Castle Shannon, located just 6 miles from Pittsburgh, is a picturesque borough in Allegheny County. Gently rolling hills, mature trees, and historic properties contribute to the community's suburban scenery.
Though home to just over 8,000 residents, Castle Shannon features everything that home buyers desire in a community: public transportation, a library, youth sports programs, several parks, and a downtown business district. Castle Shannon's downtown area is undergoing revitalization, which includes development of an apartment building and parking deck near the light rail station.
Why Home Buyers Choose Castle Shannon
It's often cheaper to buy a home in Pittsburgh's suburbs, and Castle Shannon is no exception. According to US Census data, the median home values for this borough are just over $110,000.
Median Home Values: $112,000
Convenience to Pittsburgh
Like many Pittsburgh suburbs, Castle Shannon is an ideal choice for home buyers who need to commute to Pittsburgh on a daily basis. Since this borough is just a few miles away from Downtown Pittsburgh, it takes roughly 20 minutes to drive from Castle Shannon to the heart of Pittsburgh. Public transportation, such as the light rail, is readily available in this community.
Major Highways: Saw Mill Run Blvd.
Public Transit: PAT light rail (Red & Blue Lines), Y45 Baldwin Manor Flyer
Castle Shannon Accolades
- #66 Most Diverse Suburbs in Pittsburgh Metro (Niche)
- #87 Best for Your Buck School District in Pennsylvania (NerdWallet)
Castle Shannon has several restaurants and parks within town limits. But its prime location means you can visit major shopping centers, golf courses, and attractions just a few minutes away. Mt. Lebanon Golf Course lies in adjacent Mt. Lebanon, South Hills Village is minutes away near Bethel Park, and South Park is a 10-minute drive away in South Park Township.
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County: Allegheny County
Population (2015 est.): 8,235
Population Per Sq.Mi.: 5,207
Homeownership Rate: 58.8%
Points of Interest
Shopping & Dining: South Hills Village, Caste Village
Recreation: Hamilton Park, Mt. Lebanon Golf Course, Riehl Park
Public School District: Keystone Oaks School District
Public High Schools: Keystone Oaks High School
Private Schools: St. Anne Catholic School
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