Located in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, North Huntingdon offers residents a rich taste of country life, with convenient access to one of the major metropolitan areas in the United States, Pittsburgh, PA. North Huntingdon homes for sale range in size from less than 1,200 square feet to more than 2,600 square feet. Lower that average taxes and living costs make North Huntingdon an attractive place for both families and small businesses.
Major highways such as PA Route 30 and Interstate 376 provide North Huntingdon residents with quick access to bustling downtown Pittsburgh and scenic Greensburg, Pennsylvania. As of 2010, 30,609 residents called North Huntingdon, PA home. The United States Census Bureau states that North Huntingdon, PA spans 27.4 square miles, with nearly 100% of the township encompassing land. For about one mile, the southwest section of the township borders the Youghiogheny River.
Things to Do in North Huntingdon, PA
Residents of North Huntingdon enjoy a wide variety of attractions that do not include the high-energy ambiance of downtown Pittsburgh. Located in nearby Greenburg, 60 Minute Missions offer reality-based puzzle games for those who want to escape from reality for a day. Escaping from reality also includes a day spent at Greenhouse Winery in Irwin, PA. The popular winery offers more than 20 wine varietals, as well as a tasting room to help you select your favorite wine. Known as “America’s Finest Traditional Amusement Park,” Kennywood Park features 31 rides that include three classic wooden roller coasters.
North Huntingdon residents do not have to travel deep into Pittsburgh to enjoy outstanding culinary options. Wood fired pizza lovers will love the culinary treats at Do Wood Pizza. In fact, owners of North Huntingdon homes for sale have several options for diving into hand rolled pizzas, including the delectable pies and sandwiches that come out of the oven at Conforti’s Pizzeria. Considered one of the best Mexican Restaurants located in metro Pittsburgh, Acapulco Mexican Restaurant & Bar hand squeezes fresh lime juice to create an incomparable margarita.
Norwin School District
The value of the North Huntingdon homes for sale depends mostly on the quality of the local school district. Norwin School District comprises seven schools that serve students who live in North Huntingdon, PA and surrounding communities. With an enrollment of nearly 2,000 pupils, Norwin School District operates on the primary mission of “Through quality educational experiences, the Norwin School District will prepare students to become productive and responsible citizens in an ever-changing global society.”
The 2010 census counted 11,216 households in North Huntingdon, with married couples representing more than two-thirds of the total. Nearly 30% of the households had at least one child under the age of 18 living at home. City population density has remained stable for nearly 20 years at around 1,000 people per square miles. The median income for households in North Huntingdon is just above $45,000, and the median income for families exceeds $50,000. Age demographics spread out evenly across the entire spectrum. Twenty-two percent of North Huntingdon residents are under the age of 18, while residents 65 years and older comprise 18% of the township’s population.
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