McCandless Twp ranked highly among Money Magazine’s “Best Places to Live” and is located in the North Hills of Allegheny County. It touts a 2010 census population of 28,457 and occupies over 16 square miles. McCandless is bordered by Pine Township to the north, Hampton Township to the east, a Ross Township southern border and the western border the borough of Franklin Park. Its also touts a close proximity to I79 and the I76 Pennsylvania turnpike.

The McCandless area tends to be popular among families with school age children for its notable North Allegheny School District, has plenty of shopping & services options, and the additional convenience factor of its location to the North Park & North Park Latodami Nature Center.