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What Renters Like and Dislike

What Renters Like and Dislike About Wilkinsburg

I like how quiet it is. The neighbors are friendly . The ones that live on either side of me, check on me to see if I am ok or need anything.

There is nothing i like about my neighborhood no decent businesses. There is nothing more to say about the subject there is nothing pleasant living here too many young lazy low life that doesn't have any respect or morals

Who Lives Here

Wilkinsburg Demographics

Education

High School

32%

Associate's

32%

Bachelor's

23%

Master's

11%

Doctorate

2%

Family Size

2 people

63%

3 people

19%

4 people

11%

5 people

3%

6+ people

4%

Household Income

0-50k

65%

50-100k

23%

100-150k

7%

150-200k

2%

200k+

3%

Age

0-10

9%

10-20

8%

20-45

37%

45-65

25%

65+

22%

Affordability

How expensive is it in Wilkinsburg?

Percentage: 3/53/5

Renters gave this area a 3 out of 5 for affordability

Rent Trends

Studio1 Bed2 Beds3 Beds
May '24-$990$1157-
Apr '24-$990$1157-
Mar '24-$977$1157-
Feb '24-$977$1157-
Jan '24-$992$1157-
Dec '23-$992$1157-
Nov '23-$992$1157-
Oct '23-$992$1157-
Sep '23-$992$1157-
Aug '23-$992$1157-
Jul '23-$972$1135-
Jun '23-$972$1135-
May '23-$972$1135-

*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Getting Around Wilkinsburg

Wilkinsburg Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

13%

15-30 Mins

48%

30-40 Mins

23%

40-60 Mins

12%

60+ Mins

4%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 4646

Walk Score®

Walkable

No

Say 11 of 14 renters

Has Sidewalks

No

Say 10 of 14 renters

Percentage: 3737

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

No

Say 9 of 14 renters

Top Scores: Health, Pet, Grocery

Things To Do In Wilkinsburg

Top Score

Health and Fitness

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

A strong score for fitness in Wilkinsburg.

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. 75% fewer gyms than average
  3. 25% more gyms than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

It's pawsible that your pets will fall in love with Wilkinsburg.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. 100% fewer pet facilities than average
  3. 100% fewer pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Grocery Stores

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not bad on the supermarket score. Wilkinsburg gets an average rating.

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. 100% fewer grocery stores than average
  3. 100% fewer grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Nightlife is on the rocks in Wilkinsburg.

  1. Few bars and clubs per resident
  2. 100% fewer bars and clubs than average
  3. 100% fewer bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Parks

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

There's fresh air to be had here.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. 100% fewer parks than average
  3. 100% fewer parks than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The road is less traveled for filling the tank up in Wilkinsburg.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. 100% fewer gas stations than average
  3. 100% fewer gas stations than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Wilkinsburg serves up a dining scene that's only lukewarm.

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. 87% fewer restaurants than average
  3. 8% fewer restaurants than areas of a similar size

Coffee

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The coffee scene is lukewarm in Wilkinsburg.

  1. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. 100% fewer coffee shops than average
  3. 100% fewer coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The retail inventory is low in Wilkinsburg.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. 100% fewer shops than average
  3. 100% fewer shops than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

We have a bone to pick with this Wilkinsburg's access to medical care.

  1. A high number of medical facilities per resident
  2. 25% more medical facilities than average
  3. Significantly more medical facilities than areas of a similar size

What Renters Are Saying

Wilkinsburg Features

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 13 of 14 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 12 of 14 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 12 of 14 renters

Area Has Litter

No

Say 11 of 14 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 11 of 14 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 10 of 14 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 9 of 14 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 9 of 14 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 8 of 14 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

Say 7 of 14 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

Yes

Say 7 of 14 renters

Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 7 of 14 renters

Quiet Area

No

Say 8 of 14 renters

Tree Lined Streets

No

Say 8 of 14 renters

Maintained Yards

No

Say 9 of 14 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 10 of 14 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 11 of 14 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 11 of 14 renters

Well Lit

No

Say 12 of 14 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 13 of 14 renters

Wilkinsburg Education

Schools

Percentage: 3/53/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in Wilkinsburg

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All About

Living in Wilkinsburg, PA

Wilkinsburg is a small city in Pennsylvania with a population of slightly less than 16,000. Young professionals can expect to fit right in, as they account for an above-average percentage of the community, though retirees also appear in large numbers. Most residents rent in Wilkinsburg, and 38% of residents are homeowners, driven in part by a relatively affordable average rent that is $100/month less than the state average. Over the course of a year, renters in Wilkinsburg will save around $1,200 compared to the state average.

Many Wilkinsburg residents work in one of two industries: healthcare and education. Combined, these industries account for 19% of the city's labor force. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many residents work in sales, making it the top career path in the city. Wilkinsburg workers earn an average annual income of just over $45K, less than the Pennsylvania average. Wilkinsburg's average income also falls below the national average of $73,345. Compared to the national average (7%), Wilkinsburg has a relatively large concentration of residents older than 25 who have advanced degrees, as 9% have earned a Master's degree or a Doctorate. Further, 15% possess a Bachelor's degree.

Wilkinsburg has an average commute time of about 31 minutes, longer than the Pennsylvania average of about 28 minutes. Many residents (27%) drive their car to work, while public transportation is used by only 12% of the population. Walking (2%) isn't a common method of commuting to work, though the number does exceed the national average.

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