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Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania

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Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania
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Trauma Center
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Hospital Overview

The healthcare provider is located in Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania. They feature an affiliation with a leading regional healthcare facility, making them one of the best sources of care in the area. Services offered by the provider range from comprehensive care to skilled nursing, with all care offered by dedicated staff. Staff at the facility include certified nurse practitioners, registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and certified nursing assistants.

Community Overview

Cranberry Township is a municipality (town) with 33,306 people and is one of the fastest-growing suburbs of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It’s sometimes called “Cranberry” for short by locals and got its name from the batches of wild cranberries that used to grow along its river. It’s now a flourishing area with much to offer, including very low crime, an award-winning school system, and several family activity centers. 

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Cost of Living

The cost of living in Cranberry Township is reasonable and affordable. Costs are similar to the US national average and Pennsylvania, with healthcare costs lower than both figures. While rents vary by location, apartment type, and size, the average 1-bedroom costs $1,589. 

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There are several school districts for Cranberry Township, with your district dependent on your location. Most residents attend schools in the Seneca Valley School District (SVSD), which contains 9 schools, with 4 elementary schools, 3 middle schools, and 2 high schools. An award-winning district, SVSD features a 1:1 technology initiative, where the district provides each student with a laptop as needed, plus spends $4,000 more per student than the national average. The schools’ dedicated teachers challenge and educate students with personalized instruction, making SVSD an excellent district. Niche.com lists the district as “A” plus as one of its Top 100 in the state, while state test scores show SVSD students are highly-proficient in math and reading. In addition, Seneca Valley High School is a high-performing school, ranking 118th in the state and among the top 3,200 high schools in America by the U.S. News and World Report’s Best U.S. High Schools. The graduation rate for the high school is 96%, one of the state’s highest, and 83.5% of all graduates pursue education after high school. Outside of school, students are encouraged to participate in clubs and activities, with more than 100 organizations for students in grades 7-12 to join. 

Cranberry Township has a nice library system with a good physical catalog of books and media and a thorough ebook catalog. The Makerspace is a resource available to all library cardholders and features technology such as 3D printers, Cricut printers, sewing machines, and other creative equipment. The library regularly holds events, including storytime, teen events, and workshops for local residents. Pennsylvania residents can also sign up for the premier Pittsburgh library system, the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, which offers 19 branch locations to browse and a thorough digital catalog. 

Various youth programs in the community


The public transportation system in Cranberry Township is through the Butler Transit Authority, which offers both local buses and commuter buses to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The local service has four routes throughout Butler County, with stops including Target, Walmart, New Castle, and various destinations. Commuter service features service to and from downtown Pittsburgh. Cranberry Township is 14.9 miles / 24.0 kilometers from the Pittsburgh International Airport. At Pittsburgh International Airport, you can catch flights with 15 airline carriers. 

Daily Driving in New Castle 
  • The average commute in Cranberry Township is 28 minutes
  • 82.9% of commuters drive their own vehicle

Nearby Cities

Living in Cranberry Township means you only need to drive a short while to access some of the most exciting spots in Pennsylvania.

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - Pittsburgh sits 22 minutes from Cranberry Township, a mere 20.5 miles/32.99 KM away via interstates I-279 S and I-79 S. Known as “Steel City,” Pittsburgh is proud of its industrial heritage. Notable things to do in the “Burgh” include 4 Carnegie Museums, the Heinz History Center, and the Phipps Conservatory & Botanical Garden. Pittsburgh also has several major league teams, such as the Steelers and the Pirates. Visiting the city during game day is always exciting, but even on non-game days, the city won’t fail to charm. The Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh is another great stop on your itinerary and offers hands-on activities for all ages, including a new state-of-the-art youth and teen spot. 

Butler, Pennsylvania - Only 34 minutes and 20 miles/32.1 KM from Cranberry Township is Butler. This small but lively town is reached via State Highway 8 North on a nice and quick drive. The highlights of Butler encompass art, entertainment, history, and recreation, with options for any interest. The Maridon Museum is specifically focused on Asian art, while the Little Red Schoolhouse is an 1830s-era one-room schoolhouse recreated for visitors. Butler’s drive-in, the Starlight, offers double features across 3 screens, with movies for kids and adults. For theater fans, there’s the Little Theater, a continuously-run community theater that began in 1941 and now presents various shows throughout the year. Butler is also a good destination to travel to Moraine State Park, a popular scenic spot with a beach with more than 1 million visitors annually. You can swim, fish, boat, watch for wildlife, and picnic here. 

Erie, Pennsylvania - Erie lives up to its nickname of “Gem City,” thanks to its sparkling lake. 

This coastal getaway is only an hour and a half away from Cranberry Township. Travel along the smooth I-79 North interstate for 99.8 miles/160.7 KM, and you’ll arrive in this picturesque spot. Many Pennsylvania residents venture to Erie for Presque Isle State Park, a peninsula that juts into Lake Erie. The park offers scenic boat tours of the area and features the Tom Ridge Environmental Center, an educational facility with interactive exhibits open year-round. While at the park, you can hike, fish, swim, boat, and look for hundreds of species of wildlife that call it home. Erie also offers three historic lighthouses to visit and the floating Erie Maritime Museum, which includes an active sailing vessel.

Local and Nearby Attractions

Whether in Cranberry Township or the rest of Butler County, you have multiple options for entertainment, culture, and adventure. 

Grocery stores include Giant Eagle, Shop N’ Save, and Fresh Thyme. The area also has a number of specialty shops for baked goods, meats, and sweets, plus name-brand spots like Target. When you need something unique, browse the various vintage shops, boutiques, and shops Butler County offers. One of the coolest spots is Playthings Etc, a toy store housed inside a building that looks like a spaceship. 

Cranberry Township is a great place for nonstop fun. The aptly-named Fun Fore All Family Park is one of the best spots, rain or shine. The indoor-outdoor activity complex offers a dark ride, mini-golf, batting cages, a 70-game arcade, go-karts, and kiddie rides. If you need thrills, catch some air at Urban Air Trampoline and Adventure Park, an indoor space with trampolines where you can bounce, flip, and jump away. In the summer, Cranberry Township offers a community waterpark with a slide, pool, spray area, and climbing wall. 

Rich in culture, the area features some great places to appreciate art in all its forms. You might catch a Butler County Symphony Orchestra concert, whose season includes 6 shows plus a summer series. Comtra Theatre is at the center of the cultural experience for Cranberry Township, offering comedy nights, kid-friendly plays, and theatrical performances year-round. Other arts options nearby are Blackwood Arts, Butler Little Theatre, Keystone State Music Theatre, and Succop Theatre. 

If you want to spend the day in nature or have a bit of an adventure outdoors, Butler County and Cranberry Township don’t lack things to do. You can learn about the local wildlife and plants at the Jennings Environmental Education Center, a large state park and protected prairie ecosystem, a rarity for Pennsylvania. The waters of Pennsylvania are surprising and beautiful, as the Glade Run Lake Conservancy shows; this idyllic land is perfect for picnics, hiking, fishing, and bird watching. The county even includes a renowned Audubon facility, Succop Nature Park, which offers free nature and bird walks. 

Lastly, Moraine State Park is a great spot for fishing, swimming, snowmobiling, and other activities. On weekends from May through October, you can cruise down the water on a guided tour of the area via the Preston’s Pearl pontoon boat. Cranberry Township also includes several small city parks with sports fields, playgrounds, and other amenities.

Religious Centers

One can find information on religious communities in the United States through:

  • Religious websites or directories: Church Finder and Church Angel
  • Social media groups or pages dedicated to a particular religion or city
  • Local community centers or mosques/temples/churches
  • Online forums or discussion groups
  • Ask for recommendations from friends or acquaintances who live in the area
  • Community event listings or local news websites


Thanks to its humid continental climate, Cranberry Township has warm, sunny summers and cold winters. It’s one of the best places in the state to experience all seasons. The hottest month is July, while the coldest month is January. Rainfall is similar to other parts of Pennsylvania, with an annual average of 42 inches/1066.8 mm. Snowfall amounts are similar to the national average, at 29 inches/736.6 mm.

Average Cranberry Township Temperatures
  • Annual: 21ºF to 82ºF / -6ºC  to 27.7.ºC
  • December: Low of 27ºF/-2.77C  and High of 40°F /4ºC  
  • July: Low of 61ºF/16.1ºC and High of 83ºF /28.3º C

Crime Rate

Cranberry Township is one of Pennsylvania’s safest cities and is safer than 53% of all U.S. neighborhoods. The crime rate makes the town lower than 49% of Pennsylvania’s communities, plus it’s well below average for various crime categories. 

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  • Safest neighborhoods: Cranberry Township West, Cranberry Township South, Ogle, Fernway, Fox Run

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