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Cost of Living

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Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is more expensive.

Overall, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania cost of living is 84.10.

  COST OF LIVINGPittsburgh, PennsylvaniaUnited States
  Overall  84100
  Grocery  104.7100
  Health  93100
  Housing  45100
  Utilities  100100
  Transportation  110100
  Miscellaneous  100100


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No great salaries
Actually i was writing a comment to someone who was saying about how bad is to find a job her etc etc, they need to fix this web... (read more)
re: love the city, hated the job market! - 9/3/200
I am trying to understand specifically why I don't like it here. It could be because over the past decade the city itself (not the suburbs surrounding it) has become... (read more)
love the city, hated the job market!
I was born and raised in the Pittsburgh area for the first 27 years of my life. I honestly never wanted nor planned on leaving, but I met someone in Wisconsin and... (read more)
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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... (read more)
re: Pittsburgh, a wonderful place to live! - 9/28/
we are not Midwest nor do we think like... (read more)
re: Austin TX to Pittsburgh PA - 7/26/2015
as a native i need to make a point that the housing here has always been low, well that is until the outsiders moving here from high cost regions and driving the cost of... (read more)
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