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1 A Snapshot of Council District Five A Community Presentation Presented by the Department of City Planning

2 Council District Five Neighborhoods Glen Hazel Greenfield Hays Hazelwood Lincoln Place New Homestead Regent Square Squirrel Hill South Swisshelm Park

3 Population and Age of District Five Residents Population between 5 and 19 years old Population between 20 and 34 years old Population between 35 and 59 years old Population between 60 and 74 years old Population 75 and over District Five7,492 (20.2%) 7,914 (22%) 12,041 (33%) 4,514 (13%) 4,091 (11.8%) City of Pittsburgh 81,043 (24.3%) 83,734 (25.2%) 101,394 (30.4%) 38,970 (11.6%) 28,386 (8.5%) Population: District Five – 36,052 a 6.6% decline from 1990 City of Pittsburgh – 333,527, a 9.8% decline from 1990

4 Housing Stock Housing Units: District Five – 17,398 16,223 (93.4%) Occupied 5,447 (64.9%) Owner Occupied 9,566 (35.1%) Renter Occupied 2,578 (6.6%) Vacant City of Pittsburgh – 163, ,786 (88%) Occupied 74,770 (52%) Owner Occupied 69,016 (48%) Renter Occupied 19,628 (12%) Vacant Nearly 50% of the Housing Units were built before 1939 (50% for the City)

5 Education Levels in District Five 9.7% do not have a High School Diploma, lower than the Citys average of 18.7% 62.6% of District Five Residents have at least a High School Degree, which is higher than the Citys average of 49% 28.1% have earned a Bachelor's Degree or higher, which is higher the Citys average of 13% percent

6 Median Household Income

7 Amenities and Assets Schenley and Frick Parks Historically Stable Forbes and Murray Avenue Commercial District Carnegie Libraries in Hazelwood and Squirrel Hill Greenways in Hazelwood and Lincoln Place

8 Amenities ctd. Several Parks, Playgrounds, and Recreation Fields including Bud Hammer, Burgwin, Four Mile Run, Gladstone, Hays, Lincoln Place Park, McBride, Panorama, Revenue, and Swisshelm Parklet Magee Community Center and Pool Hazelwood Senior Center Calvary Catholic Cemetery

9 Greenspaces and Steep Slopes

10 Facilities Magee Community Center and Pool Hazelwood and Squirrel Hill Carnegie Libraries Allderdice High School, Colfax K-8, Greenfield Elementary, Mifflin K-8, Minadeo K-5, Served by Police Zone 4; and Fire Districts 2 and 4

11 Facilities Map

12 Public Improvements

13 Housing Authority Properties in District Five

14 Issues Faced Throughout the City Declining Populations and Bookend Generations Decline of Traditional Neighborhood Business Districts Vacant Homes on the Demo List Absentee Landlords

15 Blighted Properties and Code Violations

16 Issues Notable to District Five Vacant Houses and Lots in Hazelwood and Glen Hazel Flooding in Hays Steep Landslide Prone Slopes (Affecting Utilities and Roads) and Undermined Areas, Especially in Hays, New Homestead, and Lincoln Place

17 Discussion of Issues Related to the Capital Budget Presented by the Department of City Planning We Need Your Input


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