The borough of Economy, Pennsylvania is situated in the Pittsburgh metropolitan area.
Economy is quiet, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic - although there are still several louder areas, especially near the railway line. It is rather difficult to get to parks in the borough since they are distributed sparsely. Despite that, there are a few green spaces nearby for residents to explore.
Home owners occupy about 95% of the properties in the borough whereas the rest are rented. In this part of the Pittsburgh metropolitan area, around 95% of the dwellings are single detached homes, while townhouses make up most of the remaining housing stock. The average year of construction for buildings in this borough is 1967. This part of the Pittsburgh metropolitan area also has a variety of unit sizes - it is quite easy to find homes ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
There are only a very small number of high schools and primary schools in Economy and therefore they can be a very long walk away. House owners can choose between public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level. As far as food is concerned, doing one's groceries very often necessitates the use of a car in Economy.
A car is an excellent mode of transportation in Economy. Parking is easy. However, it is very challenging for people walking to navigate Economy as running common errands is very inconvenient on foot.