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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.

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania cost of living is 88.00.

Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
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  COST OF LIVINGPittsburgh, PennsylvaniaUnited States
  Overall  88100
  Grocery  100.5100
  Health  95100
  Housing  61100
  Utilities  97100
  Transportation  108100
  Miscellaneous  99100


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Harsh and Repressive

I am not sure where Bert got his information, from what I can tell he based his evaluation on economic and nothing else. In my opinion the review written in Oct, 2015 by... (Read More)



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)



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... (Read More)



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