Living in New Brighton
Whether you were passing through, recently moved here, or have lived here for some time, we hope that your time spent in New Brighton will be enjoyable. As residents of New Brighton, we take pride in our community. Being located just 25 miles northwest of Pittsburgh and having a population around 6,000 makes New Brighton the perfect balance of a walkable downtown and suburban living for any individual or family. We are proud to be one of Beaver County's Rivertowns and offer a variety of recreation and cultural activities, featuring Big Rock Park for recreation, the New Brighton Fishing Park for fishing, and the Merrick Art Gallery, a Beaver County treasure.
New Brighton is a lower cost of living alternative to the nearby population centers of Cranberry Township in Butler County and Pittsburgh in Allegheny County. Housing expenses are 10% less than Cranberry Township and 29% less than Pittsburgh. The median home value in New Brighton is $63,900. New Brighton also offers low property taxes with $1,264 being the median property taxes paid.
The average summer temperature in New Brighton is 73 degrees with the average winter temperature being 30 degrees. New Brighton sees an annual precipitation of 40 inches with 25 inches being snow.