Our Local Area
This Middle & Upper Middle Class suburban neighborhood of approximately 33,000 with a median income of $69K was voted in the top 100 best small cities in the US based on housing costs, school systems and number of restaurants per capita. It ranked #45 in the nation in affordability which includes housing costs, cost of living and home ownership rate.
More than 33,000 residents take pride in living in Mt. Lebanon. Our
housing stock of more than 14,000 homes runs the architectural gamut
from Tudor revival to eclectic to modern with everything in between.
Residents, who enjoy miles of sidewalk-lined streets framed by
municipally-provided trees, have dozens of opportunities for fun and
exercise. Our neighborhoods include beautiful nature trails and gardens
and our municipal recreation facilities include a freshly updated outdoor
swim center, golf course, tennis center and ice rink among other topnotch
Our nationally known, top-ranked school district with its recently
renovated high school continues to attract young families. Our expansive
public library keeps residents learning throughout their lives. http://
A true walking community with easy access to the light rail transit, Mt.
Lebanon is a safe place to live, with top-rated fire, police and ambulance
services. St. Clair Hospital, our largest employer, continues to earn
national accolades for excellent care. Add to that our vibrant business
districts with sought-after shops, professional offices and restaurants and
it is apparent why so many people choose to live here.
We are a Tree City USA and Niche has named us the best Pittsburgh
suburb in which to live. The FBI designated us the third safest large city
in the state and we are a Main Street America. For the growing list of our
accolades view our Municipal Designations and Honors
Plan a visit and see how our services, amenities and friendly
neighborhoods make Mt. Lebanon a place you’ll be thrilled to put on your
http://www.mtlebanon.org/ (the information above was taken from the
Mt. Lebanon website listed. Please visit there for more detailed
information about the community.
Peter’s Township is the only community in the 5 listed that is in Washington County. The lower property taxes make this a popular suburb community. It is about 40 minutes south of the city of Pittsburgh. This affluent Community of 22,000 people has an average income of $145K. SafeWise has named Peters Township as one of the 50 Safest Communities in Pennsylvania! (#16) The list was compiled using FBI Crime Data and research by SafeWise.com. According to the School Performance Profile of Pennsylvania, Peters Township School rank among the top.
Upper St. Clair
This Upper Class Neighborhood of 19,000 with a Median income $106K boasts top schools, Country Club, and an amazing new rec center. It is rated the fourth most affluent town in Pittsburgh. U.S. News and World Report Ranks USC as One of Best High Schools in America – In 2015, USNWR ranks USCHS as the No. 1 high school in the Pittsburgh region, No. 4 among Pennsylvania’s 673 public, magnet and charter high schools and No. 400 of more than 21,000 high schools nationwide. It has won many National Blue Ribbon Awards and is One of the Top STEM schools in the country. Additionally it’s No. 1 in the Pittsburgh region with a combined SAT score of 1,741.
Upper St. Clair Municipality: http://www.twpusc.org/
Upper St. Clair School District: http://www.uscsd.k12.pa.us/site/default.aspx?PageID=1
The City of Pittsburgh has been voted “The Most Livable City in America” by multiple sources over recent years. We were highly successful reinventing ourselves from the “Steel City” to a High Tech and Healthcare hub. The city limits has had an increase of 40% in population since 2002 with many of them being young, thanks to high tech companies like Google making Pittsburgh their home. Downtown Pittsburgh has turned into a little NYC with apartments and condo’s popping up all over the place. Old ethnic neighborhoods that were once run down are now thriving communities. Bike lanes are common place. This city has completely reinvented itself.
We boast some of the Best Colleges including Carnegie Mellon University which is 2nd in private colleges in the country of new tech start-up companies, University of Pittsburgh and Duquense University to name a few. UPMC Medical Center and Allegheny Health Network perform some of the most intricate surgeries and transplants in the world.
The cost of housing and general cost of living in Pittsburgh is some of the lowest in the country. Sports Teams like Steelers Football, Pirate Baseball, Penguin Hockey and Riverhound Soccer are consistently at the top of their game. (Not to mention some of the best college rivalries.) We are one of the most Philanthropic Cities in the Country giving Million’s yearly to charitable causes.
The “Pittsburgh Promise” non-profit provides up to $40K in scholarship money to students living within the city limits.
The Pittsburgh Cultural District attracts On Broadway and Off Broadway shows, Opera, Ballet and the Pittsburgh Symphony which is world re-known.
Pittsburgh is voted “The Next Big Food Town” by Bon Appetit Magazine. Washington Post says “The Little ‘burg Catching Food Critics by Surprise.” Zagat just voted us the #1 Foodie City in the Country for 2015. And the Strip District downtown with all fresh vegetables, fish and meat markets reminds you of New York City.
We are said to be “Little Hollywood” the over 187 movies filmed here including: The Avengers, The Dark Night Strikes Back, Abduction, Lovestruck, Sudden Death, Robocop, Get Smart and Flash Dance.
What are you waiting for? Call me today to see to explore Pittsburgh City Living!
City of Pittsburgh: http://www.visitpittsburgh.com/
City of Pittsburgh Schools: http://www.pps.k12.pa.us/site/default.aspx?PageID=1