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What Renters Like and Dislike

What Renters Like and Dislike About Central Oakland Pittsburgh

It is close to a large park with lots of grass and walking paths. It is very walkable with easy access to public transportation.

It's central to a lot of different places and neighborhoodsto go in the city, for having fun or go ing to work.

I like the convenience of my neighborhood. There are restaurants and grocery stores within walking distance. There are public transportation stops nearby to take you out further.

Who Lives Here

Central Oakland Pittsburgh Demographics

Education

High School

30%

Associate's

35%

Bachelor's

21%

Master's

9%

Doctorate

5%

Family Size

2 people

71%

3 people

20%

4 people

3%

5 people

5%

6+ people

0%

Household Income

0-50k

87%

50-100k

10%

100-150k

2%

150-200k

0%

200k+

0%

Age

0-10

0%

10-20

15%

20-45

75%

45-65

6%

65+

5%

Affordability

How expensive is it in Central Oakland Pittsburgh?

Percentage: 3/53/5

Renters gave this area a 3 out of 5 for affordability

Rent Trends

Studio1 Bed2 Beds3 Beds
Apr '24$775$895$1285-
Mar '24$755$875$1285-
Feb '24$755$875$1285-
Jan '24$755$875$1285-
Dec '23$755$875$1285-
Nov '23$795$875$1285-
Oct '23$795$850$1290-
Sep '23$801$850$1295-
Aug '23$808$990$1268-
Jul '23$815$1020$1240-
Jun '23$775$1020$1240-
May '23$775$1020$1240-
Apr '23$795$1020$1240-

*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 Central Oakland Pittsburgh

Central Oakland Pittsburgh Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

41%

15-30 Mins

46%

30-40 Mins

12%

40-60 Mins

1%

60+ Mins

1%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 9090

Walk Score®

Walkable

Yes

Say 2 of 3 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 2 of 3 renters

Percentage: 7373

Bike Score®

Percentage: 6868

Transit Score®

They Are Located Near Public Transportation

Yes

Say 3 of 3 renters

Need A Car

Yes

Say 2 of 3 renters

Top Scores: Amusement, Medicine, Grocery

Things To Do In Central Oakland Pittsburgh

Top Score

Amusement Parks

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not exactly a Tilt-a-Whirl, but there's fun to be had.

  1. Few amusement parks per resident
  2. 89% more amusement parks than average
  3. 33% more amusement parks than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Healthcare in Central Oakland Pittsburgh doesn't tip the scales.

  1. A high number of medical facilities per resident
  2. 84% more medical facilities than average
  3. 55% more medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Grocery Stores

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The food shops around here are few and far between.

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. An average number of grocery stores
  3. A standard number of grocery stores compared to areas of a similar size

Restaurants

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Central Oakland Pittsburgh serves up a dining scene that's only lukewarm.

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. 85% more restaurants than average
  3. 39% more restaurants than areas of a similar size

Coffee

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The coffee scene is lukewarm in Central Oakland Pittsburgh.

  1. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. 87% more coffee shops than average
  3. 38% more coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You'll need to stock up the mini-bar. Central Oakland Pittsburgh is running dry.

  1. Few bars and clubs per resident
  2. 66% more bars and clubs than average
  3. 87% fewer bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Parks

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not too many park perks in Central Oakland Pittsburgh.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. An average number of parks
  3. A standard number of parks compared to areas of a similar size

Childcare

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Central Oakland Pittsburgh is low on childcare options so get on the waiting list early.

  1. Few daycares per resident
  2. An average number of daycares
  3. A standard number of daycares compared to areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The retail inventory is low in Central Oakland Pittsburgh.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. An average number of shops
  3. A standard number of shops compared to areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You'll have to workout somewhere else to keep fit.

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. An average number of gyms
  3. A standard number of gyms compared to areas of a similar size

Pet Services

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Central Oakland Pittsburgh could do with more oppawtunities for pets.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. An average number of pet facilities
  3. A standard number of pet facilities compared to areas of a similar size

Theaters

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Hiding in the dressing room? Central Oakland Pittsburgh has a quiet theater scene.

  1. Few theaters per resident
  2. An average number of theaters
  3. A standard number of theaters compared to areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You gotta Van Gogh somewhere else for art.

  1. Few fine art centers per resident
  2. An average number of fine art centers
  3. A standard number of fine art centers compared to areas of a similar size

Hospitals

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Be patient when looking for a hospital around here.

  1. Few hospitals per resident
  2. An average number of hospitals
  3. A standard number of hospitals compared to areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Honk if you see a gas station.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. 40% more gas stations than average
  3. 100% fewer gas stations than areas of a similar size

What Renters Are Saying

Central Oakland Pittsburgh Features

Busy Streets

No

Say 2 of 3 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 2 of 3 renters

Area Has Litter

No

Say 2 of 3 renters

Near Downtown

Yes

Say 2 of 3 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 2 of 3 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 2 of 3 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

Yes

Say 2 of 3 renters

Near Grocery Stores

No

Say 2 of 3 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 2 of 3 renters

Nearby Parks

No

Say 2 of 3 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 2 of 3 renters

Pet Friendly

No

Say 2 of 3 renters

Area Has Potholes

Yes

Say 2 of 3 renters

Quiet Area

No

Say 2 of 3 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

No

Say 3 of 3 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 3 of 3 renters

Safe For Families

No

Say 3 of 3 renters

Tree Lined Streets

No

Say 3 of 3 renters

Well Lit

No

Say 3 of 3 renters

Maintained Yards

No

Say 3 of 3 renters

Central Oakland Pittsburgh Education

Schools

Percentage: 4/54/5

School Score

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

Top Schools in Central Oakland Pittsburgh

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What You Need to Know

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Living in Pittsburgh, PA

Central Oakland Apartments for Rent - Pittsburgh, PA

Trying to find an apartment in Central Oakland, a densely populated neighborhood near Pittsburgh, PA? This is a renter-friendly community, with 89% of locals renting their homes. Only 5% of households have children, so it's a great fit for renters looking for a quiet neighborhood. Residents are highly educated, with a large number having professional degrees. Commuting to and from work takes about 20 minutes. There are a variety of transportation options in Central Oakland. While you'll probably need a car, you may not need it for everything.