Presto, Pennsylvania is a quaint and quiet unincorporated community located in Western Pennsylvania. It is located just 12 miles southwest of downtown Pittsburgh, providing residents with a peaceful retreat just minutes from a lively city.
Climate & Geography
In Presto, all four seasons can be experienced, with sunny and warm summers, and colder, snowy winters.
Being in Pennsylvania, Presto is mainly built on an area of hills and forest land making it ideal for both summer and winter activities. Chartiers Creek and Thom’s Run are two bodies of water running through Presto.
Recreation, Culture & Entertainment
For those looking for recreational activities, the Club at Nevillewood is a country club located in Presto. It offers members a golf course, pool, and clubhouse, providing space for guests to relax and unwind while enjoying their favorite activities.
The town of Bridgeville is a short distance away, providing commercial shops and grocery stores that supply residents of the surrounding area access to all the essentials they need.
Cost of Living & Taxes
The cost of living in Presto is higher than both the state and national averages. This is mainly due to the high cost of housing in Presto. Grocery and health costs are below the state and national average in Presto. In the state of Pennsylvania, Social Security is not taxed. The sales tax rate in Presto is slightly lower than the national average, at 7.00 percent. Median home cost in Presto is higher than both the state and national average.
Both the state of Pennsylvania and the Pittsburgh area rank on the lower end of average on Gallup’s Well-Being Index.
There are no hospitals in Presto, however, Presto is 14 miles from UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside, which ranks No. 15 in the country and No. 1 in the state. St. Clair Hospital, located in Pittsburgh, is only four miles away from Presto.