Highland Park

Highland Park

Nestled within the heart of Pittsburgh lies a hidden gem.

Welcome to Highland Park

Nestled within the heart of Pittsburgh lies a hidden gem that invites you to escape the bustling urban rhythm and immerse yourself in a tapestry of tranquility – welcome to Highland Park. As you step into this enchanting neighborhood, you'll find a harmonious blend of lush greenery, historic charm, and a vibrant community that weaves together the threads of nature and culture.

Mornings of Serenity

Awake to the gentle symphony of birdsong that greets you each morning in Highland Park. Imagine stepping out onto your porch to savor a cup of coffee while basking in the embrace of nature's serenity. The emerald hues of the park's sprawling landscape create a serene backdrop, setting the tone for a day that unfolds at your own pace.

Exploring the Natural Canvas

Highland Park's centerpiece, aptly named Highland Park, is a lush expanse that feels like a sanctuary amidst the urban sprawl. Wander along tree-lined paths, the dappled sunlight guiding your way, as you explore the park's trails and gardens. The resplendent beauty of the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium offers a chance to connect with exotic creatures, adding a touch of wonder to your days.

Cultural Enclaves

Beyond the tranquility of nature, Highland Park boasts a vibrant cultural scene that beckons you to explore. Embark on a journey to the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, where local artists' creations stir your imagination. Dive into a world of stories at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Highland Park branch, where the scent of old books invites you to uncover new worlds.

Community Bonds

Highland Park isn't just a place; it's a tight-knit community where relationships flourish. The streets come alive with friendly faces as neighbors walk their dogs, chat over white picket fences, and share stories on sunny afternoons. The Highland Park Community Council brings residents together, fostering a sense of unity that makes this neighborhood feel like home.

Culinary Delights

Exploring Highland Park means savoring its culinary offerings. Venture to Bryant Street for an array of charming cafes and restaurants, each with its own unique flair. Enjoy farm-to-table delights, artisanal pastries, and flavors that reflect the diversity of the community.

Sunsets and Stargazing

As the day draws to a close, Highland Park offers its own mesmerizing spectacle – sunsets that paint the sky with hues of pink, orange, and gold. The park's tranquil lakes mirror the changing colors, creating a scene that soothes the soul. And as the night blankets the world, gazing at the stars overhead is a reminder of the vastness of the universe and the quiet moments of introspection that Highland Park gifts you.

Embrace the Highland Park Lifestyle

Highland Park isn't just a place; it's a lifestyle that encapsulates the joy of urban living intertwined with the serenity of nature. It's the rustling leaves, the laughter of children playing in the park, and the warm smiles of neighbors.
Highland Park is an invitation to embrace life's simple pleasures, to find solace in the midst of the city, and to create memories that will forever be woven into its tapestry.

Overview for Highland Park, PA

7,780 people live in Highland Park, where the median age is 38 and the average individual income is $48,842.16. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

38 years

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Around Highland Park, PA

There's plenty to do around Highland Park, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Pittsburgh Honey, Moonlight Express Strip, and Soul Biscuit.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $ 3.25 miles 14 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.02 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.88 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.52 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.7 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.93 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Highland Park, PA

Highland Park has 3,916 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Highland Park do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 7,780 people call Highland Park home. The population density is 10,008.6 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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47.66 / 52.34%

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Schools in Highland Park, PA

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The following schools are within or nearby Highland Park. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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