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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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  • Squirrel Hill is unique in that you can spend hours here and do so many things; small shops sell unique items such as jewelry, paintings, sculpture. clothing; several bars and restaurants offer a vari...  more »
  • I always chuckle when we go through the Squirrel Hill tunnel! I want to bring my JRTs on the next trip so they can explore and chase all the squirrels!  more »
  • This area stems out from the corner of Forbes and Murray. Jerry’s records has more vintage vinyl then anywhere I’ve ever seen. Mediterranean, Chinese, Vietnamese, Italian, or the basic American staple...  more »
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