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Kennedy Township

A small, quaint suburb outside of the city of Pittsburgh, you’ll very quickly fall in love with this tight knit community.

Kennedy Township is a municipality within Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

Located 10 miles west of Pittsburgh and 12 miles east of Pittsburgh International Airport, Kennedy Township is 5.5 square mile municipality that contains almost 15 small communities.  Like many other Pittsburgh suburbs, Kennedy Township borders about 7 neighborhoods.

Living here offers residents a sparse suburban feel. With the lowest taxes in Allegheny County, this is another one of those communities in Western PA where residents move here and never leave. This is a wonderful Township to reside in.  It is a safe and family friendly town with an active community that shows togetherness.

Kennedy Township attractions

Fairhaven Park is located in the heart of Kennedy Township.  Here you will find several baseball fields, tennis courts, deck hockey, bocce, horseshoes, picnic pavilion, and playground.

Heritage Valley Kennedy (formerly Ohio Valley Hospital) provides comprehensive health care for many residents in this region.  Kennedy Township is home to Heritage Valley School of Nursing, Rosedale Technical College, and a public charter Propel Elementary School.

Mickey’s Place is a full service entertainment complex including restaurant, 3 bars, banquet facility, outside patio, dart room, pool table room, 16 lane bowling center (Kennedy Lanes) and much more.

Kenmawr Plaza is a shopping complex also in the heart of Kennedy Township with everything you need from a bank, gym, physical therapy, hardware store, dance studio, restaurants, and much more.

Kennedy Township dining

There are many good places to eat in Kennedy Township.  Rockefeller’s Grille and Bob’s Diner located in the Kennedy Center shopping plaza are two local family restaurants where you can’t go wrong with anything on the menu.  Within this shopping plaza you’ll find a great view of the City of Pittsburgh off in the distance and new condos with occupancy starting in 2023.

Within the Kenmawr shopping plaza, family owned Ricci’s Italian Sausage has been a staple to this area for years.  Once you try Ricci’s Italian Sausage products, you’ll know that you are experiencing the ultimate taste from a dedicated family.

Kennedy Township Real Estate

While most residents own their homes, there are a few areas where rentals are common.  There is a good blend of single family homes and townhouses along with a mix of retirees and young families. While many of the older homes in Kennedy Township are a combination of ranch or split entry style, there are neighborhoods with 2 story homes and newer developments within the area that offer 2 story as well as patio homes.

Expect to see 10 – 15 homes on the market at any given time in Kennedy Township.  And, over the years, the average price has increased to $275,000.

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