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A- Allison Park Amenities Some amenities close to this location
D Allison Park Cost of Living Cost of living is 7% higher than Pennsylvania
Allison Park
1055% more expensive than the US average
991% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Allison Park cost of living
A Allison Park Crime Total crime is 33% lower than Pennsylvania
Total crime
1,21253% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 8353% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-13%Year over year crime is down
Allison Park crime
B Allison Park Employment Household income is 43% higher than Pennsylvania
Median household income
$78,35642% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$43,33245% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
2%49% lower than the US average
Allison Park employment
C Allison Park Housing Home value is 28% higher than Pennsylvania
Median home value
$214,20016% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$9844% higher than the US average
Home ownership
79%24% higher than the US average
Allison Park real estate or Allison Park rentals
A+ Allison Park Schools HS graduation rate is 11% higher than Pennsylvania
High school grad. rates
95%14% higher than the US average
School test scores
75%53% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
n/aequal to the US average
Allison Park K-12 schools

Living in Allison Park, PA

Allison Park, Pennsylvania is a mid-sized city with a population of 21,515 people. At 92%, the majority of the Allison Park population is White; this is followed by 5% Asian and 2% Black. Allison Park is known to be family friendly as more than 85% of the population has already tied the knot. It might also be worth noting that 61% of residents also have children under the age of 18.

Whether you’re relocating to a new area to be closer to family, friends or for a new job, living in Allison Park could be a positive experience compared to other cities in Pennsylvania if you know where to look. The best areas in Allison Park and in surrounding cities are easier to find when you are able to make informed decisions. Using data from cost of living, weather, housing, you will see a detailed breakdown of the most important information as well as comparisons to the Pennsylvania and national averages.

With a livability score of 80 out of 100, Allison Park is ranked #1,615 in the United States and #125 in Pennsylvania. Pack your bags! This is a very high score in comparison to other US cities. Living in Allison Park could be a great choice! The cherry on top is that Allison Park also ranks in the top 10 percent of all cities. If we examine each of the categories on their own, we see that Allison Park ranks well for amenities (A-), crime (A-), education (A+) and employment (B). On a less positive note, Allison Park does not have favorable grades for the following: cost of living (D) and weather (D). If we take a look at the data, we can find out why.

Conveniently located amenities and interesting attractions are a great way to continuously enjoy Allison Park on a regular basis. Knowing that there are an abundance of amenities and things to do can ensure that you always have access to nearby grocery stores, restaurants and coffee shops.

School test scores can be an important metric in deciding if the local area schools can provide a solid educational system for children. The schools in Allison Park have a test score average of 75%, which is well above the US average.

Allison Park real estate prices and overall affordability will play a huge role in determining if the area is the right fit for you. Of course there are probably some other items on your “wish list”, but even before they are considered, let’s take a look at the home prices and affordability in Allison Park. The median home price for Allison Park homes is $214,200, which is 27.7% higher than the Pennsylvania average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Allison Park, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 2.7, which is 12.9% lower than the Pennsylvania average.

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Compare Allison Park, PA Livability To Other Cities

Best Neighborhoods In & Around Allison Park, PA

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
South Shore, Pittsburgh889.88
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Morningside, Pittsburgh866.62,940
Ridgemont, Pittsburgh8610.8298
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
North Shore, Pittsburgh858.9177
Highland Park, Pittsburgh8576,854
Summer Hill, Pittsburgh856.21,075
Chateau, Pittsburgh8593

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How to Have a Great Time in Allison Park, PA

If you're looking for outdoor adventures, interesting attractions and great food, Allison Park is the place. Whether you're searching for family-friendly outings or need something memorable to do with friends, here are a few activities to consider.

Go Ape Treetop Adventure Course is a great place to visit if you want to zipline and enjoy nature. This is a thrilling attraction that you and your loved ones are likely to remember for a long time. Breakout Games is also nearby, and features a number of games that require you to break out of locked rooms and tight spaces. You can also check out Hartwood Acres, which features fascinating architecture and a rich history of the area.

If you want to do some shopping after your gaming adventures, Ross Park Mall has plenty of specialty shops, clothing stores, beauty/makeup counters and lots of dining options at the food court. You can end the day at La Casa Narcisi Winery, where you can sample delicious wines and get ideas for food pairings.
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