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Pros

-Arts and culture
-Attractive downtown
-Cost of living

Cons

-Low job growth projections
-Clouds and rain
-Commute times


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.


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Quick Facts About Pittsburgh


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Pittsburgh is 5.60 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Pittsburgh jobs have Increased by 0.85 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Pittsburgh's cost of living is 12.00% Lower than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Pittsburgh's population is 304,391 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -17.71 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 23 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Pittsburgh is $112,700. Home appreciation the last year has been 32.90 percent.
    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.

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  10/4/2015
Don't even think of moving here if you don't fall

Hello everyone. I see the rave reviews of Pittsburgh and must comment. People who live in the Burgh tend to be defensive, so permit me to say: I’ve lived in...

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  7/26/2015
Austin TX to Pittsburgh PA

I am a college educated mellennial who moved from Austin to Pittsburgh in 2013 and this city is freakin' awesome. Here's why: -this is one of the most friendly places...

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  6/19/2015
Pittsburgh Sunshine Reply

The sun shines 58 days annually in Pittsburgh.Source: National Weather...

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