Penn Hills, Pittsburgh, PA

Penn Hills Neighborhood Guide Pittsburgh, PA


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.


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.

    La Peri Dolci

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.8 miles

    6233 Saltsburg Rd


    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.9 miles

    16 Federal Dr

    Stop & Shop Market and Beauty Supply

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    1.0 mile

    10991 Frankstown Rd

    Giant Eagle

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    1.0 mile

    230 Rodi Rd

    Penn Hills Shopping Center

    Retail, Shopping Plaza

    1.1 miles

    300 Rodi Rd

    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


    Brentmoor at Penn Center

    Studio–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    596–1782 Sqft

    Available 7/16

  • Monroeville Apartments at Belmont Ridge property


    Monroeville Apartments at Belmont Ridge

    1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    695–1002 Sqft

    4 Units Available

  • Alcoma on the Green property


    Alcoma on the Green

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    724–1200 Sqft

    7 Units Available

  • The Flats at Fox Hill property


    The Flats at Fox Hill

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    725–1286 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • The Docks property


    The Docks

    1–3 Beds • 1–3 Baths

    583–1515 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • Laurel Village Apartments property


    Laurel Village Apartments

    Studio–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    675–1120 Sqft

    Available 8/11

Cost of Living

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Penn Hills Demographics

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Penn Hills Reviews

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  • Busy Streets


    Say 7 of 8 renters

  • Noise Late At Night


    Say 7 of 8 renters

  • Near Grocery Stores


    Say 7 of 8 renters

  • Area Has Litter


    Say 6 of 8 renters

  • Pet Friendly


    Say 6 of 8 renters

  • Near Schools


    Say 5 of 8 renters

Penn Hills Transportation

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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

Bike Score®

Krise Transportation

Bus Stop

7035 Saltsburg Rd

Homewood Station

Bus Stop

7202 Susquehanna St


Penn Hills Schools

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