Located within Pennsylvania, United States, the borough of West Mayfield is located in the Pittsburgh metropolitan area.
West Mayfield is reasonably quiet overall, as the streets are usually quite tranquil - although that is not the case close to the railway line. Green spaces are spread out sporadically, which makes it very hard to get to them from a lot of locations in the borough.
The substantial proportion of single detached homes in the housing stock of West Mayfield is an important part of its character. This borough experienced its main housing boom pre-1960, so most of the available properties are from this era. This borough is primarily composed of two bedroom and three bedroom homes. Around 70% of the units in the borough are occupied by home owners and 30% are occupied by renters.
In all but a limited number of cases, a vehicle is needed in West Mayfield to reach the nearest grocery store. There are also a few opportunities for those who care about restaurants within walking distance. As far as education is concerned, locals will find that no matter where their home is located in West Mayfield, primary as well as high schools are nearby.
The best method to navigate West Mayfield is very often driving. It is very convenient to park, and the majority of houses for sale are a reasonably short drive from the nearest highway. Traveling on foot is not very convenient for property owners in West Mayfield because very few daily needs can be met by walking. This part of the Pittsburgh metropolitan area is also not very bike-friendly since there are few bike lanes, and there are quite a few slopes.