Brentwood is a small borough about 5 miles south of Pittsburgh. The area is primarily residential, but it has several attractions and conveniences within town limits, including Brentwood Towne Square shopping center, South Hills Country Club, Brentwood Park, and Brentwood High School within town limits.
This Allegheny County suburb is convenient to Downtown Pittsburgh by car, bus, or nearby light rail. Though Brentwood is close to major attractions and employers in the city, it is also close to major points of interest in the surrounding suburban communities, including South Park in South Park Township, Century III Mall in West Mifflin, and South Hills Village in Bethel Park.
Why Home Buyers Choose Brentwood
Many home buyers decide to live in this Pittsburgh suburb because of its affordability and variety of home styles. According to US Census data, the median home values in Brentwood are less than $100,000.
Median Home Values: $97,400
Convenience to Pittsburgh
Many people who live in the Greater Pittsburgh area commute to the city from suburbs such as Brentwood. By car, it is just 5 miles (roughly 20 minutes) from Brentwood to the heart of Pittsburgh. Light rail stations are close by in Castle Shannon.
Major Highways: Saw Mill Run Blvd. (Rte. 51)
Public Transit: Bus Route Y1 (weekdays), Route 51 (weekends), PAT light rail (Blue Line)
- Balance of compact downtown layout and open green space
- Easy access to public transit and parking
- #168 Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Pittsburgh Metro (Niche)
Brentwood is a unique suburb. Major shopping destinations are within a few minutes of town. Parkland and open spaces, including in nearby South Park, are abundant. But Brentwood's downtown is special, mainly because its shops, restaurants, and services are densely grouped together instead of spread out, as is the case with many Pittsburgh suburbs.
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County: Allegheny County
Population (2015 est.): 9,512
Population Per Sq.Mi.: 6,660
Homeownership Rate: 63.7%
Points of Interest
Shopping & Dining: Brentwood Towne Square, Clairton Blvd., Century III Mall, Southland Four Seasons
Recreation: South Hills Country Club, Brentwood Park, Elm Leaf Park
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