Located in Pennsylvania, United States, the township of Hempfield is situated in the Pittsburgh metropolitan area.
Most areas in Hempfield are quiet, as there are low levels of noise from traffic - however some parts can be quite noisy, especially close to one of the railway lines, Pennsylvania Turnpike or Interstate 70. Access to green spaces, including Oakford Park and Twin Lakes County Park, is very hard from many locations within the township since they are distributed sporadically. Still, there are a few parks nearby for residents to unwind in.
The predominant housing types in Hempfield are single detached homes and townhouses. The properties in this township are quite old, since about 40% of its dwellings were built prior to the 1960s, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 2000s. This township also has quite a good choice of housing sizes - houses range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 85% of the population of this township own their home and 15% are renters.
Some home buyers in this township may be able to buy their groceries on foot, while others will need another means of transportation. A small variety of restaurants can be found in Hempfield as well. In terms of education, locals may find it very hard to reach high schools and primary schools on foot. Home owners are served by public and private schools at both the elementary and high school level.
Hempfield is an extraordinarily good part of the Pittsburgh metropolitan area for driving. It is especially convenient to access a place to park. On the other hand, Hempfield is not very conducive to walking because running common errands is difficult.