Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 

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Population

304,391

18% Decline

Unemployment Rate

5.6%

Median Income

$40,009

Avg. Home Price

$138,700

Best Places to Live in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Large city - West-central Pennsylvania at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers into the Ohio River
Pros
-Arts and culture
-Attractive downtown
-Cost of living
Cons
-Low job growth projections
-Clouds and rain
-Commute times

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What Bert Has To Say About Pittsburgh Metro Area

Once a rough and gritty center for the steelmaking industry, Pittsburgh is now home to one lone blast furnace and a wide assortment of other industries. Pittsburgh has a tremendous base of headquarters operations for U.S. and some foreign companies in a variety of industries from banking to food processing to steel and heavy manufactured goods to pharmaceuticals. These include Alcoa, HJ Heinz, PNC Bank, PPG Industries, Mellon Bank, US Steel, Allegheny Technologies, Wesco, Bayer North America, GlaxoSmithKline, American Eagle Outfitters, General Nutrition Centers, and more.


QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: Pennsylvania
County: Allegheny County
Metro Area: Pittsburgh Metro Area
City: Pittsburgh
Zip Codes: 15206, 15213, 15212, 15217, 15210, 15216, 15205, 15220, 15219, 15214, 23 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 760 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Pittsburgh is 5.6% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Pittsburgh jobs have increased by 0.85%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Pittsburgh's cost of living is 12.00% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Pittsburgh's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Pittsburgh's population is 304,391 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -17.71%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 23 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Pittsburgh is $138,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 16.26%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Pittsburgh public schools spend $24,040 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14 students per teacher in Pittsburgh. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Pittsburgh

It's a good time to buy in Pittsburgh. Home Appreciation is up 16.3% in the last 12 months. Browse Pittsburgh Real Estate.

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Reviews for Pittsburgh   172 Reviews
Brown - 4/3/2018
This place has no sun. This winter has been hard. We are in April and Next 2 week forecast is rain, low temps. Of course we could get hurricanes, tornadoes, etc. but... Read More

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Good and Bad..depends on what you are looking for - 11/28/2017
Hi, born in Germany, grew up in Queens/Manhattan. Lived in Ohio, Cali, PA, CT, MI and Europe. Have traveled all over the states and the world. Have lived very rural to... Read More

Pitts—burgh - 11/8/2017
As a native that has always been in personal conflict with the non tolerant experiences I have lived through and practices of the majority here I can honestly state;... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA
15206, 15213, 15212, 15217, 15210, 15216, 15205, 15220, 15219, 15214, 23 total
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