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Squirrel Hill, Pittsburgh

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Squirrel Hill is a residential neighborhood in the East End of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. The city officially divides it into two neighborhoods, Squirrel Hill North and Squirrel Hill South, but it is almost universally treated as a single neighborhood.GeographySquirrel Hill is located at. Squirrel Hill has ZIP codes 15217 and 15232, and is bordered by Shadyside and Point Breeze to the north, Regent Square and Swisshelm Park to the east, Oakland to the west, and Greenfield, Hazelwood, Glen Hazel and Homestead to the south.DemographicsAs of the 2010 Census, Squirrel Hill North has a population of 11363, having grown 9% since 2000. Squirrel Hill North's population is 75% White, 17% Asian, 4% Hispanic, and 3% black. Of the 3892 housing units in Squirrel Hill North, 93% are occupied.Squirrel Hill South has a population of 15110, up 4% since 2000, of whom 82% are White, 11% are Asian, 3% are Hispanic, and 3% are Black. There are 7514 housing units which have a 95% occupancy rate.In 2010, about 40% of Squirrel Hill's residents were Jewish. According to a 2002 study by the United Jewish Federation, 33% of the Jewish population of Greater Pittsburgh lives in Squirrel Hill, and another 14% lives in the surrounding neighborhoods. The report states that "The stability of Squirrel Hill, a geographic hub of the Jewish community located within the city limits, is unique in North America."
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  • The shopping area has changed since the opening of the Waterfront. However, there are many restaurants in Squirrel Hill that offer good ethnic food from Mineo's Pizza, Chinese, to the Mediterranean Gr...  more »
  • Nice area to walk and shop (either window or inside) very interesting area a real melting pot. Nice coffee shops and places to grab a quick nosh.  more »
  • From the little bit I have seen, I really like Squirrel Hill. Lots of different types of restaurants and people seem friendly. I didn't stay too long. Just uber in from downtown and ate at one of the ...  more »