Pleasant Hills, PA (Old Clairton Rd / W Bruceton Rd)




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About Pleasant Hills, PA (Old Clairton Rd / W Bruceton Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Old Clairton Rd / W Bruceton Rd median real estate price is $173,197, which is more expensive than 59.1% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania and 46.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Old Clairton Rd / W Bruceton Rd is currently $986, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 46.1% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods.

Old Clairton Rd / W Bruceton Rd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Pleasant Hills, Pennsylvania.

Old Clairton Rd / W Bruceton Rd real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Old Clairton Rd / W Bruceton Rd neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

In Old Clairton Rd / W Bruceton Rd, the current vacancy rate is 1.3%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 94.7% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Old Clairton Rd / W Bruceton Rd 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 get around.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Old Clairton Rd / W Bruceton Rd neighborhood has more Slovak and Hungarian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Slovak ancestry and 3.8% have Hungarian ancestry.

Old Clairton Rd / W Bruceton Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak African languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Most neighborhoods have a mixture of ages of homes in them, from new to old, but this neighborhood stands out due to its concentration of residential real estate built in one time frame: from 1940 through 1969, generally considered older, well-established homes. This was a busy time in America for home construction. After the end of World War II, as GIs came home, bought newly built homes on the edges of cities with the help of the GI Bill, and began their families. This housing era generally coincides with the 'Baby Boom' generation (1945 - 1964), and many baby boomers grew up in homes built in this era. But what is so interesting about the Old Clairton Rd / W Bruceton Rd neighborhood, is that an incredible 83.5% of the homes here were built in this era. So when you walk its streets or drive through, this neighborhood has a look and feel that harkens to that era in American life, a very important slice of Americana.

Notable & Unique: People

The Old Clairton Rd / W Bruceton Rd neighborhood is a great option for families, as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's research on this neighborhood. The combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes, make this neighborhood among the top 5.9% of family-friendly neighborhoods in the state of Pennsylvania. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a sense of community. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates.


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 Old Clairton Rd / W Bruceton Rd neighborhood in Pleasant Hills are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 77.0% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 3.5% 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 82.3% 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 sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Old Clairton Rd / W Bruceton Rd neighborhood, 47.0% 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 28.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (14.8%), and 10.3% 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 Old Clairton Rd / W Bruceton Rd neighborhood in Pleasant Hills, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (34.2%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (25.7%), and residents who report Irish roots (19.9%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (11.8%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (5.6%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Old Clairton Rd / W Bruceton Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.7% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.

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 Old Clairton Rd / W Bruceton Rd neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (26.4% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (83.9%) 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 (9.9%) . 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. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Old Clairton Rd / W Bruceton Rd 0.101011101001110
Pleasant Hills 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.15
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Old Clairton Rd / W Bruceton Rd 0.101011101001110
Pleasant Hills 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 18.13
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Pleasant Hills 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 51

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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WEST JEFFERSON HILLS SD


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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
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
Gill Hall El Sch
829 Gill Hall Rd
Jefferson Hills, PA, 15025
KG-05
Jefferson El Sch
875 Old Clairton Rd
Jefferson Hills, PA, 15025
KG-05
Mcclellan El Sch
360 School Ln
Pittsburgh, PA, 15236
KG-05
Pleasant Hills Ms
404 National Drive
Pittsburgh, PA, 15236
06-08
Thomas Jefferson Hs
310 Old Clairton Rd
Jefferson Hills, PA, 15025
09-12

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