Pittsburgh Neighborhoods: History of East Carnegie

 A Brief History and Facts about East Carnegie

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East Carnegie is a neighborhood in the southwest area of Pittsburgh. Most of the neighborhood has a zip code of 15106 and a small bit of the community has a zip code of 15205. Residents are represented on Pittsburgh City Council by District 2. East Carnegie’s population is 792. The median household income in the area is around $68,000 and the average rent is slightly higher Pittsburgh as a whole at $809. The median value of homes in the neighborhood is $125,881. East Carnegie ranked eighth in best neighborhoods for families in Pittsburgh. Most residents in the area hold a bachelor’s degree or higher. The median age is 49 and the crime rate is just slightly higher than the city average. Its overall grade was an A-, earning high marks for real estate and families.

Schools in East Carnegie include the Pittsburgh Creative and Performing Arts School, or CAPA, Brashear High School and others. Surrounding communities include Oakwood, Scott Township, Greentree and Crafton. East Carnegie was ranked 48 in Pittsburgh due to its low cost of living, sunny weather and lots of local amenities. Restaurants in East Carnegie include One Thirty One East, Kasai Pgh Japanese Restaurant and Bakn. For their work week commutes, most residents drive to their destinations.

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