Penn Hills, Pittsburgh, PA

Penn Hills Neighborhood Guide Pittsburgh, PA

About

Penn Hills enjoys the tranquility of suburban living while being conveniently located near bustling Pittsburgh. The verdant, tree-lined neighborhood is intersected by Frankstown Road and Rodi Road, and is a short distance away from the I-376 highway. Penn Hills is also home to the celebrated Rosedale Beach Club and the sprawling Penn Hills Park.

What You Will Love about Penn Hills, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • You'll love the peaceful, suburban atmosphere that Penn Hills offers, while being a short drive to downtown Pittsburgh.
  • Nature lovers will appreciate the abundance of green spaces, including the expansive Penn Hills Park.
  • The neighborhood has a rich history and charming local landmarks, like the Rosedale Beach Club.

What’s Nearby

Penn Hills enjoys proximity to Monroeville Mall, a popular shopping destination. Downtown Pittsburgh, with its bustling nightlife, cultural sites, and sports venues, is a short drive away via the I-376 highway. Additionally, nature enthusiasts will appreciate the nearby Boyce Park.

The Rental Market

The rental market in Penn Hills is reasonably priced, with the average rent for a one-bedroom apartment being $725. The prices range from a minimum average of $725 to a maximum average of $800. Whether you're a young professional or a small family, this neighborhood offers affordable rental options.

Rental Price Stability

Rental rates in Penn Hills have demonstrated remarkable stability in the past year. There's only a minor fluctuation in prices, with a standard deviation of $21.65, indicating a stable and consistent rental market.

Lifestyle

Living in Penn Hills offers a blend of suburban calm and city convenience. The neighborhood is perfect for those who enjoy a slower pace of life, but want to remain connected to city amenities. Its close-knit community, green spaces, and local amenities provide a comfortable and relaxed lifestyle.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 143 restaurants, 32 grocery stores, and 16 parks within a mile of the Penn Hills neighborhood.

  • GROCERY
    La Peri Dolci

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.8 miles

    6233 Saltsburg Rd

  • GROCERY
    Aldi

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.9 miles

    16 Federal Dr

  • GROCERY
    Stop & Shop Market and Beauty Supply

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    1.0 mile

    10991 Frankstown Rd

  • GROCERY
    Giant Eagle

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    1.0 mile

    230 Rodi Rd

  • SHOPPING
    Penn Hills Shopping Center

    Retail, Shopping Plaza

    1.1 miles

    300 Rodi Rd

  • SHOPPING
    River Town Shopping Center

    Retail, Shopping Plaza

    1.9 miles

    200 Allegheny River Blvd

Penn Hills Apartments and Rentals

179 Rental properties in Penn Hills, Pittsburgh, PA.

  • Brentmoor at Penn Center property

    $1,050+

    Brentmoor at Penn Center

    Studio–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    596–1782 Sqft

    Available 7/16

  • Monroeville Apartments at Belmont Ridge property

    $1,195+

    Monroeville Apartments at Belmont Ridge

    1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    695–1002 Sqft

    4 Units Available

  • Alcoma on the Green property

    $900+

    Alcoma on the Green

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    724–1200 Sqft

    7 Units Available

  • The Flats at Fox Hill property

    $995+

    The Flats at Fox Hill

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    725–1286 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • The Docks property

    $1,675+

    The Docks

    1–3 Beds • 1–3 Baths

    583–1515 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • Laurel Village Apartments property

    $1,210

    Laurel Village Apartments

    Studio–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    675–1120 Sqft

    Available 8/11

Cost of Living

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CategoryCompare to State Avg.Compare to National Avg.
housing
1.2%
6.1%
utilities
10%
23.5%
food
1.4%
0.7%
transportation
0.6%
8.3%
healthcare
0.4%
7.4%

Penn Hills Demographics

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Penn Hills Reviews

people smiling
  • Busy Streets

    No

    Say 7 of 8 renters

  • Noise Late At Night

    No

    Say 7 of 8 renters

  • Near Grocery Stores

    Yes

    Say 7 of 8 renters

  • Area Has Litter

    No

    Say 6 of 8 renters

  • Pet Friendly

    Yes

    Say 6 of 8 renters

  • Near Schools

    Yes

    Say 5 of 8 renters

Penn Hills Transportation

walk bike and transit

Car-Dependent

22/100
Walk Score®
The Walk Score© measures walkability on a scale of 0-100 based on walking routes to destinations such as dining and drinking, groceries, and shopping.

Somewhat Bikeable

14/100
Bike Score®

Krise Transportation

Bus Stop

7035 Saltsburg Rd

Homewood Station

Bus Stop

7202 Susquehanna St

Source: foursquare.com

Penn Hills Schools

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