and under
living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which
is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 89.0%
of America's neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Occupations
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel
rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if
most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is
the shear diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits
your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the Mount Lebanon neighborhood, 59.0%
of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is
sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 23.5% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(9.7%), and 7.7% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves,
Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily
from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods
home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more
unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households
– and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live
in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents
or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the Mount Lebanon neighborhood in Pittsburgh, PA, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish
(16.7%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (13.2%) , and residents who report German roots (12.5%) , and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (7.4%) , along with some Polish ancestry residents (3.9%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Mount Lebanon
neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.4% of households.
Getting to Work
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your
place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in
just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a
long and arduous commute.
The greatest number of commuters in Mount Lebanon neighborhood spend
between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (30.8% of working
residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S.
Here most residents (83.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work.
In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.