New Kensington, Pennsylvania 

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Population

12,679

-5.2% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.4%

Best Places to Live in New Kensington, Pennsylvania

Large city - West-central Pennsylvania at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers into the Ohio River. August, June and September are the most pleasant months in New Kensington, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Arts and culture
-Attractive downtown
-Cost of living
Cons
-Low job growth projections
-Clouds and rain
-Commute times

Local Listings in New Kensington
 $119,900 
714 Earl Ave
Bed 2 | Bath 1 |
 $209,900 
749 Idaho Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1900 SqFt
 $67,900 
530 Campbell Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1900 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Pittsburgh Metro Area

Once a rough and gritty center for the steelmaking industry, Pittsburgh is now home to one lone blast furnace and a wide assortment of other industries. Pittsburgh has a tremendous base of headquarters operations for U.S. and some foreign companies in a variety of industries from banking to food processing to steel and heavy manufactured goods to pharmaceuticals. These include Alcoa, HJ Heinz, PNC Bank, PPG Industries, Mellon Bank, US Steel, Allegheny Technologies, Wesco, Bayer North America, GlaxoSmithKline, American Eagle Outfitters, General Nutrition Centers, and more.


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QUICK FACTS

City: New Kensington
Zip Codes: 15068
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 760 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in New Kensington is 4.4% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. New Kensington jobs have increased by 0.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, New Kensington's cost of living is 22.9% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare New Kensington's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, June and September are the most pleasant months in New Kensington, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Westmoreland county voted Republican in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
New Kensington's population is 12,679 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 5.2%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 24.2 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in New Kensington is $81,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.1%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
New Kensington public schools spend $15,689 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.9 students per teacher in New Kensington. More Education


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Housing Market in New Kensington

It's a good time to buy in New Kensington. Home Appreciation is up 4.1% in the last 12 months. Browse New Kensington Real Estate

The median home price in New Kensington is $81,300. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for New Kensington   2 Reviews
Retirement - 7/1/2007
The city would provide a good retirement destination, with low... Read More

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could do better - 8/25/2006
The best thing about this city is its proximity to Pittsburgh. Things are slowly turning around here, but there is still a high propensity of dilapidated housing, a... Read More


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NEW LISTINGS IN NEW KENSINGTON
$119,900
714 Earl Ave
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$209,900
749 Idaho Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$67,900
530 Campbell Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$70,000
1509 Stewart St
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$215,000
536 Charles Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$129,900
104 Warren Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$122,000
1685 Lincoln St
Bed 2 | Bath 3

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