The borough of West Pittston, Pennsylvania is located in the Scranton metropolitan area.
West Pittston offers a relaxed environment and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. The noise levels in this part of the Scranton metropolitan area are low, as the streets are reasonably tranquil - although that is not the case closer to the railway line. Lastly, there are a few parks nearby for residents to discover and they are especially well-located, which makes it easy to reach them.
In West Pittston, about 60% of the dwellings are single detached homes, while the remainder are mainly duplexes and townhouses. This borough has quite a good variety of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly two thirds of the units in the borough are occupied by home owners while renters occupy the remainder. Most housing in this borough was built prior to the 1960s, during its most significant housing boom.
In this part of the Scranton metropolitan area, home owners will typically be able to reach primary schools by walking. However, this borough does not have any high schools. In terms of food, property owners in West Pittston will welcome that a grocery store is always only a rather short walk away. Likewise, there is commonly a restaurant or cafe just around the corner.
The car is often the favored means of transportation in this borough. It is straightforward to park. It is also easy for pedestrians to navigate West Pittston; many daily errands can be run on foot.