Bethel Park, PA (Hillcrest)




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About Bethel Park, PA (Hillcrest)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Hillcrest median real estate price is $161,510, which is more expensive than 53.8% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania and 42.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Hillcrest is currently $1,254, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 75.8% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania.

Hillcrest is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Bethel Park, Pennsylvania.

Hillcrest real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Hillcrest neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Hillcrest has a 12.0% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 63.6% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Bethel Park, the Hillcrest neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

If you are planning to retire in Pennsylvania, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Hillcrest may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Pennsylvania, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 99.3% of neighborhoods in PA. If a Pennsylvania retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Hillcrest neighborhood has more Slovak and Ukrainian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Slovak ancestry and 2.5% have Ukrainian ancestry.

Hillcrest is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.3% 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 98.2% of the neighborhoods in America.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Hillcrest neighborhood in Bethel Park are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 57.2% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 16.5% 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 50.0% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the Hillcrest neighborhood, 43.6% 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 29.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (16.7%), and 10.7% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the Hillcrest neighborhood in Bethel Park, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (32.8%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (22.1%), and residents who report Italian roots (18.7%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (8.7%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (8.3%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Hillcrest neighborhood is English, spoken by 89.8% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.1%).

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Hillcrest neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (33.8% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (71.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (7.3%) and 5.5% of residents also ride the bus for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Hillcrest 0.101011101001110
Bethel Park 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.15
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Hillcrest 0.101011101001110
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Pennsylvania 18.13
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Bethel Park 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 51

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 7 Condition Alerts found.

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BETHEL PARK SD


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Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to PA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Bethel Memorial El Sch
3301 S Park Rd
Bethel Park, PA, 15102
KG-04
William Penn El Sch
110 Woodlet Ln
Bethel Park, PA, 15102
KG-04
Independence Ms
2807 Bethel Church Rd
Bethel Park, PA, 15102
07-08
Bethel Park Hs
309 Church Rd
Bethel Park, PA, 15102
09-12
Benjamin Franklin El Sch
5400 Florida Ave
Bethel Park, PA, 15102
KG-04
Neil Armstrong 5 6 Ms
5800 Murray Ave
Bethel Park, PA, 15102
05-06
Abraham Lincoln El Sch
1524 Hamilton Rd
Pittsburgh, PA, 15234
KG-04
George Washington El Sch
515 Clifton Rd
Bethel Park, PA, 15102
KG-04

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