Facts about Chartiers City

Chartiers (or Chartiers City), was named after Peter Chartier. Chartier was a French and Native American trapper who built a trading post at the mouth of Chartiers Creek in the 1740s. The neighborhood is in the west area of Pittsburgh and surrounded by Sheraden, Esplen and Windgap.

The community was given an overall B grade by Niche, earning high marks for its crime and safety and diversity. The area is an urban feel with 84 percent of residents owning their homes. Home prices are around $80,000.

Chartiers City earned high marks for cost of living—they were number four out of 78. Schools near Chartiers City include Westwood, Stevens, Schaeffer, Pittsburgh Classical Academy and Pittsburgh Langley. Libraries that serve the neighborhood include Sheraden and West End.

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