Located within Pennsylvania, United States, the borough of Youngwood is located in the Pittsburgh metropolitan area.
Youngwood is reasonably quiet overall, as noise from the streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although there are still several noisier areas, especially near the railway line. It is rather challenging to access parks from a large number of locations within the borough since they aren't well-distributed. Still, there are a few public green spaces nearby for residents to visit.
Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing around two thirds of the dwellings in Youngwood, and small apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. Most of the housing growth in this borough occurred prior to the 1960s. This borough has a choice of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly two thirds of the units in the borough are occupied by home owners and one third are rented.
It is generally possible for house buyers in Youngwood to purchase groceries by walking. There are also a few choices for those who care about nearby restaurants. With regards to education, this part of the Pittsburgh metropolitan area does not have any high schools or primary schools.
The preferred approach to get around in this borough is usually a car. It is very convenient to park, and most properties for sale are a reasonably short car ride from the nearest highway. It is challenging to commute by bike in Youngwood because traveling by bike is made difficult by the typically steep terrain, and the bicycling network is rather poor. Walking is also not very practical for house buyers in this borough as running daily errands is inconvenient on foot.